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#5473102 - 12/12/14 11:41 AM G5 Cmax vs QAD Ultra Rest
GunsUpHunter Offline
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Registered: 08/18/10
Posts: 302
Loc: DFW
Anybody went from one to the other?Preference? I've got the QAD atm but that G5 sure does look like a better design. Haven't had a chance to try it yet.

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#5473500 - 12/12/14 04:14 PM Re: G5 Cmax vs QAD Ultra Rest [Re: GunsUpHunter]
ChrisB Offline

Registered: 12/20/06
Posts: 927
Loc: Prosper , TX
What do you not like about the qad? I've never heard one complaint from someone that shoots one.

#5473701 - 12/12/14 07:05 PM Re: G5 Cmax vs QAD Ultra Rest [Re: GunsUpHunter]
Bullfrog Offline
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Registered: 01/21/11
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Loc: N-Bedford
QAD is proven

#5478641 - 12/15/14 12:26 PM Re: G5 Cmax vs QAD Ultra Rest [Re: GunsUpHunter]
DuckCoach1985 Offline
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Registered: 10/09/13
Posts: 1414
Had my QAD since I bought my Matthews in 2009. Had a nice Ripcord on my bow before that. Both are good rests, but I like how the QAD doesn't drop unless you shoot.
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#5480148 - 12/15/14 10:32 PM Re: G5 Cmax vs QAD Ultra Rest [Re: GunsUpHunter]
7ARanch Offline
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Registered: 12/13/10
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I can't really comment on the G5 full containment(though I had the G5 Expert II). I shoot the QAD now and it is a great rest, more accurate than most archers will ever be and easy to tune. I no longer even look at other rests. Full containment and stays in place until you shoot even if you let down. Just a solid performer.
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#5480375 - 12/16/14 07:12 AM Re: G5 Cmax vs QAD Ultra Rest [Re: Bullfrog]
BOBO the Clown Offline

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 41970
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: Bullfrog
QAD is proven

The G5 is just an updated Limb driver pro design. Don't think G5 has ever created anything on their own. They usually buy a product rights from another company, or find a non patented design

It should be a great rest. I had a limb driver pro and was always real happy with it. I do shoot a QAD HDX now. When I upgraded bows the dealer wasn't a Vaper trail dealer but was a QAD.


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