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Trying to get into Cross Bow hunting and needed some help for what entry level bolts will work for someone wanting to fun hunt and not break the bank on gear.

Are there some good bolts out there that will work for deer hunting for the beginner that are not that expensive?
Thanks, Jim
 

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Go to Amazon and get yourself some Bloodsport hunters. They weigh 300 gn with no head. You can then decide how heavy a head you want to shoot. $29.00 free shipping. I shoot 100 gn now but am thinking about 125 gn for next year to increase foc. Currently using spitfire xbow bh. Looking at grabbing truglo 4 blade mechs for next season.
 

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Personally I wouldn't look for anything cheaper for crossbows than what is listed above. There's also Victory Decimators, Black Eagle Executioners (factory fletched) to name a couple more. Good luck.:)

BTW, welcome to the boards. :)
 

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I would agree with Hunters on the Bloodsports. I have some 18 and 20" Bloodsports that I shoot from both my Burky RDX and my recurves. I also have Spynal Tapps, Black Eagle Executioners, Wyvern Dragon Claws, and Gold Tips. The Bloodsports hang in there quite well with the more expensive arrows, at least with field points. I'm not exactly sure what you mean by fun hunt :confused:, but the Bloodsports seem to be a pretty good arrow for the $. JME
 

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Fun is a friend's ranches where I can take pictures of all sorts of animals from elk, red deer, buffalo, assorted sheep, book type white tails. (both high and low fenced ranches) What challenge is it to shoot off the car door or window. Took a turkey one time off the car door but still not much of a challenge to shoot one going away in the small of the back.. I do not miss out to 275+ yards very often . Hogs and coyotes is about all I shoot and there is a lot of land to hunt them on. I might want to try hog hunting with a crossbow some time.

Close to town there is (100 acres or so) close to the river that has the local deer and axis deer early and late. You would need a pop up blind but fun for meat hunts and there can be 50 to 100 deer in the area. No fun with a rifle and the danger of possibly people in the area. This is what I would call as fun way to get a deer or two for the freezer and put a little challenge in it too with a cross bow.

Thanks for the help.

Now if I can just figure out what broad heads to use. Any suggestions?
 

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Go to Amazon and get yourself some Bloodsport hunters. They weigh 300 gn with no head. You can then decide how heavy a head you want to shoot. $29.00 free shipping. I shoot 100 gn now but am thinking about 125 gn for next year to increase foc. Currently using spitfire xbow bh. Looking at grabbing truglo 4 blade mechs for next season.
Are these the bloodsport hunters you're referring to?

https://www.amazon.com/Bloodsport-2...hild=1&keywords=8110003&qid=1578239467&sr=8-1
 

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That be them! Welcome to the boards. :)
 

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New question? Now that I have some of the Dick's Decimators and 6 Bloodsport Hunter to try.
What the better weight broad head to use as a rule? 100 or 125 grain?
Or really what works best for you?
 

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New question? Now that I have some of the Dick's Decimators and 6 Bloodsport Hunter to try.
What the better weight broad head to use as a rule? 100 or 125 grain?
Or really what works best for you?
I liked the 125 when I shot the bloodsport hunters. Added a little front of center, seemed to help for me. That was 20” arrows out of a barnet fx3 pro. Best of luck.
 
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