Switchback Noisy?

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  • November 15, 2012 at 5:27 pm #496837 Back to Top REPORT

    RLocke01

    Joined: 11/13/2012
    I recently picked up a Switchback and it is very loud. I put a Dead End on it and it helped some, but it is still pretty loud. I have checked everything to be sure it is tight and it is. It is a loud thump. It also has alot of hand shock and vibration as well. From everything I have read this is very uncharacteristic of this bow. Anything I could check for myself? This is my first Mathews and so far I am not too impressed but want to give it a fair shot. I am shooting 60/29 with a 400 grain arrow.
    November 15, 2012 at 5:46 pm #540412 Back to Top REPORT
    blood-bath2006
    Blood Bath2006

    Joined: 10/14/2006
    Check your specs. Sounds like it is WAY out of tune to me…
    November 15, 2012 at 7:05 pm #540413 Back to Top REPORT
    hocktl
    hocktl

    Joined: 2/1/2007
    Gotta agree that is out of character. Check ATA and BH and see where you are.
    November 15, 2012 at 8:04 pm #540414 Back to Top REPORT
    l-o-s-t-arrow
    L.O.S.T.Arrow

    Joined: 5/16/2006
    Location: Alberta
    :D :thumbup ….With the SB if the cam was out of alignment/timing..the more its out the noisier it is…re tune ata and Cam alignment timing and it will be stealth again…

    if not there is other issues…
    :D
    Neil

    November 22, 2012 at 4:58 pm #540415 Back to Top REPORT
    poman
    PoMan

    Joined: 5/26/2009
    I think Neil is spot on. I have shot a S2 for a few years and whenever I had a problem it was due to “out of spec.”,same with my DXT. It is easy to do if you have a press and you will notice a great difference when your bow is right. A little time at the shop can reap great benefits. The Switchback is one of the better shooting bows Mathews has ever made and you should not be having this problem. Get er tuned.
    Mathews Helim 65/27.5 Mathews DXT 70/27.5 All black.
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