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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by flightattendant100 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:21 am

What "No Shootin'" bow are y'all messin' with?

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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by Boo » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:46 am

flightattendant100 wrote:What "No Shootin'" bow are y'all messin' with?
I'm not shooting mine because I blew it up! :mrgreen: I'm currently waiting for strings, cables and cams. It would have been more exciting but this is the 3rd bow I've blown up. The noise and excitement is highly over rated :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by bellerivercrossbowhunter » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:28 am

vixenmaster wrote:They like heavier FOC Jeff, i am usin the deathstalker arrows but changed the 100 gr pt out to a 170 gr pt that matches my FOC B-heads. I am getting 1" groups at 30 yds at my sight in practice. Nutten wrong wid the crossbow, jus a learnin curve. I really like mine, don't plan to give it up, its lite an great handlin, its shoots the lights out :)

Thanks Mike that's something I'll try... :)
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by racking up points » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:53 pm

I'm with Jeff...sure the new toy is sleek and light but if it takes this much effort to get it to group, (under 30y from a bench, mind you), then is it worth the effort? IMHO the learning curve shouldn't be this steep! :oops: I'm just waiting on you guys to find a winning arrow recipe because apparently my premium arrows aren't working. In the meantime I'm glad I still have two Matrix bows :lol:
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by Tom » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:24 pm

Boo wrote:[............... It would have been more exciting but this is the 3rd bow I've blown up. The noise and excitement is highly over rated :lol: :lol: :lol:
Don, did you blame the smell from your messed shorts on the pup
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by Boo » Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:58 pm

Tom wrote:
Boo wrote:[............... It would have been more exciting but this is the 3rd bow I've blown up. The noise and excitement is highly over rated :lol: :lol: :lol:
Don, did you blame the smell from your messed shorts on the pup
:lol:

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Nope, there was no mess. Being the 3rd time, I just rolled my eyes rolled and I said crap!
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by vixenmaster » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:02 pm

Well it seems i have to hold my hand jus so fer it to do its magic. I have measuring the sled clearance to rail n arrow slot. Either the vendor has royally screwed up or the Blueprint plan sent sucks! :( I have min of 3/16" inside arrow slot play n 7/32" on the outside
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by amythntr » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:54 pm

.....you mean "oofah" won't shoot a 1" group out to 100yds? :shock:

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Post by RobD » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:18 am

Goose52 wrote:BEEs still 50% off at the black eagle website... .003 BEEs are additional $3 off that price
Thanks for the tip. I just ordered 2 dozen of the 18" .003 in pink (all they had left) for $66 shipped free. I have only shot Diablos with the 150gr field points and broadcutters, so I'll have to get some new stuff to put on the front of these.
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by Sparkey » Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:54 am

bellerivercrossbowhunter wrote:I've been using a compound crossbow for target shooting for the last month or so.

I've come to the conclusion that you can't beat the simplicity of a re-curve. My Micro is dead on out to 40 yards with ease. I can barely get the compound to group @ 20 with the same arrows. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong..... Lol

My main bow is still my Micro 355.... :)
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by bellerivercrossbowhunter » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:29 am

Sparkey wrote:
bellerivercrossbowhunter wrote:I've been using a compound crossbow for target shooting for the last month or so.

I've come to the conclusion that you can't beat the simplicity of a re-curve. My Micro is dead on out to 40 yards with ease. I can barely get the compound to group @ 20 with the same arrows. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong..... Lol

My main bow is still my Micro 355.... :)
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by Boo » Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:29 am

bellerivercrossbowhunter wrote:
Could we get a bigger picture for more detail? :mrgreen:
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by flightattendant100 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:37 am

Well this all just made my mind up if I wanted a Skorpyd! 8) I can't teach Colton manners and good sportsmanship if I'm throwing expensive equipment across the yard! If it " opens up" at 30, .... not for me.

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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by bellerivercrossbowhunter » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:09 pm

flightattendant100 wrote:Well this all just made my mind up if I wanted a Skorpyd! 8) I can't teach Colton manners and good sportsmanship if I'm throwing expensive equipment across the yard! If it " opens up" at 30, .... not for me.

I will get this machine dialed in sooner or later...lol
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Re: the grass isn't always greener

Post by Boo » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:16 pm

flightattendant100 wrote:Well this all just made my mind up if I wanted a Skorpyd! 8) I can't teach Colton manners and good sportsmanship if I'm throwing expensive equipment across the yard! If it " opens up" at 30, .... not for me.
:lol: :lol: :lol: Perhaps you have't noticed but he's there already. Maybe he needs some fine tuning but there's no question in my mind that he's well on his way to becoming a fine young man. :D
Paul, the DS is the only Scorpyd with this setup. All of the others shoot well with little fuss. Given a bit of time, the DS will get sorted out as well.
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