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    Ok, so I sent my onza back to the seller due to the fact that he sent me a 2011 and not the 2012. Now I am second guessing my decision to get a dual cam bow. I currently have a single cam Saber which is smooth to draw and easy to tune. I do not own a bow press and am worried about having to tune the cams on the Onza. I try to shoot 12 (minimum) arrows a day. What are your thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by typically8 View Post
    Ok, so I sent my onza back to the seller due to the fact that he sent me a 2011 and not the 2012. Now I am second guessing my decision to get a dual cam bow. I currently have a single cam Saber which is smooth to draw and easy to tune. I do not own a bow press and am worried about having to tune the cams on the Onza. I try to shoot 12 (minimum) arrows a day. What are your thoughts?
    I think you will find the Nitro cams on the Onza to be very smooth and the draw of the bow to be effortless..............the difference in performance between the two cam versues single is very obvious.......I own both and my vote is for the two cam.
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    Quote Originally Posted by typically8 View Post
    Ok, so I sent my onza back to the seller due to the fact that he sent me a 2011 and not the 2012. Now I am second guessing my decision to get a dual cam bow. I currently have a single cam Saber which is smooth to draw and easy to tune. I do not own a bow press and am worried about having to tune the cams on the Onza. I try to shoot 12 (minimum) arrows a day. What are your thoughts?
    One thing to remember you don't need a bow press with most Martins. That in itself is a plus but also the newer binary cams don't need as much work as the older duals did. Once a binary is set with a good set of strings on them you shouldn't have to touch it for quite some time.







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    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch~n~Son Archery View Post
    One thing to remember you don't need a bow press with most Martins. That in itself is a plus but also the newer binary cams don't need as much work as the older duals did. Once a binary is set with a good set of strings on them you shouldn't have to touch it for quite some time.







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    I will touch on what Hutch said. Once your strings are stretched and settled in, even on older 2 cam models, I never had any problems keeping them tuned. I had a 1 cam job once years ago. It was ok but I prefer 2 cams over 1 anyday. Mathews can stick their one cam hype where the sun doesn't shine...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch~n~Son Archery View Post
    One thing to remember you don't need a bow press with most Martins. That in itself is a plus but also the newer binary cams don't need as much work as the older duals did. Once a binary is set with a good set of strings on them you shouldn't have to touch it for quite some time.







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    i was in the same boat you are in i shot single cams my whole life never thought id change. until i shot some of the nitro cam bows. but usually the bows come timed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WildWilt15 View Post
    i was in the same boat you are in i shot single cams my whole life never thought id change. until i shot some of the nitro cam bows. but usually the bows come timed.

    Ditto, I'm also the same. Shot 1 Cam for yeras. I have both Nitro and Fury, Nitro is smooth but will say that I shoot the Pantera lights out and will use on Deer this year and maybe Elk also.
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    One of each it solves a lot of problems








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