Long Axle To Axle Compound Bow List 2021

Long Axle To Axle Compound Bow List 2021
The long axle to axle compound bows are a favorite among target shooters, long draw archers and fingers shooters. However, the compound bows are getting shorter each year, especially with bowhunting compound bows. It is getting harder and harder each year to find a long length compound, so we have put together a database of long axle to axle compound bows for 2021.

This table data base makes it easy to view all the longer bows in the one spot with an axle to axle length of 36” or over.  With brands listed like Hoyt Archery, Mathews, PSE, Bear Archery, Bowtech, Darton Archery and more.

Long axle to acle bow

Before we get to the list below, first let’s look at the pros and cons of a longer length compound and why some target archers and bowhunters like them.

A longer compound has advantages and disadvantages from its design. Such as it can help reduce vertical torque for accuracy. Also because it is longer, the bow has more mass weight which may help it stay on target better and reduce vibration, hand shock and noise, depending on design, stabilizer set up, etc.

Another advantage is for very tall archers who have long limbs and a long draw length, shooting a short length bow is not ideal. A longer axle to axle bow with a longer draw length is generally more comfortable to shoot.

The disadvantages of a long length compound are the mass weight can also be too heavy to hold for long periods of time. Especially for bowhunters who are backpacking and covering a lot of miles hiking.

For younger or lighter framed target archers, the long length and weight for their size may not be worth the advantages.

While a 40 inch axle to axle compound bow length used to be common with target archers, they are experimenting with shorter bows and still achieving high scores. So I guess length isn’t everything and even a moderate length compound or short one can be accurate in the right hands. However the majority of target compounds are generally longer.

For tree stand bowhunters and blind hunters the short axle to axle bows are ideal. Also the shorter length bows are easier to maneuver in the thick woods and foliage when still hunting or stalking. But for some bowhunters the longer length or heavier weight is preferred.

 

Finger release with the compound bow.

Finger shooting a compound bow, barebow (no sights) or with sights, is a dying art these days. As the release aid device has taken over finger release with a tab or glove.

One reason is that a short compound is very hard to shoot is because the acute bowstring angle causes finger pinch on release. To loose the bowstring and arrows with fingers efficiently, you really need a longer length bow.

For those new bowhunters who can’t picture using the compound with fingers, the legendary bowhunter Chuck Adams I believe, was the first bowhunter to get the Grand Slam. He also holds various Pope & Young records. Chuck from memory used a Reflex Caribou compound with a very long axle length of 47”. The Hoyt Vantage (45”) I believe then replaced the model later on.

(I love finger shooting with a compound and I wanted a Hoyt Vantage or a Martin Shadowcat that also had a long axle to axle for many years.)

It is hard to argue with the accuracy benefits of the release aid, however shooting a compound with fingers is a lot of fun, old school maybe, but a lot of fun.

 

New Long Axle To Axle Compound Bow List 2021

Correct draw length
While it is debatable what a long axle to axle bow is today, here the bow comparison table list of new 2021 compound bows at and over 36 inches.

