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Forum: Crossbows
05-03-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cossack

Why I prefer Slick Tricks, shoot so much like...

Why I prefer Slick Tricks, shoot so much like field tips I no longer practice with 'heads.
Forum: Crossbows
04-27-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By Cossack

I like mine as well. Looks like the Vortex will...

I like mine as well. Looks like the Vortex will get it's stand time reduced this yr. Waiting for the trigger update as of now but it shoots just fine.
Forum: Crossbows
03-23-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By Cossack

Checked on out recently. Futuristic look. Seems...

Checked on out recently. Futuristic look. Seems well built; just way HEAVY compared to my Mission 320.
Forum: Crossbows
03-23-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,527
Posted By Cossack

I use bags from Third Hand Archery stuffed with...

I use bags from Third Hand Archery stuffed with rags stops even my speed bow COLD. No need for broadhead target, my Slick Tricks and Spitfires fly just like field points, antiquates practice with...
Forum: Crossbows
03-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By Cossack

It's a tad late to ask I'm thinking. And a tad...

It's a tad late to ask I'm thinking. And a tad light for pigs IMO.
Forum: Crossbows
03-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,845
Posted By Cossack

Really like Slick Trick Mags. One tough, fly...

Really like Slick Trick Mags. One tough, fly well, great erminal performance broadhead.
Have one that's made the trip through several deer and is still goood to go. Great locking system, easy to...
Forum: Crossbows
01-06-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,604
Posted By Cossack

All good things seeming must end. Company know...

All good things seeming must end. Company know for superior customer service and durable products absorbed by one that's know for just the obverse. Oh well, won't be buying an Excal any time soon.
Forum: Crossbows
01-05-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,857
Posted By Cossack

This isn't my first rodeo, bug. been hunting with...

This isn't my first rodeo, bug. been hunting with a crossbow for years. I know too well what a 'Robin Hood' is but no longer shoot for groups becasue of the expense and because it only proves one's...
Forum: Crossbows
01-04-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,857
Posted By Cossack

Bug, that's a bit of a stretch. (I've owned 3...

Bug, that's a bit of a stretch. (I've owned 3 Excals..and 6 crossbows total, make my own arrows, strings and maintenance gear). Accuracy depends less on brand than matching the projectile to the bow,...
Forum: Crossbows
01-02-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,710
Posted By Cossack

Sounds great BUT, Parker has used Teflon rail...

Sounds great BUT, Parker has used Teflon rail topping and there are numberous post about them letting go. How long have you been doing this?
Forum: Crossbows
01-01-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,601
Posted By Cossack

Presumably it's SFP so the distance between dots...

Presumably it's SFP so the distance between dots changes as the power is changed thus better accommodating various velocities. The size of the objective bell only increases the field of view. It's...
Forum: Crossbows
12-30-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,857
Posted By Cossack

6'2" 240. 37" sleeves. The Mission 320 handles...

6'2" 240. 37" sleeves. The Mission 320 handles like a wand, quiet, light, great trigger, easy to cock. Do yourself a favor and take one for a spin.
PS
But, as you can see I shoot three brands...
Forum: Crossbows
12-30-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,710
Posted By Cossack

Simple. Aresole spray with silicone. Spray onto...

Simple. Aresole spray with silicone. Spray onto rag and wipe on deck. Not greasy, won't attract dirt.
Forum: Crossbows
12-30-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,601
Posted By Cossack

That's great, for those who crave owning the very...

That's great, for those who crave owning the very best. Me, I don't need a $600 scope to shoot to around 30 yards or less.. where all of my kills to date have been.
Forum: Crossbows
12-25-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,996
Posted By Cossack

The vert bow version may open prematurely when...

The vert bow version may open prematurely when shot from a crossbow, esp if 350 fps and up. However, they now have a crossbow version with a stiffer collar. In fact, I notice that all the new...
Forum: Crossbows
12-24-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Cossack

Congrats. Santa is definitely THE MAN.

Congrats. Santa is definitely THE MAN.
Forum: Crossbows
12-23-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By Cossack

I'd be less worried about jumping the string -...

I'd be less worried about jumping the string - albeit a real possibility with the deer looking at you; I think they can SEE the arrow coming - than a wounded deer. Front quartering is a tough shot...
Forum: Crossbows
12-21-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By Cossack

REDS may not be 'necessary' ...unless you ave a...

