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  1. Tripods.

    Rifle snipers use tripods all the time, dozens videos on youtube crossbow used here @ 41 seconds in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ8PdiUhZgA ...

    Started by Fielder, 10-14-2016 08:17 AM
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  2. Need suggestions on a compound bow for fishing

    I saw one on Amazon and it said it came with 2 arrows and the reel. However they only showed on side The price was $199.99. I saw an Onidea on...

    Started by BOB LECH, 01-15-2016 03:29 PM
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    08-28-2016 12:07 PM Go to last post
  3. i did some thing stupid

    i was shooting my horton tocma today have not shoot it munch lately shot it most of the day along about 2 pm I forgot to put the arrow in the bow you...

    Started by RAP, 11-27-2015 05:04 PM
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    01-27-2016 01:16 PM Go to last post
  4. Bad Mistake

    Had the tip of my thumb just above the rail on my Excalibur Exomax when I fired it. The gloves that I was wearing were the culprit as well as my...

    Started by ko4nrbs, 01-12-2014 06:33 PM
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  5. Barnett front bolt

    Hi Guys, I used to work on choppers and Gyros. I look at my C-5 and I start thinking that a steel bolt screws into aluminum does not sound good....

    Started by BOB LECH, 12-30-2015 07:59 PM
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    01-02-2016 10:53 AM Go to last post
  6. New bolts arrived

    Got 2 five packs today and a nice nurse that loves the outdoors has another 5 pack coming to me along with spare strings and cables BOB LECH PS: TO...

    Started by BOB LECH, 12-27-2015 02:27 AM
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    12-27-2015 11:49 PM Go to last post
  7. Cool Question on the uncocking bolt

    I spotted a short looking bolt that you can fire to un lock the cocked crossbow. But at $10.00 + shipping,it's good for only one shot. Why not just...

    Started by BOB LECH, 12-20-2015 09:00 PM
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    12-27-2015 11:57 AM Go to last post
  8. Any one here own the Oneida compound bow?

    I may not have the correct spelling but I was ready to buy on years ago but went for the BEAR ALASKEN compound bow. The one I tried had 2 big fat...

    Started by BOB LECH, 12-27-2015 02:36 AM
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  9. broken rope loader

    About 5 min ago i got my 415ss out to put a few in the target. i decide to use a cheap rope loader,on it....half way thro BOTH the hooks went...

    Started by bunyip slayer, 12-21-2015 06:25 PM
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    12-23-2015 07:37 AM Go to last post
  10. How low can you go?

    A while ago I started a thread about trying to work out what arrows to get to replace my rather mediocre Jandoa originals. I'd asked around and...

    Started by Beau String, 11-28-2015 04:36 PM
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    11-29-2015 04:07 PM Go to last post
  11. Question Shooting longer bolts than what came with the X-bow

    I think this deals with safety.... I have a Barnett Ranger X-bow that came with 16 inch bolts. Can I fire longer bolts out of it? Trying to find...

    Started by GomezAddams51, 11-23-2015 01:39 PM
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    11-24-2015 08:40 PM Go to last post
  12. I accidentally dry fired my compound crossbow

    As I stated in my introduction thread I accidentally dry fired my RC-150. The string and cams are all still in tact. Have I done any damage to...

    Started by edstuff, 08-07-2014 10:40 AM
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    11-18-2015 12:37 AM Go to last post
  13. destring

    I allways de string my crossbow after use(i love recurves!!!)its like keeping the receiver of a SLR seprate.i simply put string back on the right...

    Started by phillbowman, 06-03-2014 12:07 PM
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    10-07-2015 03:34 AM Go to last post
  14. tighten up your bolts up on your xbow

    so down the field yesterday with daughter shooting targets , as we do. my go and crack i got bitch slapped with the string from my ear to my...

    Started by bow, 04-15-2015 08:45 PM
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    10-06-2015 10:01 AM Go to last post
  15. Cocking (or cocking about!)

    I'm new to crossbows but have shot ordinary bows for some time, I've read the safty sheets and things on the internet and have been shooting fine for...

    Started by wren, 10-03-2015 04:41 PM
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    10-04-2015 12:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Safe handling advice for a new crossbow shooter?

    I don't yet have e cross-bow but I'm working on it with a vengeance. I have some shooting experience so I know the 4 rules of firearm safety. I...

    Started by Beau String, 09-28-2015 01:53 PM
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    09-28-2015 08:58 PM Go to last post
  17. sharing my misfortune

    remember guys it is not a good idea to clean your xbow when loaded.... one beer to many may result in an unfortunate accident with the neighbors...

    Started by bbangers, 06-10-2014 03:46 AM
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    04-26-2015 11:01 PM Go to last post
  18. Are heavy points on light arrows a safety concern?

    Howdy folks, Right now I'm using 300gr carbon arrows with 100gr field points and half moon nocks. I would like to try out heavier points, but I...

    Started by Draven, 07-26-2014 05:28 PM
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    02-25-2015 07:38 AM Go to last post
  19. Question scope can't sight any lower

    hello all ok so set up the scope ,, leveled it its bang on ,, but i have to aim a tad lower to hit the mark. as i cannot bring the scope down any...

    Started by bow, 12-11-2014 03:39 PM
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  20. Ground Blind

    I'm new to crossbow hunting and would like to know what ground blind, if any, do you use. Thanks

    Started by stratman, 10-18-2014 09:21 AM
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    02-20-2015 02:49 PM Go to last post

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