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Old 06-23-2010, 10:16 AM
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Default Rests

What are the best rests?
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Old 06-23-2010, 01:02 PM
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IMO get a QAD Ultra rest.

Full containment drop away.

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Old 06-23-2010, 02:35 PM
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Im not sure which is best but I know the limbdrivers are one of the easiest to set up by yourself.
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Old 06-23-2010, 02:52 PM
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Love my limbdriver. I have used a few rest and my favorite is LD. Would recommend u give it a look.
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Old 06-23-2010, 05:04 PM
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Really depends on what bow your shooting. I have a mathews monster 7.0 and use the down force witch is one of the best
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Old 06-23-2010, 05:12 PM
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I've been a diehard Trophy Taker man since about 2002. I've had either the original or the newer Pronghorn on every bow I've owned since then. I just never thought anything could compare to the simplicity or the [email protected] toughness of Dan Evans' original design.

That being said, I had my eyes opened earlier this year. When I initially set up my Maxxis 31 in January, I decided to see what all the fuss was about. I put a Q.A.D Ultra Rest HD on and haven't looked back. This thing is tough, quiet and very, very hunter-friendly. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone shopping for a drop-away rest.
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Old 06-25-2010, 05:58 AM
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I am shooting and prefer the QAD HD (having shot the LD and the Trophy Taker previously).

It offers full containment without the LD limitations which include:

- Not full containment
- The actuating string is about 3x longer than with most drop aways so it is a liability (gets caught on things).
- The attaching method to connect the string to the limbs is inferior - cheap plastic part; cannot be served.
- The string relaxes at full draw and can appear in the sight window.
- The rest is very wide and will not lie flat on the curved sight window shelf of a Bowtech or Elite.

With that said, there are a lot of folks that prefer the LD.
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Old 06-25-2010, 07:54 AM
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I like the ripcord code red.
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Old 06-25-2010, 08:04 AM
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I'm just happy to have one that works, consistently, and is moderately priced.

When you used a Golden Key prong hunter years ago, and used it effectively, you don't give much mind to the "modern" so called 1st, 2nd or 3rd most favorite.

"Full containment" is for the newbies, who haven't spent hours on the practice archery line.
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Old 06-26-2010, 05:10 AM
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I use the lower priced QAD.
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