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Old 09-24-2011, 03:26 AM
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A friend of mine just purchased a new top of the line Bowtech. He drew it back with his fingers and all hell broke loose. The cables and strings came off the cams. HE DID NOT DRY FIRE THE BOW!!!!! The manufacture said you can't draw the string back without using a release. If this is true, why isn't Bowtech putting this as a warning on their bows? Has anyone else had this problem?
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Old 09-24-2011, 12:45 PM
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Good God.... Here we go again.
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Old 09-24-2011, 05:15 PM
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He torked the bow to the side with his fingers and made the string jump off the cam.
I 've seen it done with a release as well but easier to do if shooting fingers
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Old 09-26-2011, 05:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Rhody Hunter View Post
He torked the bow to the side with his fingers and made the string jump off the cam.
I 've seen it done with a release as well but easier to do if shooting fingers
As already stated!
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Old 09-26-2011, 07:42 AM
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doesnt surprise me at all....bowtech knows already, but just like BMW, they are working on new color schemes instead of repairing the problems.....when they get the sound just right, maybe they will fix this.
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Old 09-26-2011, 08:30 PM
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doesnt surprise me at all....bowtech knows already, but just like BMW, they are working on new color schemes instead of repairing the problems.....when they get the sound just right, maybe they will fix this.
They already fixed it. So did PSE and so did Mathews.

They deepened the cam grooves on their cams so people that can't draw a bow or let one down with out torquing it with their ninja death grips won't derail the strings.

This horse was beaten to death more than a year ago..... Let it go people.
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Old 09-27-2011, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by bigbulls View Post
They already fixed it. So did PSE and so did Mathews.

They deepened the cam grooves on their cams so people that can't draw a bow or let one down with out torquing it with their ninja death grips won't derail the strings.

This horse was beaten to death more than a year ago..... Let it go people.

apparently not

Originally Posted by bigtbird;3852130[B
]A friend of mine just purchased[/b] a new top of the line Bowtech. He drew it back with his fingers and all hell broke loose. The cables and strings came off the cams. HE DID NOT DRY FIRE THE BOW!!!!! The manufacture said you can't draw the string back without using a release. If this is true, why isn't Bowtech putting this as a warning on their bows? Has anyone else had this problem?
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Old 09-27-2011, 07:28 PM
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Ok, suuuuuuure.........

Gotta love these threads where a "friend" had a bow just magically come apart all by itself. Cause you know they do that all the time.
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Old 10-01-2011, 02:15 PM
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You know, some of you guys really get me. Here I ask a question in hopes of learning something. If I had known the answer, I wouldn't have asked it. Instead I get some smart*** answer. If you didn't want to respond, "you let it go". For those that gave me the common courtesy answer, thank you. For the rest of you, well you know what you can do.
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Old 10-02-2011, 03:55 PM
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Check out this video on how a bow can derail.

http://youtu.be/AJoxJJjcQFU

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