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  1. #1
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    Default Who do you shop for archery supplies?

    I ordered a new APA Viper Air from a somewhat local (53 miles each way) shop.

    Been looking at arrows and broadheads.
    Who do you fine people shop things like these from.
    Especially items that none of the local shops carry.
    For example a broadhead weighing less than 100 gr.

    Thank you for any help.

    Std7mag

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    Local shop, then Amazon, then Cabelas, or Sportsman's.
    "There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy, and its charm." ~TR

    "He was a mighty hunter before the Lord." ~Genesis 10:9

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    Take a trip on over to Lancaster Archery I'm sure they'll have what you need. I'm fortunate that they are 20ish minutes away from me but there is a lot to see and do in the area for you to make a day trip.

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    Utah, after 30+yrs in MT
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    I've also had luck with bowhunters superstore.

  5. #5
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    Local shop(s), if not there then I jump online and go to Lancaster's
    A hunt based only on the trophies taken falls far short of what the ultimate goal should be. -Fred Bear

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    Big Sky Archery here in Bozeman. If they don't have it, they can order it. I don't believe I've needed to buy any of my archery equipment from anywhere else.
    Living in the "Last Best Place" - Montana
    Acts 2:38 - For honest truth-seekers, there is only one way.
    Inner Man Radio - Targeting Truth

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    A local shop that knows what they are doing and you trust 100% to work on your equipment...if you dont have that then try to find one in a place that maybe you vacation or have access to in some capacity 1 to 2x per year. Lancaster Archery to fill in the blanks. They have incredible customer service and can get you anything you need.

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    If you know what you want,try walmart.com, believe it or not they sell a lot of brands names for great prices. One example I just purchased a dozen carbon express maxima hunter for $120 I believe,uncut,with blazer vanes.

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    I have had good luck with my local shop here in the Flathead Valley Montana with Flaming Arrow Archery or online with https://www.mountain-archery.com/ in Idaho.

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    I like Walmart, Gander Mountain, & Cabela's if I have the money to burn and try stuff out in store. I like online shopping on 60X, Nestringer, and Wingsupply.

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    I'm pro staff at my local archery shop, so I get most of my stuff there at a discount
    I'm an addict...archery, rifles, shotguns, handguns, muzzleloaders, hunting, fishing, fly fishing..and I don't want rehab

    CWEH...Colorado's Worst Elk Hunter 2007-2017 (but I'm still damned sexy) 10 years of consistency!!

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    Local Pro Shop (Archery in the Wild) but for arrows I order from South Shore Archery (until I learn to make an arrow as well as they do).

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    South Shore Archery. Very easy to deal with.

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    I have had really good luck with Lancaster.

    I have been really impressed with their arrow building.

    You tell them what you want and they brew them up right.

    Unfortunately Helena is not blessed with great archery shops in my opinion.

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    I live in LA and whenever I need something I make a trip to San Diego and go to Performance Archery. Then the beach.

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    Local shops and if they don't have it or can't order it, I order it online from Lancaster's

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    I support local shops, as long as the guys are friendly and not elitist.
    And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.

    "The cities are for money, but the high-up hills are purely for the soul." Louis L'Amour

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    I like local shops, but have had great luck with Mountain Archery. They pay attention to detail and I was very happy with the dozen FMJs they built me. Custom fletched, cut, inserts, and shipped to my door for less than $140. Hard to beat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnCushman View Post
    I'm pro staff at my local archery shop, so I get most of my stuff there at a discount
    Cushman.....how far is your shop from Denver??
    "Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left"

    Aldo Leopold

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    Local, if I can get what I want. KustomKing then 3rivers
    Never forget our POW/MIA's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado kid View Post
    Cushman.....how far is your shop from Denver??
    3 hours
    I'm an addict...archery, rifles, shotguns, handguns, muzzleloaders, hunting, fishing, fly fishing..and I don't want rehab

    CWEH...Colorado's Worst Elk Hunter 2007-2017 (but I'm still damned sexy) 10 years of consistency!!

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    Only at Archery Headquarters in Chandler, AZ. They know their stuff and the prices are fair. I want to make sure I can go in there for another 20 years.

  23. #23
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    Rocky Mountain Archery in Butte is excellent!
    "The Rocky Mountains is the marrow of the world" Del Gue

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