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Ugh just great

Post by mattones » Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:03 pm

Two limbs in two months... My micro 335 limb just snapped on the same side it snapped before but in half. There is less then 20 shots on these limbs!

I was in the bush this morning and heard the same sound as the first time it broke... Sounded like ting. Looked and didn't see any damage..

Home for a few hours and heard a strange sound in the back hall. Went to investigate and came to a snapped limb.

Planned to hunt all long weekend with it.. this was a kick in the groin.

I know this will be replaced but any reason to why two limbs in two months? I showed a fellow member a week ago how my string had a 1/4 difference between stoppers. I assume I had a bad limb?

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Post by wsisk » Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:30 pm

hate that for you.Looking at the pic thats a gen1 correct :?:
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Post by mattones » Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:34 pm

Yup it sure is.

Sucks big time, I may just buy an extra set of limbs if I'm having this much bad luck. Lol
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Post by wsisk » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:07 pm

I purchased the gen2 in aug.so far no issues.Where do you get the extra set of libs from :?: Price :?:
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Post by one shot scott » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:11 pm

If I were a micro owner I would have an extra set of limbs handy even if they were not known to have issues in the 1st gen.

I would contact Excalibur(phone), and perhaps talk to them regarding your limb issues. If I am not mistaken(often I am) they made changes to prevent this in the 2nd gen
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Post by longbow joe » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:13 pm

It might be time to speak up for an updated version
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Post by wsisk » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:25 pm

I saw where they had a bad batch of limbs over heated.I beleive the limbs are the same for gen1 and 2, Gen 2 they took out some material on the riser design to take some stress of the limbs.I could be wrong because I usually am :roll:
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Re: Ugh just great

Post by mattones » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:27 pm

longbow joe wrote:It might be time to speak up for an updated version
Can't afford a new bow st this current time. Hopefully the limbs last more then 20 shots
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Post by newbie » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:58 pm

That sucks Matt! I still dont think thats a riser issue, those limbs arent supposed to break clean like that. Should never happen. I was hoping that wouldnt happen when i saw your tiller last week, at least for the season.
I would insist on a spare set as well.
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Re: Ugh just great

Post by sproulman » Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:00 pm

mattones wrote:Two limbs in two months... My micro 335 limb just snapped on the same side it snapped before but in half. There is less then 20 shots on these limbs!

I was in the bush this morning and heard the same sound as the first time it broke... Sounded like ting. Looked and didn't see any damage..

Home for a few hours and heard a strange sound in the back hall. Went to investigate and came to a snapped limb.

Planned to hunt all long weekend with it.. this was a kick in the groin.

I know this will be replaced but any reason to why two limbs in two months? I showed a fellow member a week ago how my string had a 1/4 difference between stoppers. I assume I had a bad limb?

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..Question are you using quill arrows with 100 gr points? if so that may be causing it..If so I would stop now and get your arrow weight to 400 grs...

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Re: Ugh just great

Post by mattones » Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:38 pm

sproulman wrote:
mattones wrote:Two limbs in two months... My micro 335 limb just snapped on the same side it snapped before but in half. There is less then 20 shots on these limbs!

I was in the bush this morning and heard the same sound as the first time it broke... Sounded like ting. Looked and didn't see any damage..

Home for a few hours and heard a strange sound in the back hall. Went to investigate and came to a snapped limb.

Planned to hunt all long weekend with it.. this was a kick in the groin.

I know this will be replaced but any reason to why two limbs in two months? I showed a fellow member a week ago how my string had a 1/4 difference between stoppers. I assume I had a bad limb?



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..Question are you using quill arrows with 100 gr points? if so that may be causing it..If so I would stop now and get your arrow weight to 400 grs...
They are 125gr heads. I'm at 400gr.
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Re: Ugh just great

Post by mattones » Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:40 pm

newbie wrote:That sucks Matt! I still dont think thats a riser issue, those limbs arent supposed to break clean like that. Should never happen. I was hoping that wouldnt happen when i saw your tiller last week, at least for the season.
I would insist on a spare set as well.
I was hoping so too. Wonder if it happens again what Is causing it. I might try OEM strings next..
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Re: Ugh just great

Post by one shot scott » Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:31 pm

Mattones, I see your in 87 as well. If you need a loaner bow let me know, I have 3 x cals. Can drop one off tonight so u don't miss much of the long weekend
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Re: Ugh just great

Post by sproulman » Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:18 pm

mattones wrote:
sproulman wrote:
mattones wrote:Two limbs in two months... My micro 335 limb just snapped on the same side it snapped before but in half. There is less then 20 shots on these limbs!

I was in the bush this morning and heard the same sound as the first time it broke... Sounded like ting. Looked and didn't see any damage..

Home for a few hours and heard a strange sound in the back hall. Went to investigate and came to a snapped limb.

Planned to hunt all long weekend with it.. this was a kick in the groin.

I know this will be replaced but any reason to why two limbs in two months? I showed a fellow member a week ago how my string had a 1/4 difference between stoppers. I assume I had a bad limb?



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..Question are you using quill arrows with 100 gr points? if so that may be causing it..If so I would stop now and get your arrow weight to 400 grs...
They are 125gr heads. I'm at 400gr.
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Re: Ugh just great

Post by mattones » Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:06 pm

one shot scott wrote:Mattones, I see your in 87 as well. If you need a loaner bow let me know, I have 3 x cals. Can drop one off tonight so u don't miss much of the long weekend

Thanks for the generous offer. I went to BassPro this afternoon and picked up a new sight for my compound bow as the old one was missing the 20Y pin head. Got it together and sighted the bow in. Should do me until this is sorted out. :)
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