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  1. Thread: Rage Broadheads

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    Rage - AGG!!!

    Rage - AGG!!!
  2. Thread: Oops !!

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    Oops !!

    I left out possibly the most important silencing thing I did on my Matrix xbows. I'm putting it here just so it'll be noticed instead near the end of a thread. This can be helpful to other xbow...
  3. Thread: Quiet Crossbows

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    I'll try to post speeds later this week....

    I'll try to post speeds later this week. Concerning sound, I've found that over 35-40 yards, deer freeze at the sound of a v or x bow. It's like they only instantly react to sounds close to them. And...
  4. Thread: Quiet Crossbows

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    Your question is very appropriate. Due to a # of...

    Your question is very appropriate. Due to a # of factors, I didn't test , yet. The speed of the 380 with a Boo string/string silencers and 1/8" off the rubber string bumpers with a 406g arrow at 2...
  5. Thread: Quiet Crossbows

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    Quiet Crossbows

    I've posted a # of times about how quiet my Matrix 380 and 405 are. Hard to believe for most people. Why? Because recurve xbows are LOUD, to start with. BUT don't have to stay that way. Not that...
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    Concerning loss of low light capability with...

    Concerning loss of low light capability with power changes, I have a Duralyt 2-8 on my M405. While sitting 58-60 yds from a corn pile that was just at the edge of a sapling tree line(thick 10-15 year...
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    Moon, please contrast it to the Solution 350.

    Moon, please contrast it to the Solution 350.
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    Using a dedicated xbow scope (range lines) on an...

    Using a dedicated xbow scope (range lines) on an Optimizer would allow using any magnification at any range (main advantage - distant shots) and the center xhair or leaving it on the 20 yd setting on...
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    I haven't ruled out trying the XB75 on an...

    I haven't ruled out trying the XB75 on an Optimizer on my M405. At least, it can go a long ways toward deciding between the 2 methods. Sometimes each method has its own advantage. However, I expect...
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    The best advice you'll get.

    The best advice you'll get.
  11. Thread: Grizzly?

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    Matrix limbs are generally very trouble free. The...

    Matrix limbs are generally very trouble free. The rail - think it will serve well. Trigger: later model triggers can be very good. Consider getting from Danny Miller and seeing if he'll smooth the...
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    My thinking on BT: original Stryker was a...

    My thinking on BT: original Stryker was a disaster,; SF was a major step forward, yet not w/o problems; SZ 350/380 were giant steps fwd but with serious limb problems; and finally, an improved SZ...
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    I had my SF on long term loan to my dental lab...

    I had my SF on long term loan to my dental lab technician. It's trigger became unreliable. The dealer couldn't fix it, sent in to BT and it couldn't be fixed. Understood I was to get a Sol 390 as a...
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    You did well. It can become extremely quiet if...

    You did well. It can become extremely quiet if you want.
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    I have a M380 & 405 and a Solution 350. The 350...

    I have a M380 & 405 and a Solution 350. The 350 is docile, easy to cock, quiet, relatively compact, won't break the bank, is a consideration. After a small fortune, my M380 is quieter than even the...
  16. Thread: Matrix 330

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    I meant "your M330".

    I meant "your M330".
  17. Thread: Matrix 330

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    You will love the Vixenmaster string. Your M380...

    You will love the Vixenmaster string. Your M380 can get unbelievably quiet. My M380 is quieter than my Solution 350 even with the 350's hand guard removed. The M330 is possibly the pick of the...
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    I've spent the vast majority of my hunting career...

    I've spent the vast majority of my hunting career using lower end scopes, some with lighted reticles. Then I went with better scopes: Bushnell 4200, VarX-3. Then a Nightforce 3.5x15 56mm. THEN, for...
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    Agree and there is a difference between the 380...

    Agree and there is a difference between the 380 and 405 triggers.
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    I used the word "insecure" but note how I used...

    I used the word "insecure" but note how I used it. It was referencing "some" of those who insist there is only "one" right answer for whatever is being considered. Example: only Fords, Toyotas,...
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    I couldn't agree more. I've shot both. At home...

    I couldn't agree more. I've shot both. At home tuning, string replacement, quiet, small, now wild about the stocks, however appears to be near perfection.
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    I think people like validation. Many want...

    I think people like validation. Many want validated that they have the "best" , made the "best" buy, etc. Often this is manifested by being s "Ford" man, etc. Same with Xbow brands, bow type(vertical...
  23. Thread: Matrix 330

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    At Excal, thy cut ally teach that the width of a...

    At Excal, thy cut ally teach that the width of a business card off the stops. Most of us use a little more. I use bout the thickness of two business cards.
    I have Air Brakes on my M380. They do...
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    Until a person has used good glass and a good...

    Until a person has used good glass and a good lighted reticle, they just don't know what is being missed. I didn't. Now I know. That's why scopes that appear to have the same features don't...
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    As you know better than I , during low and very...

    As you know better than I , during low and very low light conditions, really good optics have an advantage verses no optics. Case in point as previously mentioned, a month ago as I set in a field...
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    It could be for enough $. Terra scopes aren't...

    It could be for enough $. Terra scopes aren't lighted but are relatively bright for the $. A relatively optically bright scope with a heavy enough reticle provides nearly the same low light...
  27. Thread: Where are you?

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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v503/sewdds/DSCF...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v503/sewdds/DSCF2014.jpg

    So you can put a picture with the name. I kill about 0.8 deer a year with a "gun" . This is a 45cal smokeless powder, PacNor'd 10ML-2...
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    In 1973, I was flying an F-111F at a very...

    In 1973, I was flying an F-111F at a very endurance extending 400KTAS at about FL200(20,000'MSL) along the New Mexico / Mexican border. We were trying to get maximum flying hours per flight at the...
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    Well, of course, you'd be imbarrassed! However,...

    Well, of course, you'd be imbarrassed! However, you can easily fix that. May I suggest a M405? That'd quickly take care of your problem! :wink:
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    It's so sad that people who have lived most of...

    It's so sad that people who have lived most of their lives and still operate at such a pathetically, stupid level. They need to get a life! The same can be said in other areas of life, including...
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