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  1. Thread: Rage mechanical

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    My son lost his 3rd deer with a Rage 2 days ago....

    My son lost his 3rd deer with a Rage 2 days ago. He's a slow learner. He's never lost a deer to a Spitfire(>20 deer with SFs, no losses).
    I've killed 3 deer with Rages - 2 outstanding kills, 1...
  2. FOCs - M380/405.

    FOCs - M380/405.
  3. So right! Hunting is just hunting. Nothing like a...

    So right! Hunting is just hunting. Nothing like a son!
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    Wes, you're a fortunate man. Likely, you brought...

    Wes, you're a fortunate man. Likely, you brought some of that good fortune upon yourself.
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    Brian, We have muscles, joints, ligaments and...

    Brian,
    We have muscles, joints, ligaments and bones. Joints have cartilage as a cushion inbetween and ligaments can easily be damaged by too much strain. Regarding this, I've shot lowish poundage...
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    Auto correct!!! Agh! "Then the riser, ie arrow...

    Auto correct!!! Agh! "Then the riser, ie arrow trough area" where the hold down piece touches after the shot. It makes a lot of noise.
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    445 supermag, I went to a dealer to see and...

    445 supermag,
    I went to a dealer to see and shoot the 405. I'm a healthy 5'10" 67 year old. The dealer/owner got a C-2 cocker, and we went to his shooting range, where I got my Excal cocking...
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    M405 seems to have no negatives compared to the...

    M405 seems to have no negatives compared to the M380 except cocking ease. Accuracy is equal. I think the 405 is somewhat faster than the 25'/sec difference. I prefer the M405 for hunting. 396g arrow,...
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    Typical 3 shot group 80 yds, Xbow Tricks, 18"...

    Typical 3 shot group 80 yds, Xbow Tricks, 18" Zombies, M380. Aimed at each horz dot.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v503/sewdds/photo-7.jpg
  10. Thread: xbow strings

    by sew
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    Strykeforce - changed at 2486 shots, still good....

    Strykeforce - changed at 2486 shots, still good. SZ 380 - nearly 2000 shots, serving separating. M380 bought used, no lube>500 shots w/o rail lub nor wax, then lub'd/waxed and 300-400 more shots. JBK...
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    Some time ago, Excalibur had a video/statistics...

    Some time ago, Excalibur had a video/statistics on velocities, groups, etc of an Excal vs 5-6 other xbows-all compounds. Notable was group size opening up by 50 and maybe 100 shots. The noticeable...
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    However

    I've killed 11 deer with these. 6DRT and 5<30 yds travel. If you get a good hit, they go right down. If you get a bad hit, they go down soon. I've yet to have such an entrance hole as that.
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    I have both a M380 and a M405. They started out...

    I have both a M380 and a M405. They started out noisy but are much quieter now. Easy to do. Boo string/string silencers, thin rubber strips between cocking stirrup and riser, loctite all...
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    Did you have a bad day?

    Did you have a bad day?
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    Good lighted reticles are better than not having...

    Good lighted reticles are better than not having a non-lit reticle. Bad lighted reticles are worse than having a non-lighted reticle. Most lighted reticles, those on lower cost scopes, are in the...
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    Enough xbows to meet demand? Or to build demand...

    Enough xbows to meet demand? Or to build demand later on? Or just enough to satisfy bean counter that 2014 sales won't be below 2013 sales(which were higher). I'm not a dealer but am thinking about...
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    Your Excalibur rep is divulging 2015 Excal info...

    Your Excalibur rep is divulging 2015 Excal info before the trade show!!!? If so, how would Excal feel about this? How would your Excal rep feel about this info being released on a public forum? When...
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    Iron Duke, What has happened to STs? They were...

    Iron Duke,
    What has happened to STs? They were made in Jonesboro, AR(50 mi from me), but now I understand they are in NY. I have 2-3 year old Xbow Tricks(8) which all spin perfectly. No longer?
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    The new string/cables is longer, not shorter. The...

    The new string/cables is longer, not shorter. The speed difference in my 2011 SZ 380 vs 2013 SZ 380 was 15'/sec.
    I expect the newest limbs to be significantly better.
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    Tom, even though my primary bow was my Black...

    Tom, even though my primary bow was my Black Widow until I got my Palmer White Tail Hunter (both recurves) , I normally kept a compound for late season bow. Oregon was my brand. My last was a...
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    Tom, Pearson did this switching. It's the Flame....

    Tom,
    Pearson did this switching. It's the Flame.
    New question: What brought about the demise of Oregon Compounds?
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    I'm using the 175g version(AL inserts). Extremely...

    I'm using the 175g version(AL inserts). Extremely accurate! Great terminal performance also. Correct wt of broad head is affected by vane configuration/wt, nock wt, arrow length, insert wt, max range...
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    Moon, trivia question: what's a Renegade riser...

    Moon, trivia question: what's a Renegade riser with Spoiler limbs called? We both had one.
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    Excalibur 330, Parker Challenger, Mission 320.

    Excalibur 330, Parker Challenger, Mission 320.
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    It's all Moon's fault that I have these 2 recurve...

    It's all Moon's fault that I have these 2 recurve xbows and the sighting systems on and going on them. Some friends are expensive but worth it.
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    I did the same. After getting the M 380 there was...

    I did the same. After getting the M 380 there was no more joy in shooting the 7 year old Parker Saf Mag, nor the 2011 &2013 SZ380s. So I sold the 3 and got a b/u xbow: M 405/XB30SR, TT2.5,...
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    Randy, I made a response on the Excal web site....

    Randy, I made a response on the Excal web site. You made a great choice, IMO .
  28. Vixenmaster (smokepolehall) reportedly makes a...

    Vixenmaster (smokepolehall) reportedly makes a great string with quick delivery. I have a Boo string(long wait!!!) with silencers and it does seriously reduce noise and has exhibited no creep. I'd...
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    I agree with this question. Please string makers...

    I agree with this question. Please string makers answer this question.
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    This is good advice!

    This is good advice!
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