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  1. Having Parker discontinue not one but two models...

    Having Parker discontinue not one but two models on me I found out that 'lifetime warranty' only means that they will fix it IF parts are available, likely you'll get a refurbished one or model down....
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    I'd go with 20" Black Eagle Executioners, .001...

    I'd go with 20" Black Eagle Executioners, .001 straightness, spine indexed and weight matched, with 110 gr brass insert and Blazer vanes, tipped with 125 gr Slick Trick Mag. ...
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    I bought my last new car on line. Built what I...

    I bought my last new car on line. Built what I wanted on the car mfgrs site, sent the result to 4 dealers, got bids -including trade in quote- and closed the deal by email. Only time I spoke to the...
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    Depends on what bow you're after, Missions can...

    Depends on what bow you're after, Missions can only be bought from dealer. Otherwise at last give the local to match the on line price.
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    Having been through 7 bows in ten yrs, next yr...

    Having been through 7 bows in ten yrs, next yr I'm going to focus on the three remaining in my stable: Excal Vortex (sentimental value-never missed a kill), the Mission 320 and 360. My wants have...
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    Ditto. Try a set of medium rings. Works for me.

    Ditto. Try a set of medium rings. Works for me.
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    What's a stirrup used for? (Mission owner):wink:

    What's a stirrup used for? (Mission owner):wink:
  8. DO NOT do this unless you are proficient in...

    DO NOT do this unless you are proficient in trigger work. One man's polishing is anther's grinding. Crossbows hold back a great deal of pull weight, it's ever so easy to create a very dangerous...
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    A missing ZERO can make a real difference. But...

    A missing ZERO can make a real difference. But you shulda seen the commotion when my unwed sister missed a period. Just sayin.
  10. Thread: .005 vs. .001

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    It DOES matter. It gives us something to...

    It DOES matter. It gives us something to masticate ad infinitum. (C'mon hunting season).
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    I shoot a 360 as well. Found my answer in 22"...

    I shoot a 360 as well. Found my answer in 22" Black Eagle Executioners (BEEs), 92 gr brass insert, 3" vanes and a Firenock J nock. The arrow weights roughly 440 grns using a 100 gr tip (Grim Reaper...
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    Nothing, absolutely nothing, will make a crossbow...

    Nothing, absolutely nothing, will make a crossbow so quiet that a deer won't hear it. If it's for YOU sake, that's just great. But if it's for the deer's ears, you are wasting your time. Just for...
  13. Thread: Need opinions

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    Not to overlook the Mission MXB 360. Have hunted...

    Not to overlook the Mission MXB 360. Have hunted with my 320 for several yrs (5 others, including Excal and Parkers too) but the 360 has become my go-to bow. Easy to cock (a big deal for surgically...
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    Minimum velocity loss is about 1fps for every 3...

    Minimum velocity loss is about 1fps for every 3 grains of weight gain. Don't matter if it's in the form of weight on the limbs, string (even the string itself) or arrow. Some is even more, like when...
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    Mission 320 is the 'quietest' I've shot. BUT you...

    Mission 320 is the 'quietest' I've shot. BUT you will be sorely disappointed when comparing it to ANY vert. You are talking about relatively incomparable tools, crossbows holding back as much as 6...
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    Have used custom aluminum moons in several bows...

    Have used custom aluminum moons in several bows at considerable cost as they were machined, not cast. Wanting capture nocks, I switched to Firenock J's for my two Missions couldn't be happier. And...
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    Problem is not just Obama. This country has...

    Problem is not just Obama. This country has developed a professional politician for life culture who are more interested in serving and perpetuating themselves than righting the wrongs of this once...
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    GORGEOUS, Dave. I'm afraid it'd become a safe...

    GORGEOUS, Dave. I'm afraid it'd become a safe queen tho...too purdy to haul in da woods.
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    Ridiculous!!!!! Much like the first night I stood...

    Ridiculous!!!!! Much like the first night I stood guard duty in Nam, rifles but no cartridges; still on ship our unit arrived on. Guess yellin' 'BANG' was to have scared the LBGBs. Fortunately I...
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    Angel is the very best I've tried, hands down....

    Angel is the very best I've tried, hands down. Equally important is to get the (crossbow) serving on very, very, VERY tight to avoid separation. I serve my stings in a jig (after unwinding the string...
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    400 perhaps, not in my 360...it's all I use.

    400 perhaps, not in my 360...it's all I use.
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    Not my cup of tea (blood?) either, but, hey,...

    Not my cup of tea (blood?) either, but, hey, whatever turns your crank. I like the head rotation, a bit more forward -still looking right- but lose the arrow and fake blood.
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    Why does this remind me of what folks told...

    Why does this remind me of what folks told Orville and Wilbur: "It will never fly?" I appreciate the thinking outside of the box. Obviously it's got to be tested on game but I think it will fly. BTW,...
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    Great idea, Dave. A page from Ruger's 10/22; have...

    Great idea, Dave. A page from Ruger's 10/22; have had 5 none were stock. Thee are more accessories than one can count, a market onto itself. It's exactly what's needed for those of us who are bored...
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    Sorry. IME, once separated it will keep...

    Sorry. IME, once separated it will keep separating no matter how you 'push it back.' There is 'slop' in the serving and pushing it back is at best a temp fix. .
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    1/4" medium work great on my Spitfires and Grim...

    1/4" medium work great on my Spitfires and Grim Reapers. I'm told I don't 'need' them on either but knowing for sure keeps me from second guessing.They do not affect flight or terminal performance.
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    Don't preselect your options until you've shot as...

    Don't preselect your options until you've shot as many bows as possible. There are so many options to choose from and prices as falling as competition increases. I agree that 1K is a lot to pay for...
  28. Thread: Mission??

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    I have found several dealers who will mail...

    I have found several dealers who will mail components but not the bow proper. BTW, when I couldn't find a quiver bracket locally and let it be known, Mission VP sent me one....FREE. Guess by giving...
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    It also helps to shorten the rope so you have to...

    It also helps to shorten the rope so you have to pull the string up to the second hook 5-6 inches. Shortens the pull by that much.
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    I shoot both the Missions 320 and 360, have shot...

    I shoot both the Missions 320 and 360, have shot the Dagger; IMO it's not better than either and costs more than the former. Now the Sniper Lite, that may be something to check out (from what I...
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