Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

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Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by AJ01 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:56 am

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Okay, found this little jewel on my Micro's right limb near the bottom. Pic is upside down. :wink:
Is this a dreaded cracking of the limb, a splinter or what? :wtf:
If you gently lift this up, the color on the back side of the loose piece is white.
Could it simply be the camo coming off? :think:
Bow has NEVER been dry fired, dropped or abused. :eusa-naughty:

Should I contact Excal's Warranty folks? Or simply re-glue this tag end and keep hunting until the season ends, then seek a replacement?

Thoughts, comments, answers?

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Re: Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by gerald strine » Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:25 am

I would finish the season for sure a small splinter is not a huge deal and does not mean the limb is going to fail your limbs are made of thousands of fiberglass strands bonded together and a splinter can happen I had a splinter on my Equinox sniped it off sanded it and hunted about another 6 years before selling it and I am sure it is still going strong.
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Re: Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by janesy » Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:27 am

Start an RMA, send them that pic ask them to send the the limbs only. In the mean time keep shooting.
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Re: Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by bigbowman » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:17 am

That’s where all the pressure is on the limb, at the pocket. Personally I would send pictures to get a warranty started to get a new set of limbs. It’s not worth the chance of more severe damage if it does break to me! That’s why I always have a backup bow. Good luck!
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Re: Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by AJ01 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:08 pm

Thanks Guys! :thumbup:
I'll contact Dawn @ Excalibur and get things started. Just wanted to make sure I was being an over-protective "Father"!! :lol:

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Re: Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by AJ01 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:13 pm

gerald strine wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:25 am
I would finish the season for sure a small splinter is not a huge deal and does not mean the limb is going to fail your limbs are made of thousands of fiberglass strands bonded together and a splinter can happen I had a splinter on my Equinox sniped it off sanded it and hunted about another 6 years before selling it and I am sure it is still going strong.
That's a relief! I've got a date with a huge 10 point set for Saturday morning on the 16th of November. That was my Mom's birthday :( and I've taken some good bucks on that day over the years.

Thanks for the advice. :thumbup:

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Re: Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by robertyb » Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:05 pm

If you are speaking of that tiny sliver on top of the yellow I would just pop it off and go hunting.
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Re: Fear or to fear not? splinter or what?

Post by AJ01 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:29 am

Got a reply from Dawn @ Excal. New limbs on the way!! :clap:
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