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#5957558 - 10/02/15 09:53 AM Can someone explain to me?
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I was shooting my grandpas crossbow for him to see if it was on. It was a good shot but this happened to the bolt can anybody explain to me why?
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#5957590 - 10/02/15 10:07 AM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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It wasn't nocked all the way IMO I've seen a few arrow nocks get broken by not nocking all the way
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#5957606 - 10/02/15 10:12 AM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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I guess it's possible but I couldn't push it back anymore.
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#5957759 - 10/02/15 11:56 AM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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is it a PSE fang by any chance?
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#5957767 - 10/02/15 11:59 AM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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the knock could have been to small for the arrow shaft or the string was a bit thick for the knock...could have already had been stressed before hand somehow also
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#5957796 - 10/02/15 12:21 PM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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Which crossbow? You shooting half moon, flat or ?? Nocks? Was it the right nock for that bow?
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#5957830 - 10/02/15 12:53 PM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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The other knock didn't break but it was a Excalibur crossbow.
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#5957890 - 10/02/15 01:56 PM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: DFWPI]
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Originally Posted By: DFWPI
Which crossbow? You shooting half moon, flat or ?? Nocks? Was it the right nock for that bow?


This. Excalibur crossbows typically require flat nocks. Was that a flat nock before it broke, or the correct nock for the bow?
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#5958502 - 10/02/15 10:56 PM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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For some reason that doesn't look like a flat nock. Be very careful in shooting incorrect nock, as it will void all warranties.
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#5958519 - 10/02/15 11:08 PM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: DFWPI]
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Originally Posted By: DFWPI
For some reason that doesn't look like a flat nock. Be very careful in shooting incorrect nock, as it will void all warranties.


How would they prove what bolt/nock was used? confused2
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#5958953 - 10/03/15 11:25 AM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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Is that a lighted nock? Take a pic of the other nocks. Those should be flat.
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#5959118 - 10/03/15 02:39 PM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: Aggieman775]
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Looks like a lighted nock, Excalibur should use flat nocks. Nock might have been damaged, not seated on the string good, if not a flat nock it could have been turned wrong... Hard to know from the picture
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#5959311 - 10/03/15 04:59 PM Re: Can someone explain to me? [Re: titan2232]
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Originally Posted By: DFWPI
For some reason that doesn't look like a flat nock. Be very careful in shooting incorrect nock, as it will void all warranties.


How would they prove what bolt/nock was used? confused2


You would be surprised in what they can see. When I worked at the archery shop, people would come in with an excuse on how they damaged their bow, and usually within 15- minutes, and after talking to them, they would come clean on what they did to the bow to damage it.
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