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Do not listen to this advise. That's like saying buy a brand new car because it will be worth more to trade in. Doesn't make any financial sense whatsoever.
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Depending on what you get it will be worth more you goofball.

For me, money isn't a big factor, but I'm kind of in the same boat, with a wife that kind of wants to participate in archery but I don't know how interested she really is. Biggest thing I think is to get something that fits, and if they want to upgrade in the future to something a little better, they will make that call if that's where their interest takes them.
And if there interest doesn't take them there? You're stuck with a bow that nobody else is gonna want either. Why pay 100 for used when I can the same thing brand new for not that much more.
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Spending the money up front in something that depreciates quickly takes away from the opportunity to pursue good upgrades yourself,
''Cause that's really what this is about isn't. How will I lose out by purchasing something for my family
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or for her in the future. Archery equipment is no different than golf equipment, buy it new, and the second you walk out the door it's worth half or less. I am going to look for a good used hoyt ruckus or a used mission craze.
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My whole point in suggesting that if you spend a little more on your wife she may enjoy it that much more and stick with it. And if she doesn't, well you spent 600+ on a bow you can sell or trade for 400 or better.
Or, you can go the less expensive route spend 300 hundred on a bow and have to upgrade in 2 years for another 600. Now your 900 hundred into it with a bow that has little aftermarket value. And how much does that leave for upgrades then? I guess if money isn't a factor then it doesn't matter.

Sorry for the rant. Not really...
 
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