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#2612541 - 11/12/11 01:09 PM Missed One ...
8 Point

Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 1908
Loc: Hendersonville

...and I'm perplexed. Was hunting from a ground blind this morning and a spike came to within 20 yards broadside at 6:40am. A clear and easy shot I thought.I fired and was shocked to see it jump, run about 10 yards or so and stop. I looked expecting to see an entrance wound but nothing. He actually stayed there long enough for me to re load but the angle just wasn't right so he trotted off. I was stunned that I clean missed that deer, all sorts of things were going through my mind. Found the bolt and it was clean and it appears I actually shot under it! If the bolt wasn't properly seated against the string could it have caused it to drop? Later today I'm hitting the targets to check if my scope may be off. Any ideas? I suppose I could have flinched in a rush to see the deer hit.
#2612546 - 11/12/11 01:13 PM Re: Missed One ... [Re: Mag]
Carlos Viagra
16 Point

Registered: 11/20/04
Posts: 13814
Loc: Cumberland Plateau

Silly crossbows, haha. ;\)
Do not be slothful- for yesterday and tomorrow are thieves of today.

#2612773 - 11/12/11 05:22 PM Re: Missed One ... [Re: Carlos Viagra]
10 Point

Registered: 12/28/09
Posts: 3177
Loc: Giles Co. Tn

I have missed 2 this year... no idea why...??
Do you know Jesus as your Savior?don't wait until its too late.You are only one heartbeat away from eternity. You never know when it will be your last. Repent and trust the Lord today as your Savior!

#2612888 - 11/12/11 06:40 PM Re: Missed One ... [Re: pressfit]
8 Point

Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 1908
Loc: Hendersonville

Went out back and it is spot on. User error I suppose!
#2615375 - 11/14/11 06:57 AM Re: Missed One ... [Re: Mag]
8 Point

Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 1140
Loc: Land of Rocks, Mo.

If'en the arrow isn't seated it can shoot low, semi dryfire
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