Diamond Marquis Review
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Editors' reviewBeing the flagship bow of the 2008 Diamond Archery line the Diamond Marquis is a good match for both tree stand and ground hunters. This bow has a good mix of long-distance accuracy and maneuverability as well as great stability and shootability.
RiserThe Diamond Marquis has a long riser making this bow more stable and accurate but not heavy. A longer riser contributes to a longer axle-to-axle length (34.5"). As a result the bow is more stable and accurate. The Diamond design team put their best efforts into making this bow as lightweight as possible. They managed to reduce the mass weight significantly by using a special lightweight aluminum and including many cutouts in the riser. In addition, the Marquis riser is sleek and narrow which further contributes to its reduced mass weight. Finally, this riser is designed to significantly reduce vertical torque and improve stability at full draw.
When it comes to the engine behind this bow, the Marquis features Diamond's Pinnacle5 single cam eccentric system capable of producing IBO speeds of up to 316-324 fps. Draw lengths are adjustable from 26" to 30" in half inch increments through a modular cam system. Once set up, the draw length can be further adjusted by a quarter inch through the cam adjustment system. Many archers agree the draw cycle is smooth enough and has a good blend of smoothness and aggressiveness. Lastly, let off can be adjusted from 65% to 75%.