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Barnett Wildcat C5

Old 01-29-2007, 09:02 PM
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Is this crossbow considered to be a RELIABLE bow that one can get several years of hunting out of?I am looking at this one very hard and was wanting any input before i get it.It says its one of the most popular crossbows of all time.It is supposed to shoot around 320 fps which isnt shabby at all.Its also supposed to have a decent trigger on it.My main question would be with proper care could i expect years of good use?
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Old 01-29-2007, 09:32 PM
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I can't help with model, there will be some of the guys here will answer over the next couple of days so hang on!
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Old 01-29-2007, 09:37 PM
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Send Tree climbera PM. Him and his wife shoot Barnetts.
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Old 01-29-2007, 11:46 PM
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Eddie, I have a barnett Revolution and a ranger 150. I think they make a
wildcat recurve and a compound, if the one you are looking at is a recurve it would not be as good a choice as the compound. If you are looking at a new one I would spend a little more and get a Excalibur Phoenix around $350.00 Ebay. Also Barnett is closed down for restructure and there are rumors of bankrupesy.
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Old 01-30-2007, 05:24 AM
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I also shoot a Barnett,love it,but what martinfaw said is very sound
advice.My wife surprised me by buying a cross bow for herself so
it has become a family sport now,good luck on your choice!
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Old 01-30-2007, 09:42 AM
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I also shoot Barnett Quad 400. Love it. If they don't answer there phone again then I will shoot it until it won't anymore.
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Old 02-03-2007, 04:50 PM
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