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#2969470 - 10/05/12 06:42 AM Excalibur Equinox
hotdog38
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Registered: 05/11/08
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Loc: Pike Co. Kentucky

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I'm thinking about buying one of these crossbows....Anyone here own one,and how do you like it?
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#2969584 - 10/05/12 08:14 AM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: hotdog38]
Hit&Miss84
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Loc: Kingsport, Tn

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I own a Excalibur Vortex ( vortex I think) I really enjoy shooting it and I expect it to last a long time with little maintanance, it is very accurate and fun to shoot. Other crossbows might be nice because they are smaller and easier to handle in the woods but I really enjoy the simplicity of my Excalibur. I put both style sound suppressors on this year and that made it more pleasant to shoot.
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#2969724 - 10/05/12 10:14 AM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: Hit&Miss84]
tnbassman
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I bought an Equinox last year and love it. Accuracy out the box and durabilty unmatched by any other maker.
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#2969743 - 10/05/12 10:30 AM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: tnbassman]
volsgo1
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Registered: 12/19/02
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Loc: Collierville, TN. 38017

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Love mine but it can be a challenge to hunt with because the limbs are so danf long.
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#2971216 - 10/06/12 06:34 PM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: volsgo1]
hotdog38
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What kind of broad heads do you guys use? I use the hundred gr. 3 blade muzzys in my Horton legend 175,and get good accuracy with them...Do you think they will shoot good using the firebolt carbon arrows in the Equinox?
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#2971224 - 10/06/12 06:41 PM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: hotdog38]
JLC
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Registered: 07/19/07
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Loc: Tennessee

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I have a Vixen and an Axiom and use Slick Tricks. Couldn't get either one to shot muzzys or thunderheads worth a darn. But then each bow is different.
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#2972095 - 10/07/12 07:39 PM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: JLC]
hotdog38
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Thanks for the replies...From what I've read on Excalibur crossbows there solid, accurate bows...I'm going to order one tomorrow.
I've decided to try the Slick Trick Xbow 150 gr. broadheads...I've been told they shoot great out of the Equinox.

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#2973060 - 10/08/12 03:01 PM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: hotdog38]
tnbassman
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Registered: 01/11/05
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Loc: Oliver Springs TN

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Rage 2 blade cross bow editions.
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#2973299 - 10/08/12 05:47 PM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: tnbassman]
BraveScout
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Loc: Tennessee, USA

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My Axiom shoots the Spitfire Maxx great.
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#2973812 - 10/09/12 05:09 AM Re: Excalibur Equinox [Re: BraveScout]
Ratvol
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Loc: Ten Mile, Tn

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I have the Excalibur Exomag and I shoot the Rage 2" 2-blade. Tough combination.. I've put two deer in the freezer so far this year. Bambi ain't got a chance.
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