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Old November 10th, 2011, 05:45 PM   #41
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Send them the link to this thread and the thread on every other forum you post on (post on as many as possible), then see if they care. I had a issue with an aftermarket jeep part that was similar. I posted up the story on 30+ different jeep forums and sent them the links. Amazing how fast I had the owner of the company call up and apologize and ask me to take down the posts. I never did take down those posts though he asked if I would. They eventually went bankrupt.
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Old November 10th, 2011, 06:56 PM   #42
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Hoyt makes bows for men, can you get a pse or a mathews with a 90 lb draw? I bet you girls could even shoot my bow.
90lb is for people with small weiners. There is absolutely no reason to pull 90lbs. My PSE is 70lbs and it works awesome for deer and bear.
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Old November 10th, 2011, 06:58 PM   #43
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90lb is for people with small weiners. There is absolutely no reason to pull 90lbs. My PSE is 70lbs and it works awesome for deer and bear.
yeah, in michigan where 20 yards is your average shot. come out here where the elk and moose live, then go suck your kimber. dildo.
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Old November 10th, 2011, 08:11 PM   #44
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yeah, in michigan where 20 yards is your average shot. come out here where the elk and moose live, then go suck your kimber. dildo.
I used to pull back 65# and practice out to 60 yards and killed a dear at 49 yards, so the weight you are pulling really has nothing to do with it, prober placement and sharp broadhead and a lot practice.

As to original poster, go to archerytalk.com and post what you did here, im sure someone who knows someone will chime in.

As for bow's I prefer Martin and parker, all the others are great but you sometime will pay extra for the name and all the advertising they do.

I watched a brand new PSE blow a limb in a friends hand as he was drawing back and pse didnt want to cover it, but finally did.

With the way they treated you, sounds like they are on the verge of going under
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Old November 10th, 2011, 08:29 PM   #45
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I used to pull back 65# and practice out to 60 yards and killed a dear at 49 yards, so the weight you are pulling really has nothing to do with it, prober placement and sharp broadhead and a lot practice.


As for bow's I prefer Martin and parker

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Old November 10th, 2011, 09:33 PM   #46
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Hoyt makes bows for men, can you get a pse or a mathews with a 90 lb draw? I bet you girls could even shoot my bow.

Bet I could.
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Old November 11th, 2011, 12:38 AM   #47
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Defective Cam, or wore out Cam?
Did you inspect your bow before season started?
How many shots are on that set of cables and/or strings?
Any maintenance done on the bow? Oil, Cleaning, and the like?

(I can only get about 1500 shots out of a fast flight string on my Onieda before I start to see fraying)

I'm sure you take good care of your equipment, but remember a bow is a mechanical device. It needs maintenance whether there is a warranty or not.
Lifetime warranty, does not mean, guaranteed against normal wear. If the hinge on the cam or the cam itself were wore enough to allow parts to move the way they are not designed, instances like this will happen with any manufacturer.

True, but they can't tell that over the phone, when we deal with stuff that brakes 9 times out of 10 we call the company get an ra# and see what happens.

Most of the time if it gets to them it gets fixed

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Old November 11th, 2011, 02:29 AM   #48
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sorry to hear about your luck....I have never been a fan of bowtech and will continue not to support them. I have had good luck with mathews and PSE
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Old November 11th, 2011, 04:27 AM   #49
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Quick update:
After calling Bowtech repeatedly and leaving approximately 10 voicemails I have still yet to receive a phonecall from Bowtech. It seems that noone there wants to speak with me. I'll answer some of the questions posted in this thread after work today.
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Old November 11th, 2011, 03:22 PM   #50
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I contacted bowtech and asked them this question:

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I am interested in buying the destroyer 350. I have always wanted
to try your product, and have the bow picked out but I'm concerned about the
reputation you seem to have concerning customer service. Will you stand
behind your product if it fails?

--Bob O

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Hi Bob,

To honestly say our customer service department here is outstanding. I have
tried to do my best with helping people. I would love to say that all of our
dealers are the best out there but, some of them can be difficult at times
depending how much they are being pushed. Which that goes for everyone in
any business. We will stand by our product. You will have a lifetime
warranty if you are the original owner and register the bow for the warranty
and it is a manufactures defect. We had a gentleman call the other day who
wanted us to tell him what new bows for 2012 were and if we didn't tell him
he would never buy another bow from us and threatened to talk bad about our
customer service on all the blogs. We don't even know what the new bows are
yet! They won't be released until December. I am a firm believer now that
everything I read or hear is not true. Say for instance. A guy dropped his
bow accidentally from his tree stand and his cam was dinged up. He wants us
to replace the cam for free because he thinks it is covered under the
warranty which is not the case because what happened was actually caused by
him. Now the guy is very upset because he has to purchase a cam. And now
because we didn't send a free cam to him he goes on the blog and tells his
friends we didn't help him or cover the part. I am sorry that I am dragging
this out. I get upset when I hear bad things about our customer service
being bad. I will always be here to help you if you need it. We do stand
behind our product. If there is a manufacture defect with the bow we will do
all we can to fix it. We do get a lot of great emails from customers we have
helped.

