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deerchser
02-28-2012, 05:07 PM
Some may remember the issues I had with 2 Firecats some time back. Martin did take care of me, but in my mind I could no longer trust Martin. So, like a moron, I bought a Reezen. I had some issues getting it set up but when I did it shot great, until last week. After putting on a new sight, and bow sling I drew the bow to make sure every thing was good to go. I slowly let down the string derailed off the cam. I probably dont need to tell you what happened next. Basically it Blew up. The top and bottom of the riser is bent to toward the bow arm side as well as twisted. the cam is trashed and the lower limb is broken, sight arm broke and the string hit my wrist so hard it felt like a hammer. I bought the bow used so Mathews wont do anything about it, go figure.

I did some reading online and looked at the reviews for a few different bows. Wscywabbit and i went to a shop and I shot a couple bows. I shot a Hoyt Rampage XT, Martin Bengal and Martin Cougar FC both with the Fury cams. After shooting all three and talking over a few things with Wabbit, I setteled on the Cougar FC. We got it back to the house and Wabbit gave me a hand getting it set up. I am waiting on the sight arm to finish her up. Thanks for the hand Wabbit.

Yep, I am back to M4L and I am happy about it. I just want to thank Martin for taking care of the customers so well. That is the number one reason I came back to thier products.

Double S
02-28-2012, 05:28 PM
Welcome to the forum deerchser. I'm sorry to hear about your Mathews derailing. I'm glad you didn't get hurt really bad. Welcome back to the Martin family!.

wscywabbit
02-28-2012, 05:28 PM
No worries. I knew it was only a matter of time ;) Now remember to post some bow-porn!

deerchser
02-28-2012, 05:40 PM
Welcome to the forum deerchser. I'm sorry to hear about your Mathews derailing. I'm glad you didn't get hurt really bad. Welcome back to the Martin family!.
Thanks. I am pretty happy I didnt get hurt to bad myself. The skin that is gone will grow back at some point.


No worries. I knew it was only a matter of time ;) Now remember to post some bow-porn!

Bow porn is mandatory isn't it? And I will post some when I get the sight arm at the end of the week.

gravedigger
02-28-2012, 06:14 PM
welcome back.sucks about the bow but martin is allways standing behind you and makeing right on what went wrong.now i would like to see this up over on AT.oh bow would this get some.lol

deerchser
02-28-2012, 06:53 PM
No worries. I knew it was only a matter of time ;) Now remember to post some bow-porn!

Of cousre there will be bow porn, It is mandatory isnt it?

As soon as I get tehe sight on I will get some posted.


welcome back.sucks about the bow but martin is allways standing behind you and makeing right on what went wrong.now i would like to see this up over on AT.oh bow would this get some.lol
DONE. I am always up for a good laugh. Wonder how this is going to end.

http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=1707347&p=1063493470#post1063493470

deerchser
02-28-2012, 07:15 PM
No worries. I knew it was only a matter of time ;) Now remember to post some bow-porn!

Of cousre there will be bow porn, It is mandatory isnt it?

As soon as I get tehe sight on I will get some posted.


welcome back.sucks about the bow but martin is allways standing behind you and makeing right on what went wrong.now i would like to see this up over on AT.oh bow would this get some.lol
DONE. I am always up for a good laugh. Wonder how this is going to end.\

Look for this:

From mathews back to martin....4 good!!!!!

deerchser
02-28-2012, 07:16 PM
welcome back.sucks about the bow but martin is allways standing behind you and makeing right on what went wrong.now i would like to see this up over on AT.oh bow would this get some.lol

Done, it in the general section.




10 miutes later its pretty funny.

wscywabbit
02-28-2012, 07:54 PM
Good thing you have a thick skin because they are tearing you up over on AT. ;)

Hutch~n~Son Archery
02-28-2012, 11:58 PM
Welcome deerchser, glad everything turned out for you and you weren't hurt badly. Can't wait to see that bow.





