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Old 10-15-2007, 10:07 AM
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This link was posted by Horizontal Hunter in another thread. Seemed to be a ok site, but still pretty new with not a whole bunch of reviews yet, but there are some good ones in there that seem ok. We will have to watch and see how they grow and review, but may be a good site to reflect on for info in the future.

http://www.crossbow-review.com/index.htm


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Old 10-27-2007, 05:05 PM
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GrumpyTom posted this in a thread, seamed like lots on good info in there. And some good videos for newer people on how to field dress.

http://myoutdoortv.com/


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Old 11-02-2007, 12:03 PM
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This was found by AWSHUCKS and shows how to crest your arrows. I recently bought some wraps that I think look pretty cool. When they are used up I will probably not order more, to much to get them right and they suck to take off. Cresting is so mush easier.


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Old 11-07-2007, 09:14 PM
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Creating this thread mainly to use as a on line journal and to have info for others to see also. Mainly going to be a review of strings and arrows for my CB's. Others have posted results on arrows and strings, but as we all know it gets lost fast. As I shoot more stuff I will just edit this post. Anyone else have test or data that they remember, make a post and just add to it.

String test...

36 strand Excel Flemish BOO string with Cat Whiskers served on.
Brace height set at 1 1/4" or right on top mark.
431 Grain GT arrow with brass insert and aluminum nock, 411 grain after re-fletched with 2" nap quick spin vanes with 100 grain FT.
Excalibur Vortex 200#

Average CB exitspeed of 309 FPS
Average 40 yard speed of 268 FPS
POI was OK, but shooting with a sporadic cross wind.
Sound was noticeably quieter with the cat whiskers.

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Old 11-30-2007, 07:32 AM
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Was requested by another member to post this up here. Dan Miller is the USA rep for Excal. If you have a problem with your CB and they want to "send it in" this is the place they send it if they are in the USA. If you ever have any issues you can save your self alot of time by going straight to Dan. He also has a wealth of knowledge and has the GT Laser II's with the brass inserts in them, great arrows.



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Old 12-29-2007, 09:38 AM
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This is copied from a old post I made a few months back. Someone asked a question about pics so I figured it would be nice to have since the Photo questions come up from time to time.

I know a few of you have had a bunch of trouble getting pics posted, took me a long time myself! If you use Huntingnets method you have to resize the pic and sometimes that is not fun and you can end up with a thumbnail pic that is to small to see! Hunting net recommends using a photo host site to post pics, one they endorse is Photo bucket.com, it is the one I use and have no problems with, an no resizing! The trail cam gallery has a help thread, but photo bucket has changed a little so this is a step by step thread on how to set up a free Photo bucket account and get your pics on here so all can see! This is for one friend in particular so I hope this helps since it took me an hour to do! Nothing to download, its free, and it works! Mods please do not move this thread, only trying to help some friends out!

Step 1.....
OK here is the first of many pics, first group is on setting up your Photo Bucket account. Just go to www.photobucket.com and this will be the first thing you see. Click the red join now tab.



Step 2.....
After you click it, this screen will come up. Make up a user name and a password and click next step.



Step 3.....

This is what you will see next. Type in all your info. I am not sure what all is required. I did not put in a cell number, no thank you!! And it did not give me a problem. You must have a current email address and just make up a name and birthday that makes you at least 18 and you should be good to go! Click the accept tab and move on!!



Step 4.....

You should now have set up a account and it will take you to this screen. Upload your pics by clicking on the browse tab next to the pretty little lady and a box will pop up...



Step 5.....

This is the box, it is your computer's folders. You need to find your pics where you saved them. Find your pics....



Step 6.....

As a example you can see I have mine under My Documents in a hunting folder. At this point I can not help you find your pics, they are in your computer! Find them cause we want to see them!!! Find the pic and then just double click on it.



Step 7.....
Your pic name should have filled in the blank browse tab with your computers name above it. You can type in another name for it but I do not most of the time. Click the upload button....



Step 8.....

This will be the screen that pops up while they are loading, if you have dial up you may see this for a while, it was a 100% by the time i could save it with cable modem!



Step 9.....

When youfinished uploading this is what you will see. If you see this smile, cause you are doing good, if not call smoke and ask forsome of his rum! Your going to need it, I have done all I can! LOL!! Also it will give you the option to upload some more if you need to, dial up guys may want to do one at a time.



Step 10.....

After its done scroll down and see your upload. This is what you should see...



Step 11.....

Now you will notice four links below your post, you wan the one that says Direct Link! I do not know what the top one and bottom twoare for but I know you need this one, Direct Link! If you put your mouse over it and click it will put it in your paste automatically, it not right click and copy it...



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At this point you are done with Photobucket. Go into hunting net and start a post like normal. You will notice on your screen a little yellow box with a mountain in it at the far right of the post box tool bar right above where you are doing all your typing, click it....



Step 13.....

After you click it this box will pop up. Put your cursor in it and click paste. Sometimes huntingnet will already have the http//: in it, if you paste over it then good, if it's in there twice then its a no go and will not work.



Step 14.....

After you paste, it should look like this. If so click OK, if not reread what I said or hit your head on the wall! LOL!! Also, as a side note it is important to know where your cursor is before you click the little yellow box with the mountain in it. Where ever the cursor is the pic will show up! If you were in mid sentence the thats what will happen. I always hit the return and start a new line before posting the pic.



When you clicked OK you should see your pic in your post. Go all the way to the right of pic and put your cursor and hit enter type some more. As you can see by this post you can put a bunch of pics in a post with no resizing! I think it also saves space for Huntingnet doing it this way. I hope this helps, please ask some questions if you have them, I will try and help.

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Default Wally's Innovations .... Crossbow Accessories

Good handmade stringing devices for recurves and crossbow pistols.


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Old 05-02-2008, 02:27 AM
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http://talismancrossbows.com/
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Old 07-29-2008, 01:24 PM
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The Crossbow Nation
http://www.crossbownation.com

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Old 08-31-2008, 11:27 AM
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How to Video's.....Lot's of them, not all are specific to Excals.
http://excaliburcrossbow.com/demo/li...category_id=47
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