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Quick Guide to the Top Compound Bows

Compound Archer Bows

There are a variety of compound bows on the market, which can make it difficult for an archer to choose the right one.  It’s always best to be able to actually hold and try out the bow, but sometimes it’s just not possible. So, the next best thing is to learn which models maybe best for you. Check out some of the more popular compound bows on the market, in the brief guide listed below on the top compound bows.

PSE Full Throttle

The PSE Full Throttle was designed with speed in mind. It has a top speed of 370 feet per second, and is one of the fastest compound bows on the market. If you want to take your shooting to the next level, this is the bow you’re looking for.PSE Compound Bow

The features of the Full Throttle include a 70 percent let-off. It’s a solid bow weighing in at  4.1 pounds. It has a draw length of 24 to 30 inches with a draw weight between 50 and 70 pounds. The Full Throttle was designed for the seasoned bow hunter .

Genesis Original Kit

Genesis Original Kit


The Genesis Original comes with everything an archer needs to start shooting, including aluminum arrows and an arm guard. It has a zero percent let-off. Meaning, the Genesis holds on to the entirety of the draw weight when the string is pulled back. Thus, making it ideal for the beginner archer of any age. Additionally, it has an adjustable draw weight between 10 and 20 pounds, and weighs just over 3.5 pounds.

Diamond Archery Infinite Edge ProDiamond Archery Infinite Edge Pro

If you are looking for a package that contains an arrow rest, quiver, stabilizer or anything else you may need for shooting, excluding the arrows, find the Infinite Edge Pro. It features an extended draw length for shooters with long arms, and has an adjustable draw weight between 5 and 70 pounds. The bow is easy to maneuver, and a good price for the beginner or anyone looking to get back into the sport.

Bear Archery Cruzer G2

Bear Archery Cruzer G2 Compound BowThe Bear Archery Cruzer has a variety of styles which includes a youth version, a lighter model, and the G2. The G2 comes in a ready-to-hunt package deal that includes sight assistance, a stabilizer, a quiver, and a whisker biscuit . It has a weight of 3 pounds and a speed of 315 feet per second. This bow is considered a lightweight option for those new to bow hunting with a compound bow.

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Raptor Compound BowRAPTOR Compound Hunting Bow

This bows comes in a kit which includes everything except arrows. The Raptor Compound Bow is fully adjustable,  making it the perfect option for adults and children. It features a draw length of 24.5 to 31 inches, allowing it to work well, for archers of both big and small frames. The Raptor Compound Bow additionally has a draw weight range between 30 and 70 pounds, with a speed of 315 feet per second.

Wrap Up

Half the battle for an archer, whether you are new to archery, or new to compound bows, is finding the right bow. Remember, there are a few things you may want to consider, including how you plan to use the bow: your size, skill level, and lastly budget. These five types of compound bows listed are a great place to start, as you begin your archery journey.


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Graham Mitchell

What started out as a fun summer camp activity, has become a passion of mine over the years. Whether it's target shooting, competitive archery or bow hunting, I hope you find this site to be a valuable resource of archery information.

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