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Crossbow Shooters - What are you shooting?

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Old 08-28-2013, 10:49 AM
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Re: Crossbow Shooters - What are you shooting?

I bowhunted for many years with a Bighorn takedown recurve. Took over 10 elk with it, but after shoulder trouble I cannot shoot it. After moving to WY last year I found out that I can use a Xbow in the regular archery season, so I picked up a Horton fury, reverse draw. Liked the reverse draw better due to the balance issue. All the weight is centered between your hands , not out in front. I have been shooting it for a week now and really like it. I think I can take an elk out to 35-40 yds.

I should have done a little more research though. I found out after buying the bow that Horton archery is tits up now. will have a hard time getting parts or warranty work :( AJ
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Old 09-01-2013, 03:43 AM
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Re: Crossbow Shooters - What are you shooting?

Parker Tornado F4...

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Old 12-26-2013, 08:21 AM
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Re: Crossbow Shooters - What are you shooting?

Scorpyd!!! I shot a bunch probably have 5 different bows and this is just engineered so much better. And accuracy is amazing.
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Old 12-31-2013, 02:31 PM
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Re: Crossbow Shooters - What are you shooting?

This last year been using the carbon express SLS.Really like the feel and size of it.At times he feels a bit heavy and loud.But have had some real good luck hunting with it .
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Old 04-07-2014, 12:58 AM
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Re: Crossbow Shooters - What are you shooting?

I just traded in a Horton Havoc 175# reverse draw bow for a Excalibur bow. I liked the Horton but since Horton is no longer in business I thought it wise to get a different bow.

Velocity: 380 FPS
Draw Weight: 260 lbs.
Power Stroke: 13.1"
Mass Weight: 5.9 lbs.
Overall Length: 35.6"
Arrow Length: 18"
Arrow Weight: 350 Grains
Stock Type: Ergo-Grip
Finish: Realtree Xtra
Arrow speeds obtained using 350 grain arrow and standard Matrix string.

It has a Tact Zone scope that has an adjustable bolt speed feature. Does anyone have or have experience with this brand of bow?
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