I hope you decide to purchase our bow the Destroyer as it is an awesome bow.
You would love it I am sure of it.

Thanks for your email and have a great day,



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Old November 11th, 2011, 03:29 PM   #51
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Renee says their customer service is the best in the world, and all you fuckers are just picking on her.
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Old November 11th, 2011, 04:13 PM   #52
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yeah, in michigan where 20 yards is your average shot. come out here where the elk and moose live, then go suck your kimber. dildo.
Dude, why is it that everything you have with regards to weapons has had to be an extension of your.........??

I do hunt out west, regularly with bow and rifles. You do not need a 90lb bow or a .338 Lapua. You can of course if you WANT to. But a 90 lb bow is a complete waste of effort and energy unless you are going after elephants or water buffalo.

There is NOTHING on the north american continent that requires a bow of that draw weight, including grizzly. Unless your moose and elk are on steroids and 4 times the size of those I have hunted, a 60-70 lb bow is more than sufficient.

The group of guys I hunt with have killed dozens (literally) of Elk in Colorado over the last 10 years with 60-70 lbs. Also killed mule deer, whitetail, antelope, mountain lion and black bear with them as well.

Back on topic.....Bowtech, BOWTECH, bowtech they all suck.
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Old November 12th, 2011, 10:31 AM   #53
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your first problem was buying a bowtech. Ive got a Strother sr-71 and its the best damn bow ive ever shot.
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Old November 12th, 2011, 03:52 PM   #54
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Dude, why is it that everything you have with regards to weapons has had to be an extension of your.........??

I do hunt out west, regularly with bow and rifles. You do not need a 90lb bow or a .338 Lapua. You can of course if you WANT to. But a 90 lb bow is a complete waste of effort and energy unless you are going after elephants or water buffalo.

There is NOTHING on the north american continent that requires a bow of that draw weight, including grizzly. Unless your moose and elk are on steroids and 4 times the size of those I have hunted, a 60-70 lb bow is more than sufficient.

The group of guys I hunt with have killed dozens (literally) of Elk in Colorado over the last 10 years with 60-70 lbs. Also killed mule deer, whitetail, antelope, mountain lion and black bear with them as well.

Back on topic.....Bowtech, BOWTECH, bowtech they all suck.
I have lots of standard caliber firearms, I use the magnums for their killing power. If I take a week off to go hunting for elk I have upwards of 5000 dollars invested in that hunt and i want to be sure I am going to collect my trophy.
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Old November 13th, 2011, 04:30 AM   #55
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Okay back on the topic of Bowtechs terrible customer service. Since I last posted I have left several messages and received no response. Apparently they don't want to speak with me anymore. I did make it out to the proshop where my bow is to take some pics that i will try to post later this afternoon. Bowtech has one of the archery guys at the proshop telling me it couldn't be their fault, but upon speaking to the original person that I spoke with when I dropped my bow off he informed me that he doesn't care if they like it or not he " will not blow smoke up my ass" and " this is still a manufacturers defect". I can't believe that they are willing to go through this for probably 30-50 dollars their cost.
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Old November 14th, 2011, 07:02 PM   #56
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Well much to my surprise Bowtech did the right thing and fixed my bow at no cost to me. I'm glad that it's taken care of and happy to have my bow back. As far as to why they did all I know is they received several calls on my behalf from people I haven't even met and the guys at the proshop arguing on my behalf. So to anyone reading this thread that called or emailed on my behalf thank you. As far as the customer service call I had the other day I was told via the proshop their representative from Bowtech apologized for the rude behavior and said that wasn't at all how they felt about their customers.
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Old November 14th, 2011, 07:47 PM   #57
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Well much to my surprise Bowtech did the right thing and fixed my bow at no cost to me. I'm glad that it's taken care of and happy to have my bow back. As far as to why they did all I know is they received several calls on my behalf from people I haven't even met and the guys at the proshop arguing on my behalf. So to anyone reading this thread that called or emailed on my behalf thank you. As far as the customer service call I had the other day I was told via the proshop their representative from Bowtech apologized for the rude behavior and said that wasn't at all how they felt about their customers.
I'd hardly call caving after getting a bunch of angry phone calls "doing the right thing".
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Old November 14th, 2011, 08:20 PM   #59
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Old November 14th, 2011, 09:10 PM   #60
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At least it got the job done and a lot more people are now more aware of the customer service they will receive if they purchase this companies product.
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