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popping sound

Post by Franklin » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:27 am

I had a Matrix 355 for a couples years that making a popping, cracking sound when cocking, maybe the last inch or 2. No problems otherwise, anyone have an idea what's making the sound?

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Re: popping sound

Post by robertyb » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:33 am

Franklin wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:27 am
I had a Matrix 355 for a couples years that making a popping, cracking sound when cocking, maybe the last inch or 2. No problems otherwise, anyone have an idea what's making the sound?
If you are using a C2 crank to cock it then it is the cord slipping off its self that is making the noise and waxing it will probably help. If no crank I have no idea.
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Re: popping sound

Post by gerald strine » Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:13 am

X2 on the crank rope slipping off its self it is harmless.
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Re: popping sound

Post by janesy » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:27 pm

Franklin wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:27 am
I had a Matrix 355 for a couples years that making a popping, cracking sound when cocking, maybe the last inch or 2. No problems otherwise, anyone have an idea what's making the sound?
Matrix line makes that noise when one of the two riser bolts are loose.
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Re: popping sound

Post by Franklin » Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:57 pm

I'm rope cocking, Bolts on riser seem tight. I may loosen them and retighten, should I tighten one up first like some rifle stocks(which one first) or just tighten them up together?

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Post by nchunterkw » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:23 pm

Check the screws that hold the trigger to the mainframe as well as the screws that hold the stock to the mainframe.
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Re: popping sound

Post by janesy » Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:33 am

Franklin wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:57 pm
I'm rope cocking, Bolts on riser seem tight. I may loosen them and retighten, should I tighten one up first like some rifle stocks(which one first) or just tighten them up together?
I cleaned up a 380 for a friend after last season. When cocking it, the last couple inches, it would pop a bit. When I started investigating, the rear riser bolt appeared tight, but it had developed some corrosion and was only tight against that. I loosened them, cleaned them out and retightened them and the poping sound went away.
Doesn't matter what order.
Sounds to me like something on the bow is loose.
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Re: popping sound

Post by Franklin » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:57 am

Thanks

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