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I'm noticing I'm getting wear on my center serving where the hook claws are grabbing the string
I've only got about 10 shots on a new string & already I'm seeing wear marks particularly on one side
Is there a way to get to the hook claws & polish them to remove any rough spots or burrs ?
Any help would be greatly appreciated
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What model do you have? Yes it's possible to smooth them.
 

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Some of us had the same issues. If you do a search about polishing the claws on a Scorpyd,you will find the discussions. It's really easy and only takes about 15 minutes or so.
I slid an arrow into my claws to release them down (don't cock the string back),then remove the arrow,put tape over the rail slot,then used thin strips of 1000,1500 and 5000 grit wet/dry sand paper I bought at the auto parts store. Cut the paper into about 1/4 strips,then feed it through a latch,then just pull it back and forth. Do each side at a time,with each grit size. The claws will shine like a new nickel!
Hope this helps!!!
 

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Look here:
 

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I tried pushing a arrow up against the claws but as soon as I remove the arrow the latches go back up inside the housing ...How do you keep the hooks in the down position to polish them with emery cloth ?
I read a number of postings about polishing the hooks, it seems that the best way to do it is to disassemble the trigger housing but I haven't a clue how do that ??
 

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I tried pushing a arrow up against the claws but as soon as I remove the arrow the latches go back up inside the housing ...How do you keep the hooks in the down position to polish them with emery cloth ?
I read a number of postings about polishing the hooks, it seems that the best way to do it is to disassemble the trigger housing but I haven't a clue how do that ??
Do you have the safety lever on fire when you put arrow in?
 

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I just figured it out ..wasn't pressing in hard enough
Ended up using a dowel rod to get them down
Thanks again for the help
 

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I just figured it out ..wasn't pressing in hard enough
Ended up using a dowel rod to get them down
Thanks again for the help
Yes that would work to,or long allen wrench. Anything to lock the claws back. When your done,just turn to fire and pull trigger. Good luck!
 

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I was just going to ask how I get them back up ..I pulled the trigger but they're still in the down position ?
 

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Yes that would work to,or long allen wrench. Anything to lock the claws back. When your done,just turn to fire and pull trigger. Good luck!
correct me if i am wrong .but you need a arrow in the trigger to force the ADF down , then fire , right ?
 

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I was just going to ask how I get them back up ..I pulled the trigger but they're still in the down position ?
Put a arrow in it , then try .
you may have to re cock it so it latches .
 

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Turn safety on the back to fire again.
 

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correct me if i am wrong .but you need a arrow in the trigger to force the ADF down , then fire , right ?
My bad,you're right again,lol. Been a while since I did mine.....Something I won't ever have to do again though! Been a long hot day here in Tn. My mind not right!
 

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My bad,you're right again,lol. Been a while since I did mine.....Something I won't ever have to do again though! Been a long hot day here in Tn. My mind not right!
LOL its ok , just as long as we get him all fixed up ,lol.
 

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I use a piece of an arrow and it shoots it about 2 or 3 inches down the rail. :)
Yup that will work just as good , the string does not get in the way , i use one of my 14.5 inch midnight arrows .
 

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Success !!
I polished up the hooks worked up to 1000 grit ..the finest I had available
Looked at them under a bright light & magnifying glass & they look nice & shiny
Plan on doing some shooting this weekend with some Sypnal Tapps I just got from Jerry & will see if it worked ..figure it's got to be better then what I had
I want to thank everyone for your help I couldn't of done without you (y)
Thanks again ..it's greatly appreciated !!
 

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Success !!
I polished up the hooks worked up to 1000 grit ..the finest I had available
Looked at them under a bright light & magnifying glass & they look nice & shiny
Plan on doing some shooting this weekend with some Sypnal Tapps I just got from Jerry & will see if it worked ..figure it's got to be better then what I had
I want to thank everyone for your help I couldn't of done without you (y)
Thanks again ..it's greatly appreciated !!
No problem,but I would go with a little finer grit. You want them REALLY slick! Since you know how to do it,get some before you shoot......If you can!
 
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