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My old old quad died.

I picked up a Center Point Mercenary Whisper 390 the other day. (No reviews out there.)
Quiet shoots well, good trigger, 6.7 pounds, 32.6", 14" spread cocked and 18 not. Weighs about 9.5 loaded. Listed at $400 but on sale at 199$ but there is no information on this cross bow vs their well liked sniper 370 which is longer and heavier and so so trigger.

Any one have this cross bow?

It is a little quirky to cock to keep the rope hooks from jumping on top of the rail. It is quiet but the problem is the scope. I am guessing that most lower end Xbows have the same type of problems.

Scope is clear as expected with a regular cross hair but instead of other cross hairs below the main one, the CP has 4 dots about the size of a flea on a deer's a-- at 30 yards. Hard to see on the target so how do you see hunting? ;) :)

What is the best fix? Sight the main cross hairs at 30 or ? and figure hold for 40?

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Is there an inexpensive scope out there that would be a good replacement? Headed out next week and need to get it working.

My crony is at the farm so I have not had time to see what 390 fps really is. ;)

Thanks,

Jim
 

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It is quiet but the problem is the scope. I am guessing that most lower end Xbows have the same type of problems.
Yes. And packages in general. Vertical bow package deals use to contains some crappy components as well.
Either to keep the price down, or to get rid of shelf huggers.
My MK XB52 (the Sniper370 original from Taiwan) came with a better scope, at €250,- regular price.
I believe the add-ons are the responsibility of the contractee, Center Point in your case.
 

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Utg 3x9x40 Bug buster $70.00 on amazon with free shipping. I have it and is good scope for 60 yards and under. You can get a ravin scope from Wyvern creations for79.00. The ravin is regularly a$300.00 scope.
 

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Thanks for the help. I ordered the Ravin to be in for next week. It has people that are pro and con on the board but should work for a part time cross bow hunter. I can go to a place with multiple ranches and animals but cannot shoot but hogs and coyotes and some cull does. I use a camera for all the animals on the ranches from exotics to book deer but what sport is it to shoot animals you can walk up on. Yes I do keep a rod in the suv too and my rifles shoot less than 3/4 an inch.

Good hunting
 

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I just ordered a Hawke HB1 off of Optics Planet $159.00(Reg $200) Free Shipping. Other people on here could tell you how good the scope is being this is my first xbow. It did have really good reviews. Look under the subject Scope Upgrade and Rusty has a link to site that sells scopes and some good info from guys there. Hope it helps
 
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