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#2905692 - 08/13/12 02:21 PM Scope Preference
htnseymour
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I have a single red dot scope on my crossbow that it came with two years ago. I have been thinking of switching, but don't want to pay a ton of money for something that might not fit a Barnett Wildcat. Thoughts and suggestions?
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#2905917 - 08/13/12 06:02 PM Re: Scope Preference [Re: htnseymour]
East TN Hunter
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I switched to a multireticle and love it. Crossbows have no recoil so about any scope should hold zero.
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#2906006 - 08/13/12 07:15 PM Re: Scope Preference [Re: East TN Hunter]
cecil30-30
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I like my tenpoint 3 dot red dot scope. 20 30 and 40 yds.No need to shoot any further with a bow.
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#2906451 - 08/14/12 06:29 AM Re: Scope Preference [Re: cecil30-30]
BlackBelt
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I'm with cecil30-30. I put a TenPoint 3 dot scope on both my crossbows and have loved them. Much better than the single dot scopes that I used to use.
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#2909373 - 08/16/12 07:45 AM Re: Scope Preference [Re: BlackBelt]
REM7
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Multi-reticle for me
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#2910084 - 08/16/12 03:21 PM Re: Scope Preference [Re: REM7]
fourwheeler431
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Hawke SR or the Hawke SB30
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#2947451 - 09/18/12 09:21 AM Re: Scope Preference [Re: fourwheeler431]
jetwrnch
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Crossbows have reverse recoil. In theory a firearm scope could come apart on a crossbow. Don't know if it has ever happened though.
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#2959440 - 09/27/12 11:15 AM Re: Scope Preference [Re: jetwrnch]
buckhunter42
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i use multi-reticle and love them ....you set the first one at 20 and rest are done...20, 30, 40, 50.....mine hss 4 lines. oh its a simmmons also

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#2999555 - 10/25/12 10:17 PM Re: Scope Preference [Re: buckhunter42]
gatodoc
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I like my Nikon x-bow scope....good light gathering....
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#3001559 - 10/27/12 10:05 AM Re: Scope Preference [Re: gatodoc]
soshock1
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I use the Excalibur Lumizone. Plenty of people use rifle/shotgun scopes on their crossbow though.
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