Thread: In-Velvet problems!
08-25-2008, 09:20 PM #1
Anyone else problems with the In-velvet finish on their bowtech, or diamonds?
I bought a 101st early this year. After 1 day I noticed a small piece of the finish had wore off. I called Bowtech and they said sorry...we don't warranty the finish. I didn't get too up tight about it since it was so small. While shooting the R100 in Saginaw I noticed it was peeling big time! About 80% of the finish is wore off of the grip area. It looks like hell and the primer coat is pretty slick and I feel like the bow is slipping when I grip it. Just wondering if anyone else had a problem with it?
BenSling Braid Custom Bow Slings!!!
08-25-2008, 09:29 PM #2Elite Synergy (311 FPS) - GT Arrows - Sling Braid
Zona Archery Longbow - Cedar Arrows
Keeping the FBSA in fashionable clothing
08-25-2008, 09:44 PM #3
Sorry, couldnt resist.......
Why is it that the ISSUES never seem to end with this company???
I mean come on, the NEVER ENDING limb problems, selling the company, loosing designers.......sueing people......now the finish up and falls off.....
HMMMMM MAYBE.......YUP I GOT IT....the hard part of the riser is finally done growing!!! and now its time for the velvet to fall off......it is getting close to hunting season, IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR.......I cut things up and split them down!
08-25-2008, 09:50 PM #4
08-25-2008, 09:58 PM #5
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Other than appearance that sounds like an asset. If it's slick you should be able to find that perfect zero torque hand placement with ease. I have no problem with my Invelvet but you've given me an idea.
08-26-2008, 09:36 AM #6
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Hey Ben, yeah I couldn't believe how much that thing was flaking when we were up in Saginaw.
I remember seeing something over on the dark side, ie AT , about them having problems with it early on. Maybe do a quick search, if you can get on
I can make you a deal on mine when I get it back Then I can buy another Elite!!!
08-26-2008, 02:49 PM #7
08-26-2008, 02:55 PM #8
08-26-2008, 03:35 PM #9
08-26-2008, 03:43 PM #10
I may see what they can do for me tonight. Maybe the dealer can get me a new riser.
BenSling Braid Custom Bow Slings!!!
08-26-2008, 04:58 PM #11
08-26-2008, 07:34 PM #12
Hmmm.................thats too bad.
08-26-2008, 07:48 PM #13
BUT HEY, whats wrong with tried and true........
I wasnt the one crying though.......you BLOWIES are......
JUST FACE FACTS, your not on the same field......
When you all get done playing little league, maybe you can attempt to play HARDBALL......I cut things up and split them down!
08-26-2008, 07:53 PM #14
I have an 82nd and no problems but only about 250 arrows though it to date.
I'd nag Bowtech about it. If the in-velvet is BS then they need to fix it. All I do know is that the in-velvet attracts airborne stuff like cotton wood seeds and stuff like a magnet.
The in-velvet stuff is NOT impressive in my opinion. They should drop it and save us $50 at retail prices.
I'm not growing more impressed with Bowtech. In fact I'm heading in the other direction.
Good luck with that but I would hound their butts and get it fixed on their nickle.
RonProud member of the F.B.S.A.
Official turkey baster and member of the FBSA R-100 eating team....
08-26-2008, 08:44 PM #15
08-26-2008, 11:45 PM #16
08-27-2008, 07:48 AM #17
08-27-2008, 08:01 AM #18
NOT MANY..... IF ANY
and you say, "OH the broken limbs on BOWRECKS havent killed anyone...."
what happens when a guy is drawn on a deer in his stand and the thing lets go, and whacks him in the head, hard enough to make him somewhat dizzy, OR out cold and falls out of his stand, and is hanging from his safety harness??? and that time limit where you loose consiouness (cant remember what its called) passes.....and your hunting partner or family finds you swinging dead from you safety harness???
You know what........I dont think Bowtech will ever get it right, they have been in business for what 9 years.......and I doubt that 1 of those has passsed without issue......it has gotten so bad, that they finally issued a recall safety notice.......
Please, you Blowies/Blowers are a joke......and they say that Mathews guys drink Koolaid??? HAHAHAHAHAHA, your KOOLAID comes with blinders......I cut things up and split them down!
08-27-2008, 08:44 AM #19
Bunny got up on the wrong side of the hutch today I think... calm down Bunny.Hook 'Em Horns
08-27-2008, 09:52 AM #20
I didnt see Bowtech in the top 3 at the IBO worlds.....OH wait or the ASA shoot.......
come to think of it, I dont know when the last time a Bowtech even won a local shoot by me......
PEOPLE ASKED FOR A 36-38" version of the the Switchback/Drenalin.......
DLD 37"..........and they hit this one WAY OUT OF THE PARK.......I cut things up and split them down!
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