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I am new to crossbows and to this forum. The first thing I will say is "Thank You" for what I have already learned reading this forum.

Today, I bought 2 Easton Tracer Nocks #2216 to install in Horton Lightning Strike MX #2216. The Tracers diameter is too small to fit snugly in place of the original nocks. The Tracer nocks measure .300" the original nocks measure .313"

I sent an email to Easton but I don't expect a response until next week.

Has anyone with Tracer #2216 encountered a similar problem?

Thanks

Charlie
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Not that exact issue, but something similar. The Gold Tip carbon arrows are a larger inside diameter than the Easton Carbons and the carbon tracers are too loose for the Gold Tips so I use a 2219 tracer nock and file the nibs down a tiny bit so the nock fits snug in the Gold Tip bolts...works fine for me...

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Not that exact issue, but something similar. The Gold Tip carbon arrows are a larger inside diameter than the Easton Carbons and the carbon tracers are too loose for the Gold Tips so I use a 2219 tracer nock and file the nibs down a tiny bit so the nock fits snug in the Gold Tip bolts...works fine for me...

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I found some info with shaft inside diameters:

Gold Tip Laser II bolts .300” ID

2219 Aluminum Shafts .306” ID

2216 Aluminum Shafts .314“ ID

There doesn't seem to be a crossbow arrow shaft larger than .314 so I guess the only fitting method would be to add a shim between the nock and the inside of the shaft.

I will try to find some lighted nocks from another manufacturer today and see if they fit.

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So many different diameters and only one size of Firenock?

Firenock only have one size crossbow nock, but it will fit from 0.297" to 0.3145" the trick is in the O-rings. Each pack comes with 30 O-rings. We also make our own nock for both style Hybrid and flat. With 2 O-ring slots, different size O-rings can fit inside the slot to take up that 0.175 variance. Manual below for your information:
 

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Firenock,

Thank you for the information.

Before I order Firenocks, I would like to verify that they will fit 2216 arrows. Above, you state that they will fit to 0.3145" but the online info states that they will fit to 0.303"

I just want to be sure...I already have others that do not fit!

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Hi Charlie,

I do not have a 2216 to confirm how snug it will fit, but I know the 2219 I have fit a little more than snug. But with O-rings, there is lots of room to play with. Not to mention with some bow wax and the O-rings, you can easily get another 0.02" without too much issue. i cannot absolutely sure that it will fit exactly as I think it will, but with a 30 days no question ask return policy, you are not out much but the $3.00+ for shipping both ways.

Hope this address your issue.

AND if it does not fit as snug as you want, then I think it is time for me to look for a 3rd set of O-ring to make it fit perfectly. I would believe that I can always make the new O-ring set as an accessory for those who decide to use the very seldom used 2216? This design of mine is so flexible, I am loving it.
 

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Thanks Dorge

for the additional info. I will place an order and we will both find out if they will fit properly. I should not have to return them if you are interested in finding the proper size o-rings if necessary.

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I spoke to

Easton today and they were aware of a problem. Somehow, the wrong Tracer Nocks were packaged as 2216's and they are sending me the correct replacements.

I give them a good grade for their customer service.

I will let you know how the correct ones fit.

Charlie
 
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