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Burn Smell

Post by Phillyarcher » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:50 pm

When shooting bolt Its smells like something is burning. There is a slight build up of wax on top of rail.Should I remove the wax on the rail? I still harvested all the deer I shot.
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by one shot scott » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:19 pm

Copy & paste this thread and see if what BillT said helps you out at all.


http://www.excaliburcrossbow.com/phpBB2 ... 48#p329348
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by Phillyarcher » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:22 pm

Thanks
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by Cossack » Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:15 pm

It's normal, string rubbing on rail. Love the smell.
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by one shot scott » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:55 pm

The wax on the rail will come off with a little silicone spray, or the edge of a credit card. I prefer to remove the build-up because grit sticks to it over time.
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by j.krug » Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:25 am

It was posted somewhere before that the burn smell is the aluminum nock rubbing on thr rail when the bow is fired. Nothing to be concerned about. Fire away. :)
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by Phillyarcher » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:08 pm

Thanks to all who answered my question
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by Galgo » Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:05 am

The smell of victory....

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Re: Burn Smell

Post by Big58cal » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:06 pm

The Excals are so fast, that's the smell of the afterburners kicking in. :wink: :mrgreen:
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Re: Burn Smell

Post by Bones » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:41 pm

When you shoot and smell that, That's the BBQ firing up. It's all good

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Re: Burn Smell

Post by VixChix » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:23 pm

Big58cal wrote:The Excals are so fast, that's the smell of the afterburners kicking in. :wink: :mrgreen:
HAHAHHAAA !!! Good one! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Actually, I love that smell!
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