REDS may not be 'necessary' ...unless you ave a dryfire. I'd put them on just for the 'insurance factor.' Likely have been left off to make them cheaper and to sell REDS.
Forum: Crossbows
12-20-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,322
Posted By Cossack

Sweet, regrettably I'm bowed-up for now; just...

Sweet, regrettably I'm bowed-up for now; just added the Mission 320. Hard cocking bows are no longer my bag (73 with surgically altered winds and back- X2)
Forum: Crossbows
12-20-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Cossack

Someone may need it for the new 400 that's coming...

Someone may need it for the new 400 that's coming out. Have absolutely no need for same with 320. This bow is the easiest cocking of the 4 I now use.
Forum: Crossbows
12-16-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By Cossack

Mission strikes again

In case you haven't heard...Mission is on a winning streak

http://www.outdoorhub.com/news/mission-archery-unveils-two-new-crossbows-industrys-first-silent-mechanical-cocking-device/
Forum: Crossbows
12-14-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,095
Posted By Cossack

Just got my 320 and am duly impressed. It's a...

Just got my 320 and am duly impressed. It's a light, trim (19") platform with a great trigger. At my age (73 with both wings surgically 'enhanced') speed is less the issue than ease of cocking...
Forum: Crossbows
12-14-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Cossack

Crossbows are a highly individualized object....

Crossbows are a highly individualized object. What one persona likes or dislikes may not be relevant; besides there is always the get-what-I-got factor. Shoot as many as you can. And by all means...
Forum: Crossbows
12-11-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Cossack

Call Dave Wilkins at Wyvern creations first. Not...

Call Dave Wilkins at Wyvern creations first. Not only extremely knowledgeable but the best deals - and service - around. Dick's and BPS have 'bow sellers' that generally know precious little about...
Forum: Crossbows
12-10-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By Cossack

At that distance I wouldn't shoot twice at the...

At that distance I wouldn't shoot twice at the same spot...have several sets of 'doubled up' arrows to make my point.
Forum: Crossbows
12-09-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By Cossack

Mark your string (when it's down) where it's even...

Mark your string (when it's down) where it's even with the sides of the rail using a marker you can readily see. Thus, when you cock the bow the marks should be the same distance from the latches on...
Forum: Crossbows
12-09-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By Cossack

I don't agree on the comparison. Rifle scopes...

I don't agree on the comparison. Rifle scopes have to deal with magnification, clarity and parallax. Being a short range implement, those factors are less critical on a crossbow. I want good but sure...
Forum: Crossbows
12-06-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By Cossack

First, arrow don't kill with knockdown, they kill...

First, arrow don't kill with knockdown, they kill by causing hemorrhage, death by blood loss. So, your broadhead is likely as important as your arrow, if not more so. Second, the 20" arrow will work....
Forum: Crossbows
12-05-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Cossack

If durability is an issue, take a gander at the...

If durability is an issue, take a gander at the Excalibur line. Ibex or Phoenix or their composite rail counterparts. I've owned 6 bows so far. Excalibur are by far the toughest, maintenance-free...
Forum: Crossbows
12-04-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By Cossack

No problem Glad to be of help. No such thing as...

No problem Glad to be of help. No such thing as dumb questions when it comes learning your new 'obsession.' I currently own 4 crossbows, make my own arrows, strings and bow maintenance gear.
But...
Forum: Crossbows
12-03-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By Cossack

You don't need a chronograph. The 'speed ring'...

You don't need a chronograph. The 'speed ring' ring setting is nothing more than the variable magnification changer, it generally doesn't correspond exactly to arrow speed anyway.
Here's how to set...
Forum: Crossbows
12-03-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By Cossack

I have the same scope on my Mission 320....

I have the same scope on my Mission 320. Indications are you'll like it. Have not had the opportunity to shoot it past 20 yards (through my shop and into the pole barn because we have 1/2 foot of new...
Forum: Crossbows
11-30-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,616
Posted By Cossack

Some bows have a recommended brace height mark,...

Some bows have a recommended brace height mark, I'm not familiar with your bow but I did find this: http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=959983
The are talking about 7-8.5 inches between...
Forum: Crossbows
11-30-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,616
Posted By Cossack

The reason for twisting the string is to maintain...

