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New Extreme, what rest???

Old 03-23-2003, 09:15 AM
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Default New Extreme, what rest???

I just bought a 03 Extreme and the Cleveland Outdoor show yesterday, the price was right $540.00 out the door, I had it change from 80%-65% let-off so P&Y legal (wishful thinking) and my draw lenght 28" no accessaries.
I plan on using the Bow strictly for tree-stand hunting
My 1st question is about a rest:
Is a Drop-Away better or Not?....pros & cons each?
If Drop-Away I' m leaning toward NAP 4000 or Drop-Zone, if not I' m open to sugestions. This is my 1st new Bow in 12 years and want to do it right as I plan on keep it a long time too so upper end is fine.
Thanx guys
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Old 03-23-2003, 01:17 PM
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Default RE: New Extreme, what rest???

I just got a muzzy zero effect rest about a month ago. This will be the first year using a drop away for hunting but I don' t think that you are going to buy better rest. With a big arrow hook it is pretty much impossible for your arrow to fall, unless you try shooting upside down. ha ha. The muzzy is also easy to setup and tune.
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Old 03-23-2003, 03:19 PM
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Default RE: New Extreme, what rest???

Second the Muzzy Zero Effect! Quiet, easier than you think to setup, a breeze to tune. Shoot any helical that you want on any arrow. Great company to work with too.
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Old 03-23-2003, 08:33 PM
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the trophy taker is a real good rest and not as cheesy looking as the MZE it looks like a giant problem just waiting to happen[]
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Old 03-24-2003, 10:15 AM
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Default RE: New Extreme, what rest???

I have both of the above mentioned rests. The shakey hunter is a good rest, with decient arrow capture abilities. I have shot it at targets for a few weeks now.

Last year I hunted with the MZE. I don' t have any complaints with that rest. It never broke and never came out of tune. I drug it threw some very thick places too. The arrow was always there when it needed to be. It is a very good hunting rest. I haven' t decided which rest I will hunt with this year as the MZE is on one bow and the Shakey hunter is on another. I am prone to go with the MZE because of the success last year with it. You know if it ain' t broke don' t fix it...
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Old 03-25-2003, 12:00 AM
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For the best containment, guidance and silence try the Plainsman™ at an internet auction near you!
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