Bow Review Video: Bowtech Core SR

Bowhunting World Field Editor Darron McDougal recently tested the new Bowtech Core SR. In this video, he discusses many of the bow’s top features, including CenterMass and GripLock technologies, as well as the innovative DeadLock Cams and new TimeLock system.

Bow Review Video: Bowtech Core SR

According to Bowhunting World Field Editor Darron McDougal, Bowtech's new hard-hitting Core SR perfectly blends proven technologies with new advancements to deliver exactly what most bowhunters want in a hunting bow.

Check out McDougal’s detailed 5-minute YouTube video below.

Bowtech Core SR Test Bow Specs

  • Axle-to-Axle Length: 33 inches
  • Brace Height: 6 inches
  • Draw Length: 28 inches
  • Draw Weight: 67 pounds 
  • Let-off: 85% (Flip Disc modules in Comfort setting)
  • Bow-only Weight: 4.5 pounds 
  • Accessorized Total Weight: 5.96 pounds (including sight, rest and front stabilizer)
  • Velocity: 269 fps (with 468-grain Easton 6.5mm Acu-Carbon 340 arrow); 274 fps (with 456-grain CX Maxima Triad 350 arrow); 278 fps (with 441-grain Victory VAP SS 350 arrow)
  • Kinetic Energy: 75.12 foot-pounds (Easton); 75.94 foot-pounds (CX); 75.60 foot-pounds (Victory)
  • Test-Bow Finish: Black
  • MSRP: $1,399
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Additional Notes: The Bowtech Core SR was set up using a Last Chance Archery EZ Green Bow Press and EZ Green Bow Vise, and the draw weight was calculated using Last Chance Archery’s Digital Bow Scale. A Caldwell Ballistic Precision Chronograph measured the arrow velocities. Other products used were Easton’s Nock and D-Loop Pliers and Pro Hex Fold-Up Allen Set. Arrows were weighed on Last Chance Archery’s Pro Grain Scale.


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