Hutch:cool:

NuttyNative
02-29-2012, 04:08 AM
Good thing you have a thick skin because they are tearing you up over on AT. ;)

Man, the fan boys are circlin the wagon. I fail to see what difference it makes if you bought it new or not, or what brand it is for that matter. Fact is it derailed & blew up.

bfisher
02-29-2012, 05:49 AM
Let this be a lesson for you. Never ever ty to let a bow down slowly. You're probably aware of it now, but when we try to let down too slowly we end up torquing the bow and that's what causes derailments 99% of the time. That and more draw weight than we can control. Just something to think about.

elkslayer4x5
02-29-2012, 06:33 AM
Man, the fan boys are circlin the wagon. I fail to see what difference it makes if you bought it new or not, or what brand it is for that matter. Fact is it derailed & blew up.

Oh yeah, they are!! A couple of standout posts really made fanboy sense! In a thread about a derailed Reezen, srsbznz says "Just out of everyone I've known with a Reezen albeit 6.5 or 7.0 haven't heard one derailing." Any one care to guess what his avatar is? And the other jewel, for his 31st post Hoss606 says "You seem to have bad luck with bows, whether mathews or martin" and his signature says Mathews Z7 Xtreme 70# 27.5" :D

gravedigger
02-29-2012, 06:58 AM
Done, it in the general section.




10 miutes later its pretty funny.

i just read evey post over on AT,not as bad as i thought it would have been....well as of now that is.for sure i will be watching it with eyes wide open.

Arrow Splitter
02-29-2012, 07:37 AM
Welcome to the Tech forum deerchser.

I really got a lot of laughs out of your thread on AT.:D Of course, I'm not at all surprised by some of the responses.:rolleyes:

A.S

NuttyNative
02-29-2012, 08:05 AM
Oh yeah, they are!! A couple of standout posts really made fanboy sense! In a thread about a derailed Reezen, srsbznz says "Just out of everyone I've known with a Reezen albeit 6.5 or 7.0 haven't heard one derailing." Any one care to guess what his avatar is? And the other jewel, for his 31st post Hoss606 says "You seem to have bad luck with bows, whether mathews or martin" and his signature says Mathews Z7 Xtreme 70# 27.5" :D

I think it makes no difference to the fan boys, just an excuse / REEZEN for them to pounce. If it had been a Bowtech that blew you wouldn't be able to keep up with them. That's why I like it here, it's more about shooting period. Martin is prefered but not required, bow problems are bow problems and these guys try to point ya in the right direction.

wscywabbit
02-29-2012, 08:35 AM
I think it makes no difference to the fan boys, just an excuse / REEZEN for them to pounce. If it had been a Bowtech that blew you wouldn't be able to keep up with them. That's why I like it here, it's more about shooting period. Martin is prefered but not required, bow problems are bow problems and these guys try to point ya in the right direction.

AMEN!

I get way more help and insight from those of us here than those at AT...

Besides, before I bought my Onza, I tried to jump ship; shot Hoyt, Mathews, Bear, G5, Alpine, Diamond... just could not find a bow that shot/felt any better than my cat for the $$. Put that alongside world class people and customer service, you gotta go Martin ;)

gravedigger
02-29-2012, 05:30 PM
man that thread is picking up some heat now.i just had to toss my .01 in to the mix.

wscywabbit
02-29-2012, 05:43 PM
I think its funny, all the Mathews fans are frothing at the mouth!

deerchser
02-29-2012, 06:44 PM
It is getting pretty funny over there. it was a good idea to post it. if for no other reason than a good laugh.

Oh, and by "slowly" I ment I went to let the string drop but pull the weight of my arm with it.

Here is a few pics for you to enjoy

WARNING: BOW PORN.....for those that dont like sexy curves, turn your heads

My new baby, No the sight is still not on it:


http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm248/deerchser/stuff092.jpg
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm248/deerchser/stuff093.jpg
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm248/deerchser/stuff096.jpg
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm248/deerchser/stuff097.jpg

deerchser
02-29-2012, 06:57 PM
Wrist, this has had a couple days to heal:
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm248/deerchser/stuff089.jpg

Reezen Cam:
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm248/deerchser/stuff090.jpg
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm248/deerchser/stuff091.jpg

gravedigger
02-29-2012, 08:06 PM
hot dang that took a nice chunk out of your wrist.i have a good idea what that felt like,not the motion and action but the pain.going to have a nice scar

