Carbon Express Intercept Crossbow

Carbon Express Intercept Crossbow Review

New for 2013 from Carbon Express Crossbows is the Intercept Crossbow. The folks from Carbon Express started from the ground up when they set out to design this new bow. They had two primary goals in mind. The first was to design a crossbow that would fit every crossbow hunter. In order to accomplish that,

Barnett Recruit Crossbow

Barnett Recruit Crossbow

Checkout the press release from Barnett Crossbows on their new Recruit Crossbow. I think this crossbow is going to a hot seller for those on a budget or those looking to try crossbow hunting for the first time. The Barnett Recruit Crossbow Many crossbows are designed and marketed for the youth shooter, but few fill


Railless Crossbows

Crossbows have been around forever. Well almost forever. It has been documented that the earliest known crossbow was from around 6000 B.C. One thing that has stayed consistent with most every crossbow built from that point up until now is that the bolt or arrow was held in place, and launched down some sort of

new to crossbows

New to Crossbows…..Here’s One Thing Not to Skimp On

Many hunters will be purchasing crossbows this year. Some will purchase one because it will be the only way for them to stay active in the woods. Others will purchase one just to test the waters, not knowing if a crossbow is the route they really want to go or not. In both cases, first

practice with your crossbow away from the bench

Practicing with your Crossbow; Away from the Bench

Practicing with your crossbow is something that every hunter should be doing. But when speaking with many hunters from around the country, I’ve found that many of them do not practice at all. They shoot their crossbows, but they aren’t practicing with their bows. What I mean by not practicing is the hunter that is

Excalibur Crossbow

Buying a Crossbow Without the Package

Go into any sporting goods store in any state that allows the use of crossbows for hunting and you’ll most likely find multiple choices when it comes to crossbow packages for purchase. You can usually find these packages priced to fit almost every budget. But what you won’t find is the option to buy just

Scopion Venom Arrow Lube

Crossbow Arrow Lube from Scorpion Venom Archery

An important part of being a successful crossbow hunter is spending lots of time with your bow practicing with it.  But one area that discourages some crossbow hunters from practicing as often as they should is the fact that pulling arrows from certain foam targets can be down right impossible.  If you’re a hunter that

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Is Your Crossbow Too Heavy?

One question I see from time to time that pops up on the Crossbow Nation forum is; What are you looking for in the perfect crossbow? This question is often replied to by many of the members in a variety of ways. One thing that seems to be consistent with most of the answers is

vertical bow vs crossbow

5 Reasons Crossbows are More Challenging than Vertical Bows

Talk to any bowhunter that has never hunted with a crossbow, or even held one for that matter and you are bound to hear how easy they are to hunt with. The truth is, to become proficient enough to hunt with a crossbow is easier compared to a vertical bow. I want to emphasize that

TenPoint Stealth Crossbow

TenPoint Stealth SS Crossbow Review

New from TenPoint Crossbows for 2013 is the Stealth SS crossbow.  While this may be a new model this year, one thing that remains constant is the dedication to providing a top notch quality crossbow while at the same time engineering new and exciting features into their bows.  It’s now mistake that TenPoint has succeeded

Crossbow Specifications

Crossbow Specifications; Do We Need a Universal Standard?

Shopping for your first crossbow can be very confusing. Do you want a recurve crossbow or a compound? A traditional draw or a reverse draw crossbow? There are many choices to bewilder a new hunter. Even more confusing would be trying to compare the specifications of one brand to another brand. Why is this so


Tactical Crossbow Trends

In the recent years, we have seen a trend in crossbow designs to lean towards the tactical look that many black rifles have. I believe that Horton Manufacturer started this trend of with the reverse limbed bow the Recon. Later we saw Parker, PSE, Kodabow, and TenPoint follow suit offering blacked out versions of tactical

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