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Im considering buying a sniper 370 this Friday. I've had other crossbows with little to no luck with them.horton HD 150,barnett wild cat, Excalibur matrix 380.the Excalibur shot good the rest didn't.ive been partial to compounds but want to get a crossbow to use for cold late season days and also when I feel like walking instead of stand hunting. I guess my question is will the sniper be disappointing or does it really shoot as well as a high dollar bow?
 

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I have a sniper, shoot .001 BEES , 100gr. Shwacker. Trophy ridge 525IR scope. It is dead nuts at 50 yrs on quarter size dots all day shot after shot. I also have $1000 dollar bows & I grab the sniper first.
 

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IMO the Sniper might be a little heavier than the Excal you had/have but it is as consistent when shooting it. The Sniper should sell for a few hundred more. It's WELL WORTH the money spent. If you decide on purchasing you will probably want to upgrade the arrows and possibly the scope though.
 

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I'd chime in with GMan on weight although it's not untypically heavy for a compound style xbow.

Accurate?

Jerry's indexed .001 BEEs, $90 Ravin scope, 4-6 mph left to right wind, bench and sled.

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Two at 60 yards for gins......
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Before you pull the trigger on the Sniper, for $40-50 more you can buy the Specialist. Well worth it for the upgrades (buttstock, forearm, pistol grip, side mount quiver)

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The one critique you may have is the length of pull and break weight of the trigger on either bows. It's a 1/2"+ pull and about 6 lb. break. Arguably something you can adapt to but if you like short and light there is a fix for that as well and it's pretty affordable. 1/8" to 3/16" pull, just under 4 lb break.
 

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x2 on the specialist. My buddy in Florida has one.. Lots of people complain about the trigger. IMO, I can see it being a pain target shooting, but for hunting , I dont know about you, but the last thing I am zoned in on is my trigger when I have a 500 pound black bear looking at me. They are a good and well known company
 

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I'm new to crossbows and didn't want to break the bank on a bow and find out I didn't like it. So I used my Cabelas points and for $68 bucks I became a Sniper owner.

It only took 2 shots to get it dead nuts on at 20 yds. The balance was OK for me and like others have stated, the trigger was about 6 lbs and had quite a bit of travel. But nothing I couldn't get used to in a hurry.

It came with a 4x scope that is illegal to hunt with in my state. So I got on ebay and found a fixed 1x Vortex to put on it. Great scope and now I'm legal to hunt with it.

I sighted it in 1- 1/2" hi at 20 and it hits 4" low at 40. So I'm good to hunt. I see no reason to buy anything more expensive. I like it !!

PS: If anyone needs a brand new Center Point 4x luminated scope, I'll make you a good deal!
 

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The trigger has a little creep but no big deal imo. I got used to it. This is just using a rest sitting on a bucket.
 
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