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#3411848 - 10/21/13 10:50 AM lost power
turkeyhunter
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Registered: 08/23/04
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Loc: collinwood tn

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I have had my horton crossbow for over 5 yrs no problems. But some reason this year when sighting in befor season ,i noticed it didn seem to shoot as fast. I checked string limbs etc.. couldnt find anything wrong. Well it has continued to get worse, I now have to use my 30 yd sight for my 20 yd shot. My question is , is the string stretched or worn out? What caused this ?
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#3411985 - 10/21/13 12:17 PM Re: lost power [Re: turkeyhunter]
Frank G
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Loc: Hardin Co, TN Pickwick Lake

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Just a suggestion, have it unstrung during the off season. Eventually anything will start to take a set under compression/tension.
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#3412064 - 10/21/13 12:57 PM Re: lost power [Re: Frank G]
turkeyhunter
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Registered: 08/23/04
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I think I will take it to a bow shop and have them ck it out. See how fast it is shooting etc.. Get string replaced maybe see if that helps. I know it shot 285 fps when I first bought it. I dont think its close to that now.
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