The one on the opposite side from the shelf? If so, it's there for what V3505 said, it levels out your rest when you mount it and also lets you put it back to the same level if it loosens up or you need to take it off for any reason.
Yes, that one. It wouldn't work on my Revenge with my Hamskea so I removed it. The only way it would've worked was to use the rest like the old overdraw rests from the 80s. Also, the full capture piece on my rest doesn't work either. The cable guide rod gets in the way. Oh well.
I had to same problem with my Hamskea on my AXE 6. I mounted the rest (level), slide it over till it contacted cable guide rod, marked it, then took it off. I used a drummel tool with about a 3/8" sanding drum and sanded down the gusset ears on the containment ring right down to the flat part but did not touch that. Reinstalled and all worked well. I also used the wide flat pickup arm and took a little off the shelf / riser side of the arm. The shop I go to sent pics to Hamskea of my mods, he had tried for a few days to get it to work, ended up moving it back like overdraw. I know he could have done what I did but was reluctant to modify it too much. I hunted with it all season, it even took a 20' tumble from my stand with no harm or adjustments needed. PM me if you want pics.
This is weird. I mounted the rest with the capture piece off. Just for ****s and grins I tried the capture piece and it went right on. I couldn't get it to fit when I tried to mount the rest with capture piece attached. Weird.
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