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Title: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: WildmanSC on September 25, 2006, 01:57:00 PM
I picked up my Kempf Kwyk Styk at the Archery Shop this past Saturday.  I assembled the bow, adjusted the BH to the recommended starting point of 7-3/4" and proceeded shooting the bow.  I was shooting some 525 gr Beman ICS Hunter 500s (stuffed with rope) and some 471 gr Beman ICS Hunter 400s with 192 gr up front.  

The bow is 56" and 48#@28".  I shot the 471 gr arrows through the chrony at my draw of 28".  My 5 shot average was 178.2 fps.  That is not too bad for a 9.8 gr/pdf arrow.

The bow is very smooth and very quiet.  The bow shoots high for me with the 471 gr ICS 400 arrows at 20 yards about 4" and in a group about the size of a baseball.  When I shot the 525 gr ICS 500 arrows they were dropping right down into my point of aim and still grouping about the size of a baseball.

The Kwyk Styk is one sweet shooting bow!!  I highly recommend it for anyone looking for a well made bow, with high quality fit and finish, and a great shooting bow to boot.  It ranks up there with ANY of the recurves I've owned previously.

Bill
Title: Re: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: Shakes.602 on September 25, 2006, 02:03:00 PM
Congrats on the New "Baby"!! It Sounds like a Bow for my EverExpanding "Want List"!!
     Sounds Great WildMan!!
Title: Re: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: 1/4 away on September 25, 2006, 05:56:00 PM
I knew you'd like it!!!
Title: Re: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: SERGIO VENNERI on September 25, 2006, 06:36:00 PM
Bill;
     If you are shooting fastflite? Try dropping the brace height to 7 1/4 ", this Bow loves it!

          Sergio
Title: Re: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: Bowshot on September 26, 2006, 02:49:00 AM
Jack's bows are great, Sergio knows a thing or 2 about the Kwik Styk. My brace height is around the 7 1/2" mark right now. It has been higher and lower depending on which arrows I am shooting, and probably more importantly, how clean my release is. I seem to torque the string on the recurves, resulting in a little limb noise. Raise the brace height and it disappears.
Jack recommends the 7 3/4 mark, I have never had mine that high.
Bill, whch style of limb did you get?
Terry
Terry
Title: Re: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: WildmanSC on September 26, 2006, 10:40:00 AM
Bowshot,

I have the static tip limbs.  

Sergio,

Jack shipped the bow with an 8125 string.  So, I'll try dropping the BH a bit, as you recommend, but I'm really satisfied with the way it is shooting right now.  If I get any smoother and quieter, it will be quite acceptable to me!!

Bill
Title: Re: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: SERGIO VENNERI on September 26, 2006, 11:19:00 PM
Hi Bill;
       try the 7 1/4 BH, i think you will like it. those static limbs love a low BH, If you are getting any noise, make sure you have some sort of gasket between the limb and riser. These static limbs are longbow quiet!
Title: Re: Kempf Kwyk Styk
Post by: Axe Thrower on September 28, 2006, 10:37:00 PM
Bill,
I live in the upper state of SC.  What archery shop did pick the bow up from?  Did you order the bow through a shop?

Doug