History Lesson: The Bear Tamerlane

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Re: History Lesson: The Bear Tamerlane

#21 Post by Captainkirk »

Part V- The Tamerlane Victor HC-300

1972 HC-300 "Victor"


1972 was the end of the line for the Tamerlane HC-300 run of bows. This final version was dubbed the Victor and had a riser crafted of Futurewood and shedua, with the same cream white limbs and black tips. This model was the only one with a proud medallion rather than flush mounted coin, either in brass or nickel silver and was only available in one AMO length; 66". Unlike all previous Tamerlanes, the standard draw weights were 25-35#. The silk screen labels now appeared on the belly side of the limbs.
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I hope you enjoyed this little mini-series. I'm hoping to more of them on some of the more mainstream Bear hunting bows. Thanks for tuning in.
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Re: History Lesson: The Bear Tamerlane

#23 Post by Crazynate »

This was all great information. Thanks for putting it all together
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#24 Post by Shadowhntr »

Very informative. Now I half way know what I'm looking at. Not that I can remember it all...vut I can at least refer back to this thread when need be. Thanks Kirk.
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Shadowhntr wrote:Very informative. Now I half way know what I'm looking at. Not that I can remember it all...vut I can at least refer back to this thread when need be. Thanks Kirk.
That was the general idea. I can't remember half of it myownself...
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Re: History Lesson: The Bear Tamerlane

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Hi, I came across this discussion while trying to find more information and a value for a Tamerlane-300 now I have. It’s in excellent condition and very old, but no one seems to know its worth. Can anyone here help me? Thanks! Brenda
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BEA wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:23 pm Hi, I came across this discussion while trying to find more information and a value for a Tamerlane-300 now I have. It’s in excellent condition and very old, but no one seems to know its worth. Can anyone here help me? Thanks! Brenda
Depends on who you ask, I suppose. On average, the HC-300s are going for at least $300.00 as a minimum. I've seen some go much higher; well over $1000.00. A lot depends on condition, whether it comes with factory Bear case and the premium bow sight, etc. The HC-300 was considered the 'cream of the crop' as far as the Tamerlane line goes. If you were to sell it I would suggest $300 as an auction starting point. Hope this helps, and welcome to the forum!
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