Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

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Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

Post by ICDUCKS » Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:18 pm

OK, NY finally came around and let us use crossbows,BUT they cannot have a draw weight of more than 200lbs! I have a Matrix 355 which is 240lbs. Can this be turned down to 200????

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Re: Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

Post by wabi » Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:31 pm

The Matrix 310 would be the only Matrix model with a 200# draw weight.
The Vixen, Phoenix, Ibex, Axiom, Eclipse XT, Exocet 200, and Vortex would also be legal.
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Re: Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

Post by ICDUCKS » Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:46 pm

So, you're saying NO it can't be turned down?

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Re: Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

Post by awshucks » Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:33 pm

You would have to get your rail machined, be cheaper to sell the M355 and get a M310 or one of the other xbows listed.........

Call Danny Miller for a price, he's done a bunch of them @ [740] 483-2312........

Ask about a swap while you are at it......
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Re: Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

Post by robertyb » Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:10 pm

I think that by him saying "Turned Down" he means letting the tiller off like on a compound bow.

If so the answer is no. Excalibur crossbows are not adjustable for poundage.
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Re: Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

Post by Onetimeonly x--> » Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:36 pm

awshucks wrote:You would have to get your rail machined, be cheaper to sell the M355 and get a M310 or one of the other xbows listed.........

Call Danny Miller for a price, he's done a bunch of them @ [740] 483-2312........

Ask about a swap while you are at it......
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Re: Matrix 355 draw weight too much for NY

Post by nyexhunter » Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:17 am

The regs in NY are ridiculous - set by uninformed legislators. It should be based on arrow speed not draw weight - a reverse limb compound cross bow with a longer string draw and a draw weight well below 200 lbs will launch an arrow much faster than your 355.

Not sure how the authorities in NY will check your draw weight?

Maybe just removing your decal on the stock would be easier.

I never once saw a DEC guy in the woods when I was in NY.

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