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Re: Matrix 355

Post by janesy » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:21 am

For those of you just tuning in now, this is the ferrule :)

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Re: Matrix 355

Post by paulaboutform » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:59 am

bigbowman wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:01 am
Do I need to unstring my bow to change out each limb strap? Can I just remove and replace them one at a time with the bow still strung? Thanks for your help!
I would certainly unstring the bow to change out the limb straps. I understand it may be fine but I wouldn't even chance it.

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Re: Matrix 355

Post by bigbowman » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:33 pm

I think I will unstring it to do the maintenance on the bow. My Matrix 355 doesn’t have any of the metal ferrel spacers. Just the regular straps with plain shoulder bolts holding them on. They are on the way thanks to awesome customer service from Excalibur!
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Re: Matrix 355

Post by Hester0305 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:08 am

The Matrix 355 is an awesome crossbow I'm sure you're going to love it. The Matrix line has always been my favorite as well.
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Re: Matrix 355

Post by bigbowman » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:44 pm

Well I unstrung my Matrix 355 today. But I did notice that when it was cocked, something just didn’t look right. The left limb didn’t bend as far as the right limb. The tiller was definitely off! Well after inspecting the limbs, one limb was marked 80 and the other was marked 98! No wonder it looked weird when cocked! Called Dawn and she said geesh! She is sending me out new matching limbs so the tiller will be corrected! Guess I’ll have to wait a bit longer to shoot this bow. I can wait, the snow is piling up here!
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Re: Matrix 355

Post by janesy » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:16 pm

Why not shoot it anyway and see what it does?
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Re: Matrix 355

Post by bigbowman » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:27 pm

I guess I could shoot it. When it’s cocked, the left limb looks like it’s broke! It’s that far off! I don’t think it would even shoot an arrow straight!
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Re: Matrix 355

Post by bigbowman » Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:59 pm

New limbs, I picked up the Deadening kit for $15.00 0ff of craigslist, new limb pocket bolts & spacers, TriggerTech trigger with a Red lever and the Charger EXT crank! This will be a keeper for a long time to come for me! Very sweet setup now if I do say so myself. 👍

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Re: Matrix 355

Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:58 pm

yessiree, that's one fine lookin crossbow. I love my matrix 380, thinking about another one.
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Re: Matrix 355

Post by xcaliber » Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:25 pm

Nice!
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Re: Matrix 355

Post by bigbowman » Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:09 pm

Well I finished my honey do list today so I finally got to shoot my new Matrix 355! This is a very nice and easy shooting bow! Big difference between this and the Micro 355 that I sold! This is definitely the bow that I’ve been seeking. It’s a keeper and pleasurable shooting Excalibur crossbow! I’ll give it a really good workout between now and next year’s deer season! 👍
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