Martin Firecat TR2 Compound Bow
Product Description and Review
The 2010 Martin Firecat TR2 has taken the old version of the Firecat with the superior speed and the light frame and have made some improvements to turn the bow into an even more impressive unit. The problem with cam lean has been eliminated by the improved hybrid CAT 2 Cam thanks to the helical track that ensures the cable tracking is maintained.
The draw length of the bow can be easily adjusted without the need for a press thanks to the rotatable draw methods and the wall can be fine tuned by an adjustable draw stop.
This is a high-performance hunting bow that packs a solid punch with speeds well into the 300s.
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2011 Martin Firecat TR2 Right Hand Compound Bow
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Bow Features :
CAT 2 Cam system
4X CoreFlex limbs
Pivoting ROT Cup System
STS Shock Terminator Suppressor
CCS Cable Containment System
Integrated VEM Module, Grip and Shelf Dampening Package
Thermal V Leather Backed Grip
Martin Firecat TR2 Bow Specs
Draw Weights : 60# 70#
Draw Lengths : 26-30"
Axle to Axle : 32 1/4"
Brace Height : 7"
Mass Weight : 3.5 lbs
Effective Let Off : 80% (adjustable)
IBO Speed : 335-345 fps
What they're saying about the Martin Firecat TR2
Very similar to the 09 Firecat with the exception of the draw cycle, they redid the modules for 2010 which helped smooth out the back end.Still a very fast,quiet shooting bow.
The modules have been redesigned to eliminate the cables rubbing, and therefore ruining the serving on the cable. The module is made narrower with a slightly deeper groove and all the edges are rounded.
I'm not certain I can tell much of a difference in the draw cycle, but the bow does shoot pretty well. It's only been a couple weeks and I'm still doing a lot of tweaking, but mechanically it's been an improvement.
My Switchback and my Firecat TR2 are as close to identical as two bows can be from different manufacturers. I can hardly tell one from the other and can cannot shoot one better then the other.
However there is one thing that is different. The Firecat TR2 makes a thud/swoosh/"sound" at the shot. The Switchback is more or less silent. Looking at the bows the one thing that is different is the rubber string stops near the cam and idler. They also both have a string stop rod with the soft rubber stopper opposite the threaded stabilizer hole.
The Firecat TR2 is not a problem, but I sure would like it to be as silent as the Switchback XT. Is it the string? What is it that makes the sound of the shot? The Firecat TR2 is so smooth to draw and the wall or draw stop is perfectly solid. It's a just about a perfect bow.
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