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    I was looking at the Saunders Hyper Glide and was wondering if anyone had any input on them? Years ago I used their roller cage and it worked well.....it was just really big.
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    They are great, son had one and I used it on my bow. When I sold my bow I had to sell it with it. Wish I didn't, but its too late now.







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    Great slide, very quiet and smooth.
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    one of the first things I bought for my Bengal. Have one on my Cheetah and love it.
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    It's definitely a great slide.

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    I ordered a teflon slide for my Onza 3 but I haven't got it yet. On tuesday I was shooting at our 3D course and it was a bit rainy. Once again I noticed that a simple plastic slide just doesn't work reliably with a drop-away rest (QAD Ultrarest HD). Because of wet conditions, the slide wouldn't come all the way back, but remain slighly more front (it gets stuck to the rod a bit). You wouldn't know otherwise, but the alignment marks in the rest show this clearly (the cord of the rest is attached to the downward cable, not to the cable slide). When the bow was dry again (indoors), the rest marks aligned in full draw again.

    I will go beaver hunting this weekend, so I finally decided to take the teflon slide from my old bow and put it to the Onza for now. That should fix the problem.

    My opinion: Martin should not ship bows with such a poor quality slides (this one: http://www.shopatron.com/products/pr...BP51/189.0.1.1). Instead, they should always use the teflon slide like this: http://www.shopatron.com/products/pr...BP50/189.0.1.1 .

    It's funny, the plastic slide costs a bit more than teflon one in Martin's web store And they still choose to install the plastic one to bows. Well, they seem to use the teflon one sometimes, I wonder why not always.

    But I must say the Saunders solution is interesting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by droppixel View Post
    one of the first things I bought for my Bengal. Have one on my Cheetah and love it.
    Put a hyper-glide on my Onza tonight and so far Im really pleased! I do have a question for the guys that are shooting them. Did you pick up any speed? The reason I ask is because my bow was dead on and now Im about an inch low at 20 yrds?
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