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nuker
04-19-2012, 08:21 PM
63366337633863396340Friend from work asked me to see if I can get his old Martin bow up and running again. If I knew what it was, I could probably get the specs. As it sits, with the old string: A-A 46-3/4", Brace height 9.5", string 38-3/4", Wood limbs, metal riser. Limb markings: CLX 99367-LT. Cams are 1-3/4" diameter. On bottom limb is "Licensed under Allen" above the patent #. Any help would be appreciated. See next post for further pics.

nuker
04-19-2012, 08:30 PM
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Speedykills
04-20-2012, 10:56 PM
That is a rare martin High sierra compound bow from 1979........very few were made......................man i have no idea,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,:p

nuker
04-21-2012, 08:32 PM
Thank You.

elkslayer4x5
04-22-2012, 10:01 AM
Here's another shot in the dark, but think the last bow I saw that looked like this one was a Speed Flight Gazelle, that ring any bells for anyone? :confused:

joelc
04-23-2012, 02:57 PM
That is a rare martin High sierra compound bow from 1979........very few were made......................man i have no idea,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,:p

No one here has ever heard of anything called a 'High Sierra'...that is a Cougar II

Thermodude
04-23-2012, 07:57 PM
No one here has ever heard of anything called a 'High Sierra'...that is a Cougar II

Thats ah sweet bow!! Back in the day it was the bow to have. When I was just getting into archery all the guys I shot with shot Couger II's and Worthogs. I couldnt afford one so I got the hand me downs........................Couger II's shot great!! To me when I think of Martin thats the one that comes to mind.

Speedykills
04-23-2012, 09:34 PM
No one here has ever heard of anything called a 'High Sierra'...that is a Cougar II

Ya about that,it was a joke,,,,,,,,,,I was making funny.............I can see the martin factory come to a halt,high sierra what.........................:D

joelc
04-24-2012, 09:56 AM
Ya about that,it was a joke,,,,,,,,,,I was making funny.............I can see the martin factory come to a halt,high sierra what.........................:D

It's not really too far fetched...back in the 80's and 90's there were tons of models with UN-Martin like names that were custom label projects for individual dealers.

dzsmith
04-24-2012, 06:23 PM
that looks like it would make a killer bow fishing bow

nuker
04-25-2012, 08:41 PM
Joel - Thanks for your help. I am building a string for it. The only dacron I had on hand was black, so I ordered some white. Almost picked up orange, but decided not to. Just waiting for the Cortland braid in white to put it together. I have wanted to try the Cortland stuff for a while, and this gave me an excuse to buy it. If you have any idea of the spec string length, that would be helpful, but I can do some trial and error to figure it out if not. Thanks again.