Length of Excalibur ownership?

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Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by SEW » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:40 pm

How long have you owned your Excalibur xbow(s)? How long to you plan to own it/those?

Me: M380 (5 yrs), M405 (4 yrs) , BD400 (2-3 yrs), M405 used (<1 yr). Don’t plan to sell any, ever. Not planning on any more either unless a very powerful, beanfield magnum model is introduced, like a 300# Equinox.

There is less activity on the Excalibur board than general xbow boards. Why? Likely, because of lack of issues, greater, long-term satisfaction, etc. Just how many times can you say, “it’ll consistently shoot 1’ groups @ 60 or 80 yards”? Etc. I shoot my Excal’s at least weekly, but they’re the same ol Excal’s. Same great results. Why change? I’m so glad I’m off the compound xbow merry go round that I was on for nearly 30 years.

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Post by Carnivorous » Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:42 pm

I plan on keeping my new project Micro bullpup for the rest of this year.. :)
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by xcaliber » Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:49 pm

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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by Hunt it » Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:19 am

I have not been without one for past 36 years! Have 2x380 and 1 400 BD currently.

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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by robertyb » Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:36 am

Vortex almost 7 years
Matrix 330 around 5 years
Matrix 350 going on 3 years

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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by DuckHunt » Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:50 am

My ExoMax is 11 years old and works just as well as it did when I bought it. I bought a Micro 335 a few seasons back and use it exclusively now. My daughter uses the ExoMax with a crank and continues to fill tags with it. Length of ownership = Forever. :lol:

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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by racking up points » Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:20 am

Equinox - 2008 vintage
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by wheelie » Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:49 am

Will keep my Phoenix (2009) & my 110/90lb custom Vixen (2008 and customized for indoor target in 2012). Couple of others will/may be sold. Likely sell 4 or 5 Hoyt compound bows as well. Just a matter of when. Shooting hobby more turned to pellet guns and Airsoft spring pistols the past two years since I broke my shoulder playing hockey. Pellet guns got me back into Powerburners that sat in a closet unused for ten years. So I bought a couple new dream guns I always wanted through the years as one being a 22-250. :) :)

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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by Bcwn » Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:12 pm

Bought my mad max 3 years ago, don't plan on selling it ever
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by seabee401 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:48 pm

I've had my Phoenix, my first, for seven years problem Free. A real freezer filler. My Exocet to 5 years. ( My two favorites).
And recently Matrix 350SE and Matrix 330. Love them all. But don't plan or see a reason to upgrade anytime soon. Maybe never. Completely happy with the older models. I like what has proven itself. And I'm not a tinkerer. :wink:
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by mr meat » Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:57 pm

Got my first Excalibur in 2002 a Exocet175,Still have it along with all the others :D
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by catclr » Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:22 pm

Got my Matrix 355 6 yrs. ago. First crossbow I owned. I had used my Grandson's barnett crossbow thru archery, then ordered my Excalibur. My hunting buddy had bought one the year before, & in the past year had a cousin & son buy a Excalibur.
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by vixenmaster » Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:32 pm

I have owned one model or anudder since 1996. I have sold all the older models cept the Vixen i broke down n used its parts buildin a Custom Marie Laveau. I have anudder light build gettin done this Winter, should give me 375 fps wid a flemish Force 10 string of mine n 400 gr arrow weight. So i will have 5 in the Stable wid Pipsqueak in the Pt position
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by hankenhunter » Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:03 pm

8 years with the "beast" and no plans to replace as my son will inherit her. Happy Holidays!
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Re: Length of Excalibur ownership?

Post by Partikle » Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:45 pm

I’ve had my exomax now for 12 or 13 years. It still performs flawlessly. I’ll have it till the day I die.
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