Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#2612541 - 11/12/11 01:09 PM Missed One ...
8 Point

Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 1988
Loc: Hendersonville

content Online
...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: 14231
Loc: Cumberland Plateau

content Online
Silly crossbows, haha. ;\)
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.

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

Registered: 12/28/09
Posts: 3275
Loc: Giles Co. Tn

content Online
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: 1988
Loc: Hendersonville

content Online
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
Marie Laveau Matrix 355
Banshee MXB320
vixenmaster Flemish Strings!

Page 1 of 1 1

Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
Deer Assassin
Crappie Luck
Newest Members
Kyle Coulahan, Mathews_Killer, jrbookingtn, pb10point, TEXAS
13535 Registered Users
Who's Online
202 registered (tn gunman, DPH, Team Passintime, Labboy, darn2ten, cbhunter, 17 invisible) and 338 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13535 Members
42 Forums
99135 Topics
1165744 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.088 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.