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  1. General Crossbow Discussion
    Hey guys! New member here. Just getting back into hunting and looking to purchase my first crossbow. Kind of had my eyes and heart set on a KI Ripper 415. Very hard to find, but I have found one on sale. Anyone with thoughts, feelings, insights, or experience with it? Any would be helpful. Just...
  2. General Crossbow Discussion
    Anyone happen to know when Killer Instinct’s new Slayer SWAT Crossbow Case is going to be available? Last I heard from KI was Nov. 1 and no one had answered my email all month.
  3. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    Last week was a good week it turns out. Yesterday I took this buck in my first set in a climber on a ridge top whiteoak plateau. My trailcam showed buck activity so I decided it was time. He came to me about 6pm providing me a broadsided shot at 12 yards. The Ripper 415 delivered the Spitfire...
  4. General Crossbow Discussion
    I keep hearing get heavier bolts so the 400 FPS bows don’t blow up. The bow really slows down with that much weight so I’m wondering if it’s overkill and I should go back to 125 grain tips vs 150 grain… but I also don’t want the bow to break.
  5. General Crossbow Discussion
    hey guys, need to buy another set of strings and cables who or what company is the best! I have heard there is a fella by the name of Marty that is very good any chance anyone knows hoe to get in touch with him? other ideas or places are very welcome.
  6. General Crossbow Discussion
    It's just under 3 weeks until archery open day season. I did a preparation check yesterday with my Ripper 415 and Victory Xbolt arrows at 50 yards to determine accuracy. I shot 4 groups of 3 arrows then recorded the point of impact from aim point and the direction of variation. This way I could...
  7. General Crossbow Discussion
    On Monday I shot my Ripper 415 crossbow for accuracy check 80 yards. I attached the results as shown in the order of the photos and shots with my setup/range shown also. The weather was great at mid 80 degrees with a 10-15 mph NE wind. The draw I shoot from was protected from the wind. Notice...
  8. Advanced Crossbow Shooting and Tuning
    When I first used my new Ripper sled cocker I noticed it was designed to center over the rail and left about 1/4" play of each side. Also I noticed the anchor post fit was lose enough to allow the crank body to turn approximated 5 degree towards the side which the crank handles was pulling. My...
  9. General Crossbow Discussion
    🏹🎯 Recently I was challenged/inspired to try 100 yard crossbow target shooting. I started short range (40 yds) with tuning my crossbow and working up each 10 yards increment checking to make sure my Hawke XB30 scope was dialed in to each. As I shot more my skills improved as my equipment...
  10. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    Hi everyone, Since it was August 2 the last time I shoot my Ripper 415 when I made the 115 yard shoot I wanted to follow up for an accuracy check. So yesterday I shoot my crossbow at 80 yards and 100 yards to see if zero was held during the idle time. This might sound odd as it is to me. Not...
  11. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    Hello! Is customer service for Killer Instinct going as normal or disrupted due to the Coronavirus?
  12. Crossbow Broadheads
    looking for the best machanical broadhead for a crossbow that is capable of 425 F.P.S. (KI Speed 425). Looking for suggestions for whitetail,boar and bear. I am in michigan, and I have heard people say that some mechanicals dont work consistently in the cold? Just want to know what people are...
  13. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    Hello everyone I am new to this site and so far I am overwhelmed with everything. So I decided last year that I was going to buy a crossbow for the 2020 whitetail season in Michigan. I looked at many crossbows and decided and it fit into my budget, that i am going to get the Killer Instinct...
  14. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    Good afternoon crossbownation friends, I open this topic for users of Ripper 415 Killer Instinct Crossbows so that we share our experiences among different users from different parts of the world. A hug to all and an excellent 2020 for all. You can see my post...
  15. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    Good afternoon, I want to share with you a video of a shot with my Ripper 415 at 50 meters/54.6807 yardas, standing, to a 15 cm diameter balloon simulating killzone. use tips of 125 practice grains and full metal jacket darts out of a total of 489 grains. I accompany the video's link sorry for...
  16. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    Good afternoon I share the photo of a shot I made 65 yards with wind the weekend. I have a crossbow Ripper 415 I leave the link to download the full video. Link https://mega.nz/#!tk0nTKgA!caXmQaVqKo48m92WIpW7mtae4dvs5cCtcI5F-TjNR-8
  17. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    KI Hero with to MONSTER X builds and briad band ti before heading to a new home .
  18. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    some pics in progress of a 9.5 getting titanium kit
  19. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    9.5 is on the table . Going to start this weekend on it seeing what screws we can replace in titanium. Ti broad bands also look to be going on it. Wish the bow had a barrel nut for limb bolts and not such a void towards cam on split limb. Just my thoughts .
  20. Killer Instinct Crossbows
    I need to spec out a Killer Instinct Furious R 9.5 with a titanium kit and any other after market up grade options I can adapt to the bow.. These upgrades may void warranty. The Titanium kit upgrade will be of no charge. I will need the bow for approx 7-12 business days. I will also build my...
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