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slowpoke274
09-18-2011, 04:17 AM
just purchased a used firecat and am in the process of upgrading the rest it currently has an overdraw on it which i will remove for the new rest but not sure what type of rest i want to install definitely has to be a fall away as the accuarcy is unparrelled what brands do other martin shooters prefer? any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

archerx7
09-18-2011, 04:35 AM
Limb Driver by VaporTrail, one of the easiest drop aways to setup and tune. Been using them for several years now without any problems.

Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-18-2011, 05:09 AM
Welcome to the forum, Glad to have you aboard.



Hutch:cool:

slowpoke274
09-18-2011, 09:09 AM
thanks for the suggestions im going with the NAP apache i think that it will serve the purpose very well and thanks for the welcome Hutch cant wait to get her all set up as ive been out of shooting for about 4 years now

Ehunter
09-19-2011, 01:49 AM
I use the Trophy Taker Extreme drop aways on 3 of my hunting bows, and a NAP Apache on the other. Can't say a bad thing about either of them. The NAP does seem to be a bit noisier, but nothing significant enough to worry about even for hunting. Welcome to the forum!

Destroyer
09-19-2011, 01:43 PM
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Speedykills
09-19-2011, 02:00 PM
I used to be a martin shooter and i use a code red rest,really like it.

Bowhunter_IL_BT
09-19-2011, 02:33 PM
QAD ULTRA REST there is no comparison especially for hunting.

slowpoke274
09-20-2011, 02:04 AM
thanks again for the suggestions and the warm welcome do any of you know much about the firecat pro-x series 4000 all i know is that is was manufactured in the 90s would love some more info on it as its an interesting bow mine is a black cherry riser with black limbs pretty cool looking the guy i bought it from couldnt remember what year he ordered it from martin its 65 to 80 lbs draw weight right now its at 30in draw length which i have to get shortened about a 1/2 inch whan i have a new string put on this week everything ive found online says that they are very accurate so any info on this bow would be greatly appreciated thanks everyone

Destroyer
09-20-2011, 04:21 PM
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slowpoke274
09-20-2011, 05:20 PM
ill try to post some im not very computer literate so itll be trial and error

elkslayer4x5
09-21-2011, 05:04 AM
ill try to post some im not very computer literate so itll be trial and error

Check out the stickys at the top of the posts, there's one for posting pics, so easy even I can do it.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v728/deast-lr/Huntingpins.jpg

dragonsfire311
09-23-2011, 12:46 PM
Ultra Rest by QAD is a good rest, I hear apache is also good.

slowpoke274
09-25-2011, 11:08 AM
sorry i havent gotten pixs up yet i will soon took her out to the range today got her tuned and i have to say shes a tack driver 2 inch groups at thirty just a shade under 3 at forty yards she is a bit on the loud side but with that kind of accuracy i think i can live with it im a martin convert for sure especially if the new bows are as accurate as this old girl is
also every one said she was a sharp looking bow

Irish Sitka
09-26-2011, 09:10 AM
I have a Code Red on a Martin Cheetah and it works 100%

peace
09-26-2011, 10:00 PM
I like the Trophy Takers with the Martin lock mounts....

Noticed elkslayer4x5's quote from Jeremiah Johnson. "Skin that one and I'll get ya another." One of my all time favorite movies....


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Smarten Up and Martin Up

elkslayer4x5
09-27-2011, 04:53 AM
Yep! Mine too.
"Can ya skin griz, pilgram?" :D