Brand Model ATA / IBO Speed FPS Axle to Axle Length Draw Length Draw Weight Brace Height Weight
Athens Archery Peak 38 335 38″ 27″ – 32.5″ 40, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 lbs 7″ U/K
Bear Archery Revival 320 37.5″ 27″ – 30.5″ 45-60 lbs, 55-70 lbs 7″ 4.4 lbs
BowTech Reckoning 38 325 38″ 27″ – 32″  50, 60, 70 lbs 7 1/8″ 4.9 lbs
BowTech Specialist 2 322 38″ 23″ – 32 1/2″  40, 50, 60 lbs 7 1/8″ 4.5 lbs
BowTech BT Mag X 323 @ 30″ 36″ 29″ – 34″  50, 60, 70 lbs 7″ U/K
Darton Archery Tempest e – T 315 37 1/2″ 26″ – 31″ 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 7 5/16″ 4 lbs
Darton Archery Vegas E – T 320 38 1/2″ 26″ – 31″ 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 8″ 4.5 lbs
Darton Archery Vegas E 3D 330 36 7/8″ 25″ – 30″ 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 7 1/4″ 4.4 lbs
Elite Archery Rezult 325 37.75″ 24″ – 31″ 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 7.25″ 4.7 lbs
Elite Archery Rezult 36 330 36″ 23″ – 30″ 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 6.8125″ 4.7 lbs
Hoyt Archery Invicta 37 SVX 330 37 1/4″ 23.5″ – 25.5″ 26″ – 27″ 27.5″ – 28.5″ 29″ – 30″ 40, 50, 55, 60, 70 lbs 7″ 4.7 lbs
Hoyt Archery Invicta 37 DCX 324 37 12″ 24.5″ – 26″  26.5″ – 28″  28.5″  – 30″ 40, 50, 55, 60, 70 lbs 7 3/8″ 4.7 lbs
Hoyt Archery Invicta 40 SVX 325 40 1/4″ 27″ – 28″ 28.5″ – 29.5″ 30″ – 31″ 31.5″ – 32″ 40, 50, 55, 60, 70 lbs 7 1/4″ 4.9 lbs
Hoyt Archery Invicta 40 DCX 316 40 1/2″ 25.5″ – 27″ 27.5″ – 29″ 29.5″ – 31″ 40, 50, 55, 60, 70 lbs 7 5/8″ 4.9 lbs
Hoyt Archery Altus DCX 322 38″ 24.5″ – 26″ 26.5″ – 28″ 28.5″ – 30″ 40, 50, 55, 60, 70 lbs 7.1/8″ 4.6 lbs
Hoyt Archery Altus SVX 328 38 1/4″ 24″ – 25.5″  26″ – 27″  27.5″ – 28.5″ 29″ – 30″ 30.5″ – 31″ 40, 50, 55, 60, 70 lbs 6 7/8″ 4.6 lbs
Brand Model ATA / IBO Speed FPS Axle to Axle Length Draw Length Draw Weight Brace Height Weight
Martin Archery Axxon 36 333 36 1/2″ 25″ – 28″    28″ – 31″ 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 lbs 6 3/4″ U/K
Martin Archery NXT 39 333 39″ 25 1/2″ – 28 1/2″              28 1/2″ – 31 1/2″ 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 lbs 6 9/16″ 3.93 lbs
Martin Archery NXT 40 328 39.5″ 26″ – 29″  29″ -32″ 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 lbs 7″ 3.93 lbs
Martin Archery NXT 8 322 39 3/4″ 27″ – 30″  30″ – 33″ 55, 60, 65, 70 lbs 8″ 3.93 lbs
Mathews TRX 38 G2 329 38 25″ – 31.5″ 50, 60, 70 lbs 7″ 4.87 lbs
Mathews TRX 36 334 36 24″ – 30.5″ 50, 60, 70 lbs 6.5″ 4.66 lbs
Mathews TRX 40 325 40 25.5″ – 32″ 50, 60, 70 lbs 7″ 4.93 lbs
Mathews Conquest 4 310 40 5/8 24″ – 29″  28″ – 32″ 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 7″ 4.4 lbs
Moxie Archery Badger X 318 38 1/4″ 25″ – 31″ 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 7 1/4″ 4.6 lbs
Moxie Archery Origin 325 37 1/2″ 26″ – 32 1.2″ 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 lbs 7 3/8″ 4.3 lbs
Moxie Archery Origin 2 331 37 9/16″ 25.5″ – 32″ 30, 40, 50, 60, 70 lbs 6 3/4″ 3.9 lbs
Prime Archery Nexus 6 331 36″ 24.5″ – 31.5″ 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 lbs 6.5″ 4.55 lbs
Prime Archery Black 9 325 39″ 27.5″ – 33″ 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, 80 lbs 7″ 4.7 lbs
PSE  Archery Citation SE 314 – 306 40″ 28″ – 33 1/2″ 50, 60 lbs 7 3/4″ 5.2 lbs
PSE  Archery Citation EM 330 – 322 40″ 24″ – 30″ 50, 60 lbs 7 1/4″ 5.2 lbs
PSE  Archery Lazer 323 – 315 37″ 24″ – 30 1/2″ 40, 50, 60 lbs 7 1/2″ 4.5 lbs
PSE  Archery Perform – X 332 – 324 40″ 26″ – 32″ 50, 60 lbs 7″ 5.2 lbs
PSE  Archery Perform – X 3D 338 – 330 36″ 25″ – 30 1/2″ 50, 60 lbs 6 1/2″ 5 lbs
PSE  Archery Supra Focus 326 – 318 37″ 26″ – 31 1/2″ 50, 60 lbs 7″ 4.7 lbs
PSE  Archery Supra Focus EM 323 – 31 @ 28 1/2″ 37″ 22 1/2″ – 28 1/2″ 40, 50, 60 lbs 6 5/8″ 4.7 lbs
PSE  Archery Supra Focus XL 327 – 319 40″ 24″ – 30″ 50, 60 lbs 7 1/2″ 5.1 lbs
PSE  Archery Supra Focus XL LD 312 – 304 40″ 28″ – 33 1/2″ 50, 60 lbs 8″ 5.3 lbs
Brand Model ATA / IBO Speed FPS Axle to Axle Length Draw Length Draw Weight Brace Height Weight

