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Post by otisbrazwell » Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:12 pm

Are there many exomax crossbow shooters left? that's what I went back to set up with a leupold crossbones scope.my first Excalibur was the exomag and it worked well..as far as a skinny bow with speed I'm using a Mission mxb 400 shooting 407 fps with a 425 gr 22" arrow BUT the exomax gets more use. :D

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Post by drkeenan » Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:24 pm

Sold my Exomax last year to buy a Micro 335. I wish I hadn't. :cry: :cry:
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Post by hunter with MS » Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:31 pm

I still use the exomax I also have a exomag 200 and just got a matrix 330 for a good price . Reason for the matrix 330 I have MS and find it getting a little harder to use the max .

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Post by otisbrazwell » Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:34 pm

I have db bars and s5 on mine.draws and
Shoots nice.thinking of trying aluminum arrows

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Post by sitruc » Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:35 pm

My exomax may be a liitle wide, but it shoots lights out, and is a go to for most of my hunting situations. I just plain have confidence in it.
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Post by xcaliber » Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:44 pm

I have owned a few Excalibur models, and a another brand too, but i think my Vortex was the best of all! Just a bullet proof model all the way, and lights out deadly for hunting. My limbs were in worse shape at the end of the season than her's! :lol: :lol:
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Post by jparchery » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:59 pm

I sold my matrix 355 and 405, had problems with both of them. The only Excalibur I own now is a 2000 model Exomag, it's absolutely bulletproof.

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Post by j.krug » Sat Mar 05, 2016 11:48 am

No Exomag here but I do own the younger handsomer little brother Vortex. :D
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Post by mr meat » Sat Mar 05, 2016 12:44 pm

I still shoot my older bows!!
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Post by Sandman » Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:55 pm

My Max is on the wall to make room for my M405 but I try to get a few hunts a season with it. Still dead on over all the years without any tweaking~!
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Post by retrieverman » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:49 am

I haven't shot my Exomax in a couple years, but I can't bare to sell it. My son has taken over my Matrix 380, and I'm now exclusively shooting my Micro 335.

I tell myself (and my wife) that I keep the Exomax around for a back up bow...that's my story, and I'm sticking to it... :wink:

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Post by Eck » Tue Mar 08, 2016 9:39 am

No ExoMax here, but I've got over a decade on my E-Mag. Last year I broke down and bought a Micro, but I'm glad I kept the old dinosaur.

I still like them both, some of the places I hunt is very thick and dense, and Micro is great for those conditions. I still shoot the eMag just a little better ( I only practice standing, unsupported), but I think its because I have a lot more time behind the trigger with that rig.

My only complaint is that I had to buy a new broadhead target because the short quills from the Micro bury themselves and have to be driven out!! :shock:
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Post by joel0711 » Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:53 pm

exomax and equinox here---why---because it's all I have,,or need,,, no complaints from the deer yet!

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Post by ComfyBear » Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:20 pm

Besides a couple of Matrix (380 and 355), I also have an Exomax and Exocet 200. Even though I have more bows than I need, I don't think I could bring myself to sell my Exo-series models. Of course, if I received "an offer I couldn't refuse", I might just consider letting the Exomax go. :wink:
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Re: exomax

Post by Michiganhunter » Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:28 pm

Had an Exomax for several years. Sold it a few years ago and bought a 380 Matrix and I have never looked back. The Exomax was accurate, fast enough, and crazy dependable..never a problem but it was also wide and for me that was an issue. Hunting from a treestand was a lesson in contortion and walking thru the swamps before and after daylight was laughable. I sounded like a car wreak. Great bow but I could just not get over the wide limbs.... The Matrix to me is the ideal combination of just about everything. JMO
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