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Noisy Crossbow?

Old 10-12-2009, 08:18 AM
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I read, that Recurve Desings are really quiet? If true, why is my Excalibur Exocet noisy? She lets out a pretty good noise when shot! And I have rubber string silencers on, and Limb savers too!
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Old 10-12-2009, 09:16 AM
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NO crossbow is quiet, if you're used to a vert. bow. And there isn't much you can do to make them quieter without slowing the speed of your arrow significantly. Plan on one close shot at a relaxed deer. And they so using one is so much more advantageous, hah!
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Old 10-12-2009, 10:25 AM
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Quiet crossbow,aint going to happin.....
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:54 AM
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Yep, if you can make a fast quiet crossbow you would be a rich man.

Pretty much string whiskers, limb savers and string stops are all you can do and not loose a bunch of speed.
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Old 10-12-2009, 12:33 PM
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Recurves are generaly louder than compounds....they are all loud though
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Cossack View Post
NO crossbow is quiet, if you're used to a vert. bow. And there isn't much you can do to make them quieter without slowing the speed of your arrow significantly. Plan on one close shot at a relaxed deer. And they so using one is so much more advantageous, hah!
Totally agree. Buckeyefootball
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Old 10-12-2009, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Buckeyefootball View Post
Totally agree. Buckeyefootball

What the he!! do you know?? You have owned one crossbow. a Barnett, for less than a year. I don't believe you have the foggiest idea what crossbows are about, let alone if they are noisy or not!
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Old 10-12-2009, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by DaGriz View Post
What the he!! do you know?? You have owned one crossbow. a Barnett, for less than a year. I don't believe you have the foggiest idea what crossbows are about, let alone if they are noisy or not!
Too funny Griz!
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Old 10-12-2009, 04:10 PM
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I'll vote for whiskers, string stoppers and in some cases string material. If a wood stock can be had it will help as well.
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Old 10-13-2009, 06:57 AM
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Funny, I've read that Recurves are Quieter than Compounds!
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