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CarlosII
12-05-2010, 03:27 AM
I need to adjust the modules on the 2010 Shadowcat. I cannot find any reference marks on the modules that would indicate the draw length. My bowtechs have numbers that correspond to the draw length setting but I can find no such marks on the Martin.

Help please!

Montalaar
12-05-2010, 03:44 AM
You modules should have numbers ranging from 1 to 7. 1 is the shortest possible setting, 7 the longest.

Montalaar
12-05-2010, 05:06 AM
Oh, you found my answer not helpful.. Well.. me neither....

Look at this. Here you can see where #1 and #7 are.

http://www.martinarchery.com/manuals/Cat_Hybrix_Mod%20Module_settings.pdf

CarlosII
12-05-2010, 04:23 PM
Sorry I didn't respond immediately but I was out of town.

I can't find any numbers on the modules. Is it possible that the previous owner could have switched the top module with the bottom module some way?

Confusing.

SonnyThomas
12-05-2010, 05:17 PM
Sorry I didn't respond immediately but I was out of town.
I can't find any numbers on the modules. Is it possible that the previous owner could have switched the top module with the bottom module some way?
Confusing.

Carlosii, I don't see how. My mods have a ridge on the side showing and flat for the side against the cam. If in doubt pull the 2 screws and check.
I suspose the previous owner could have scrubbed the numbers off, but dang... My mods are numbered in bright white.

CarlosII
12-06-2010, 03:35 AM
Sonny,
I thought they should have some highlight of some kind but not on this one. I took it up to Girts and the tech there, who also shoots a Shadowcat was dumbfounded to not to be able to find any marks on it.

I think I'll give a call to Martin and see what they can tell me. I would think any draw mods from any manufacturer should have such marks. Can't imagine he made his own mods...but cha never know, right?

dang its cold out there this morning...to heck with muzzleloader season...i'm stayin' inside.

SonnyThomas
12-06-2010, 06:00 AM
Yes, cold here to. I thought about going out bow hunting. 14 degrees had me roll over and go back to sleep. Might go out this afternoon. Suppose to get up to a blazing 25 degrees. :rolleyes:

Spiker
12-06-2010, 06:43 AM
Take a white Sharpie and mark your modules...
This is the bottom cam set on #4.
http://www.martinarchery.com/mtechforum/picture.php?albumid=30&pictureid=255

NeilM
12-06-2010, 07:54 AM
I think you can pretty much work it out from Spikers photo. 1 is the shortest draw and 7 the longest (that's me). Just make sure you have both modules set to the same hole.

Very strange that yours have no marking though.

Spiker
12-06-2010, 08:37 AM
I think on the '10 Shadowcat it's:
1= 27"
2= 27.5"
3= 28"
4= 28.5"
5= 29"
6= 29.5"
7= 30"

NeilM
12-06-2010, 08:42 AM
Possibly a half inch longer on each number.

I'm drawing 30.5" on No.7

I have a 2010 model, originally fitted with Hybrix modules (until the last owner bent one!)

Spiker
12-06-2010, 10:09 AM
There ya have it.
Should be an easy task now.
Once you find the setting that works best for you, I would put a drop of blue loctite, anti-seize or fletch glue on the screws to keep them from working loose.

CarlosII
12-07-2010, 11:50 AM
I have gone over these modules and cannot find a single mark on them. I appreciate the info and will set it for my draw. Appreciate the numbers. Think I got a lemon???

Hawk Eye
12-14-2010, 08:10 AM
The first bows that came out did not have any numbers on the cams. The ones that came out later had the numbers.

CarlosII
12-14-2010, 05:48 PM
The first bows that came out did not have any numbers on the cams. The ones that came out later had the numbers.
Thanks for clearing that up for me. So, its an early model of the Shadowcat.

Sure hope the limbs hold up, since its a used model.

Still doing basic setup and I think I'm really gonna like this bow.

NeilM
12-15-2010, 11:03 PM
If you've got CAT 1.5 cams, I think you'll be OK.

I have just finished setting mine up, also bought off AT. I shoot fingers at 3D and Filed, the SD is working out to be a really good bow and a lot easier on my ageing muscles than my Bowtech Constitution.

Keep us posted.

Montalaar
12-15-2010, 11:15 PM
If you've got CAT 1.5 cams, I think you'll be OK.

I have just finished setting mine up, also bought off AT. I shoot fingers at 3D and Filed, the SD is working out to be a really good bow and a lot easier on my ageing muscles than my Bowtech Constitution.

Keep us posted.

I always knew it. :D

NeilM
12-16-2010, 01:53 AM
If anyone's looking, there is a bargain SD with Barnsdales in AT classifieds at present.

CarlosII
12-16-2010, 03:50 AM
If anyone's looking, there is a bargain SD with Barnsdales in AT classifieds at present.

SD=Shadowcat????

NeilM
12-16-2010, 03:54 AM
SD=Shadowcat????

Yes, sorry, just me being lazy....and then not noticing a typo :rolleyes:

SonnyThomas
12-16-2010, 07:01 AM
Early model Shadowcats had a more square grip handle (facing the hand). Later models had more contour. I've had both. I must say I liked the early models paint. It was smooth, even felt soft (to me) and didn't feel like metal.

CarlosII
12-16-2010, 01:02 PM
Yes, sorry, just me being lazy....and then not noticing a typo :rolleyes:
shucks...i've been looking for a short hand so i wouldn't have to keep typing that long name. maybe you were trying for "SC"?...maybe?

SonnyThomas
12-16-2010, 01:42 PM
SC.... Well, I was going to say call it a Cat, but then there is the cheetah, bengal (as in tiger), leopard, and Firecat.

Montalaar
12-16-2010, 10:55 PM
SC.... Well, I was going to say call it a Cat, but then there is the cheetah, bengal (as in tiger), leopard, and Firecat.

Don't forget the Saber(-toothed cat)
http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/willow/saber-toothed-tiger-info0.gif

NeilM
12-16-2010, 11:06 PM
Geez, a guy makes a simple typing mistake and............

Montalaar
12-16-2010, 11:35 PM
....others have a tiny bit of fun with him. :)

Spiker
12-17-2010, 03:57 AM
Don't forget the Saber(-toothed cat)
http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/willow/saber-toothed-tiger-info0.gif

Dont forget the ONZA also !...

I like to call the Shadowcat the "Scat". :D

ElkSlayer
12-17-2010, 02:06 PM
I think i would rather not call it that spiker:rolleyes: makes me think of something else..perhaps shad but thats a fish:D Just call it "OW" short for "oh wow" :D now martin if you use this for a new bow I want my cut .....lol

SonnyThomas
12-17-2010, 03:21 PM
Scat! Yeck! Just this evening, near closing down the shop I decided to give the Shadowcat one more go. From 30 yards I shot 55/52 with 5Xs. Scat?

CarlosII
12-17-2010, 05:28 PM
Before you decide on "Scat" you might want to goggle it. Not for me...no way. SC sounds good to me...or, how about "Lamont Cranston"?

SonnyThomas
12-17-2010, 07:30 PM
Before you decide on "Scat" you might want to goggle it. Not for me...no way. SC sounds good to me...or, how about "Lamont Cranston"?

Ah-Ha! The Shadow.

CarlosII
12-18-2010, 03:34 AM
Ah-Ha! The Shadow.
...and he knows, what evil lurks...in the hearts of them bowtechie shooters...:D:D