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Has anyone experienced a string failure with factory string? New crossbow in fall of 2019 with less than 50 shots. String snapped on range sending limbs flying. Full damage not assessed yet.
 

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This is the first I ever heard of a string just snapping on its own without any cause to the effect. Where did the string break at ?
 

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This is the first I ever heard of a string just snapping on its own without any cause to the effect. Where did the string break at ?
Right at the serving. Reedy's archery in MA said the same thing. They had not heard of one breaking before. The rail was well lubed. Very strange. Doesn't look like any damage.
 

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If it was in the middle it was a partial dry fire or, I'm guessing a turned moon nock? Is that the nock your using?
 

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Yeah, if it broke at the center serving where the arrow centers it, then yes, I would assume the arrow would be the culprit.
 
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I read about this before i bought mine.. I got a set from Marty and have about 400 shots on them and they look brand New!
I don't like factory strings, never have and always put custom set on before shooting any Bow or Crossbow! View attachment 184943
Are you waxing them ? How does the center serving look ? I put the servings on good and tight. You can wax them in moderation to extend their life. I recommend a wax that is tacky or sticky though. I'm not a big fan of the polymeric waxes. I've had issues with it causing seperation. I like the Prorelease Black Lightening and Bohning Tex-Tite and Seal-Tite.
 
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Are you waxing them ? How does the center serving look ? I put the servings on good and tight. You can wax them in moderation to extend their life. I recommend a wax that is tacky or sticky though. I'm not a big fan of the polymeric waxes. I've had issues with it causing seperation. I like the Prorelease Black Lightening and Bohning Tex-Tite and Seal-Tite.
Yes I been waxing every 50 shots and lube rail ever 25 and all looks Great!
 

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I don't have an XR but I run Threadz on my Sub 1. I tried the factory strings but shooting 3d I couldn't keep them in time and wore them out rather quickly. GAS also makes a good string they will be a bit higher than Threadz and take longer to get
 
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