BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

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BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by mreyner » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:12 pm

Has anyone tried a bush style arrow retainer over the standard spring type, and if so does it make xbow any quieter? :?

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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by vixenmaster » Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:22 pm

I have the brush on my Custom 360 Matrix, n i am shootin BEE's .001 SK200 vanes usin Q nocks. I have not tried it yet in all kinds of positions to see how it holds. I jus got my Voodoo Queen back today, Marie Laveau. I will get to practice some wid her this week i sure hope
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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by Ldz » Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:56 pm

mreyner wrote:Has anyone tried a bush style arrow retainer over the standard spring type, and if so does it make xbow any quieter? :?
Do you have a pic or a link to this brush type. I have always found the bolt retainer to one of the biggest contributor to noise.

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Post by WVCBH » Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:11 pm

It's very easy to quiet it down with shrink tubing and a slip on suppressor
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Post by longbow joe » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:30 pm

Where would someone get one a dem slip on suppressers i have a friend who has a friend who might want one ..lol. lm using velcro now but i would try one.
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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by IronNoggin » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:35 pm

longbow joe wrote:Where would someone get one a dem slip on suppressers...
Wondering too - also for a 'friend" :lol:

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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by WVCBH » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:49 pm

longbow joe wrote:Where would someone get one a dem slip on suppressers i have a friend who has a friend who might want one ..lol. lm using velcro now but i would try one.
I found them on eBay. BowJax Crossbow Bolt Retention Spring Dampener
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Post by sproulman » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:56 pm

I took a heavy rubber o ring and wrapped it around the retention spring for dollar for o -ring at store or box of o rings I had..Cant see paying 9 bucks for those silencers ..My o ring works fine and cheap..

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Post by robertyb » Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:01 pm

sproulman wrote:I took a heavy rubber o ring and wrapped it around the retention spring for dollar for o -ring at store or box of o rings I had..Cant see paying 9 bucks for those silencers ..My o ring works fine and cheap..

Good idea there Sproul. Should do the job.
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Post by sproulman » Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:53 pm

:wink:
robertyb wrote:
sproulman wrote:I took a heavy rubber o ring and wrapped it around the retention spring for dollar for o -ring at store or box of o rings I had..Cant see paying 9 bucks for those silencers ..My o ring works fine and cheap..

Good idea there Sproul. Should do the job.
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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by WVCBH » Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:46 am

sproulman wrote:I took a heavy rubber o ring and wrapped it around the retention spring for dollar for o -ring at store or box of o rings I had..Cant see paying 9 bucks for those silencers ..My o ring works fine and cheap..
I wouldn't pay $9 either! Mine was included in a BowJax crossbow kit that also included limb and string dampeners. The O ring is a good idea.
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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by Allan » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:30 pm

I just wrapped some hockey tape on mine.

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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by racking up points » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:40 pm

Allan wrote:I just wrapped some hockey tape on mine.
Love it! The camo hockey tape is great too if got some. My steel climber is foam filled and wrapped in layers of camo hockey tape - its heavy as all hell but quiet.
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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by MTBighorn » Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:10 pm

I don't get it....$9 darned dollars??? And people are whining :roll: Are you serious!! The China-Mart mentality just oozing. Come-on guys!..What can you do for $9? When I drank, I spent twice that much on beer Every day. These are $1000 bows, shooting $25 missiles...so most must have some sort of income.

I really see no point in trying to quiet these bows, but to each his own.

I like to be positive and constructive, and this positive view is obviously shared by most on here because this is one of the VERY BEST forums on the net!

But it seems sad to me that when someone posts some really neat new accessory, or idea... guys jump in and bash the product because of a few bucks...Boo's recent post about the cool new de-cocking "Defuser" comes to mind. :( You can't spend it after your on the wrong side of the dirt and they're patting you on the face with a shovel :mrgreen:

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Re: BRUSH OR SPRING ARROW RETAINER?

Post by jody5252 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:54 pm

:cry: :cry: :cry: You guys are worse then a bunch of old women! How did the subject go from the man's question to you old hags bickering about the $9 you had in your wallets since the 80's Stay on topic, or start a new one. Like, what I had to pay for a gal. of milk, or a loaf of bread so you can bicker with each other about that!
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