Arrow Splitter
03-01-2012, 05:32 AM
That must have hurt.:eek:

I have to say, your thread on AT just keeps getting funnier! I haven't laughed so much on any one thread in a long time.LOL
It's too bad that everyone over there can't wrap their brain around the fact that no bow manufacturer is perfect. Everyone makes a mistake at one time or another. I like the looks of some of the other M brand's bows, but Martin is cheaper and shoots just as well.:cool:

A.S

deerchser
03-01-2012, 08:24 AM
That must have hurt.:eek:

I have to say, your thread on AT just keeps getting funnier! I haven't laughed so much on any one thread in a long time.LOL
It's too bad that everyone over there can't wrap their brain around the fact that no bow manufacturer is perfect. Everyone makes a mistake at one time or another. I like the looks of some of the other M brand's bows, but Martin is cheaper and shoots just as well.:cool:

A.S
Yeah, it felt great:D.

It is getting funnier. I still cant get over how they have turned it into a bashing thread of the products even though I have not said a bad thing about the product it self. SOme just cant see past a companys ego.

bfisher
03-01-2012, 11:54 AM
SOme just cant see past a companys ego.

Or their own egos.

Arrow Splitter
03-01-2012, 12:21 PM
Or their own egos.Exactly.:cool:

A.S

gravedigger
03-01-2012, 12:36 PM
i like eggo's
http://images.imagelinky.com/1330642401.jpg (http://images.imagelinky.com/1330642401.jpg) its whats for dinner:p

deerchser
03-01-2012, 01:03 PM
never said I could spell.

Arrow Splitter
03-01-2012, 01:05 PM
GD, I'm beginning to think that you have too much time on your hands...you should get a real job, because your business must be dead.LOL:p:D

A.S

gravedigger
03-01-2012, 01:06 PM
never said I could spell.

read my sig.lol

Arrow Splitter
03-01-2012, 01:08 PM
never said I could spell. You spelled it correctly. Ego (long E) Eggo (short e, "eh").
There's your spelling lesson for the day. LOL

A.S

gravedigger
03-01-2012, 01:08 PM
GD, I'm beginning to think that you have too much time on your hands...you should get a real job, because your business must be dead.LOL:p:D

A.S

never did i think i would hear a new cemetery pun but man you just did it.good one for sure.
im not at work today,snow on the ground meens office closed and i get to get beat up by my kids for the day.love snow days....ha i still get snow days.lol

deerchser
03-01-2012, 02:02 PM
GD, I'm beginning to think that you have too much time on your hands...you should get a real job, because your business must be dead.LOL:p:D

A.S

I have a real job, its my day off..........


read my sig.lol

Good I aint the only one.



Got the Cougar paper tuned today. Man I like shooting that bow.

deerchser
03-01-2012, 02:05 PM
never did i think i would hear a new cemetery pun but man you just did it.good one for sure.
im not at work today,snow on the ground meens office closed and i get to get beat up by my kids for the day.love snow days....ha i still get snow days.lol

Snow normally means that Wabbit and I have to work more. it a good think. I like OT.

gravedigger
03-01-2012, 02:10 PM
I have a real job, its my day off..........



Good I aint the only one.



Got the Cougar paper tuned today. Man I like shooting that bow.

arrow splitter was taking to me on the job thing.i have way too much time on my hands at the cemetery.,lol

you shall never take my throne of king of bad spelling and wort grammer.:p:p

Arrow Splitter
03-01-2012, 02:13 PM
arrow splitter was taking to me on the job thing.i have way too much time on my hands at the cemetery.,lol

you shall never take my throne of king of bad spelling and wort grammer.:p:pYou definitely are King. LOL Just kidding GD.:)

A.S

gravedigger
03-01-2012, 02:18 PM
You definitely are King. LOL Just kidding GD.:)

A.S

i am king and shall allway be from now till the end of internet.lol

wscywabbit
03-01-2012, 05:31 PM
I have a real job, its my day off..........
like we actually work lol


Got the Cougar paper tuned today. Man I like shooting that bow.
If you're like me, you just like shooting ;)


The thread on AT seems to be winding down a little bit lol