Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#2640068 - 11/27/11 04:40 PM Broken X Bow...wth?
Mag
8 Point


Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 1816
Loc: Hendersonville

Offline
So after hunting today I went to my truck, packed away my stuff, loaded my discharge bolt and fired into the ground like I have many times before. Immediately after firing the whole front end of the bow just fell off! I'm sure the look on my face was priceless. I gathered up the pieces and went to Poindexters to drop it off for repair. Looks like the front nut had worked itself loose and just popped off. They have replacement parts and will take care of it for me. I've never even thought to check that for tightness and have been hunting with it for several years now. Glad I wasn't up in a tree taking a shot when this happened. Anyone heard of that before?
Top
#2640205 - 11/27/11 05:47 PM Re: Broken X Bow...wth? [Re: Mag]
soshock1
4 Point


Registered: 08/27/10
Posts: 108
Loc: Columbia, TN

Offline
I dry fired my Horton Legacy once (which Horton repaired for me) but have never heard of the front end fallin off.
Top
#2640557 - 11/27/11 07:56 PM Re: Broken X Bow...wth? [Re: soshock1]
AllOutdoors
10 Point


Registered: 11/03/08
Posts: 3056
Loc: Tennessee

Offline
When I purchased my Horton crossbow, I was told to check it regularly.
_________________________
Looking to buy a Marlin 1894 FG 41 Rem. Mag.

Top
#2640657 - 11/27/11 08:30 PM Re: Broken X Bow...wth? [Re: AllOutdoors]
RutMan
16 Point


Registered: 09/18/00
Posts: 15402
Loc: Atoka ,TN - USA

Offline
Check everything before each hunt. Always a possibility of something coming loose with crossbows, as well as climbing stands, etc. .


Glad a record buck wasn't in your sights then. \:\)
_________________________
I believe in the sun....even when it isn't shining

I believe in love....even when I don't feel it

I believe in GOD....even when HE is silent

Top
#2640671 - 11/27/11 08:37 PM Re: Broken X Bow...wth? [Re: RutMan]
Carlos Viagra
16 Point


Registered: 11/20/04
Posts: 13499
Loc: Cumberland Plateau

Offline
Haha, get rid of that contraption!
_________________________
Do not be slothful- for yesterday and tomorrow are thieves of today.

Top
#2641654 - 11/28/11 11:59 AM Re: Broken X Bow...wth? [Re: Carlos Viagra]
smokepolehall
8 Point


Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 1134
Loc: Land of Rocks, Mo.

Offline
Yup i have heard of the riser/limb assembly falling off cause the nut or bolt/s weren't ck'ed & snugged as usual maitenace. I have heard of some breaing the riser bolt/s while shooting! When that happens a person needs to step back look at the material the company is using! I happen to love my body parts even if'en i be fat n old n ugly!
_________________________
Miss Vixen Terror of all Tick Toters
Marie Laveau 2nd Matrix 355
Dark Lady E'cet 165
Banshee MXB320
vixenmaster Flemish Strings!

Top
#2650326 - 12/02/11 04:45 PM Re: Broken X Bow...wth? [Re: smokepolehall]
Mag
8 Point


Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 1816
Loc: Hendersonville

Offline
I picked it up this afternoon, hopefully will get to shoot tomorrow
Top
#2671020 - 12/13/11 07:20 PM Re: Broken X Bow...wth? [Re: Mag]
LA man
16 Point


Registered: 05/31/03
Posts: 19842
Loc: spencer, tn/houma, la.

Offline
the bolt on the front of my horton fell out right after i shot a 6 point buck
_________________________
GO LSU

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Kirk, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104340
RUGER
85523
Deer Assassin
64216
BSK
59468
Crappie Luck
51368
spitndrum
Newest Members
fghijk604245, top_of_the_foodchain, infantryleadtheway, ftwstn, Wild hog 44
13286 Registered Users
Who's Online
85 registered (leader, dryhorn2, Snake, slagtown_dfa, rolltide22, BamaProud, 13 invisible) and 134 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13286 Members
42 Forums
85298 Topics
1030900 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.238 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.