Creed Limbs?????

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  • September 2, 2013 at 5:07 pm #593029 Back to Top REPORT

    Sniper357

    Joined: 9/2/2013
    I purchased my Creed just a couple months ago.  I would’ve shot it more, but I changed out the sight on it after just a few days of shooting it. That took over a month on back order.  So I haven’t had a chance to shoot it much, to say the least.  Today, I was just tuning in a few of the long range pins, and my lower left limb blew up, causing a catastrophic failure. The limb delaminated right where the cam-stop is.  The string came off and I was so upset, that I just put it back in the bow box, I couldn’t even concentrate enough to see if there was any other damage. I understand that things happen and not every product can be perfect, but you never think that it is going to happen to you.

    I’ve never had a bow blow up in my hands before, maybe I’m just lucky, but I don’t feel like going through that again.  I was just about to put on some broadheads and check them out before season starts later this week. Glad I hadn’t done that.  The arrow blew up into three pieces and the nock hit my brother who was standing behind and off to the side by about ten feet.

    Anyone else heard of limb problems with the new Creed.  I’ve shot Mathews for close to 20 years, they always raved about never needing to shoot split limbs, but I guess there was that much of a demand for it.

    I’m going to get in touch with my dealer tomorrow, to see what the solution will entail. The problem is, that it is a good two hour (one-way) trip to the dealer.  There is one around the corner from my house, but I’m not sure if I “really” trust them, if you get my drift.

    September 3, 2013 at 8:46 pm #593253 Back to Top REPORT
    mathews_creedhunter
    mathews_creedhunter

    Joined: 7/12/2013
    I haven’t heard of any problems with the Creeds limbs.  I thought mine were cracking, I had what looked like little yellow lines. It turned out it was the paint cracking where the limbs were bending when I was drawing it.
    September 4, 2013 at 6:39 pm #593391 Back to Top REPORT

    Sniper357

    Joined: 9/2/2013
    Wish that was all it was for me. Dropped the bow off at the dealer yesterday. The guy said that he hadn’t come across anything like that before on a creed. He said that a couple of dry fires had sent some bows back into the shop; but he could clearly tell that hadn’t been the case with mine. Not to mention the destroyed arrow.  He said he hoped to call me in about a week or so to come pick it back up. Hopefully it is sooner rather than later.

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    September 4, 2013 at 7:06 pm #593393 Back to Top REPORT
    mathews_creedhunter
    mathews_creedhunter

    Joined: 7/12/2013
    Yeah sorry to hear that.  I hope you got the warranty on it unlike me. I bought mine off my friends dad after he only shot 10 arrows through it.
    October 1, 2013 at 8:17 pm #597109 Back to Top REPORT

    NE FL HUNTER

    Age: 29
    Joined: 10/2/2013
    Location: FL
    I purchased a brand new Creed last week. I have been shooting it a good bit to get a better feel for it and to finish sighting in my single pin sight. Today i was practice shooting (was supposed to be hunting in the am). I got to about half draw and the damn thing blew up on me. Both bottom limbs flew off and the string smacked my forearm. The bow has definitely never been dry fired. I’m thinking one of the bolts that held the limbs together either came lo0se or broke off completely. Unfortunately I cannot find the limbs, they flew into the woods. Anyone else have this happen????
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