5 Best Compound Bow Reviews

Maja Marcen

Compound bows are a little bit unusual from your common recurve bows, to the English longbows, and all other various types of bows.

How is that so? Instead of being drawn back at virtually any distance, a compound one can only be drawn back up to a certain point and stop. Known as the draw length, this is controlled by the mechanical systems of the bow. Also, for a compound bow to work effectively, the size of the shooter and the setting of the bow need to be in correlation with each other.

With the variety of available compound bows you can choose from in the market today, it would definitely require hard work just to look for the best compound bow that will suit you perfectly. If you are the type of person that love hunting but have not chanced upon the bow you need, don’t take chances in making the wrong decision and end up buying the wrong bow.

Fortunately there are some extremely remarkable items out in the market right now and whether you are a beginner, a casual or expert hunter, there is a right bow for you.

Read on and find out which compound bow is most suited for your needs.

Some of the best compound bows in the market:

SX-Rush Bow

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00JPKGIAC” locale=”US” tag=”deadbullseye-20″]Strother Archery’s SX- Rush Bow[/easyazon_link] is sophisticatedly built with true hunters in mind. It is an exceptional piece of equipment you’ll surely regret not having the first time. It shows you how strong and smooth it is the first time you lay eyes on it, and it will never disappoint – it shoots at an impressive rate of 342 fps.

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”500″ identifier=”B00JPKGIAC” locale=”US” src=”https://deadbullseye.com//sites/deadbullseye.com/files/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/41gsy47FVCL.jpg” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]The Strother Archery SX- Rush Bow has PL-Technology, also known as Precision Limb Technology, which allows it to hold both deflection as well as dimension tolerances at the same time.

Its new limbs are coated with exclusive materials that structurally makes them stronger, and the Super-Glide cable slides reduces the presence of any sort of friction so it maintains the strength of the bows. This will not only put off making any unnecessary sounds that reveal your position, it helps in improving your comfort and aids in better hunter concentration.

And not only that, because even if the Strother Archery SX-Rush Bow is known for its great strength, it has a really easy draw, enabling you to pull back and shoot as soon as you think of it.

The Martin Onza III Bow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”500″ identifier=”B004S2XN9G” locale=”US” src=”https://deadbullseye.com//sites/deadbullseye.com/files/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/31ywtNVNQgL.jpg” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]An excellent choice whatever the hunting style may be, the [easyazon_link identifier=”B004S2XN9G” locale=”US” tag=”deadbullseye-20″]Martin Onza 3 Bow[/easyazon_link] is engineered with all kinds of hunters in mind.

It can achieve a maximum distance of 340 feet per second, which makes it one of the fastest bows on the market. And it does its job as sleekly as possible, making it exceptionally efficient to use. Where you aim is where the arrow will land.

The Martin Onza III Bow has an axle-to-axle measurement of 33.24 inches. Its draw weight is 70 lbs. and the bow has a 46 x 14 x 4 inches dimension. However if you are left-handed, this bow is not for you as it does not accommodate such.

The Martin Blade x4

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”500″ identifier=”B00IMHX23A” locale=”US” src=”https://deadbullseye.com//sites/deadbullseye.com/files/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/41ENGymugUL.jpg” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]The time has come for bow enthusiasts to explore a higher quality bow that can match a person’s shooting expertise.

With an IBO speed of 320 fps and a long draw length that ranges from 26 inches up to 32 inches, [easyazon_link identifier=”B00IMHX23A” locale=”US” tag=”deadbullseye-20″]the Martin Archery Blade X4[/easyazon_link] is the bow that will definitely blow your mind and at the same time make you wonder why you did not have one before.

It sports a brace height of 7 inches, an axle-to-axle measurement of approximately 31.5 inches and the ability to release no less than 80 percent of your draw weight out of your fingers, simultaneously giving and saving you the energy you need to make the most accurate shot you could possibly do.

Apart from the excellent features of this compound bow, the Martin X4 also sports a smooth, forceful design that will provide you with even more edge than it already does. Even the carbon arrows of the Martin X4 are state-of-the-art, which are 31 inches in length and guaranteed to be within .003 in straightness.

Throughout the entire dozen arrows the weight is matched to with +/- grains, making it consistent, reliable and dependable, every time you use it.

PSE Discovery 2 Bow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”300″ identifier=”B004RL0Q1G” locale=”US” src=”https://deadbullseye.com//sites/deadbullseye.com/files/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/41G1yEPKpeL.jpg” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]If you have been looking around for some time now and still haven’t found the perfect bow to suit your leisure hunting needs, consider [easyazon_link identifier=”B004RL0Q1G” locale=”US” tag=”deadbullseye-20″]PSE Discovery 2 Bow[/easyazon_link].

It is perfect for the young and old alike and available in either blue or red.

It has an axle measurement of 31 ½ inches and a universal draw length up to 30 inches. It has a brace height of 7 inches and weighs only 2.65 lbs – making it a part of the list of the ultra-light compound bows you’ll find.

It is great for young archers considering the low draw weights of 20-29 lbs. You will certainly have the best way to relax and have great fun out of your summer camping or vacation trips with the PSE Discovery 2 Bow – you can even use it for fishing.

PSE Vision Bow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”300″ identifier=”B00GI22U4I” locale=”US” src=”https://deadbullseye.com//sites/deadbullseye.com/files/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/41tNnC22EbL.jpg” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]For those who have decided to start archery for the very first time but do not have any inkling on how to begin, [easyazon_link identifier=”B00GI22U4I” locale=”US” tag=”deadbullseye-20″]this may be the perfect bow for you[/easyazon_link].

You can learn all that there is you need to learn with the help of the PSE Vision Bow, all the while shooting with a device that is good enough for professional use.

It is also extremely adjustable, as it has a draw range of 12 up to 30 inches, as well as 12 rounds of limb bolt adjustment capacity. Even if the PSE Vision is great for beginners, it is still very fast, shooting at around 300 fps.

This bow features a brace height of 7 inches and an axle-to-axle 33 inch measurement. It only weighs 4.2 lbs so you won’t have any problem about being weighed down by it – definitely a strong bow that’s worth your time and money.

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