As some know I've been debating whether to get a crossbow or not. Well the old pain man has just about convinced me that if I want to stay in the woods for archery then a crossbow is going to happen. For those who have crossbows, I'd like your opinions regarding what new brands/model you have and like. Excaliber makes some nice bows and are light weight and fast but don't know about noise. Thanks for your input.
Let me know how you make out on this.I have the same question.
Went to Bass pro tonight and shot a Excalibur Vortex model. Very impressed. Advertised speed 330pfs. With the 3x scope I was able to nearly hit the same hole in the target. This is a 200lb pull bow and with the rope assist I was able to pretty easily get it cocked. I really liked the thumb hole stock which fit me well. The trigger seemed to be in the 4 lb range, just a guess. These bows are just over 6lbs, something I have decided works for me. This is a upper middle of the road priced crossbow package and may end up with it in a couple of weeks.
Let me know how it works out!
Excalibur recurve bows are great. It's a lot easier to change a broken string when out on a hunt.
The bow is on it's way. Found a 2011 on line with the Excalibur nice case and the full lite stuff package for the Vortex. Save a bundle over Bass Pro's price. Will report on it in a week or so. :pickle:
Glad you got one HM
I never had a problem with the noise
the bolt is there before they can react
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