What crossbow should i get

Discussion in 'Crossbows' started by WhiteMike, Jul 27, 2021.

  1. WhiteMike

    WhiteMike Newb

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    Due to some recent very unfortunate circumstances im now eligible to hunt with a cross bow during regular archery season so i figured id give it a go. I know nothing about crossbows so ill ask you all, what is a quality crossbow that will not make me go broke? I will be hunting elk, white tail, and mule deer with it. There is a cabelas near me and some other shops too but i have no idea what brands of crossbow they carry
     
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    buttonbuckmaster Grizzled Veteran

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    I have a Center Point 370. I've been pleased with it for the price.
     
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  3. Grouch

    Grouch Weekend Warrior

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    One you can afford
     
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    fowcbler Weekend Warrior

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    It might help to know what kind of budget you are wanting to contend with...
    And as far as "unfortunate" events go, almost sounds more like a blessing in disguise.
     
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    ash d Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I got a Tenpoint turbo Gt. from Lancaster archery. It was a last years model with the accu draw for $450 fully loaded. You sound like you’ll need something that helps you pull back the string. That accu draw is nice.
     
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    cls74 Legendary Woodsman

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    When I tore my rotator cuff and went crossbow I went cheap, but relied on reviews as well. Ended up with a Wicked Ridge Invader G3. WR is the lower priced line made by Ten Point.

    One thing I will tell you, don't listen to all the hating by others. Depending on what style hunting you do, they aren't a rifle and can be a disadvantage in a lot of instances. Heavier and bulkier, not box blind friendly. A lot louder than a bow so the odds of a second shot are next to nil.
     
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    oldnotdead Grizzled Veteran

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    Mines older and it's a wicked ridge warrior XLdead on from a factory set scope and nearly 10 yrs later still is.
    Now if I were to get a new one... mission.
     
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    Oldcarp Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I have a killer instinct KI360 that I have harvested mule deer and whitetail with. This year Will be my first year trying elk with a crossbow. I have shot elk with my bow and my rifle but not my crossbow.
     

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