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#2625931 - 11/19/11 05:54 PM have ? on crossbow for friend
bswarchery
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Registered: 09/26/10
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Loc: Bradley County, TN.

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My buddy is interested in a crossbow. He is an amputee with one arm only. What is a good starter package for him to look into when we head to the stores. PSE, Horton, and Barnett all have good reviews, but what are some experienced reviews for him that are true "stories"? Thanks for your input, I'm sure there will be some colorful reviews knowing how we are with our toys,,,,
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#2626746 - 11/20/11 08:38 AM Re: have ? on crossbow for friend [Re: bswarchery]
Mag
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Registered: 11/12/07
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Loc: Hendersonville

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I am using a Parker and have had no problems with it.
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#2627193 - 11/20/11 01:44 PM Re: have ? on crossbow for friend [Re: bswarchery]
soshock1
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Registered: 08/27/10
Posts: 115
Loc: Columbia, TN

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You should go to the Crossbow Nation website and ask there. Some of those guys are real experts.
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#2629130 - 11/21/11 09:49 AM Re: have ? on crossbow for friend [Re: soshock1]
pressfit
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Registered: 12/28/09
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Loc: Giles Co. Tn

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Horton has a "crank" deal they offer to cock theirs with.. At one time they offered a electric cocking mechanisim. I'm not sure but from the picture their crank is right handed.. may be to where you can move it to the left side.. give them a call.. pretty nice people so far at their helpdesk..
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#2636847 - 11/25/11 01:48 PM Re: have ? on crossbow for friend [Re: pressfit]
smokepolehall
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Registered: 12/04/04
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Loc: Land of Rocks, Mo.

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With one arm only he needs to get the 10 pt cocking device that can be used with one of those battery powered screwdriver. I knowed that Dan Miller used to & still does attach them on Excal models
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#2650661 - 12/02/11 08:40 PM Re: have ? on crossbow for friend [Re: smokepolehall]
pressfit
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I have found it.. the Parker concorde has a co2 bottle that does the cocking for you..
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