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Been reading on various websites this one included about broken limbs for the Ripper 415.....is there any improvements or fixes for this issue?
 

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Been reading on various websites this one included about broken limbs for the Ripper 415.....is there any improvements or fixes for this issue?
They still have not admitted there is a problem. There is. Should be a recall but that hurts the profit margin so I am not holding my breath.
 

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It's one on my list to buy, but I won't even bother I don't need to buy a broken product regardless of warranty
If they would reengineer the limbs this would be a great xbow. It is fast ,accurate and light. Loud but that my have something to do with composition of the limbs. The screws it is put together with are some kind of tapered design that just will not stay tight. Loctite supposedly fixes that. I should not have to do that. Do that in the factory.
 

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I've read of these issues, and perhaps they've fixed them without mentioning it. Mine has been flawless and just bought it a few months ago. I've only shot it to 50 yards and with maybe 50 bolts, but it has been cocked from dawn til dusk in some very cold weather here in northern Ontario the last few weeks and it's been trouble free.
 

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I had a lower left limb crack on my ripper 415. Called the KI number and had a while new front end shipped within about 2 or 3 days. Arrived yesterday and it replaced. KI included a return shipping label so I’m dropping that with UPS Monday. Can’t say how the new limbs are doing yet but I will give KI an A+ for customer service. Nate at KI was really helpful. Be sure to register your bow.
 

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Shot the new KI Ripper 415 limbs with the LUMIX speedring scope. The whole set up functioned flawlessly. Amazing how it came together. Tight groups at 20, 30, 40, and 50 and the sun set as I checked the 40 yard mark (did it last.) Had the ring at 415. Now to shoot with a broad head to confirm field points.
 

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3 of my buddies who i recommended the ripper to, had limb breaking . One even twice. To bad.
 

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They still have not admitted there is a problem. There is. Should be a recall but that hurts the profit margin so I am not holding my breath.
Stryker 380 did the same thing and I ain't think they ever had a recall. My brother has one still and I think he's been through 5 sets of limbs but they keep replacing them and he's happy lol. It's a sweet bow even for the age of it. He's had limbs break in it, barnett, and Parker and has a ki for a backup that's not cracked yet lol.
 

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I've had 3 sets 2 broke 1 had a small splinter. I was told they had some bad batches produced early on. Their CS has been good and turnaround was quick considering the shipping distance to me. 7-10 days
 

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If they would reengineer the limbs this would be a great xbow. It is fast ,accurate and light. Loud but that my have something to do with composition of the limbs. The screws it is put together with are some kind of tapered design that just will not stay tight. Loctite supposedly fixes that. I should not have to do that. Do that in the factory.
Your comment about "screws with some kind if tapered design being used" is based on what? I worked in industries that used threaded fasteners of many varieties and I am not seeing your point.
 

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My point was that I have not had a problem with my other xbows screws coming loose like I had on the ripper. The design of the screws was different than what I normally see. Normally a screw has to back out one thread at a time. These tapered screws,once loose have nothing to hold them.
 
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