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Old 07-01-2011, 07:47 AM
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Default time to go to crossbow

feel I owe it to the deer to make a clean kill so maybe it's time to go to crossbow (don't feel that confidence like I used to when shooting my compound)



anyone know of a good used one set up and ready to go...no magnification allowed in SD but I could use a peepsight



suggestions please...no $400+ ones please...can't justfy/swing that
i have a Darton 3-d express compound now...so I'm up for a trade also
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:56 PM
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My $.02 .... it'll be a strugle to find a well made crossbow + scope or 3-dot sight + 6 or so bolts ... and stay under $400. Even a used one in good shape. Barnett has a "package" deal that is barely under your limit. Excaliber makes a good recurve that is about $150 out of your spending range. Maybe selling the Darton and putting that $$$ and adding $200 or $300 or so would get you into a good cross bow set-up.
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Old 07-01-2011, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Mojotex
My $.02 .... it'll be a strugle to find a well made crossbow + scope or 3-dot sight + 6 or so bolts ... and stay under $400. Even a used one in good shape. Barnett has a "package" deal that is barely under your limit. Excaliber makes a good recurve that is about $150 out of your spending range. Maybe selling the Darton and putting that $$$ and adding $200 or $300 or so would get you into a good cross bow set-up.
I'll check into selling the Darton
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Old 07-09-2011, 06:35 PM
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Get a Parker Bushwacker. $300 or so at Wyvern Creations, includes 4 arrows rope ****er, field points, red dot scope (no magnification on it). Better bow than Barnett according to the people "in the know" on crossbow forums.
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Old 07-10-2011, 02:37 AM
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I have a Parker Enforcer, Great bow, Got a big 8 point with it, 33 yards he went 15 feet and dropped. lifetime warranty.

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Old 07-11-2011, 07:52 PM
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Another kudo for Parker Cross Bows. I have the Tornado .... it is a heck of a shooter. I'll let you know how it holds up in 5-10 years .... of the Good Lord has that many in store for me.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:04 PM
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I also have the Parker Enforcer,I am very pleased.
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Old 07-12-2011, 01:50 PM
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this is what I'll get

hickory creek inline hoizonal or vertical....(change in a minute) I'll shoot it verticle
[img width=640 height=480]http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l155/farmdude_2006/inlinecrossbow.jpg[/img]



sighted in with my sight I sent and ready to hunt...a guy on AT shoots groundhogs at 50 yrds connsistantly with it...he loves it!



In-Line Crossbow.wmv



In-Line Crossbow part II



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