 

Additional resources.

For a detailed list of all the new bow models that includes shorter bowhunting compound bows and target bows, visit – Compound Bow Comparison 2021 data table.

For the latest youth and children’s compounds, click on – Youth Compound Bow List 2021

 


Long Axle To Axle Compound Bows for 2010 and 2011 Database

This database below lists the older compound bows over 36” axle to axle for 2010 and 2011 models.

This table can help people who may have brought an old compound and want to know some specifications about it. Such as what the brace height should be or length. This is handy if they get the bow restrung and they want to check with the original specs.

It is interesting to see a lot of the target compounds are around 40” axle to axle, compared to today’s target bows length. The brace heights range from around 7” to 8”, which again today, the brace heights are getting lower and lower.

While the majority of these bows below are target models, there are some bowhunting compounds listed. Such as the PSE Bowmadness XL (Which stands for extra-long and is 36” axle to axle.) Many years ago, a 36″ bow would have been called short, but today the 36″ is consider long by many bowhunters.

 

Archery Brand Compound Bow Model IBO Speed/ ATA     Brace Height Axle to Axle Draw Length     Draw Weight Bow Mass Weight
Hoyt Archery Vantage LTD 271fps 8.1/8″ 45″ 26-34″ 30-70 5.2lbs
Hoyt Vantage Elite Plus – GTX Cam 309fps 8.1/8″ 40.5″ 25.5-32″ 30-70 4.8lbs
Hoyt

 

Vantage Elite
Plus -Cam 1/2 Plus
308fps 8″ 40.25″ 25.5-34″ 30-70

 

4.8lbs
Hoyt Vantage Elite Plus -Spiral
X
315fps 7.75″ 40 3/8″ 24.5-31.5″ 30-70

 

4.8lbs
Hoyt Vantage Pro – GTX Cam 305fps 8″ 41 5/8″ 25.5-32″ 30-70 4.8lbs
Hoyt Vantage Pro – Cam 1/2 Plus 301fps 8″ 41″ 25.5-34″ 30-70 4.8lbs
Hoyt

 

Vantage Pro

Spiral X
308fps 8.75″

 

41″ 25.5-32″ 30-70 4.8lbs

 

Hoyt Alpha Elite 320 fps 7″ 36″ 25.5-31″ 30-70 4.4lbs

 

Hoyt Contender Series – GTX Cam
XT – 2000
313fps 7 1/8″ 38 5/8″ 24.5-31″ 30-70 4.6lbs
Hoyt Contender Series – Cam 1/2
Plus
XT – 2000
308fps 7 1/8″ 38 1/8″ 24-34.5″ 30-70 4.6lbs
Hoyt Contender Series – Spiral
X
XT – 2000
315fps

