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Old 02-12-2017, 04:50 AM
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You can buy battery operated cocking devices but they are expensive.
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Old 02-19-2017, 08:24 PM
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A rifle like a 243 will have far more power, range and accuracy than any bow. I am a senior 6' tall with strong hands and a rifleman of over 60 years experience. I like the new to me crossbow as my state made them ok now for deer. I like playing with it in my basement and I shoot it every week down there.

Even a reduced load in a 243 would be much easier to hit with however the crossbow is fun. You can try both.



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Old 03-05-2017, 07:41 AM
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Did you ever consider putting a muzzle break on your existing rifles? That would reduce a lot of recoil. Also add a quality recoil pad.

Something to think about . . .
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Old 04-23-2017, 09:30 PM
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My Barnett Recruit Recurve crossbow just got jammed here with the string back and I tried a practice shot in the basement.

Something jammed in it's trigger mechanism.

I forced a part of the trigger with a large screw driver and was able to shoot an arrow off to 'unload' it's string.

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Old 11-15-2020, 11:38 AM
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dont know if the 17 hmr is legal in your area or not but i can testify to its lethality on deer . a person i know killed 5 from a tree stand in the space of a few min or less. however a 243 is what i use . rt shoulder is full reverse replacement. if your good it will only take one shot and its only once a year. and to get it sighted in i use a folded gun case. ole hunter is no joke
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