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NEW Quest Torch Bow Aims for Young Hunters.

by Bow Staff 7. December 2010 09:29
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New Quest Torch Bow Aims To Ignite Passion In Young Hunters.

Memphis, Mich., Quest BowhuntingTM, a division of G5 Outdoors, Introduces the new Torch Bow featuring the QS SD Cam Technology. With the release of this bow Quest targets the next generation of avid hunters so they too can enjoy all the great qualities that the Quest Bow line offers. The Torch gives young, small frame, women and intermediate hunters all of the features they need for a rewarding and enjoyable shooting experience.

“Quest is very proud to offer a bow that caters to the needs of the next generation of hunters. Stated Quest President and co-owner Matt Grace.  “Bowhunting is a great way for parents and their children to share a common love for the outdoors, and what better way to learn than with a Quest Torch.”
A Forged T6061 aluminum riser makes this bow durable and lightweight, allowing a hunter to make the most of his time in the field. 

The Torch’s Fuel:

The Torch features a forged T6061 aluminum riser – making it durable yet light weight.  The Bow
measures 33” axle-to-axle, has a 6” brace height, weighs in at 4.2 lbs and comes draw lengths ranging from 24” to 28” and draw weights in 30 to 45 pounds.  In addition, the Torch is available in the impressive and innovative GfadeTM finish including Pink AP Snow Camo or AP camo. 
An economical price of $399.99 in the GfadeTM pattern and $379.99 in Camo makes it very easy for someone to get their first bow.  The Torch continues Quest’s commitment to delivering superior performance and value to hard working, hard hunting archery enthusiasts. 
Quest Bowhunting: The Bowhunters’ Bow.

About Quest Bowhunting:
Quest Bowhunting™ is a family owned business backed by more than 40 years of precision manufacturing experience. Quest Bowhunting™ strives to provide superior Bowhunting products that enhance the archery experience.  To learn more about Quest, take a look at them on the web.


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G5 Goes Prime Time with Two NEW Bows!

by Bow Staff 11. October 2010 14:37
Bow Staff

G5 Outdoors Goes Prime Time

G5 Releases Their New Line of Prime Bows to add to Their Impressive Line of Products.

Memphis, Mich. - G5 Outdoors, a leading manufacturer in premium archery equipment and design introduces a revolutionary new bow line - PrimeTM .  With its proprietary and exclusive Parallel Cam Technology, this new line of premiums bows virtually eliminates CAM LEAN, making the bows more forgiving and more accurate at greater distances. 

“The new Prime Bows will raise the bar in compound bow performance.”  Stated President Matt Grace. “We are thrilled with the ingenuity our engineers and designers have shown in developing a product that effectively addresses one of the nagging problems in current bow designs.”

The Parallel Cam Technology looks to make CAM LEAN a problem of the past as the new design balances the load equally on each side of the cable resulting in practically no CAM LEAN, reduced horizontal nock travel, and reduced limb fatigue. In addition to the Parallel Cam Design, the new Prime series offers a long list of unique features that make the bow truly one of a kind: 

• Forged 7000 Series T6 Aluminum Riser is twice as strong as traditional 6061 T6 aluminum risers.
  This durable design helps to increase riser stiffness and reduce shooter’s hand shock.
• C-1 Laminated Limbs
  These limbs utilize a cross weft design to significantly reduce torsional stresses in the limb resulting in improved consistency and accuracy
• GoreTM  Fiber String & Cables
  This proprietary string material is a blend of Gore TM performance fibers and BCYTM 452X.
  The Marriage of these tow industry leading technologies results in a superior string with less vibration, a reduction in noise, and increased durability.
• TI-Glide Titanium Flexing Cable System
  The Prime’s Flexible Titanium cable guard system reduces cam lean by 25% by reducing side load on the cables during draw.  In conjunction with the Parallel Cam Design, cam lean is virtually eliminated.
• Shield Grip 
  First of its kind in the industry, made of G10 material that repels water, odors or any other unwanted element.  It stays dry and comfortable in the hand no matter the conditions.

The revolutionary Prime bow is available in two models; the Shift and the Centroid.

