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  1. I assume you are somewhere here in England as you...

    I assume you are somewhere here in England as you give the UK cost.
    I know what you mean about the trad folks looking down their noses at compound shooters, I am known as 'The Dark Lord' in my club...
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    Actually, probably best classed as a 50 to 65lb...

    Actually, probably best classed as a 50 to 65lb bow.;)

    just as a maybe interesting story, I have a AlienX bow from the first batch produced in 2009 (bought as a leftover bow from the main dealer...
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    Yes, you need to replace it, and no, I would not...

    Yes, you need to replace it, and no, I would not shoot the bow until you do.
    Those studs are there to reinforce the limb tip.
    There is a chance that shooting without it could cause the limg to...
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    I use a product that over here is called Spirit...

    I use a product that over here is called Spirit Wipe.
    It is used in the auto industy to wipe down car paint work prior to spraying.
    It is not that expensive and a gallon lasts for ever, I am still...
  5. On the bows I own that have doglegged rods, I do...

    On the bows I own that have doglegged rods, I do rotate them to give enough clearance for the fletching but the least amount of sideways pull to the cables.
    Any reduction of the sideways pull has...
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    Great video, looking good for the future!:D Kev

    Great video, looking good for the future!:D

    Kev
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    Yippee, mods arrived in the post this morning:D ...

    Yippee, mods arrived in the post this morning:D

    All is once more right with the world;)

    Kev
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    Why not? If the shop had them in stock, but no...

    Why not?
    If the shop had them in stock, but no one wanted to buy them, they could sit there for 2/3 years no problem.
    Not every shop clears thier inventory every year.
    For $200 I would have...
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    Got it all sorted. Been corresponding with John...

    Got it all sorted.
    Been corresponding with John Nelson in customer services (very helpful).
    I am getting a set of mods under warranty.:D
    The excellent service of Martin Archery continues.:cool:
    ...
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    Yeah, got the short straw again LoL. Going to...

    Yeah, got the short straw again LoL.

    Going to call them tonight (my time) and see if I can talk to someone.

    Kev
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    The Hybrix cams regardless of age were all the...

    The Hybrix cams regardless of age were all the same, the 2009 mods will fit the later cams.
    I switched the old silver finish mods (fitted to the first batch of Alien bows made) to my 2010 3D bow...
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    Hybrix cam mods splitting

    Well, 2 years almost to the day it has happened again.:mad:
    http://martinarchery.com/mtechforum/showthread.php?24585-Another-thanks-to-Joel
    Checking over one of my bows I noticed one of the mods is...
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    This. The whiskers will outlast the string,...

    This.

    The whiskers will outlast the string, silence better than any other silencer, and you can get them in all sorts of colors.
    Fit them in small, tight balls next to your speed nocks (if you...
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    Not neccesarily, I've bought bows and had them...

    Not neccesarily, I've bought bows and had them shipped to England before.
    Just have to work out the total costs and compare to what is available locally.
    Of course, if it not available locally, and...
  15. Sticky: This is the 60lb AX. Kev

    This is the 60lb AX.

    Kev
  16. Sticky: Ok, went to the range again today, decided when I...

    Ok, went to the range again today, decided when I got there to have another go at 100 yards.
    Little bit of wind gusting on a quartering angle from behind me, otherwise a nice warm sunny morning....
  17. Over here it runs for 40/45 a pound tub (approx...

    Over here it runs for 40/45 a pound tub (approx $65).
    I got rid of my guns and didn't renew my permits last year, just got too difficult (and too expensive) to continue.
    Reading this thread has...
  18. Sticky: As hawk said! The bottom (7th) pin on each bow...

    As hawk said!
    The bottom (7th) pin on each bow is right at the bottom of the adjustment slot (the top pin is also right at the top of the adjustment slot).
    As these are the bows I use for...
  19. Sticky: Thanks hawk. There is added incentive not to...

    Thanks hawk.
    There is added incentive not to miss, the ground in the parking area where I have that target is all gravel and flint.
    I managed to keep them all in the foam luckily.
    Shot 6 arrows...
  20. Sticky: Well, the weather was nice this morning, sunny...

    Well, the weather was nice this morning, sunny with only light winds, so I took the chance and went to the woods.
    I fixed a second 9'' paper plate above the target thinking I could use it as an...
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    Sticky: I'll second that. It is setting the bar pretty...

    I'll second that.
    It is setting the bar pretty high right from the start, we'll have to go some to keep up.

    Kev
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    Sticky: Nah, I'm oldschool, still mainly feet and inches...

    Nah, I'm oldschool, still mainly feet and inches for me, especially when it comes to shooting distances (I have been known to mix and match when building stuff, confuses people helping me when I ask...
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    Sticky: Not on toplc (sorry) just trying something. Kev

    Not on toplc (sorry) just trying something.

    Kev
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    Sticky: I'll be in if I can overcome my problem of...

    I'll be in if I can overcome my problem of posting pics.
    I'm gonna try from my laptop to see if that makes a difference.

    Kev
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    FOC has no real effect on trajectory, overall...

    FOC has no real effect on trajectory, overall weight is the key factor.
    A few years ago, I did some tests by building arrows with the same weight, but with FOC varying from 5% to 21%.
    I acheived...
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