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#852173 - 08/04/08 10:26 AM old 2 prong rests
kasey
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Registered: 12/09/04
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Loc: Tn,sevier Co.

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anyone still use them?my drop away broke after 4 years and dont have the money for a new rest.i have the old rest and was thinking about trying it.
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#852226 - 08/04/08 10:56 AM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: kasey]
bobthebowhunter
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Registered: 11/20/07
Posts: 3001
Loc: Knoxvegas

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i set a drop away up on my wifes bow and couldn't get it to tune for nothing. the bow shoots bullet hole with the ole two pronger. May want to adjust your nocking point accordingly. most drop away rests the nock point is set a little higher than on the shoot through style rests.
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#852232 - 08/04/08 11:00 AM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: bobthebowhunter]
TheAirMan
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Registered: 06/18/01
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Loc: Moss, Tennessee

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A lot of deer been killed with those kind of rests. Just because most people are getting away from them now doesn't mean they don't work well.
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#852243 - 08/04/08 11:07 AM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: TheAirMan]
Radar
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Registered: 08/19/01
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I prefer a whisker biscuit over the old two prong rest . Easier to setup and tune than a two prong launcher rest .
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#852333 - 08/04/08 12:06 PM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: Radar]
easy45
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I still shoot with a two prong rest, nothing wrong with them
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#852585 - 08/04/08 02:54 PM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: easy45]
stik
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Registered: 03/12/99
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Loc: lenoir city,tn

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i still have the tm hunter type rest on my hunting rig. got the trophy taker drop away on my other bow. i will probably eventually go to the dropaway on my hunter too.
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#852608 - 08/04/08 03:04 PM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: stik]
eddie c
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Registered: 08/09/01
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Loc: jackson, tn

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I set many a TM Hunter up in my day. also inverted Pacesetters. those were hot rests in their days.
I hated it when a customer needed to adjust the prongs and took a pair of pliers to them instead of using the allen set screw. and heavy shooters would wear the heat shrink tubing down to the metal and couldnt figure out they could slip it up and take a lighter to re-shrink it.

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#853115 - 08/04/08 08:42 PM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: eddie c]
Boone 58
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Registered: 06/23/04
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Find the money, the drop aways are the best!
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#853154 - 08/04/08 08:57 PM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: Boone 58]
ROOKIE2323
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Registered: 05/17/04
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Loc: BURNS,TN

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I still shoot with the two prong
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#854417 - 08/05/08 02:16 PM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: ROOKIE2323]
WhitetailSlayer
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Registered: 11/15/07
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Loc: Southaven, MS

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I love the trophy taker drop away! works great for me.
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#855501 - 08/06/08 06:12 AM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: WhitetailSlayer]
kasey
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Registered: 12/09/04
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Loc: Tn,sevier Co.

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i had the rip cord but it broke.
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#855787 - 08/06/08 08:57 AM Re: old 2 prong rests [Re: kasey]
megalomaniac
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Registered: 10/28/05
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Loc: Mississippi

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still shooting great groups with my old 2-pronger.
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