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Old July 10th, 2009, 10:55 PM   #1
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Does anyone know what happened to them?




I remember seeing them all over until about 10 or so years ago. Now I cant find any in retail stores. Cabelas doesnt even have one in stock the last few times I really looked. Their website is still up and running, so they have to still be in business, but I have yet to see one in a store or at a range in at least 5 years.


I just always thought they were neat looking bows. Ive never shot one...but wouldnt be opposed to buying one if I could find one (for a reasonable price).
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Old July 10th, 2009, 11:01 PM   #2
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They are still from Michigan, the company is now called Monster Bows. They are loud, over engineered and dangerous imo. Anyone who has injured themselves when the bottom limb catches the rail on a tree stand will tell you. I hate working on them and charge people more because they are such a pita. With todays bows, you can get more speed with no noise and zero handshock for the same money as a monster bow. If you want to experience the best bow ever made to date imo, check out the PSE X-Force.

http://monsterbows.com/monster/
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Old July 10th, 2009, 11:04 PM   #3
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I about blew my knee out shooting one from a raised platform at a 3d shoot once! Last time I shot one.
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Old July 10th, 2009, 11:10 PM   #4
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They are still from Michigan, the company is now called Monster Bows. They are loud, over engineered and dangerous imo. Anyone who has injured themselves when the bottom limb catches the rail on a tree stand will tell you. I hate working on them and charge people more because they are such a pita. With todays bows, you can get more speed with no noise and zero handshock for the same money as a monster bow. If you want to experience the best bow ever made to date imo, check out the PSE X-Force.

http://monsterbows.com/monster/
I have heard some bad things about them before. Especially the treestand and noise issue. Im still shooting an old magnesium framed Proline, and would really like to get something a bit more powerful and lighter.

Cant go wrong with a PSE.
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Old July 10th, 2009, 11:13 PM   #5
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I have had 3 now love em won't go back to anything else ya they are loud but is so balanced an feels so nice in hand they are just like a gun need a little sense to opperate an if have that won't get hurt least that the way I look at it you no the limbs move so look what's in the way
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Old July 10th, 2009, 11:30 PM   #6
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I still have two of them, I use to pro-shoot for them when they were in Syracuse, NY back in the early 90's.
They had a big problem with the Power cables letting loose, and you had to keep the power limb hinge lubed, because it would wear out the rod.

They are heavy but for smoothness you couldn't beat them. I use to shoot along side of Rick Cline in 92. He shot with his teeth and his right arm because he lost his left arm in an accident. It was the only bow he could really compete with because we had the let-off modified to about 90%.

I shot seven "299's" in a row on league at Hill Top Sports with an Aero Force in 1993.




Long story short, a well known hunting store owner forced the rest of us out and killed the company as far as I'm concerned

OH........and with the right type of thread, I can make my bow whisper quiet, without all those goofy fuzzy things hanging off from the string.
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Old July 14th, 2009, 06:45 PM   #7
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i think Oneida is owned by Claude pollington and is still in Michigan.

Monster bows are a separate company.

Oneida still makes bow's, but very limited pro shops carry them.

go to archerytalk.com or monsterbows.com and do a search
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i think Oneida is owned by Claude pollington and is still in Michigan.

Monster bows are a separate company.

Oneida still makes bow's, but very limited pro shops carry them.

go to archerytalk.com or monsterbows.com and do a search
You are correct to my knowledge and they are still located in Marion, MI and still making bows every day.
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Old July 14th, 2009, 07:05 PM   #9
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my buddie has one he picked up for 20 bucks needs new cams n limb rollers but that thing is wicked iw ould deff own one for looks thats it cause there great lookin bows n not many of them made but shooting wise there nice but like everyone has said very dangerouse if your not carefull
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Old July 14th, 2009, 07:06 PM   #10
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You are correct to my knowledge and they are still located in Marion, MI and still making bows every day.

Yes i can vouch for him they do stillmake bows under diff company names n there still up north yes
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just drove by there a couple weeks ago. they are still there. i have a onieda tomcat. but hunt with a hoyt
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I go by there every couple weeks, they are still open under the name Oneida. They have a deer farm right up the road too.
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