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    Today I was at TAZ Archery in Woodstock, IL. My brother and my son went up to shoot the new Hunter. First off, let me say that I have been shooting a Judge at 62.7 pounds, 29 inch draw, 450g arrows. Chronoed my bow at TAZ ended up with 275 fps. The Hunter was at 72 pounds, and a 28 inch draw. The draw cycle of the bow is amazing. It starts out feeling like a 70 pound bow, but then very quickly, somehow, begins to feel like the weight self adjusted to around 60 pounds at the end of draw. Its weird....kinda feels like it loses poundage at the end? The bow is super quiet and has no vibration after the shot. Well, I have been shooting 60 pound bows for a while so we were wondering how this bow would feel at 60. A few minutes later....the Elite rep walks in with a huge bag full of bows!! We ended up testing the Hunter at 60# 29, the Pure and the Pulse!!

    Pulse: THis bow is the new "judge" if you will, so i was excited to see how it would stack up against my bow. I shot it side by side for a while and I dont know how they did it but this bow is a winner! In my opinion, the draw cycle has been improved by taking out the small "hump" at the end of the Judge draw cycle making it more like the Hunter. The bow was lighter, a few feet per second faster (out of the box mind you) and with no stabilizer or dampening equipment felt the same as my bow with stabilizer and string leeches.

    Pure: This bow really is pure excitement. It drew unbelieveably smooth making the 60 pound limbs feel like 50- no exaggeration! I laughed as I pulled it back saying no way this is 60!, but it truly was. Very smooth and vibration free on the shot just like the other bows. This bow is on my list of must have along with the Hunter.

    Hunter continued: Ran the Hunter thru the chrono to see how it matched up against the judge at the same draw, poundage and arrow combo. The Hunter came in at 260 fps right out of the reps bag, so fancy tuning done. THis combo would give us 67 ft lbs of KE which is PLENTY for deer. The best thing is that the bow is effortless to draw and the letoff is insane!! Feels like 90% or so......to the point its almost scary as you let it down wondering when it will finally go.

    Well, get into your local proshop asap to shoot these bows, but make sure you have some money in your pocket......They really are that great! Special thanks to Tim Zimmerman at TAZ archery for letting us shoot the new bows and use the indoor 3D range!!
    Last edited by Rocket21; 10-12-2010, 12:57 AM. Reason: spelling

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    Very good info!!! Thanks for your report!!
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    • #3
      Thanks for the report. Good info. Now I need to go shoot one.
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      • #4
        Thanks for the info. Very helpful.
        BTW, I'm Jealous!!! LOL!!!
        2014 E32
        2011 PULSE AP
        TUNER OF BOWS BY LONG DISTANCE
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        • #5
          Sounds like it's all good!
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          • #6
            Originally posted by Rocket21 View Post
            Pulse: THis bow is the new "judge" if you will, so i was excited to see how it would stack up against my bow. I shot it side by side for a while and I dont know how they did it but this bow is a winner! In my opinion, the draw cycle has been improved by taking out the small "hump" at the end of the Judge draw cycle making it more like the Hunter. The bow was lighter, a few feet per second faster (out of the box mind you) and with no stabilizer or dampening equipment felt the same as my bow with stabilizer and string leeches.
            Faster than your Judge you say!!! Improved draw cycle......SOLD!!!!!

            That is exactly what I want.

            Where is my Texas rep when I need him????
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            • #7
              So just to clarify, are you saying the Hunter at 29/60 shot a 450 grain arrow 260 : 0
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              • #8
                Originally posted by TexasCanesFan View Post
                Faster than your Judge you say!!! Improved draw cycle......SOLD!!!!!

                That is exactly what I want.

                Where is my Texas rep when I need him????
                I don;t know about your Texas rep, but I am anxious for my Missouri rep to get here. I am having similar thoughts about the Pulse as well.
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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Yichi View Post
                  I don;t know about your Texas rep, but I am anxious for my Missouri rep to get here. I am having similar thoughts about the Pulse as well.
                  How can you not?????

                  I would like to hear someone actually compare the draw cycle of the Pulse to anything Elite has made in the past.

                  Does it draw like a Z28, a GT500?? Give us a comparison.
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                  • #10
                    Dang it!
                    Just when I thought I was set on a Hunter, you tell me the Pulse is better than the Judge.
                    What's a guy to do??
                    2014 E32
                    2011 PULSE AP
                    TUNER OF BOWS BY LONG DISTANCE
                    Member of the JURY MEMBER OF THE LEFTY BROTHERHOOD




                    "If it ain't broke , I can MAKE it better".
                    Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is looking.

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                    • #11
                      Im ordering a Pure hopefully this week!

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by shootstraight View Post
                        So just to clarify, are you saying the Hunter at 29/60 shot a 450 grain arrow 260 : 0
                        Brian is a teacher and is in school today. The bow was set at 61 pounds and the speeds when I shot it through the chrono was 260 one time and 262 the other.
                        It is official TAZ Strings will be making custom strings for all 2011 Elite Archery Competition colored bows!
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                        • #13
                          Pulse or Hunter....Hunter or Pulse???? I can't wait to shoot both so that I can make up my mind. Buying both is just not an option this year. With a 27 inch draw and 55-60 pound draw weight I'm thinking the Pulse might win out for me....especially if it's as smooth as I'm hearing. Heck, I could shoot it at 5 pounds or so less than the Hunter and still be a little faster with the same arrow.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by archer58inPA View Post
                            Dang it!
                            Just when I thought I was set on a Hunter, you tell me the Pulse is better than the Judge.
                            What's a guy to do??
                            Buy both.
                            Perfected Excellence

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                            • #15
                              I'm glad to hear that about the Pulse. I cant wait to get mine.

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