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Old 11-04-2009, 01:50 PM   #1
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I was wondering if anyone can tell me how far a 175 crossbow will shoot a 20 inch arrow?
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:04 AM   #2
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Far enough to be careful of what's behind your target. I'm curious why you want to know what the max distance is on a short range hunting tool? Safety concerns? Have fun!
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:20 AM   #3
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it depends on the arc you put on it...are you talkin about an ethical shot? if so you will need to find your own on that.
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Old 11-05-2009, 09:56 AM   #4
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250 yds or more....
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Old 11-05-2009, 11:13 AM   #5
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Far enough to lose it.

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Old 11-05-2009, 12:17 PM   #6
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Yeah, I just want to make sure when I go out and make my first shot that I provide plenty of room (sighting it in) so I am making a safe shot.
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Old 11-05-2009, 02:46 PM   #7
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I "let one fly" 3 years ago by accident in my backyard! Never thought I'd see it again! The next year my son-in-law shot a nice 8 late archery season and I helped him track the buck. Guess what I found??? My bolt was sticking out of the ground 3' from were the buck died,that had to be over 400 yards as the crow flys were I shot the bolt...
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Old 11-05-2009, 03:32 PM   #8
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I "let one fly" 3 years ago by accident in my backyard! Never thought I'd see it again! The next year my son-in-law shot a nice 8 late archery season and I helped him track the buck. Guess what I found??? My bolt was sticking out of the ground 3' from were the buck died,that had to be over 400 yards as the crow flys were I shot the bolt...

lol cool story, i recently found 1 i had skip from a buddy shootin, we looked fer awhile and 2 weeks later his step dad said he seen where we were gonna put that feeder.... we were confused...he said "where ya left the arrow sticking in the ground...we jus looked at each other and laughed...it was another 50 yards sticking up in the dead middle of some semi-high grass.
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Old 11-06-2009, 04:09 PM   #9
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spect a good'en will shoot out to 45 yds. cept mine it always stays this side of 35 yds. kind of looks like shooting a spear
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Old 11-19-2009, 01:55 PM   #10
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id say out to 30-35 yards accurately and with plenty of kill power anything outside of that and the bolt will start dropping !!
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