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    Default thinking about a new bow

    I am sold on the idea just waiting for some points to build up at home.

    I have two martins so I sticking with them for now.
    I am thinking about a Mystic furious X, 50lbs. Also looking at HHA sights about mid range $179.00 sights without the lense for now. Where I am stuck is on the rest. I am thinking about a Trophy Taker spring steel rest. I like fall aways but I also like simple things that work.
    Anyone here shoot fixed rests?

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    I don't shoot a fixed rest, but you can't get any simpler that the Trophy Taker sl. I've been using them for a couple of years and have nevr had to make a single adjustment after setting one up. They are bulletproof. I know that isn't what you asked, but thats the best I can do.
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    Thats good info. That rest just looks bullet proof to me.

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    Mike what are you using the bow for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by red44 View Post
    Mike what are you using the bow for?
    I shoot almost every day, I shoot 3 or 5 spot targets in my back yard range. But I am considering shooting some at a local indoor range. Perhaps even trying my hand at 3D. I have shot traditional for many years and do some hunting with a Dicks Sporting good martin. What i am looking for is something I can shoot for hours without pulling 70 lbs or even 50 on a recurve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eldermike View Post
    I shoot almost every day, I shoot 3 or 5 spot targets in my back yard range. But I am considering shooting some at a local indoor range. Perhaps even trying my hand at 3D. I have shot traditional for many years and do some hunting with a Dicks Sporting good martin. What i am looking for is something I can shoot for hours without pulling 70 lbs or even 50 on a recurve.
    the pro tuner is a rock solid rest and has not given me one minites trouble
    i use a star hunter shooting out of the truoff(V) for 20 yurs no trouble s
    we call them a lizard tounge/ old school



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    I had a plastic lizard tounge type rest on a old PSE fireflight, it was great, but for hunting you had to be careful to keep it level on the draw. But that rest made me think of going back to that type rest for target shooting.

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    I think if I were going blade, I'd give the pro tuner a good look too. Has a nice angle for the blade, multiple launcher thickness/widths, and the Martin mount.
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    Thanks folks! The pro tuner martin mount was not on my radar screen but it looks like a fine piece of gear. I like the idea of using the martin mount for a slicker look.

    Now I have the whole idea but I have to earn the points. My account is empty based on a new pickup in the driveway.

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    Default eldermike

    I have used a lot of rest especially a fixed one , The one that sold me is the ripcord arrow rest , it is my fav. , u should give it a shot.

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    Thanks, If I were going to use another fall away it would be a set and trip type. The one I am using now lifts to a stop on draw, which is fine unless the cord moves even a tiny bit, then it's not on the stop. I'll consider it.

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    Another fixed rest to look at is a NAP Quicktune 3000 prong rest.
    Easy to tune and very forgiving.
    I used one for a long time. Swapped that out for a Limb driver, which was a good switch but I'll always have a soft spot in my heart for the Quicktune 3000...

    In fact that 3000 will most likely end up on yet another bow some time in the future since I'm not going to sell it.

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    Great to hear you are gettin a new bow. The TT SS is a great rest. I was real leary of Dropaways in the beginning then a friend told me to just do it and I am very happy that I did. As long as you have confidence in what you are shooting and practice. You will be ok. So long as you have a good Bow Techincian behind you.


    Good luck with whatever you get. And remember we will expect Pics of the new Rig.


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    I'll be sure to post pictures.

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