Cross bow?

Discussion in 'Crossbows' started by hulktincher, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. hulktincher

    hulktincher Newb

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    Have a compound bow thinking of also getting a crossbow. Whats the best brands out there?
     
  2. joshcalhoun18

    joshcalhoun18 Weekend Warrior

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    I've shot the barnetts and I love them! I would recommend to go to your local archery shop and test out all of them and see which ones you like the best.
     
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    KDORSETT12 Weekend Warrior

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    Excalibur Crossbows are top of the line, accurate and fast.
     
  4. Jeepwillys

    Jeepwillys Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Never shot one but that mission crossbow looks sweet.
     
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    Western MA Hunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I have never really thought about buying one, but I hear those Skorpid ones are pretty hardcore.
     
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    Excalibur and Ten Point have the best reputation for quality.
     
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    ETABNT Weekend Warrior

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    Excalibur is a great shooter. also look at Horton seeing that they are produced by Ten point. Great quality and poss. the quietest xbow on the market.
     
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    It's just like compound bows. There are many makes and models. Most of the big names have worked most of the bugs out. I have a Stryker by Bowtech who is partnered with Excalibur now. I love the thing. It's super quiet and light for what it is and it got me through a rough patch with my shoulder. I would recommend the Stryker to anyone. The new model "Katana" is a morph of Excalibur and Stryker parts if I'm not mistaken. It also has a sweet trigger
     
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    Quiet and crossbow shouldn't be used in the same sentence, I don't think there is a such thing. Even if your CB is "quieter" than most, the odds of a second shot are slim to none. Make the first shot count.
     
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    One that isn't mentioned is PARKER. My Tornado by Parker is an awesome crossbow!
     
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    dmax4me Weekend Warrior

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    Stryker Katana or Solution.
     
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    Ten point, Excalibur or Stryker
     
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    dmax4me Weekend Warrior

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    Stryker is one of the fastest, flatest and hard hitting crossbows made. I been using them for 8 years. You can see mine in my avatar.
     
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    I have a 10 point I just bought used, it's almost 10years old now but was in mint condition and shoots great ! Here's my first 3 shots at 50 yes....[​IMG]


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    Parker crossbows......end of story.
     
  17. hackattack

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    I will tell you that I use my compound 99.9% of the time, but I love my cross bow. But I managed to hurt my shoulder just before the rut, and if it were not for my cross bow I would have missed out on my biggest buck yet!
    I suggest parker crossbows if you decide to get one.
     
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    Agreed
     
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    Have a TenPoint Titan Extreme and a Mission MXB 320. G'kids use them now. Great bows....no, awesome bows. I shoot traditional now but will pull out one of them to hog hunt with sometimes. Won't have a compound again, but I will always have my backup crossbows.
     
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    2 years ago I bought an end of the model Barnett predator and I absolutely love it. The dependability of it pressuaded me to buy another Barnett. This time I bought the butt backwards Barnett revengence. Shot my buddies for a couple days and can't wait for mine to get here
     

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