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    Ok so I just got my new to me Mystic with the FUrious X system. I dont have a clue what year it is nor did the seller(second hand to him?). Is there a way to tell? I tried to download the maual from Martin but its no longer available. Now for my list of questions:

    1: How do I adjust the draw length? I see various holes(7) which do I move the screw to?

    2: Whats the specs? Martins website shows multiple specs depending on year. Right now Im at 39 3/4" ATA and 7 9/16 from string to deepest part of grip.

    3: Its supposed to max at #55 but maxs at #52. If my ATA is off this would effect my draw weight right?

    4: How do I adjust the four different draw stops to get them to hit the string at the same time. My top left(when holding bow like shooting) is hitting a tad before the top right.
    I was told that the strings are new and they definitly look it.(Winners choice)
    Sorry for the long post Im just really anxious to get this sweet bow shooting.
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    Welcome; I know nothing about the specs on your bow, you'll have to wait for one of the experts to come on board for that. As far as your draw weight goes it's pretty close to where it should be. If it's an older bow (unknown year ) and has older string and cables on it they have probably stretched some which could be the reason your short a couple #.

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    The specs aren't right on your bow. If you look at the 2008 catalog (on-line) you'll find the Mystic on page 18. If the bow has a sticker on the bottom limb the first two #'s of the erial number indicate the year of manufacture.

    The a2a of the bow should be 40" and the brace height should be 7 1/4".
    Tis is just an educated guess at this point but I'll bet the string is either twisted uo or just short by maybe 1/2". This would account for all the symptoms you are encountering.

    As for the one cable hitting before the other it might be that the cables need tweaked. You don't adjust the stops, as you are calling them. I think you're referring to the cam modules. They are used to set draw length. However, it's possibly that if one cable is slightly longer than the other the cables might not hit the flat part of the module at the same time. If this is the case then you should be able to see some cam lean.

    Now I'll quit and defer to the real "X" gurus. They would be Scepterman30 and Copterdoc. Let's see if they are on the ball.
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    OK now Im really confused. I just got off the phone with a guy from AT that had a Mystic and he said go by the '09 specs of 40.25. He was very helpful in explaining some tuning on it though. I now know that its an '08.

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    some of the bow spec charts were a mis print... trust Barry and this forum.. they wont give bad info
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    Elkslayer is spot on.if you need martin facts and info trust in this forum.i have learnd more her then i would anyware else.these guys will get you on the right path.i my self would be lost with out the help of everyone on here.

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