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Whatever it is I hope one doesn’t have to polish latches, retighten fasteners, or add shims like I’ve seen reported on some of their bows. I would love to get a Scorpyd someday but I’m a little leary after reading some of these threads detailing what others are doing to fix problems. If I’m going to spend that much the bow should be good to go, not needing me to polish latches ect.
 

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Whatever it is I hope one doesn’t have to polish latches, retighten fasteners, or add shims like I’ve seen reported on some of their bows. I would love to get a Scorpyd someday but I’m a little leary after reading some of these threads detailing what others are doing to fix problems. If I’m going to spend that much the bow should be good to go, not needing me to polish latches ect.
I have to agree, Now if they are willing to pay for shipping the bow back to them so they can do the minor repairs thats ok too.
 

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Whatever it is I hope one doesn’t have to polish latches, retighten fasteners, or add shims like I’ve seen reported on some of their bows.
Where were shims being installed and for what reason? Thanks.
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Yep, I missed the adding shims part also. As for polishing latches it happens on all the crossbows at times. It is a simple fact that every bow coming off a production line is not pulled and shot so every now and then a rough latch will get by. I had one rough latch on my DS 420 and it cost under $5 and took me under 20 minutes total to fix. I actually did it sitting in my lounge chair while watching TV. And now I have enough sandpaper to do 50 or so more if ever needed.
 

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I know I saw some about a couple people adding shims on some forum because of cam lean? But that was a middle of the night search so maybe I misread. I know they weren’t talking about the DS. From the stuff I’ve read the DS seems to be a sweet bow. The 420 is the one I’ve been considering. I currently have a Horton Storm so I’m thinking it would be a noticeable upgrade.
 

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Or....possibly Tom raising the bow even with the rail of a Barnett bow to eliminate downward string pressure?!?
 

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The GR has Barnesdale limbs , believe.
Not sure if this makes any difference or not....
I think this 400 FPS is the sweet spot for me in terms of string wear and target life.
Perfect bear and deer bow for me out to forty yards.....
 

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400 FPS with what grain arrow? Man would I like to see 420-425 FPS with a 400 grain arrow on this platform. I’d definitely pay more for the Barnsdale limits on a setup like that. What was the Grim Reaper’s performance with a 400 grain arrow??
 

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400 FPS with what grain arrow? Man would I like to see 420-425 FPS with a 400 grain arrow on this platform. I’d definitely pay more for the Barnsdale limits on a setup like that. What was the Grim Reaper’s performance with a 400 grain arrow??
400 fps with a 400 grain arrow... Easy to cock and a tack driver to boot.
Lightweight too...Just around 7.5 pounds ready to hunt with quiver attached...
 

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Gotcha now as I didn’t catch the pic showing the Grim Reaper on The Rhinehart Target. This platform is a huge bonus for Scorpyd and one they should continue to grow. I want their Barnsdale limbs and if they could couple that and getting it to 420-425FPS with a 400 Grain arrow it would be the ultimate western spot & stalk rig.
 
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