Main Menu
Newest Members
WiseOutdoor, ksantibanez95, Lildeerman, CapTX, CajunTexan
63292 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 85097
stxranchman 52212
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44341
bill oxner 43805
BOBO the Clown 43129
BMD 40667
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35066
SnakeWrangler 32655
Forum Stats
63292 Members
45 Forums
446573 Topics
6154572 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6965763 - 11/19/17 12:34 PM I finally upgraded my rest and sight.
bowbuilder1971 Offline

Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 645
I was using the Trophy Ridge Drop Zone drop away rest and the HHA OL-XL TX-5500 single pin sight but I needed to finally upgrade my gear. I was having problems with my new arrows and sight to where the housing bracket mount wouldn't go high or low enough to give me a 20 without being able to get me past 45 and reverse. The old HHA single pin sights had screw holes instead of a sliding bracket and I needed to be able to mount it in between the two. They also stopped making the arrows that I used to use with my Mathews LX. Go figure lol. I sold the bow back in 2002 and found my exact bow up for sale last year online so I bought it back lol. It's seriously a small world and that bow is the only thing I have ever regretted getting rid of in my life. So last Friday I went to my local archery shop and looked at a bunch of sights. I ended up going with the Axcel Armortech Vison .019 fiber optic 5-pin sight and bought the Spot Hogg sight light for it. Then I went back yesterday and checked out the drop away rests. I ended up going with the QAD HDX Ultrarest drop away rest in black. So far I am really impressed with both of them and heading back out to the archery club with them today. Between the two and a dozen Beman ICS Hunter 400's, I spent a good chunk of change this weekend but it was worth it. Heading back to the archery club now. Hope everybody got out to hunt this weekend!

#6965800 - 11/19/17 01:41 PM Re: I finally upgraded my rest and sight. [Re: bowbuilder1971]
varnoldi13 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 339
Loc: Watauga, TX
Beautiful set up

#6967491 - 11/20/17 08:24 PM Re: I finally upgraded my rest and sight. [Re: varnoldi13]
bowbuilder1971 Offline

Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 645
Thanks. I went to the archery club yesterday and I was really impressed with the new sight and rest. The guy who set it all up at my local archery shop where I purchased them, did an awesome job because my arrow flight was perfect and everything stayed locked in place. I always bare shaft paper tune my bows but I definitely don’t need to with this set up. I just ordered some more 100gr NAP Spitfire mechanical broadheads and two packs of the replacement blades and tension clips for them. I shot 100gr Spitfire’s with this bow back in the day and I made an awesome shot on a quartering Doe at 44yds from my climbing tree stand 20ft off the ground. So I really trust them for mechanical broadheads and get excellent flight from them. Darn things really fly just like a field point!


© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide