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  1. Barnett Crossbows
    If anyone has broadhead accuracy issues and has experimented with FOC (Front/forward of center) you might be interested in this. Most easily available crossbow arrows come in 20 inch lengths. My Barnett recurve crossbow (150 lbs) came with 18 inch arrows. I experimented with regular weight...
  2. Crossbow Broadheads
    Hi, I've been doing a lot of reading here but I'm new to posting. I just got a Centerpoint Sniper Elite 370 crossbow for this season. I know that's not crazy fast for a crossbow, but most of the fixed broadhead discussions I find online tend to be with vertical bows or lower speed crossbows. I...
  3. General Crossbow Discussion
    Hi, I just got a crossbow and when I got it the riser and limbs were already pre-strung. All I had to do was attach the riser to the main body(stock). I’m wanting to keep it discreetly packed away when transporting it. So my main question is “If I disconnect the riser from the stock and...
  4. General Crossbow Discussion
    As an occasional shooter, I often came across crossbow descriptions stating something like : "- Accurate up to 90 meters" This is a real-world example (copy&paste) from the mankung.com website for the XB53. I always wondered WTH that is supposed to mean. With a proper arrow, even cheap...
  5. Excalibur Crossbows
    My xbow is an Excalibur. Is the lever's purpose to hold an arrow in place in case of tilting? If I was to need to tilt my crossbow at say a 45 degree angle to take a shot, how would this affect my desired point of impact?
  6. General Crossbow Discussion
    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...
  7. General Crossbow Discussion
    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...
  8. General Crossbow Discussion
    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...
  9. General Crossbow Discussion
    Buying your first crossbow can be very exciting. Hopefully you’ve done some research on the different brands and models and picked the one you feel best suits your needs. The first thing you’ll most likely want to do after purchasing a crossbow is to go home in shoot it. I can’t stress enough...
  10. General Crossbow Discussion
    As crossbow hunters, we all want the most from our hunting equipment. One area we all should strive to get better at is our accuracy. There are many factors that come into play when achieving great accuracy with our crossbows. Some we can’t control. Like how well our crossbows are engineered to...
  11. General Crossbow Discussion
    What kind of broadheads should I shoot from my crossbow? Are mechanical broadheads better to shoot from a crossbow than fixed bladed broadheads? These are very commonly asked questions from the beginner crossbow hunter. My advice is, shoot whatever one you favor the best. Of coarse you should...
  12. General Crossbow Discussion
    How far can I shoot my crossbow? This is one of the most commonly asked questions from the beginning crossbow hunter. I wish there was one concrete answer to give to people when they ask this question, but as you read on, you will soon find out that there are too many variables that come into...
  13. General Crossbow Discussion
    I had a chance to test the Crossbow Laser Boresighter Bolt from Aims hot-Slammer Hunting Innovations. Simply put, it is a crossbow arrow with a laser in the point of it. It’s main advantage is that it lets you sight your crossbows scope in at a short distance (7 yards), which will really help...
  14. General Crossbow Discussion
    How do I sight in my crossbow? What are the lines for on the inside of my scope? At what yardage should I start? These are all commonly asked questions when it comes to sighting in your crossbow for the first time. Sighting in your crossbow can seem confusing, but in reality, it really is n’t...
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