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I’m in the market for a new crossbow and was wanting a Excalibur. I’ve been reading about all the limb issues and it’s kindve scaring me away. The reason I want a Excalibur is for the reliability . I know they have a lifetime warranty but I really wouldn’t want to go through the hassle or have one splinter or something a day before season and ruin my whole year. Are these problems common which modes have the less problems?
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I have zero issues with limbs on all my Excalibur’s, I shoot them daily. The Exo series bows are bullet proof and I have never had any problems with mine.
 
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Thanks for the reply’s I really want a Excalibur but was worried about all the limbs splintering and failures this helps out a lot. So I take it the faster Excalibur’s are more prone to limb failure ?
 

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Thanks for the reply’s I really want a Excalibur but was worried about all the limbs splintering and failures this helps out a lot. So I take it the faster Excalibur’s are more prone to limb failure ?
Bobby yes as there is a lot more stress on limbs to make those speeds they have came out with new limbs for FY 20 untested but should help with the splinters as it’s all one continues fiber.
 

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I bought a USED Micro 335, 3-4 years back. Never had a limb break but had 3 sets where 1 limb got weak, throwing the bow out of tiller. Excalibur replaced them all UNDER LIFETIME WARRANTY even though I wasn't the first owner. They finally redesigned the riser and sent me essentially a new bow. I have never had an issue since. About a year later I bought a new Micro 355. Not 1 second of trouble, but that doesn't mean I never will have, so I bought 2 sets of limbs, which I have never needed for either bow.
If you are looking for a bow that will never have a problem, you are fooling yourself, so IMO what you want is a COMPANY that will stand behind its bows with no hassle, no blaming the shooter, and no excuses. For me, Excalibur has been that company.
Of course the best warranty is the one you never need, but since every mechanical device is subject to failure sooner or later, HOW the problem is handled is as important as the warranty itself. There are several companies that have great warranties and CS, so I would check them out.
Now I hear about some limb problems with the Micros again. I tend to think they are overblown but even if they're not, i have complete confidence in my bows and the company behind them.
 

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I want excalibur to make the new 2020 so called continuous limbs... And so they say stronger limb tips... For preexisting Excaliburs from the last few years.. We have no problems with our limbs on our axes but have read about numerous limb problems..just would like the piece of mind that the new technology may bring to the table that's all... Don't want to even have splinters... Cracks... Out of tiller.. Thoughts when the buck of a lifetime walks in
 

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I have an old school Vortex. It's been dry fired a number of times since Ive had it, all by accident of course. i'm original owner since 2012. Never a problem. Kill deer with it every year. It's a TANK!
 
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The last year i have only used arrows with a minimum weigt of 425grain (Micro 355). Ok, i shoot a lot, maybe 1000 arrows in a year. These limbs i have since january 2019.
I am not a hater, the opposite. I will never give away my Short308. The best bow for me. I had three Excals, a M310, which i have sold and the two Micros. The 355 is the bow i can not trust. I only go out with a set of spare limbs with the Micro355.
But i still love the 355. It hits like a hammer!
 

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I've owned an Excalibur Grizzly for about 4 years now and have had zero problems. Even when I recently shot at a deer and smacked one of the limbs against the tree I was in.
I also have a Matrix 330, about 6 years old, no issues with that bow either.
 
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