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Very cool. Real nice shooting Young Lady.
Ramrod, once she gets accustomed to that little R26, she might not want to give it up.
You might have to buy a second one or talk Moon into letting you use his. ;)
 

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I know Moon will be proud of you Mike. The only one left now for him to bring over to the Ravin family is Duke!!!! 🤣 I’d bet you’re daughter will love the little R26..She certainly can shoot very well!!
 

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Why not the X1? I would think it would be a lot safer for a young lady if she starts hunting a different area than yourself. Just a suggestion......
 

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I know Moon will be proud of you Mike. The only one left now for him to bring over to the Ravin family is Duke!!!! 🤣 I’d bet you’re daughter will love the little R26..She certainly can shoot very well!!
Sonny,
I don't know about Duke. He can't get over the 'shoots like a rifle thing' and the fact that the original Ravin guys didn't do a total recall when they were first having premature firing issues.
I really can't blame him or anyone else for feeling that way but I think the Velocity Outdoors guys are genuinely trying to make a better product. And equally important, they are trying hard to keep that 'Made in the USA' tag on every Ravin.
I also really like where they're headed with CenterPoint in covering the lower end of the market.

But with that said, if Ravin would come up with a repeating crossbow that held like 6 arrows, Duke would probably be all over it.:)
 

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Sonny,
I don't know about Duke. He can't get over the 'shoots like a rifle thing' and the fact that the original Ravin guys didn't do a total recall when they were first having premature firing issues.
I really can't blame him or anyone else for feeling that way but I think the Velocity Outdoors guys are genuinely trying to make a better product. And equally important, they are trying hard to keep that 'Made in the USA' tag on every Ravin.
I also really like where they're headed with CenterPoint in covering the lower end of the market.

But with that said, if Ravin would come up with a repeating crossbow that held like 6 arrows, Duke would probably be all over it.:)
Guess he needs all of the help he can get with them hopping kangaroos🤣 That is some nice shooting by the young lady!
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Siege shoulders better, but quite heavy
 

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Sonny,
I don't know about Duke. He can't get over the 'shoots like a rifle thing' and the fact that the original Ravin guys didn't do a total recall when they were first having premature firing issues.
I really can't blame him or anyone else for feeling that way but I think the Velocity Outdoors guys are genuinely trying to make a better product. And equally important, they are trying hard to keep that 'Made in the USA' tag on every Ravin.
I also really like where they're headed with CenterPoint in covering the lower end of the market.

But with that said, if Ravin would come up with a repeating crossbow that held like 6 arrows, Duke would probably be all over it.:)
Agree totally Bill but I still think Moon almost has him ready to pull the trigger. Maybe he even owns one now and he's not letting Moon know.....:oops::eek::ROFLMAO:(y)
 

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I’d check out the R29 first before ordering the R26. :)
 

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Looks to me like the bow she's holding is fitting her like a glove! Shoots like it too,;):)
 
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It only makes sense with the railless design of a Ravin, the less time the nock is on the string, the more accurate the crossbow will be. In other words, any lateral or even vertical force applied to the arrow nock because of cam lean or cams not totally synched or limb mismatch has less opportunity to affect arrow flight.
This in my opinion is why many R26 owners experience very good accuracy. Of course, the R10 is next with only 11 inches of power stroke.
However, the other thing I simply don't understand is why can't TenPoint figure out how to make a lightweight crossbow. They continue to make their crossbows shorter even to the point of going to 16" arrows and still can't make them as light as a 33" R10 shooting a 20" arrow.
Anyone who says railless designs are not the future needs to think about how they are going to reduce weight.

No one really likes a heavy crossbow unless they just target shoot and don't have to lug the thing around in the woods.
Of course, this is just my opinion so take it for what's it's worth which is about 2 cents.
 

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Every TenPoint I pick up feels heavy.
 

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My R15 & R29 pretty much have the same specs but the R29 being shorter is definitely the best fitting crossbow(for me) I’ve ever owned. Gonna be interesting to see how the guys with the R500’s feel about the weight, balance & feel once they have them in their hands.
 

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I have both the R26 and the TP siege 410. They both shoot great. Each have there own qualities that, it seems, you can't get in one package. I enjoy both Xbows and I guess it boils down to personal choice but either way you won't go wrong.
 

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Ravin R10 is 6.8lbs.
R10 CROSSBOW - Ravin Crossbows
TP Siege is 7.5lbs but 6.5" shorter in length, reverse draw so weight is back above trigger, 2.5 X easier to cock, better cocking system, faster speed, more KE.
R10 CROSSBOW - Ravin Crossbows
Try both side by each and eat Wheaties first :).
George,
I hear you but here's my thoughts on your comparison in the Hunting world and Not Target world.
1. More KE - don't mean crap. I've never ever have Not had a complete pass thru with a R10 on smalll or big deer standing broadside or even head on or any angle in between.
2. RDT is No benefit to me for several reasons. First, the dang forward cams get in the way when walking in the woods when you're my height. Second, I never shoot offhand because I shoot from tree stands with shooting rails.
3. Easier cocking - when I can't cock my R10, I guess I'll have to quit hunting because it's an order of magnitude easier than rope cocking a crossbow. In fact, if I can't crank my R10 back, it's a dang good chance I couldn't climb a tree stand either.
4. However, I do sometimes have lengthy hikes in hilly country and that makes weight more important to me.

Nevertheless, others have different needs so to each their own. It's great we have such choices.
 
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