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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-18-2018, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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Parker Tornado limbs

I bought a nice Parker Tornado even though I read about the limbs exploding due to the lifetime warranty. So much for that.
I just replaced all the cables and string and filled the freezer in September. I love this crossbow. Sad news so I called and gave them my condolences and asked about parts avalibility.
I was told if I understand correctly they will all end up somewhere after 12-31-2018.
I donít want to be left with a paperweight so I asked to just buy limbs now. The said they will not sell limbs but I can buy an entire front end for $175 (Iím guessing plus shipping).
Any opinions as to if this is worth it ?
It is an amazing rig!
The other worry is up until this year I had always shot the required and recommended 1/2 moon nocks and then they changed their tune to only capture nocks.
My concern is years of shooting may have done some damage that my lifetime warranty will not help me with.
Plan B just get the Ravin
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I actually did a quick web search last night for limbs for my Enforcer. Mine is fine but it can’t hurt to have them around. Cheaper than a new crossbow if you really like it.
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Yes I agree as mine is crossbow #3 and I would like it to live on.

If you locate a source let me know.
$175 may be worth it
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We have 5 Parkers and one is a Tornado, I'm not worry, Soon we should be able to buy a new bow one for that price on Ebay,Parker dealers,Somewhere I'll find a spare going cheap

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Just seen a dealer on Craigslist in Pittsburg, Buy 1 and get the second 1 free for 500 bucks. Any make
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I bought a nice Parker Tornado even though I read about the limbs exploding due to the lifetime warranty. So much for that.
I just replaced all the cables and string and filled the freezer in September. I love this crossbow. Sad news so I called and gave them my condolences and asked about parts avalibility.
I was told if I understand correctly they will all end up somewhere after 12-31-2018.
I donít want to be left with a paperweight so I asked to just buy limbs now. The said they will not sell limbs but I can buy an entire front end for $175 (Iím guessing plus shipping).
Any opinions as to if this is worth it ?
It is an amazing rig!
The other worry is up until this year I had always shot the required and recommended 1/2 moon nocks and then they changed their tune to only capture nocks.
My concern is years of shooting may have done some damage that my lifetime warranty will not help me with.
Plan B just get the Ravin



if you buy the front end, all you have to do is unbolt the old one, and bolt the new one on, if you ever need to. no need for a crossbow press or pro shop.


buy two at that price.

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I have a parker and my dad has 2. All are 2012 models and older. The only issue we have had is mine split the limb last yr, was replaced under warranty. I personally look at it this way. I spent about $400-500 each for these bows. Only had 1 issue. Its possible I could have another issue this week, or 10 years down the road. Whats to say the front end I buy as a "spare" won't have an issue either. It could last a month, or 10 yrs. I'm just going to opt to use my bow as long as I can and whenever the time comes it breaks I'll just buy a new one at that point. I'm sure by that time the bows will be more advanced, etc....at least that's my hope and plan.
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post #8 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-19-2018, 06:53 PM
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What about springs and cables?Are they all pretty much universal with all brands except for length?
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What about springs and cables?Are they all pretty much universal with all brands except for length?
any custom string maker can do ya up some nice threads

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I just called Parker and bought spare limbs for $35 each just in case...so much for buying it because of the lifetime warranty.
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