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Old 01-21-2008, 11:48 AM
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Default Bowtech Hostage Rest

Has anyone used this rest yet? It looks like a practical betteralternative to the WB.
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Old 01-21-2008, 01:27 PM
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Wait til' you see the new "HostagePro" rest.
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Old 01-21-2008, 02:53 PM
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Default RE: Bowtech Hostage Rest

Where canI see it? Question: On the Still Shot won't the bristles that hold the arrow on the bottom wear out first and rather quickly affecting your tuning?
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Old 01-21-2008, 04:52 PM
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The bristles are really tough.........I had a Hostage on my general all last season and did a lot of shooting and don't really see any wear? To answer your question, yeah they will wear out first, they have to........I just don't know how long that takes. They are an insert though so each bristle set can be replaced.

The cool features of teh Hostage Pro:
Fully machined, sleeker design, full adjustable windage and elevation and the bristles inserts ride on angled tracks cut into the frame. the angle allows you to set them precisely to accomodate any arrow from a 2512 all the way down t the skinnies Axis style shaft.
Nice looking extremely functional hunting rest and IMO makes the Whisker biscuit obsolete.
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Old 01-21-2008, 05:48 PM
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I have to agree with Matt, very quality rest but I'm very excited about seeing the new Hostage Pro. Might be worth waiting for.
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Old 01-21-2008, 05:56 PM
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Fully machined?

Including the housing for the bristles?

Only thing I disliked about the Hostage was the plastic housing.

If thats the case, I may have to pick one up when they're available.
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Old 01-21-2008, 06:20 PM
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Fully machined?

Including the housing for the bristles?

Only thing I disliked about the Hostage was the plastic housing.

If thats the case, I may have to pick one up when they're available.
Yep everything is machined and the cage is a little thinner sleeker looking and a larger diameter to really allow ample clearance for Blazer style vanes.
Trust me you will really like it when you see it.

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Old 01-21-2008, 06:48 PM
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Fully machined?

Including the housing for the bristles?

Only thing I disliked about the Hostage was the plastic housing.

If thats the case, I may have to pick one up when they're available.
Yep everything is machined and the cage is a little thinner sleeker looking and a larger diameter to really allow ample clearance for Blazer style vanes.
Trust me you will really like it when you see it.
Sweet deal, Matt. I'll definitely have one this year then!
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Old 01-21-2008, 08:40 PM
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Post a Pic !!!!!!!!!

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Old 01-21-2008, 09:31 PM
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well if it has better vane clearance then the last one im interested.Ill hold out on the rest part of seting up my new bow till this rest comes out...sounds pretty good
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