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#2582908 - 10/25/11 08:32 AM horton EX 150 speed
turkeyhunter
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Registered: 08/23/04
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I have had my horton for many years. I bought it the first year cross bows where leagle in tn. My questions is , is it possible for it to lose some of its speed? It seems like it does not shoot near as fast as it did when I first got it. The string and limbs are fine. And it still shoots great groups. But past 25 yards now i can see my arrow, and it does not seem to hit near as hard. Is there a way to adjust tension? Or am I imagineing things?
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#2584832 - 10/26/11 10:07 AM Re: horton EX 150 speed [Re: turkeyhunter]
turkeyhunter
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Is it possible for the string to stretch? or cables? They show no damage but im thinking something has changed in the way this thing shoots.
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#2586038 - 10/26/11 09:43 PM Re: horton EX 150 speed [Re: turkeyhunter]
stryker
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Registered: 12/03/10
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It's hard to tell but I myself have never had any crossbow slow down after time. IDK Hope u best of luck
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#2589428 - 10/29/11 03:31 AM Re: horton EX 150 speed [Re: stryker]
Savage Shooter
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I just replaced my string on my Horton. According to Horton CS they recommend replacing cables and string every 3 years regardless of wear. I'm not sure but I think the string could stretch over time. Especially if it's older than 4 or so years.
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#2593126 - 10/31/11 12:03 PM Re: horton EX 150 speed [Re: Savage Shooter]
turkeyhunter
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It is, and I think thats my problem.
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#2593543 - 10/31/11 04:24 PM Re: horton EX 150 speed [Re: turkeyhunter]
JohnnyDollar
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You would think that if it slowed down then your yardage pins would have to be adjusted farther apart due to the slower speed, especially at longer distances.
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#2594405 - 11/01/11 08:28 AM Re: horton EX 150 speed [Re: JohnnyDollar]
turkeyhunter
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Registered: 08/23/04
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At 20 yds its still dead on. But I shot at a buck past 30, and missed short by alot. When I got home I shot target at 30 yds to ck out. It hit left and the arrow look like I threw it . I finished out season and killed deer but set a 20 yd limit. I will have it tuned up before next season.
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