Interesting observation. Before I tried using a Martin TRG/SOS on my 08 Firecat I was using the OEM carbon cable guard rod and Saunders Hyper-Glide Slide and my own custom designed upper STS that placed the upper suppressor almost equidistant above the d-loop as the OEM STS is below. Of all the string suppression methods I've tried I believe this was probably the quietest. Now that I have my own TRG/cable slide system which seems to be working well I'm seriously thinking of remounting my upper STS again to see if my recollection of quietness is correct - and to see if it's compatible with my TRG since the cables are allowed to move considerably closer to centershot now. I had to adjust the OEM lower STS in order to eliminate cable interference so I think my upper STS should work again too. I'm using Limb Saver Decelerator Modules for the rubber stops, top and bottom, which have a slimmer vertical profile than my OEM STS rubber stop. If I determine it's usable again I'll post pics for anyone who's interested to see.
Originally Posted by Bowhunter_IL_BT
2008 Martin Firecat Pro-X (29" DL, 66# DW), home-made TRG, new VEMs, DS Advantage/HHA Pro-5519 front sight, No-Peep Sight Eliminator, Limb-Driver arrow rest, B-Stinger stabilizer/dampener, custom upper STS, G5 Head-Loc quiver on custom mounting bracket. Gold Tip Velocity XT300 arrows with Bi-Delta 2.5" Sharkstooth vanes and Grizzly single-bevel broadheads, 498 grains at 262 fps (22% FOC)