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quills not lasting

Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:07 pm

Is this normal after probably 30 to 50 shots? [img][/imghttps://i.postimg.cc/SK8PmJz1/IMG-1409.https://i.postimg.cc/SK8PmJz1/IMG-1409.jpg
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Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:08 pm

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Re: quills not lasting

Post by bigbowman » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:16 pm

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That looks like a well used and abused arrow! Lol I’ve never seen an arrow do that even after 100 shots!
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Re: quills not lasting

Post by janesy » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:18 pm

Absolutely not. What's the condition you are finding these arrows like this? Is this after it leaves the bow? After it hits the target? Is it making it to the target, or floundering through the air? Is the string doing this or is it impacting something else? Luminocks?

More details are needed, without knowing, it looks like a partially dryfired arrow
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Is this normal after probably 30 to 50 shots? Image
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Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:19 pm

6 new quills came with my micro, and this is the 2nd. shooting into a block target and trying to be careful about pulling straight.
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Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:21 pm

never had a dry fire on this bow! just found this before pulling from target last shot.
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Post by janesy » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:22 pm

Cardinalsfanforever wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:19 pm
6 new quills came with my micro, and this is the 2nd. shooting into a block target and trying to be careful about pulling straight.
Are the breaking on impact to the target?
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Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:25 pm

after the first one, and it was probably 20 or so shots before I noticed it, I started watching them after each shot.
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Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:26 pm

don't know when they are breaking
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Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:28 pm

guessing their breaking on impact. the first one didn't have lumenoks, but these do. also swhacker target head.
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Re: quills not lasting

Post by janesy » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:30 pm

Cardinalsfanforever wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:26 pm
don't know when they are breaking
If they were breaking from the string, they likely wouldn't make it to the target with that damage.
Is there a possibility there is something solid in your target? Were both broken Arrow shot into the same spot on the target? Maybe a probe with a coat hanger to see if there is anything in there

I shot a block wall a couple weeks ago and the arrow was all blown out just like that one.
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Re: quills not lasting

Post by xcaliber » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:31 pm

Are you hitting other arrows in tight groups, or do you have inserts stuck in the target? Something is causing this and I don’t think it’s arrow quality.
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Re: quills not lasting

Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:35 pm

don't know of anything stuck in the target. they seem accurate. learned after my first excal, never shoot at the same dot. :P this target isn't shot up too bad yet. guess I'll continue with these bolts then shoot my executioners.
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Re: quills not lasting

Post by Stepnoutnb » Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:17 am

Are you seeing any marks on the bow? Like a burr.

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Re: quills not lasting

Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:29 am

no marks as of yet, but will keep looking
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