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    How about using some shrink tubing on it? Two...

    How about using some shrink tubing on it? Two layers. A flinch is no joke, I developed one after one of my bows suffered a 'spontaneous unanticipated self-disassemble' caused by a failed cheap nock....
  2. Thread: Hushpuks

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    2029782Cool> I've done the same thing using :...

    2029782Cool> I've done the same thing using : Limbsaver pucks and the two sided rubber tape used to install glass in windows (tinkerer, me?). Looks cool but don't do much for dampening vibrations....
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    Can't agree more, 4 of the bows I purchased in...

    Can't agree more, 4 of the bows I purchased in the last eight yrs have been sold.The rapid pace of crossbow development largely caused the changes; several became obsolete within 2 yrs of release....
  4. Lifetime is a long time, something few of us will...

    Lifetime is a long time, something few of us will likely get to test. Parker claims lifetime BUT the Terminator I sent in for cracked stock (discontinued 5 yr old model) came back with a current...
  5. Funny thing, my Mission 320 is 7 fps 'slower'...

    Funny thing, my Mission 320 is 7 fps 'slower' than the Dagger using 20 inch arrow that weigh 400 grns.
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    Been wondering about 'lifetime' warranty for ANY...

    Been wondering about 'lifetime' warranty for ANY bow. When my first bow (Parker Terminator) suffered a cracked stock it was replaced with one from a different model. Works but the colors don't match....
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    I own two 320s, was thinking of selling one, WAS...

    I own two 320s, was thinking of selling one, WAS COVETING THE 360......UNTIL I HELD IT. Horse of a different color: Bigger, heavier, not as 'pointable.' If you're bigger than I am (6'2 with 72 inch...
  8. Rage makes a crossbow specific model because the...

    Rage makes a crossbow specific model because the general use model has a much lighter blade retention collar, consequently the blades can deploy prematurely with bows that shoot +300 or so. AND THE...
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    Mine weigh in @ 432 with 92 gr insert, the J...

    Mine weigh in @ 432 with 92 gr insert, the J nocks (w/o lighting mechanism), 3" vanes and 100 gr tip. Love em.
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    Look again, plastic has been rubberized. Quietest...

    Look again, plastic has been rubberized. Quietest bow of the 7 I've owned.
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    To each his own Hunlee, to each his own. We all...

    To each his own Hunlee, to each his own. We all don't drive the same ride either.
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    I totally agree on the bad rap; many holdups are...

    I totally agree on the bad rap; many holdups are at the dealer level, me thinks. (Last non Mission bow I sent through the dealer didn't leave his shop for 2 weeks) My Mission was back in 49 hrs (not...
  13. Thread: Rope cocker

    by Cossack2
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    Looping the string around the back not only...

    Looping the string around the back not only centers the string but reduces pull effort by 50%. My twice-cut back needs all of that.
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    I shoot TWO Mission 320s and absolutely LOVE...

    I shoot TWO Mission 320s and absolutely LOVE them. Light, compact, easy cocking, great looks, well built, can be maintained w/o needing a press, can be let down w/o having to shoot it, accurate to a...
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    Florescent 'colored' vanes of any make -red or...

    Florescent 'colored' vanes of any make -red or lime- glow under black light.
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    I recently tried to use a 'winged' moon nock...

    I recently tried to use a 'winged' moon nock (Firenocks Q) in my Excalibur for the same reason: to use them up. Unfortunately, the down pressure in this particular bow raised the front of the arrow...
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    After answering the asinine questions of the...

    After answering the asinine questions of the would-be buyers of my used for sale bows ("what is that thingy in the back -of the arrow- for"), I can see why the company don't warranty second owner...
  18. Thread: quikfletch???

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    Tried em, they 'work" but add extra weight to...

    Tried em, they 'work" but add extra weight to back of arrow -if FOC- is an issue: toast. But if your friend don't shoot much, or make many arrows, it's an option.
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    Been thinking of using Gorilla Glue recently...

    Been thinking of using Gorilla Glue recently released low foaming glue. I glued a metal plate to wood post yrs ago - outdoors - from minus 40 to 90+ degrees, try as I may cannot remove it to replace...
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    Slick Trick Razor Trick, Alcatraz lock no...

    Slick Trick Razor Trick, Alcatraz lock no welding, C on C.
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    Shoot them both and get what you like. Have shot...

    Shoot them both and get what you like. Have shot both, 320 fills my needs: light, great trigger, easily serviceable w/o press, "quietest crossbow" I've owned (7 total so far), does chroned 333 with...
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    quiet crossbow is an oxymoron, no such thing. One...

    quiet crossbow is an oxymoron, no such thing. One may be less noisy than another, NONE are so 'quiet' a deer wont hear them. Pick one you like -regardless of how noisy it is- and learn to shoot it...
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    My two 320s are great, no need for TT. My (guess)...

    My two 320s are great, no need for TT. My (guess) is as pull weight goes up on limbs it also goes up on trigger.
  24. Thread: Quivers

    by Cossack2
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    I carry three but then I let down all of my bows...

    I carry three but then I let down all of my bows w/o shooting em.
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    The bigger heads are generally harder to make fly...

    The bigger heads are generally harder to make fly to same POI. It has loss to do with the weight than the larger blades causing them to plane.
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    I have a Parker, Excal and 2 Missions (320s)....

    I have a Parker, Excal and 2 Missions (320s). Just checked out the 360, found it much bigger and heavier than any of the other Missions (320, DAGGER and 400). I'm sticking with the Missions I now...
  27. I 'worked' the triggers on both a Phoenix and a...

    I 'worked' the triggers on both a Phoenix and a Vortex, they turned out super. Just enough to polish the articulating surfaces - without changing the angels - and smooth casting marks. But I agree...
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    I choose to hunt with what I'm capable of hunting...

    I choose to hunt with what I'm capable of hunting with and able to do proficiently. At times it was shotgun and slugs, recurve bow, longbow, rifle, scoped hand gun and now, at 73, the crossbow. I...
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    Good job. I LOVE my XB1s, two of my bows wear em.

    Good job. I LOVE my XB1s, two of my bows wear em.
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    But be aware that the POI (could) have changed...

    But be aware that the POI (could) have changed because of string stretch. If it did, twist up the string to the original brace height, test again, before blaming the limbs.
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