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Excalibur Crossbow 2335 Shirley Drive...
So, I picked up my first crossbow a few weeks ago and while out shooting today I noticed the cocking rope was fraying...significantly in my opinion, but what do I know. At least, it was clearly visible with the naked eye.
Now, I've used to to cock my bow about 60 times now and I was surprised...