How often should you replace crossbow string?

We recommend changing the string and cables on your crossbow every two years. NOTE: Always replace both the string and the cables when having them changed.

Do crossbow limbs wear out?

Reading comments across multiple forums it appears most limbs on crossbows give out at about 1500-2000 shots. And many people experience failures at as little as 500 with cams and strings.05-Oct-2018

Do crossbows lose power over time?

We could talk about specifics and comparisons all day long but the bottom line is: Compared to heavier and longer arrows from vertical bows crossbow arrows drop like a rock and lose energy quickly after leaving the rail. What’s more they do not stabilize well at long range.15-Sept-2016

Can you leave a crossbow string?

You will absolutely not hurt your bow by leaving it strung if you store it correctly. Cant hunt when your string is in a drawer.28-Oct-2013

Is it OK to dry fire a crossbow?

In general it is not a safe practice to dry-fire your crossbow. Your crossbow is equipped with a DFI (Dry-Fire-Inhibitor) mechanism. In the event you forget to load an arrow into the crossbow but attempt to take a shot the string will be caught by the DFI which helps to prevent damage to the bow assembly.

Do you need to wax a crossbow string?

It is recommended that you apply wax to your strings and cables about every 75 shots but it won’t hurt to apply a light coat every time you take that crossbow out into the elements.06-Jun-2017

How many times do you twist a bowstring?

With that said strings can work well with a fairly wide range of twists for example for a 68” string anywhere from 20-60 twists will produce acceptable results as long as the bow’s brace height (string height) is correct.

What happened to Excalibur?

Pulled from a stone by King Arthur the sword is associated in legend with the “true” king of England and is said to have magical powers. According to the story it has been lost since it was thrown in the lake after Arthur’s death.03-Sept-2017

Where is Excalibur from?

There was a famous sword in Irish legend called Caladbolg from which Excalibur is evidently derived by way of Geoffrey of Monmouth whose Historia regum Britanniae refers to Arthur’s sword as Caliburn. Malory says that Excalibur means “cut-steel.” Which author brought the figure of King Arthur into literature?30-Aug-2022

What’s new at Excalibur crossbows for 2022?

In 2022 Excalibur has another TwinStrike crossbow the Tac2. The Excalibur Tac 2 features black limbs and a black stock. It’s been a while since Excalibur offered a black crossbow and for those of you asking Excalibur is delivering.05-Jan-2022