2 D Loops in 8 months?

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  1. CToutdoorsman

    CToutdoorsman Weekend Warrior

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    I had to get a new release last October and decided to go with the HotShot nano I thought what the heck why not try it out it has been 8 months and it has chewed through 2 D loops to the point where I would punch my self in the face at half draw. Am I the only person having this experience?
    Is this a normal time span for wear and tear?
     
  2. Jeepwillys

    Jeepwillys Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I would say that your release has a "sharp" corner for it to be tearing up D-loops every few months.
    I had a similar situation when I got my Halon. My Scott started tearing up my loop. Never did it with my Mission, but because of the speed increase it affected it. I switched to a Stan and have had no problems since.


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    I would get in touch with Hotshot and see what they say.
     
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    I had it happened before. alot of it is the double hook releasers. I recommend getting the single hook Scott releaser with a trufire wrist handle.
     
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    Definitely not "normal". I'd go with the above advice. I shoot a Carter Insatiable 2+. Great release.
     
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    Totally not normal.. There is a sharp edge and I could contact HotShot about it. I just swapped to the TRUball incredible and that thing is awesome so far!! still playing with the settings, but for a thumb release being shot like a back-tension.. It's is awesome.
     
  7. Marauder

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    Not normal. Give em a call. :tu:
     
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    Any of the thumb releases seem to tear through D loops faster. I have had trufire and Carter releases. Both did it quicker than a caliper wrist release in my experience.
     
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    alaska at heart Weekend Warrior

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    My Stan SX3 is not hard on D-loops at all. I installed one when my Prime Rival showed up late in January and it looks brand new with hundreds of shots......looks like I just tied it on new.
     
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    copperhead Die Hard Bowhunter

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    any chance we can get a pic of the jaws on the release.? If you feel the jaws do you feel any rough edges? If HotSot won't replace and you are stuck with it you can take some 800 grit sand paper and smooth out the edges if they are rough.
     

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