Here’s the fourth in our seven-part series of tests designed to prove or disprove some common conceptions about compound bows. These tests all appeared in the July issue of Field & Stream, but keep reading for more content exclusive to our website.
The Conventional Wisdom
The latter is foolproof in the field; the former, with no fletching contract, is faster and more accurate. This is bowhunting’s .270 vs. the .30/06 debate.
But Wait a Minute
What’s the real speed and accuracy difference?
Comparing a Whisker Biscuit (WB) to a Trophy Taker Smackdown and a Quality Archery Design UltraRestHD on the same bows, we chronographed and shot them on the range.