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#2701100 - 01/01/12 09:24 AM looking at buying a crossbow
serriaman07
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Oka I am looking at buying a cross bow I realy don't know which name brand to go with tenpoint is by no means in my price range lol I am looking to spend no more then $450 should go with parker horton or a barnett
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#2701490 - 01/01/12 01:46 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: serriaman07]
Mag
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I like my Parker. Watch the classifieds,there have been great deals
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#2701528 - 01/01/12 02:26 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: Mag]
spctbone
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Horton...But not the cheaper models...J.M.O.
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#2701848 - 01/01/12 06:38 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: spctbone]
serriaman07
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I have shot one but I broke my arm 2 years ago and still not able to pull 65lbs back like I should so I am thinking about buying a parker buck comander or a horton bone collector or a barnett quad 400 I just can't deside which one to get
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#2702236 - 01/01/12 09:22 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: serriaman07]
scope eye
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You might want to look at Wicked Ridge. They are made by Ten Point and in the $450 price range. I have one and I love it.
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#2709243 - 01/05/12 03:51 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: scope eye]
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TurdFarmer2.0
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My advice is to go to a bow shop and look/shoot a few. Pick out the one you want and save $100 by ordering it on line.
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#2805501 - 04/11/12 10:59 AM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
Ratvol
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I would go with the Excalibur Axiom SMF complete with scope/bolts & quiver from Black Bear Sporting Goods. Crossbow kit plus S & H is around $444.
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#2920695 - 08/26/12 10:03 AM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
jetwrnch
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 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
My advice is to go to a bow shop and look/shoot a few. Pick out the one you want and save $100 by ordering it on line.


I do this too, but it's really a slap in the face to local business owners to take up their time and buy elsewhere. My solution is to get touchy feely with equipment only in larger chain stores when possible. I also give them a chance to get close in price. I'll pay a bit more to support them. Sorta like buying American even if it's higher.
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#2920697 - 08/26/12 10:06 AM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: jetwrnch]
cecil30-30
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I love my wicked ridge invader,but If I had to buy a new crossbow,I'd get a excalibur for sure.I just seen a excalibur on golsn.com for sale for $500 with arrows and broadheads.
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#2920708 - 08/26/12 10:15 AM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: cecil30-30]
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#2921011 - 08/26/12 04:16 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: cecil30-30]
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
I love my wicked ridge invader,but If I had to buy a new crossbow,I'd get a excalibur for sure.I just seen a excalibur on golsn.com for sale for $500 with arrows and broadheads.
I just bought a Wicked Ridge, took it to the range, made 1 windage correction in the scope, and was stacking them in a quarter size x at 25 yds. Can't believe the accuracy.
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#2926390 - 08/30/12 12:49 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: BuckHunter511]
Legnip
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I like Excalibur. I can carry a spare string and change it out if needed. Total down time about 90 seconds.
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#2926649 - 08/30/12 04:39 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: Legnip]
Deerbuster1996
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#2936235 - 09/08/12 08:56 AM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: serriaman07]
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 Originally Posted By: serriaman07
I have shot one but I broke my arm 2 years ago and still not able to pull 65lbs back like I should so I am thinking about buying a parker buck comander or a horton bone collector or a barnett quad 400 I just can't deside which one to get


I like the barnett 400 you mentioned but dont know much about the other two.
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#2936450 - 09/08/12 03:02 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: Boone 58]
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Id check out the Horton Ultra Lite
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#3085893 - 12/18/12 07:49 PM Re: looking at buying a crossbow [Re: serriaman07]
blackhawk611
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inmy mmind i would get the barnett jackalthey are 315 fps 97 ft lbs of ke ery good warranty outstanding customer service and onlny cost $299.99 at cabelas.they are very accurate and powerful fo no more than you pay for it. or the ghost 400 might impress you at 400 fps.
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