The reason for twisting the string is to maintain brace height. Most stings stretch with use before they settle in. Bow becomes faster as sting lengthens (longer power stroke) so the point of impact...
Forum: Crossbows
11-29-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Cossack

Mission 320 Prelim test, impressions

I LOVE it. Did some shooting inside today, 20 yards (from back of shop through attached pole barn). Range was somewhat limited but it repeatedly hit exactly to aiming point. It's significantly...
Forum: Crossbows
11-26-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By Cossack

Your Daddy was a very wise man. Unfortunately he...

Your Daddy was a very wise man. Unfortunately he didn't run for congress. NAH, he was likely principled too. Couldn't have made it a day in that den of thieves. (How can you tell when a layer...
Forum: Crossbows
11-26-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By Cossack

True enough. Ever try to shoot a crossbow from...

True enough. Ever try to shoot a crossbow from inside a car? Good Luck.
Forum: Crossbows
11-20-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By Cossack

I can use one because I have a disability permit....

I can use one because I have a disability permit. Only temporary and permanent disability permits allowed at this time. Age is irrelevant.
Forum: Crossbows
11-20-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By Cossack

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/New-Big-Shot-Ballistic-450-...

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/New-Big-Shot-Ballistic-450-FPS-Rated-Target-Crossbows-Compounds-Fast-Shipping-/00/s/MjMyWDIwMA==/z/4GsAAOxy9eVRJW%7EZ/$T2eC16F,%21ysE9sy0gGQQBRJW+ZeS%29w%7E%7E60_35.JPG

I...
Forum: Crossbows
11-18-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By Cossack

Same problem here in Minnesota. The strong Vert...

Same problem here in Minnesota. The strong Vert archery guys want the woods to themselves and their lobby keeps it that way. Shame, really, for every three hunters thatleave the sport only one...
11-13-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By Cossack

Venison Swiss Steak

Made this last night, mighty fine. Vegis cook down into a tasty gravy. Great for freezing extras and using cuts from older deer.r


Ingredients

2 pounds venison bottom round, trimmed of...
Forum: Crossbows
11-13-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,193
Posted By Cossack

Good info but seems to be missing the Mission...

Good info but seems to be missing the Mission bows, both the 320 and 360 are above average (compound) bow. Light, don't require a press to service, great triggers and can be let down w/o having to...
Forum: Crossbows
11-12-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By Cossack

I dry the bow my air compressor and a hair dryer...

I dry the bow my air compressor and a hair dryer on low. Then lube with a rust inhibiter.
Forum: Crossbows
11-12-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,808
Posted By Cossack

Until we get test deer to try the results it's...

Until we get test deer to try the results it's all about OUR nose. When I see a deer go to a branch I briefly touched with a gloved hand - 1.5 hrs earlier - I fully comprehend the unique sense of...
Forum: Crossbows
11-04-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,124
Posted By Cossack

Sorry you had to go through this, obviously it's...

Sorry you had to go through this, obviously it's at least unsettling to lose a deer; however, I'm unable to speak from personal experience. When a broadhead fails to open the entry and exit wounds...
Forum: Crossbows
10-31-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By Cossack

Deer take advantage of all food sources available...

Deer take advantage of all food sources available (it's why there is a high fence around my garden and apple saplings). They LOVE acorns, esp those of white oak; they aren't as bitter as red oak. I...
Forum: Crossbows
10-27-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By Cossack

The regular quick fletch work just fine. They are...

The regular quick fletch work just fine. They are just too costly and not as tough IMO.
I shoot three bows and have made some 5 dozen arrow made up. QF are $18 for SIX pack. ($36 for dozen arrows,...
Forum: Crossbows
10-24-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,088
Posted By Cossack

I found that 4" vanes deflect a 400 gr arrow,...

I found that 4" vanes deflect a 400 gr arrow, shot at @300 fps. approximately 1.5" more than 2" Blazers and 2" more than Blazers set at helical. That, in 20-25 mph crosswind at 30 yrds.
Forum: Crossbows
10-20-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,900
Posted By Cossack

It is possible with most any crossbow on the...

It is possible with most any crossbow on the market now. All three of mine do it and the fastest is 350 fps, one at 305 one at 320. They can do everything you ask...but the quiet part is a bit shaky....
Forum: Crossbows
10-20-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,900
Posted By Cossack

IMO price is irrelevant, entry level relates to...

IMO price is irrelevant, entry level relates to moving on to better things when finished playing with subject bow....like to Excal 355 Matrix or 320 and 360 Mission..both can be let down w/o...
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