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Bow Report: Darton DS-3800

Rick Combs
The “DS” is an acronym for DualSync, a reference to Darton’s hybrid cam system. The original Pro 3800 featured the same basic design, but the name was changed to DS-3800 presumably to highlight that design.
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Bow Report: Quest Rogue

The Rogue is all about being smooth-drawing, pleasant-shooting, forgiving, and affordable. Virtually every feature of this bow’s design contributes to its shootability, beginning with the new Fluid Cam.
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Bow Report: Elite Answer

The Answer is Elite’s attempt to produce “the perfect blend of smoothness, speed, and stability in an all-around hunting and 3-D bow.”
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Bow Report: Darton DS 3900

The new DS-3900, described by Darton as a more compact, even faster version of the 3800. At 327?8 inches axle to axle, it is a little shorter than its predecessor and slightly lighter.
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Bow Report: Prime Centroid LR

Prime made several significant improvements on the Centroid (as well as the Shift) for 2012. Most notably, the riser is forged 7000 series aluminum, as opposed to the industry standard 6061 T6.
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Bow Report: Martin Bengal Pro

Though it boasts several new and unique components, it shares the eye-catching widely flared riser that is common to several of Martin’s offerings, including the Cougar Pro and the Crossfire Pro.
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Bow Report: PSE Dream Season EVO

The PSE Dream Season EVO, introduced last year and tweaked with a few improvements for 2012, is arguably PSE’s best shot yet at finding the optimum compromise between pure speed and shootability.
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Bow Report: Mathews Heli-m

The Heli-m is the third generation Mathews bow to offer the distinctive Grid-Lock riser, and with a cam derived from the Z7 this bow is widely regarded as the successor to that extremely popular bow.
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Bow Report: Hoyt Carbon Element RKT

The new Carbon Element RKT is the third generation of Hoyt’s carbon riser bows, which began with the radical-looking Carbon Matrix in 2010.
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Bow Report: BOWTECH Invasion CPX

Though unmistakably a BowTech bow, with BowTech’s signature OverDrive Binary Cam, Hardcore Limbs, InVelvet finish, and recently introduced FLX-Guard to reduce torque, several things distinguish this bow from its predecessors.
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