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bowhunter2783
11-27-2010, 08:25 PM
I just want to say that I am a proud new member to the Martin Family. I was previously a die hard Mathews fan. Last season my Mathews Switchback XT was stolen. I went back to an old Myers Keller Legend Magnum but unfortunately, I had outgrown it. So, I was looking for a new bow, did some research, and came across a late season 2010 Martin Saber with 2011 features. I have been shooting it now for a few weeks, and absolutely love it! I have a quarter of the cost wrapped up in this bow compared to the cost of the Mathews. And I honestly feel the quality and accuracy are just as good, if not better. I just want to say "My hat's off to Martin", for such a great bow at such a reasonable price! And I also want to thank everyone who posts on the Martin forum, your information has been so helpful. Its hard to find people in this sport that are still willing to help fellow hunter out! And for that, I thank you all! Best of luck out there! Hunt Hard.

alex
11-28-2010, 01:19 AM
Welcome to the forum and good luck with your new bow!

Hutch~n~Son Archery
11-28-2010, 02:57 AM
Welcome and we will be looking forward to many years to come! Once a Martin owner always a Martin owner!:D:D:D;)
HUTCH

bfisher
11-29-2010, 06:11 AM
Welcome to the site Jason. It is Jason is it not? I see you live right down the road from me. I'm up here just a few miles east of Harrisburg.

Wish you luck with the Saber. Not the highest end bow, but as you found it doesn't carry the price tag either, which just proves you don't have to spend $900 to get something that gets the job done at a fraction of the cost.

Hope you become an active member on here. We have a pretty good group of knowledgable people on here that are willing to give of their time to help others, and with very little back biting, I might add.

Barry

RobD
11-29-2010, 08:58 AM
Welcome to the Martin Family. You made a great choice in Brands. Hope to see alot more of you. ROB :D

SonnyThomas
11-29-2010, 05:27 PM
Welcome aboard. Like others said, I can't see where one can go wrong owning a Martin. Lots of shootability and in some cases for half to two thirds the cost.

bowhunter2783
11-29-2010, 09:22 PM
I know the saber is a lower end bow, but after shooting it you wouldn't know it. It still came with the Accu trak cam and the new green string. I spent well over $1000. on the last bow (the mathews) and another $300 redoing it 2 years later, and i only have spent around $300 for this whole set up (New martin). I had the extra fuse whisker biscuit and fuse rest I took off the mathews when i re did it. So I do need to come up with new rest and quiver, becuase I had them on that old legend I'm giving to my girlfriend. Yeah she is really getting into archery, I'm not sure what I did to get such an amazing women and now she is getting into hunting with me, I'm feeling pretty lucky! I look forward to being part of the Martin Family, Thank you all,

Jason Netzer

elkslayer4x5
11-30-2010, 07:22 AM
So I do need to come up with new rest and quiver, becuase I had them on that old legend I'm giving to my girlfriend. Yeah she is really getting into archery, I'm not sure what I did to get such an amazing women and now she is getting into hunting with me, I'm feeling pretty lucky!

I'd offer a word of caution here, make sure that she can draw the old MK legend easily. Too much draw weight will make it difficult for her to enjoy the sport. I'm not familar with the bow we're talking about, and so don't know it's draw weight range. Start her out with low poundage, she'll shoot more, learn faster and enjoy it all even more. Time enough to let her build up to hunting weights. If she's really interested, it may be time for her own bow. Too late on this one, but they come up often. :D

http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=1362700&highlight=martin

alex
11-30-2010, 07:47 AM
http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=1362700&highlight=martin

I've always wondered about the pink camo - is it really popular among the female archers in the States or they are just too kind to tell that they don't like it. :D

Spiker
11-30-2010, 01:26 PM
My wife would put an arrow thru me if I ever bought her anything pink.
Guess I'm lucky...

alex
11-30-2010, 01:43 PM
Scott, the only female archer i know is my sister and she has your wifes attitude for the pink (in general, not only for the archery gear).

bfisher
11-30-2010, 01:50 PM
I've always wondered about the pink camo - is it really popular among the female archers in the States or they are just too kind to tell that they don't like it. :D

It's usually newer or younger female shooters that opt for pink. I don't see too many around but there are a couple. A pink bow would certinly look nice with pink and purple strings. As yet I haven't seen a pink quiver. I will admit that at least a woman can find it when they lay it down on a 3D course. That gives me an idea.........pink glasses frames. I'm always losing mine.

alex
11-30-2010, 02:25 PM
That gives me an idea.........pink glasses frames. I'm always losing mine.

Oh, Barry you can offer this idea to Elton John ;) The pink and purple strings is a kind of obsession for you - i remember you've written about it back in 2008. Why don't you order them at last? :D

Hutch~n~Son Archery
11-30-2010, 02:28 PM
Both my girls would love to have PINK camo bows. PINK wrist slings. PINK quivers. PINK vanes. PINK releases. PINK purple strings. But the wallet is looking pretty pale not PINK !!!!!!!!!!:rolleyes:

polaris754
11-30-2010, 03:40 PM
all said and done welcome aboard , i also have a saber and i shoot beer caos at 20 yds pretty regular great bow for the buck !:D

Spiker
11-30-2010, 05:26 PM
all said and done welcome aboard , i also have a saber and i shoot beer caos at 20 yds pretty regular great bow for the buck !:D

What ???
Me thinks you be on the wrong thread...

elkslayer4x5
11-30-2010, 07:49 PM
As yet I haven't seen a pink quiver.

Well then Barry, let me be the first to show you one. :D I made this bow case and the quiver for my daughter-in-law, one of the newer female archers who wanted a pink case and quiver to match. Case holds an " In velvet" Diamond Edge. Hutch, maybe we could work something out, I could use a couple of string sets.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v728/deast-lr/103_4593.jpg

alex
12-01-2010, 05:20 AM
Both my girls would love to have PINK camo bows. PINK wrist slings. PINK quivers. PINK vanes. PINK releases. PINK purple strings. But the wallet is looking pretty pale not PINK !!!!!!!!!!:rolleyes:

That's a problem, Hutch. :D

alex
12-01-2010, 05:23 AM
Excellent job, Elkslayer4x5! Very professionally made. :)

bfisher
12-01-2010, 10:31 AM
I'm not into pink, but that's a pretty cool looking outfit there.

Hutch~n~Son Archery
12-03-2010, 04:24 PM
Hutch, maybe we could work something out, I could use a couple of string sets.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v728/deast-lr/103_4593.jpg

I'd love to take you up on that offer elkslayer4x5 but I can't right now. I'am going to be remodeling the our shop, and all our equipment is going to be unusable. The problem is, it is a shop in a 32'x 70' basement, and everybody else wants to fill it with everything and anything. But once I'am set up I will let you know. And yes you made my daughters eyes bug out of their heads after they saw that case. :D