Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Coming back...

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    488
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Coming back...

    ...Well kinda. I used to shoot Martin, first was an '07 C4 Cougar, with the M-pro cam. I still believe that was the smoothest bow I have ever had. Next was an
    '08 Firecat pro-x, Not as smooth, but really packed a punch. Plus I could tune it to however I wanted. Then I got an opportunity to shoot for Hoyt, so I did. I hated selling that Firecat, but needed the money. I shot Hoyt for the past 2 years, Hoyt Alphaburner, and then this year I got a Matrix Plus. Both were and still are amazing bows. but they didnt quite feel the same as the Martin's I had.
    I still have my matrix plus, shoot it for tourneys, actually got my first turkey with it this past spring. However, this past week, I was looking around on the classifieds on AT and came across a custom Martin Warthog. It has Barnsdale limbs, and was custom built, black riser and camo limbs. It immediately caught my attention, and the price was hard to beat as well. So I bought it, for hunting. 32 1/4 A2A, 6 1/2 BH (most people would shy away from that, but I dont mind shorter BH) The string specs are the same as the original firecat, just with a warthog riser.
    The bow should be in next week, and I will have to post some pics for you guys. It's not gonna be anything fancy. it will just be dressed up with a Sims mod/scoil stab., 3 pin Extreme sight, and a whisker biscuit. Figuring this would be my hunting bow, I was gonna keep it as close to K.I.S.S. as possible.

    Speed is not a factor for me, but I will get you guys some numbers as well. It will be shooting a 405 grain FMJ at 65 pounds, so anything in the 280's to 290's would be awesome.

    Im really pumped for this bow. Just thought I should let you guys know!

    Jake.

  2. #2
    Senior Member peace's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Connecticut
    Posts
    560
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Thanks already for your contributions, I for one am glad you are coming back.....LOL!
    Martin Black Panther - Martin Cougar III Magnum
    Rytera Scepter V - Martin Diablo - 2 @ Rytera Seeker

    "I will make My arrows drunk with blood... Deuteronomy 32:42a (HCSB)
    I am an Alien, I am in this world but I am not of this world, have mercy. Tell the Truth and shame the Devil.
    http://theprayeroftheday.com

  3. #3
    Super Moderator Arrow Splitter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Gilmanton, NH, United States
    Posts
    3,811
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Welcome back! I like my Martin, and will probably always have at least one Martin even if I have other bows.
    2011 Martin Firecat 400/NAP Apache Dropaway/Truglo Xtreme Sight/Custom 8" Stabilizer/Victory V6 Arrows
    2007 Martin Jaguar /Trophy Taker Dropaway/Extreme Sight/Custom 21" Stabilizer/Victory V6 Arrows
    Bow String Depot, Custom String Builders email us @ bowstringdepot@gmail.com

  4. #4
    Super Moderator bfisher's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Middletown, Pa, USA
    Posts
    11,555
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Welcome back Jake. Wondered where you got to. In fact, I think I remember a post by somebody asking just such just a few months ago.
    If You're Not Living on the Edge You're Taking Up Too Much Space
    Martin Gold Plus Staff Shooter
    Alien Mafia
    PSAA Life member, UBP Life member
    PADI AOW Diver

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    488
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by bfisher View Post
    Welcome back Jake. Wondered where you got to. In fact, I think I remember a post by somebody asking just such just a few months ago.
    Really? who was that? Although many people never really liked the CAT cams, I personally was a huge fan of them...I dont think you could find another user friendly cam...Ya I know there are smoother ones out there, but dang, you could sure do just about whatever you wanted with them.

    Which is why this warthog was a no-brainer for me...I wont say how much I payed, I think I got it for way less than what it should have been. anyways, when it comes in, I will get pics up for you guys
    Last edited by Jake-the-snake; 07-09-2011 at 10:24 AM. Reason: spelling

  6. #6
    Senior Member Simple Life's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Up here
    Posts
    1,053
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Welcome back Jake,

    SL

  7. #7
    String builder/ Super Moderator Hutch~n~Son Archery's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Gilmanton, New Hampshire
    Posts
    6,078
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Its about time Jake, Lol glad to see your back and ready to bow!


    Hutch
    Bow String Depot Custom String Builders
    Need a string set pm or email me @ bowstringdepot@gmail.com
    or check us out @ http://bowstringdepot.com

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    488
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by SonnyThomas View Post
    6 1/2" brace height is short? I like it. In fact I'd like 6" even better.
    In the general world of archery, people think that it would be short. I know a lot of people that go to my local shop wouldnt give the Alphaburner a try for that reason. I'm glad I did when I got picked up by hoyt last year, one of my most favorite bows, and that particular one was actuall 5 3/4".

    6 1/2 doesnt bother me none. Ive got my form and grip down so well its like second nature

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •