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WildWilt15
09-19-2012, 12:58 PM
Yup as some of you already know i had a shadowcat on the way. It came in today all blacked out and looking good. I got it out and through a quicktune rest on it just to shoot it a couple times and it is one heck of a bow! This is my first longer a2a bow and it wont be my last, as far as feel looks quality and draw/hold its perfect it is a target bow in the making and i will be taking my sweet time setting this bow up to make it perfect for next 3d season. ill keep an update on this thread with pictures for the next few months pics to come tonight as of right now im off to shoot my onza at my 3d league. As i star setting it up ill keep updates one ease of tuning and what not.

TEN RING
09-19-2012, 02:25 PM
congrats on the new bow

ElkSlayer
09-19-2012, 02:52 PM
pictures needed:cool:

Ehunter
09-19-2012, 05:47 PM
Glad to hear you like it. I'm betting it will be a tack driver for you.

bfisher
09-19-2012, 08:15 PM
Wilt,

You're finding out or are about to find out what I've said for years. Short bows are OK for hunting, but when you want to step up to tack driving accuracy it's easier done with the longer bows. This is borne out all the time. You don't see many short a2a bows with the serious guys following the money trail in 3D.

WildWilt15
09-19-2012, 11:27 PM
Well no pictures tonight had to much running around after archery for sure tomorrow though. Im getting a good deal on a sure loc with a scope and lens from a guy i shoot with but as of right now i only have my main stabilizer, she really does shoot good instinctively i was grouping within 3 inches of center at 10 yards. I do not know much about the more advanced scope/sight set ups but the one I should be getting comes with a 6 powered lens is that ideal for 3d or is it a little to much? and is a clarifier needed? Im just getting into it for the first time ever so i want as much knowledge as i can so as much as you guys can pass on would be much appreciated.

bfisher
09-20-2012, 05:42 AM
Well no pictures tonight had to much running around after archery for sure tomorrow though. Im getting a good deal on a sure loc with a scope and lens from a guy i shoot with but as of right now i only have my main stabilizer, she really does shoot good instinctively i was grouping within 3 inches of center at 10 yards. I do not know much about the more advanced scope/sight set ups but the one I should be getting comes with a 6 powered lens is that ideal for 3d or is it a little to much? and is a clarifier needed? Im just getting into it for the first time ever so i want as much knowledge as i can so as much as you guys can pass on would be much appreciated.

How much for the sight and scope? A few years back I had a SureLoc Supreme with a 4X Bullseye scope. Real nice outfit. For 3D most guys use a 4X but you might get used to the 6X and like it. You might need a clarifier lens, either a #1 or #2. You'll have to try it and find out. Then again, maybe try a peep with a smaller aperture. That sometimes works OK---one of the joys of using a Specialty peep. And if the peep is so small it doesn't encircle the scope don't fret about it. It's nice but not really necessary. No sense in spending extra money for a clarifier if you don't have to. The sght itself is "Supreme". You'll find out. Being able to micro adjust .002 per click is a lot nicer than having to use Allen wrenches all the time. Normal retail on that outfit is usually around $450 or so. Good luck with it.

WildWilt15
09-20-2012, 05:46 AM
How much for the sight and scope? A few years back I had a SureLoc Supreme with a 4X Bullseye scope. Real nice outfit. For 3D most guys use a 4X but you might get used to the 6X and like it. You might need a clarifier lens, either a #1 or #2. You'll have to try it and find out. Then again, maybe try a peep with a smaller aperture. That sometimes works OK---one of the joys of using a Specialty peep. And if the peep is so small it doesn't encircle the scope don't fret about it. It's nice but not really necessary. No sense in spending extra money for a clarifier if you don't have to. The sght itself is "Supreme". You'll find out. Being able to micro adjust .002 per click is a lot nicer than having to use Allen wrenches all the time. Normal retail on that outfit is usually around $450 or so. Good luck with it.

Well he said i can have the sight, scope, lenses, the one clarifier he has, and the case for 300. Ive looked the sight up and cant really find it he said its a sure loc 3d.

WildWilt15
09-20-2012, 10:10 AM
Here is some pics i through that quicktune rest on there just to get a few shots off.7140714171427143

WildWilt15
09-20-2012, 10:12 AM
Oh and by far my favorite thing about this bow is the grip i love it.

Double S
09-20-2012, 09:24 PM
That's a good looking rig. I wish you the best with here. I thought Bowhunting rigs can get expensive...My target bow beats my hunting rig that's for sure money wise. I've only been into Target archery roughly 5-6 months. It's a different world for sure. That one spot can get intimidating some times..., it's easy to get frustrated..get target panic. I have about 500 bucks just in my sight, scope, large peep with 5 apertures, 4x lens. There's a guy over on AT that has great lenses for half the price of the big outfits. PM for his info. I like the 4x but i want to see what a 6x will do. I don't use any clarifiers right now. Have fun!.


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http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll52/Northwest75/Reviews/ZeisslensinMartinScepter2.jpg

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WildWilt15
09-21-2012, 05:39 AM
Im jealous of your bow lol that's a sweet looking rig and if the deal falls through with this guy i will for sure be getting that info from you as of right now he has everything i need. Whats a good blade rest? I know they all pretty much do the same thing just every one has some small change and probably any will work.

Double S
09-21-2012, 08:40 AM
Im jealous of your bow lol that's a sweet looking rig and if the deal falls through with this guy i will for sure be getting that info from you as of right now he has everything i need. Whats a good blade rest? I know they all pretty much do the same thing just every one has some small change and probably any will work.

Thank you. it's a great setup But I wish the guy behind it could shoot it better. LOL

I got lucky and got my rest from Barry. It's a TropyTaker Spring rest. I did switch the blade to a wide blade.

http://www.trophytaker.com/spring_steel_1.aspx

Don
09-26-2012, 02:48 PM
You guys do know they shoot better without all that junk on them, right? ;)
Don.

archerdad
09-26-2012, 06:16 PM
yep you will love it! had one and it shot great

WildWilt15
09-26-2012, 09:35 PM
Ya the build is a slower process then i thought, but i have to get stuff together for my hunting trip to the upper peninsula of Michigan next week as i am leaving Sunday. but as soon as i get back ill be kicking it into high gear and getting it ready it should be fully setup before the holidays tuned and all. When i am accessorizing my bows i like to make sure i know what i want before i buy it because everything looks so darn good when i am shopping lol.

bfisher
10-03-2012, 05:25 AM
That's really is a good looking rig. I tried out a Scepter this spring and just couldn't get the draw length short enough for me---RATS. That bow just held, drew and aimed so nice. If only Martin would make a slightly smaller cam, similar to the Nitrous cams (A, B, and C) like they had a few years ago. That Crimson Red grows on you, doesn't it?