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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:19 pm

Well went to the doctor today and nothing is broken in me! I’m just super soar. 😩 I broke down and ordered the new Charger Crank for my BD380! Just another sign that I’m getting older!
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by deadeer » Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:29 pm

Rest up Brian. Not much worse than sore ribs.

Except a bad back, kidney stones, etc, lol. Been right there with you on this. Good luck and speedy recovery.

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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by gerald strine » Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:56 pm

Sorry to hear about the bad luck lately .
Let us know your impression of the bow once you and the bow are up and running .
I bet you will be very pleased in the long run.
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:35 pm

My crank will be here by Tuesday! Then I’ll be able to get some shooting done with the bow!
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by xcaliber » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:40 pm

Glad you're ok. I had to get a crank and actually it makes for a much time at the range now. Hope the bow does you well!
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:55 pm

My grandson came over today to do some shooting with me. He shoots vertical bows and he can easily cock my BD380. I appreciate him coming over and cocking my bow for me! Well the 18” Tactical Tapps weighing 382gn was shooting exactly 380fps. The 18” Bloodsport Witness weighing 372gn was shooting 384fps. Not bad and plenty fast enough for me! I was a little gun shy to squeeze the trigger though! After settling in and getting it dialed in, it was really flinging those arrows fast and hard hitting!

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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:04 pm

This bow definitely needs a new trigger! Way too much creep for my likes! I’m undecided on whether I want a TriggerTech trigger or try the new ACP trigger? Anyone using the new Excalibur ACP trigger and if so how does it shoot? A lot of creep? Thanks in advance!
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by drywallerdave1 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:39 pm

I am shooting the new acp Excalibur trigger on my bulldog 400. There is almost zero creep in single stage. I love this new tigger. Well worth the money.

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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by drywallerdave1 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:40 pm

I also owned the tigger tech. I sold it. Does not compare to the acp trigger

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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:24 am

How are the latches? Do they need to be polished?
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:42 pm

I ordered the ACP trigger for my BD380. Should be by next Tuesday! I’m sure it will be better than the ton of creep the standard trigger has!
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by janesy » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:04 pm

bigbowman wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:42 pm
I ordered the ACP trigger for my BD380. Should be by next Tuesday! I’m sure it will be better than the ton of creep the standard trigger has!
No creep. Best trigger for an excal ever made. You will like
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:19 am

I don’t like 18” arrows on the BD380. The point or broadhead doesn’t even extend into the stirrup. I like how the 20” arrow is partially into the stirrup area. That way if I forget to remove the arrow, my foot will knock the arrow before I try to uncock the bow!

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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:50 pm

Been sort of a long wait for my new Pro-Shot ACP Trigger, but it’ll be here tomorrow! 👍
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Re: Bulldog 380

Post by bigbowman » Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:04 am

The new Pro-Shot ACP trigger is ok. Still has some creep in my BD380 with the ACP trigger! Not much of an improvement for the price! I’ll be keeping the original trigger and just get used to the creep.
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