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Jim Shockey- Meeting One of the Industry's Most Genuine Bowhunters

by Cody Altizer 7. January 2011 13:38
Cody Altizer

 Before the ATA Show yesterday, Todd Graf gave me a miniature pep talk about how 15 years ago he was in the exact same position as I was.  He told me of how he was intimidated by all the big name celebrities, but encouraged me to attack the pros when looking for product information with a fearless attitude.  He then told me of how Jim Shockey was one of the few hunting celebrities that took time out of his busy day and give him the time of day and listen to Todd’s sales pitch at an ATA show many years ago.  I had always been a big fan of Jim Shockey, but I then made it a point to meet him for myself.

One of the bowhunting industry's most genuine bowhunters!

As I mentioned in my previous blog, I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Shockey today and even got a couple pictures with him.  He and I carried on a casual conversation for a few minutes and I can honestly say he is one of the most sincere and genuine people I have met in the hunting industry.  I told him of how Todd gave me an opportunity similar to the one he gave Todd 15 years ago.  It was truly a pleasure to meet a down to earth, approachable hunting celebrity and I am thankful I had the opportunity to do so.  If you ever have the chance to meet Jim Shockey, go out of your way to do so, I promise you it will be a pleasure! 

Jim Shockey and I talking about bowhunting and the hunting industry in general.  If you ever get the chance to meet Jim, you will meet one of the most sincere people in the hunting industry.

Alpine Archery Lil Guff Bow is Perfect for Your Little Hunter!

by Bow Staff 26. December 2010 13:57
Bow Staff

Parents looking to bring their children into the sport of archery look no further than below! Offered at a great price is a NEW little bow for your perfect little hunter!

Lewiston, ID- Alpine Archery has always had its eyes on the future and nothing is more important to the sport than our future generation of archers and bowhunters. It started with the popular Alpine Colt, a bow designed specifically for the youth market. Now Alpine has taken these two decades of expertise and manufacturing prowess and is proud to offer the new LIL GUFF compound bow.

Alpine Archery Lil Guff

Endorsed by hunting superstar Jim Shockey, Alpine’s LIL GUFF is a design achievement every parent will be happy to place in their children’s hands and importantly, every child will be excited to shoot.

Bob Proctor, President of Alpine made the announcement: “We know the future rests with our younger generation. It is imperative that not only do we get them interested in the sport of archery but we provide the absolute best equipment possible to ensure they succeed at it and enjoy it to the fullest so they will stay in it.

We have pulled out all the stops with the introduction of our 2011 Jim Shockey Signature Series LIL GUFF to make sure every child shooting one will be pleased with the performance and accuracy of this bow.”

The LIL GUFF features a machined aluminum riser with Power Tuff limbs and Radial Force A cams. It sports 7” of draw adjustments of 17” to 23” and weight range of 10 to 35 pound peak with 65% let-off. The bow is 32”overall with a maneuverable 28” axle-to-axle length and weighs a light 2.5 lbs.

The LIL GUFF is designed to fit children in ages of 5 to 12 years and is available in black/bonz and black/pink camo. The LIL GUFF comes in at a parent pleasing low retail of only $219.

Alpine didn’t compromise so you don’t have to either. Want your children loving the sport of archery? Put a LIL GUFF in their hands and watch them really enjoy hitting what they aim at.


For more information on Alpine Archery please take a look for them on the web.



Alpine Bows releases NEW Jim Shockey Signature Bow!

by Bow Staff 10. June 2009 02:51
Bow Staff

Alpine bows and Jim Shockey have recently teamed up to bring you one of this year’s most exciting new signature series compound bows, introducing the new signature series Yukon.

The power train of the Yukon is Alpine Archery’s tried and true Velocitec cam coupled with a matched set of Gordon Composites Power Tuff limbs finished in Realtree Hardwoods HD. The precision matched limbs are affixed to the Yukon Riser with Alpine’s VX inter-loc pocket system, known as the most positive and rugged limb mounting system in the archery industry. The long list of features on the Yukon includes a custom string dampener that employs the Simms Decelerator module, Simms string leeches and Alpine’s own limb and cable guard dampeners and sports a twisted red and black, prestreched Stone Mountain “Dakota” bowstring.

The Yukon riser is coated with a black wrinkle powder coat finish. Accented by an elegant, laser engraved and checkered grip featuring Jim’s initials. The riser is finished off with an antiqued medallion and fiberlok shelf pad.

Included with every Silverado Series bow (including this new Yukon) are two small 3/8” carbon rods. These rods are designed specifically for the purpose of loading or cocking the cam. By loading or cocking the cam, one can relax the string or buss without the use of a bow press to install a peep, arrow rest cord, or change the string or buss cable. This method is much faster and easier than using a bow press.

Jim is proud to endorse the Yukon by Alpine Archery and will also be using one to hunt across the world for a variety game animals. Tune in to his show and see for yourself that Jim Shockey is now bowhunting with his Alpine bow! NO GUFF!!!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jim Shockey Grip is checkered, with Jim's initials lazed into the inlay for a high end custom touch.    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Yukon has a FiberLoc shelf pad to reduce arrow contact noise, a Signature Series exclusive.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Specifications for Jim Shockey Signature Series Yukon:

-Velocitec Cam: 28-31"
-Mass weight: 4.3 pounds
-Axle to Axle: 36.5 inches
-Brace Height: 7.375 inches
-Draw Weights: 60, 70 pounds
-Draw Lengths: 28", 29", 30", 31"
-IBO Speed: 324 fps
-Pocket System Riser
-Color: Crinkle Black Powder Coat
-Limb Color: Realtree Hardwoods HD
-Grip: One Piece Rose Wood
-Let-off: 80%

A little about the Jim Shockey Signature Series Yukon Velocitec Cam 28-31".

By combining two distinctly different string profiles, the Velocitec Cam System produces unrelenting speeds and tons of stored energy with a super smooth feel. The speed is produced by the power cam with a radical draw lobe while the consistent radius of the control cam keeps the draw cycle and shot sequence smooth. The balance of the Velocitec Cam is proven and acquired by the dual payout groove on the outside boss of each cam, making the Velocitec one of the fastest cams available in the industry today.


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