Shift Specs
IBO Speed (FPS)   332
Axle to Axle (in)  30”
Brace Height   7”
Mass Weight   4 lbs.
Draw Length   26” – 30”
Draw Weight (lbs)  50, 60, 70

Centroid Specs
IBO Speed (FPS)   332
Axle to Axle (in)  34”
Brace Height   7”
Mass Weight   4.3 lbs
Draw Length   27” – 31”
Draw Weight (lbs)  50, 60, 70

Finally, Prime seeks to deliver the highest level of Quality Assurance in the Bow Industry.  Every Prime bow is fully assembled and tune.  G5 then takes the extra effort of cycling every bow 100 times on an automated cycling machine, and then super tunes the bow again.  This process ensures that strings are properly stretched, and limbs and limb pockets have properly settled – eliminating the need to retune your bow after your first 100 shots. 

About G5 Outdoors:

G5® Outdoors L.L.C. is a family owned business established in 2000 and backed by more than 40 years of precision manufacturing experience. G5® strives to provide superior products that are Designed to Hunt™ through precision manufacturing and innovative design.  To learn more about the new prime series of bows, check them out on the web.


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Review: 2008 Mathews DXT Bow

by Staff 9. December 2008 15:34 StaffA season in with the new Mathews DXT has got me hooked on the new design that Mathews put out for 2008. The DXT is very compact and extremely light weight only weighing in at 3.75 lbs and measuring 29.75 in axle to axle. If you’re a hunter who like myself who moves around a lot this bow is a must try for you! The DXT has an IBO rating of 326 fps which will give you the perfect balance of power and accuracy. This DXT is designed with slim limbs (1 1/8” wide) which give the DXT its light weight frame.  The limbs are constructed of SE4 composite and will outlast traditional composite limbs twice as long. The DXT has a brace height of 7” comes in a 40 - 70lb draw weights, draw lengths of 24” - 30” and has an 80% let off.

Here my DXT is ready for some late season action.

The DXT comes with many features such as parallel limb design, harmonic dampers, string suppressors, and a roller guard. Although with a dinky frame this bow is as tough as they get!

I set my DXT up with the Rip Cord fall away rest and HHA 5500 Optimizer sight (which contains 5ft of wrapped fiber optics and also contains a wind adjustment and accepts lens kits B-2, 4, or 6 power) and a Super Hunter peep sight with a 3/16” opening.

The HHA Optimizer 5500 sight contains 5 ft of wrapped fiber optics for super bright pins even in low light conditions.

The Rip Cord fall away rest provides almost complete containment and fletching clearance, which is a deadly combination for us bowhunters.  I have not had any problems with it in 2 years!

I also set the bow up with the new Mathews Arrow Web 5 Quiver. (Which also comes in 3 or 6 arrow versions).  It is a bit on the pricy side running around $100 but well worth the money. It is constructed of machined aluminum and built with dampers inside the quiver for extreme quietness.  Believe me, this quiver when shot attached to the bow makes no noise. Along with its smooth and quiet attachment and detachment this quiver has a sure grip on your arrows that are placed within.  I love the cutting of the foam which fits my 4 bladed 100 grain Muzzy heads very well.  This design will hold 3 blade along with mechanical heads Just as well.

This shows the pre-cut foam which fits all types of broadheads and not only helps to hold your arrows securely in the quiver, but helps keep your broadhead blades from dulling as well.

I set my Mathews up for around $1,050 when it was all said and done. A bit pricy for a pencil thrower but it is my main weapon for hunting whitetails and I also plan on bringing it this winter when I am out chasing coyotes, then have it by my side this spring when the turkeys are on my mind. All in all this bow does the job and does it well. When trying to slip in to a bedding area, a long haul to a stand or even carrying a stand in to setup for a hunt the DXT is never a hassle. Mathews is definitely putting bows out that perform as well fitting the requirements of the run and gun bowhunter.

The 2009 Hyperlite by Mathews is supposed to be even lighter and faster, so if you're in the market for a new bow I would highly recommend checking them out!

Bryce Kish - (Yes, I am the one who missed a doe on film with Todd a few weeks ago)


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