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#2515689 - 09/10/11 01:50 PM Trying something

Registered: 08/31/02
Posts: 42058
Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

I'm trying something with my X-bow, if it works, I'll let you in on it.

Due to nerve damage, I'm having trouble holding the bow still even with a monopod-rest. I'm trying to adapt my crossbow to a camera tripod to help with the steadyness side to side. See, my body tends to rock because of the nerve damage to my back. I can flat drill holes from the tri-pod. Now I want to attach it to the bow so I can use it in stands and make it setady shooting free-hand.

I can tape it to my rifle and it works fine.

Constipation has ruined many a good day. Not as many as stupidity, though.

#2515869 - 09/10/11 05:37 PM Re: Trying something [Re: bowriter]
4 Point

Registered: 10/10/05
Posts: 354
Loc: BC, Canada

I've a similar problem. Old neck injure causes sometimes uncontrollable shivering in my right arm. Get it fixed in February next year. In the meantime I connect my crossbow to a light camera tripod. It works great and keeps the bow as steady as can be. I shoot an Excalibur crossbow. These bows come with a bipod attachment hole that fits the camera mount screw on the tripod perfectly.
"Wouldnít it be wise for us to be more tolerant of each other and pick our battles with the ones that really threaten our way of life?"

#2515917 - 09/10/11 06:56 PM Re: Trying something [Re: huntwriter]
14 Point

Registered: 09/12/03
Posts: 8600
Loc: Mount Carmel, TN

The older we get....the better we was.

#2516928 - 09/11/11 06:19 PM Re: Trying something [Re: GRAMPS]
TnDeer Old Timer
8 Point

Registered: 07/31/99
Posts: 2276
Loc: Englewood, TN

Sure should work for you older guys LOL.
The Woods are full of Surprises.

#2517869 - 09/12/11 12:35 PM Re: Trying something [Re: J.Maples]
16 Point

Registered: 06/14/08
Posts: 11226
Loc: east tn


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