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Old 05-31-2012, 12:48 PM   #1
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Who here hunts with a crossbow?

I was thinking about trying one..........but I might borrow one first to see if I like it or not.

Like it or not I think X-bows are here to stay.
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Old 05-31-2012, 02:24 PM   #2
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Who here hunts with a crossbow?

I was thinking about trying one..........but I might borrow one first to see if I like it or not.

Like it or not I think X-bows are here to stay.
I hunted with one last year for one day I guess it was alright just felt kinda funny

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Old 06-01-2012, 07:21 AM   #3
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I don't think I would ever use it in a tree but on those nasty cold day late in the season it would sure be nice to step into the heated hunting blind with a crossbow instead of climbing into a tree with a regular bow.

None of my hunting shacks are have big enough windows to shoot a bow out of.
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Old 06-01-2012, 07:28 AM   #4
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I've shot them; they're heavy and slow to reload. I have no desire to own one until the day comes I can no longer shoot a vertical bow.
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Old 06-01-2012, 12:56 PM   #5
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I helped my Dad site his in and they aren't the most comfortable thing to shoot. Lots of vibrations and top heavy but I think they would be handy in a ground blind.

I really don't see where they give you a advantage over a regular bow, in distance, speed or accuracy, but they would be nice in a ground blind.
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when I get old and feeble I might try one.
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when I get old and feeble I might try one.
The time has come lol sorry had to

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I'd love to have it as an option for SG or ML season but they just are'nt allowed here for anything unless you get a handicap permit from the state. I don't think they belong in "bow" season unless you are handicapped. IMO they are a short range gun.
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:33 PM   #9
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Firefox back inthe 80's and man it was awesome could dryfire it and it wouldn't blow-up killed more game and Cats(Carpshooter )than i ever got with a normal Bow!!Bugger Climbing tree's
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The time has come lol sorry had to

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nope not yet. besides I can kick your butt any day of the week. and if I lose, no big deal. BUT if I win its Rage-it got beat by a 75 year old "old fart" . so either way I win.


seriously hope all you guys have a long and heathly life.
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nope not yet. besides I can kick your butt any day of the week. and if I lose, no big deal. BUT if I win its Rage-it got beat by a 75 year old "old fart" . so either way I win.


seriously hope all you guys have a long and heathly life.
I'd say u can LC but you'll have to wait your turn so i'll ask the wife if she will stop long enough so you can

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Last year I bought a Z7 Extreme and ended up having shoulder surgery less than a month later. I was on disability for five of the longest months (starting two weeks into archery season) of my life. I nearly caved and traded it in for a crossbow, but now that I'm shooting again I am glad I didn't.
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