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Brem
01-05-2010, 05:37 PM
Anyone know what 2H is on a firecat? is this a 60# max limb?

Rockyhud
01-06-2010, 05:42 PM
Brem,

Check out this thread. It has some info that should help you determine the limbs you have or may want.

bfisher
01-06-2010, 07:02 PM
Just doing some math and working it out from my 2008 FireCat----I have
1M limbs that give the bow a 50# rating. 2009 added the CCS which would raise that by 5# to 55#. So I'd say 2M would add another 5# to 60#. Going from an "M" limb to an "H" limb would add about 2# more so 62# would be right. In other words, 2H is right in the ballpark of 60#.

drm11900
01-06-2010, 07:36 PM
OK I went to the link and it makes sense....until I looked on my 2006 P3 with elite limbs and they say 10H. Can some one explain that?

Rockyhud
01-06-2010, 08:47 PM
Since you mentioned Elite I'd have to say your likely comparing apples and oranges. Two different companies that likely have different codes for their limb deflection rates.

copterdoc
01-06-2010, 09:00 PM
Elite limbs are Martin's 17" recurved limbs. They have nothing to do with the Elite Archery brand name.

copterdoc
01-06-2010, 09:07 PM
OK I went to the link and it makes sense....until I looked on my 2006 P3 with elite limbs and they say 10H. Can some one explain that?
Increasing limb length, always requires a higher deflection number limb, to get the same draw weight.

I don't know what method is used by Martin, to measure and set the deflection number, but it doesn't remain linear as limb length is changed on the same riser.

RogerSr
01-07-2010, 10:25 AM
I have a Martin P3 with 6L limbs that max at #60 with Nitrous A cam's,
so your 10H limbs weight is about #20+ more then mine, if yours has A cams.

drm11900
01-07-2010, 10:43 AM
Roger,

I just look at the pics of your bow from an earlier post. Nice bow and what a deal! Anyway here's a link with some pics of the pne I picked up. You think this thing will pull #80? It's set now at #65. I've recently worked out all the kinks and it's shootin' fine.

Here's a link with some pics of my bow.