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Old 02-11-2012, 05:46 AM
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I saw that same stupid show and it made me sick to think someone would think so little of the game animal.
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Old 02-11-2012, 12:11 PM
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This season I decided to do some long range target shooting with the crossbow just to see. It took some practice but I got pretty decent out to sixty yards, which is as far as I shot. I could keep good groups, but I wouldn't try it on any game. The flight time was long, And the chance of the animal moving is way to high for me to try it. 30 yards is my limit on game still.
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:55 PM
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I shot a deer at 63 and 61 yards. Quick kill. These new bows shot super flat and hard. IMagine if you guys had equipment of 20 years ago....It would be unethical to shoot at a deer at 20 yards by most of your guys standards. With new equipment and a range finder....- Fifty yards is a chip shot anymore. In my OPinion
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:26 AM
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Geez, another one that doesn't know that bow hunting is supposed to be an up close and personal experience and will wound one that moves a little before the arrow/bolt gets there! We won't hear about those just like we don't hear about the losses a gambler has more of than wins! People calling themselves hunters that are shooting at animals at these ridiculously long ranges with bows and rifles make me sick. PS: Craig Morgan is an azzhole!

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Old 07-16-2012, 02:06 PM
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just because your not good with your equipment doesnt mean that i cant be. 63 yards shot went through the deer and stuck into the dirt about a foot. Plenty of kinetic energy left. you could use the same pin from 0-40 yards. Mr6 is pretty impressive. Maybe a compound bow is just better equipment than a crossbow? Not sure
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Old 07-16-2012, 02:09 PM
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you put a 3 bladed broadhead with 2 inch blades..Even with the worst shot...they arent going to far
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Old 08-17-2012, 05:29 PM
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96 yds - STUPID, if done with a crossbow!!!

63 yds - STUPID, if done with a crossbow!!!

What if the animal jumps the string???

How about a gust of wind???

How about an equipment failure???

Too many variables to even consider these long distance shot by anyone!!!
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Old 08-23-2012, 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by mikepsu54
you could use the same pin from 0-40 yards.
The laws of physics makes this TOTALLY impossible!!!
That is if you're implying that you can hold "Dead On" your mark from 0-40 yards.
If you're using the "Kentucky Windage" method then 1 pin works for as far as your bow will cast an arrow.

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Old 08-31-2012, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by xbowbarry
The laws of physics makes this TOTALLY impossible!!!
That is if you're implying that you can hold "Dead On" your mark from 0-40 yards.
If you're using the "Kentucky Windage" method then 1 pin works for as far as your bow will cast an arrow.
it is not impossible. i know alot of people that do it. esp with a compound shooting fast. we set our bowtech 350's shooting about 325fps. set the pin dead on at 28 yds. at 15 yds 1.7 inch high and at 40 yds 2 inch low. shooting a deer aim dead center and we never missed or lost a deer. and with these new crossbows pushing upwards of 400 fps it is entirly poss to use one dot or cross hair out to 40 yds.

it is sad such a great guy(Craig) did such a stupid thing.
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Old 09-06-2012, 03:36 PM
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I can't believe he did that, and I can't believe anyone would put it on TV. That is just shameful.
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