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Old 11-30-2021, 12:28 PM
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Default Crossbow recommendations.

So after I got my covid bonus from uncle Peabody my next check will have around $650 extra dollars on it and was thinking about getting a crossbow. Any anyone has any suggestions on the basics to get for a beginner? Trying to stay close to that amount that my uncle was so kind to give to me.
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Old 12-23-2021, 02:03 PM
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I also purchased a crossbow at $300. I'm looking for the same advice on this crossbow.
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Old 12-24-2021, 02:24 AM
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With crossbows, you get what you pay for. Spend the money. Get a good one.
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Old 12-24-2021, 01:06 PM
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I have had a centerpoint sniper 370 ($214.00) new when I bought it several years ago. I dont think you need to pay $1500.00 on a crossbow to be happy
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Old 12-24-2021, 02:27 PM
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Some of the higher end ones have cocking and de-cocking mechanisms. That is worth quite a bit IMO. The Ten Point Viper S400 I have is a 400 FPS cross bow that has a built in crank to cock and de-cock it. It takes literally 5 seconds to unload and de-cock it and be legal for the vehicle trip home.
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Old 01-09-2022, 04:28 PM
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I have a TenPoint Titan which was in your price range. It shoots 370fps and is very accurate. It doesn’t have a de-cocking mechanism like CIs does. I just shoot a practice bolt into a target to unload. The only knock I have is that it is very loud. I’m going to see if I can get some so d dampers for on it.
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Old 02-02-2022, 03:05 PM
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I have an older Excalibur Ibex.that I bought used. I recommend them since there is not much of anything that can cause you problems (no cables, wheels or cams). Even an older one like mine is very effective. I thought about a newer one but have a few concerns with the new Micros. Check out Wyvern Creations for great package deals on new bows. Try the classified on Archerytalk and Crossbow Nation. I saw a good deal on used (4 month old) Micro Mage 340 on Crossbow Nation marketplace for $500 tdy. Good luck.
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Old 02-03-2022, 02:07 PM
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Carbon Express 390, I have taken a buck and 2 doe with mine in 3 years. It is fast and accurate and it didn't cost thousands of dollars.
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Old 04-10-2022, 06:07 AM
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best value crossbows by centerpoint many models to pick from....I own three and sold one other
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Old 05-11-2022, 12:33 AM
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I am using Tenpoint Titan M1 Crossbow i bought this crossbow for my father in 850 USD this is best value crossbow for me
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