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What Crossbow?

Old 11-07-2009, 03:03 PM
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My dad is going to start using a crossbow due to a disablity. I hunted with one for a year after I dislocated/broke my arm but know little about them. I had a horton team realtree. I have heard nothing bad about barrnets but was wonder your take on that. So any advice on a good crossbow around the $600 range. Also if any of you have a good one for sale let me know. I have a open mind about this like I said know nothing about the good or bad ones
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Old 11-07-2009, 04:47 PM
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Don't want to sound rude but. . buy just about anything but a Barnett crossbow . .Most people would recommend a Ten Point or Excalibur. There Are LOTS of posts about Barnett's and their problems. Out of 40+ people who voted (couple posts down ) there has not been 1 vote for the Barnett. Personally I own 2 Excalibur's, the oldest is 20+ years old.

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Old 11-07-2009, 06:53 PM
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Old 11-09-2009, 05:00 AM
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Do call Dave, very knowledgeable and willing to share. Crossbows are quite subject to personal taste and limitations. However, if I were choosing from one of my the 5 bows I have or presently own, it would me a medium weight recurve like the Phoenix. Most trouble free, accurate, durable, easy to maintain bow I have owned to date.
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:15 PM
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Its doesn't exist mate, they used it in the advert for the start but never incorporated it into the game, The Only ranged weapon you can get and use are the throwing knives. Sorry for the let down
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Old 12-20-2009, 02:42 PM
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i'm seeing lots of used crossbows at great prices in my area. i just bought a ten point that is like new. i got about 1100.00 worth of stuff for 425.00
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Old 12-20-2009, 02:54 PM
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If you can wait a month or so, you might see a lot more mfgs. I just received my Archery Business Mag and I think it has 2-3 new companies. I will see them at the ATA show next month, also one claims to have found a way to make the xbow whisper quiet!
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:43 PM
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I shoot an Excalibur Equinox but am very interested in the Scorypd.
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