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Old 07-09-2011, 08:17 AM
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Default Best and lightest crossbow

Looking to upgrade my Xbow this year and I am looking for a light, compact (short limb to limb) bow.
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Old 07-09-2011, 08:41 AM
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I have a excalibur equinox and a ibex. I would say that the ibex would fit what your looking for, its light, durable and solid, however its limb to limb isn't the shortest.
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Old 07-09-2011, 11:37 AM
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Strykezone 380 and its narrow for treestand hunting.
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Old 07-09-2011, 08:32 PM
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Horton TEAM REALTREE ULTRALIGHT . nothing more compact and lightweight.
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Old 07-10-2011, 02:42 AM
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Default Parker Enforcer

Its the best one I ever shot, lifetime warranty, Awsum accuracy

Good Luck choosing, Stan
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Old 07-10-2011, 06:14 AM
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I have a Excalibur Phoenix it weighs about 4 lbs with the scope. The limbs are about 35 inches. Shoots between 280 and 300 depending on arrows and broad head. Easy maintenance and string changes.
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Old 07-13-2011, 06:32 AM
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I too have an excalibur pheonix and absolutely love the accuracy and simplicity of the bow. I tried 10 pt and they make a fine piece of equipment but its like carrying a cinder block on your back.
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Old 07-15-2011, 05:14 AM
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After struggling with my compound and a press for the better part of an hour just to remove and reinstall the string after re-serving it, I'm appreciating my recurves much more. I can change their sting out in less than 2 minutes (no kidding) using nothing more than a Stringer.
Short limbs and light is great, being able to service it easily-by yourself, without a press-priceless. Just sayin'...
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:50 PM
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TenPoint Phantom or Carbon Fusion
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Old 07-30-2011, 07:36 PM
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Yep going with the Excal phoenix
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