 

6 5/8″ 38.5″ 24-31.5″ 30-70 4.6lbs
Hoyt Contender Series – GTX Cam
XT – 3000
303fps 7.75″ 41 5/8″

 

26-32.5″

 

30-70 4.8lbs
Hoyt Contender Series – Cam 1/2
Plus
XT – 3000
301fps 7.75″ 41.25″ 25-33.5″ 30-70 4.8lbs
Hoyt Contender Series – Spiral
X
XT – 3000
310fps 7 3/8″ 41.75″ 25.5-33″ 30-70 4.8lbs
PSE Archery MoneyMaker
X LF
310-302fps 8″ 40″ 27-31″ 50/60/70 4.3lbs
PSE

 

MoneyMaker
X NI
304-294fps 8.25″ 39.5″ 27-32″ 50/60/70 4.2lbs
PSE

 

Bow Madness XL 332-324fps 6.5″ 36″ 25-30″ 50/60/70 3.9lbs
Martin
Archery
ShadowCat 320- 325 fps 7.75″ 41.25″ 27-30″ 50/60/70 4.7lbs
Martin Threshold 305fps 6.9″ 36.75″ 25-30″ 40/70 4.2lbs
Bowtech Archery Brigadier 315-307fps 8″ 40 3/16″ 25-30″ 40/50/60
/70
U/K
Bowtech
Archery
Sentinel FLX 330-222fps 7″ 36.75″  24.5-30.5″ 40/50/60
/70
U/K
Mathews Conquest
Triumph
325fps 7″ 39″ 26-32″ 40/50/60
/65/70
4.6lbs
Mathews Drenalin LD 315fps 7″ 37″ 26-31″ 40/50/60
/70
4.15
lbs
Mathews Conquest 4 310fps 7″ 41″ 24-32″ 40/50/60
/70
4.4lbs
Darton
Archery
Pro 4000 GT 308fps 7.75″ 37″ 27-32″ 50/60/70 3.9lbs
Darton
Archery
Pro 5000 T 292fps 8 5/8″ 39 1/8″ 27-31″ 40/50/60
/70
4.1lbs
Alpine
Archery
JS Series Yukon 320fps 7.375″ 36.5″ 26-32″ 60/70 4.3lbs
Alpine
Archery
Ventura 320fps 7.375″ 36.5″ 26-32″ 60/70 4.3lbs
Alpine
Archery
Concorde
Target
315fps 8.125″ 40″ 27-31″ 50/60 4.6lbs
Alpine
Archery
Concorde
Infinity
315fps 8.125″ 40″ 27-31″ 60/70 4.6lbs
Ben Pearson
Archery
Advantage 327-318fps 7 5/8″ 37.5″ 26-31.5″ 40/50/60
/70
4.1lbs
Rytera Archery Alien Z 330fps 6.5″ 36″ 27-30″ 50/60/70 3.9lbs
LimbSaver Archery DZ – 36 315-310fps 7 7/8″
7 3/4″
36″ 25-32.5″ 40/50/60
/70
4.7lbs
Athens Archery Exceed 300 330fps 7″ 37″ 26-31″ 50/60/70 4.4lbs
Elite Archery Pure 330-326fps 7″ 36″ 27.5-31.5″ 50/60/
70/80
4.1lbs
Elite Archery Tour U/K 7 7/8″ 38″ 27-30″ 50/60/70 4.2lbs
Archery Brand Compound Bow Model IBO Speed/
ATA
Brace Height Axle to Axle Draw Length Draw Weight

 

Bow Mass Weight

*U/K – Unknown
Note – Bow specifications may change depending on long axle to axle bows 2011 or 2010 models.

 

Whether you like a longer axle to axle bow length for target archery, have a very long draw length or prefer to shoot a compound with fingers, hopefully you found this list of longer axle compound bows years to come.