The Crossbow…..A Perfect Fit for the Entire Family

Crossbows are becoming more and more popular every year. If you don’t already hunt with a crossbow, chances are you know somebody that does. The crossbow is a great tool to learn to hunt with. They have a relatively fast learning curve, no intimidating recoil or loud blast, and once purchased, they cost almost nothing

Parker CenterFire Crossbow

Parker CenterFire Crossbow

THE NEW CENTERFIRE CROSSBOW FROM PARKER IS LOCKED, LOADED AND READY TO FIRE MINT SPRING, VA.; Parker Bows, a leading U.S. manufacturer of high quality Compound bows, Crossbows and Crossbow Accessories is proud to introduce the CenterFire for 2014. The highly advanced CenterFire crossbow is designed with the hunter in mind to be the most

TenPoint Venom Crossbow

Two New Crossbows from TenPoint for 2014

New for 2014 from TenPoint Crossbows are two new bows. The Venom and the Shadow Ultra Light. It looks like TenPoint was focused on the reduction of overall weight with these new crossbows. The Venom weighs in at only 6.5 pounds (without accessories) and the Shadow Ultra Light weighs in at only 6.4 pounds (without

Crossbow Broadhead and Arrow

Fix Bad Broadhead Flight From Your Crossbow

After years of being the administrator of the Crossbow Nation website, I see a trend at the same time of year right before hunting season. This trend is a reoccurrence in threads being started by members complaining about their broadheads not flying or not grouping well when shot from their crossbows. The topic title usually

Crossbow Shot Sequence Check List

Developing a Crossbow Shot Sequence

The key to improving at most anything you do in life is practicing. It’s often said that practice makes perfect. That statement is not entirely true. It’s perfect practice that makes perfect. In order to practice perfectly, you need to be able to repeat the steps you take from the time you cock your crossbow

TenPoint Crossbow Close Up

Crossbow Carrying Options

Carrying your crossbow to and from your hunting spot can be the least pleasant part about hunting with one. Crossbows can be heavy when loaded up with accessories, and awkward at best when carrying back and forth to our favorite spots in the woods. It doesn’t matter if you hunt from a ground blind, from

Black Eagle Crossbow Arrows

Crossbow Arrows and Components

There is a misconception that todays modern crossbows shoot bolts. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. A crossbow bolt is much shorter than a crossbow arrow. Most of the time a bolt will will be 5” in length or less. Crossbow bolts also weigh a good bit more than any arrow you would ever

Excalibur Crossbow Front View

Crossbow Bow Technologies

Recurve crossbow technology has been around since the dawn of time. Well, pretty much anyways. It has been documented to be known to exist from somewhere around 6,000 BC. So it’s a pretty safe assumption that it is the oldest technology when it comes to the limb configuration of a crossbow. The recurve limb design

Crossbow Target

Crossbow Targets

Part of the fun about being a hunter and owning a crossbow is actually shooting your bow. Just because most crossbows have a scope mounted to them and the learning curve is generally a lot shorter than that of a vertical bow, doesn’t mean you don’t have to practice with one. And to be able

Parker Crossbow

Crossbow Components Explained

I thought that explaining what the essential components of a crossbow are and how they all work together to make a crossbow function would a good starting point for the “newbie” or beginning x-bow hunter. Without the knowledge of what each component is, you most likely would have a hard time following along while reading

Lighted Crossbow Nock

How Lighted Crossbow Nocks Can Effect Point if Impact

Lighted crossbow nocks can be a really cool accessory to add to your arrows. They allow hunters to follow their arrows in flight better, and also aid in helping to find arrows that have passed through animals buried into the floor of the woods. Even if you only intend on shooting your bow at targets

advantages of reverse draw crossbows

Advantages to Reverse Draw Crossbows

As a result of the popularity of crossbows, the crossbow industry is growing. As a result of a growing industry, crossbow technology is also growing more rapidly than ever before. In recent years, we have seen manufacturers experiment with new, state of the art materials, as well as thinking outside the box as to the

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