You are Unregistered, please register to be able to read posts in all forums and participate in the discussion.
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Columbus, IN

    Default bow kills second pin sight... deer rest easy

    The bow has now managed to break two sights.
    The first was a Tru-Glo Brite Site Xtreme, the second a Copper John Dead Nuts.

    Original problem : mounting arm screws would come loose
    Original solution : Loctite the screws

    New Problem : sight mounting arm develops cracks

    The Tru-Glo was in pieces after about 100 shots. The Copper John cracked after a few hundred shots. So far it's non fatal (after around 600 shots), but it's fretting like mad (prolific aluminum dust around the crack line.)

    I have a new High Country Archery Maveric model hunting bow. It's a 70# DW on a 32" DL (and with a 78 inch arm span I'd buy a longer draw if I could find it.) Arrows are carbon express cx 400's with a 90 grain field point. I'm shooting relaese off a string loop. The only thing I've added to the bow is a Doinker A-bomb 7" hunter extreme stabilizer.

    An oh, today the string has started to badly fray above the top serving and the guide bar has backed 3/8" out of the riser (yet the string guides still move freely on the bar.)

    What in tarnation am I doing wrong??

  2. #2
    Senior Member rdnkgrl_robinhood's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Prairie City, Iowa


    The best I can tell you is get that thing to a shop and get it checked out before you get hurt.

  3. #3
    Petering it since 06 papito's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    ulster, new york


    You should definetly get that bow to the shop because your wasting money destroying new sights and that is very dangerous if your bow has that much shock. That could lead to broken limbs and not just the bows.

  4. #4
    Member YankeeRebel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006


    Quote Originally Posted by rdnkgrl_robinhood View Post
    The best I can tell you is get that thing to a shop and get it checked out before you get hurt.
    What she said. Get the Bow to a shop that can really look that Bow over and find the problem. And have em' look that string over or get it replaced. Good luck.

Similar Threads

  1. Rest and sight dilemma
    By Southernfryedyankee in forum General Archery Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-22-2008, 03:33 PM
  2. WTB... truglo bow sight and a qad fall away rest
    By supersam264 in forum Archery Equipment Accessories - Buy Sell Trade
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-23-2008, 02:15 AM
  3. WTB Truglo 5 pin sight and QAD rest
    By supersam264 in forum WTB: Want to Buy Archery Items
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-15-2008, 08:21 PM
  4. bow kills second sight... deer rest easy
    By dogbowne in forum General Archery Forum
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 11-07-2006, 12:55 PM
  5. Man kills deer with bare hands!
    By Chris in forum Bowhunting forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-08-2005, 09:01 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts