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#3209440 - 03/31/13 12:31 PM Where to start shopping?
16 Point

Registered: 01/13/03
Posts: 10547
Loc: Warren Co

Looks like I might be in the market for an X bow for next season.
Jacked up shoulder and elbow are getting to the point that I will need to drop 15 # on my OLD compound which means a new bow or new limbs and cams.

Figured I would look into X bows and being a total newbie, figured on asking where and how to start shopping for an xbow.

What should I be looking for?
Features? Speed? Quiet? Weight? Other ?

If you can't trust people with freedom, how can you trust them with power ?

#3209569 - 03/31/13 03:08 PM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: fishboy1]
4 Point

Registered: 07/29/07
Posts: 402
Loc: Clinton, Tn.

content Online
Check out the CAM-X
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#3209919 - 03/31/13 08:27 PM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: feldmutze]
14 Point

Registered: 06/20/11
Posts: 8096
Loc: Grundy county

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How much are you willing to spend??? I use a cheap Horton that has always got the job done for me. Granted arrow speed is a little slower and it probably a little noisy but I have killed a few deer and a coyote with it from the ground.
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#3210204 - 04/01/13 09:16 AM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: timberjack86]
16 Point

Registered: 01/13/03
Posts: 10547
Loc: Warren Co

Im not into the super expensive stuff. Just want a quality piece of equipment that will last. Looks like most manufacturers have price points set around$399- $500-$800-$1000+
If you can't trust people with freedom, how can you trust them with power ?

#3210874 - 04/01/13 08:13 PM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: fishboy1]
8 Point

Registered: 09/13/06
Posts: 1367
Loc: Hardin Valley

Check out Wyvern Creations. I have bought my past 3 from them....
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But it takes a bigger man to make him cry.

#3215300 - 04/06/13 06:52 PM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: 416wbymag]
6 Point

Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 559
Loc: Giles Co

Take a look at Wicked Ridge. I have no complaints with my Invader. It won't break the bank.

#3216945 - 04/08/13 06:32 PM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: backroads]
18 Point

Registered: 11/15/02
Posts: 20948
Loc: south fulton

Id go with the wicked ridge warrior or invader, or the Horton ultra lite.
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#3218568 - 04/10/13 12:28 PM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: rem270]
4 Point

Registered: 12/23/09
Posts: 141
Loc: Hixson, TN.

I will also recommend the Wicked Ridge line. Great crossbows for the money.
#3264734 - 06/09/13 06:23 PM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: catsbackr]
4 Point

Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 379
Loc: rhea county tn

Check out High Country Archery web sight. They have a new product for compound bows out that attaches your release to a harness on your arm allowing you to draw using more back muscle than arm and shoulder. I have seen one but not had the chance to try it out.
#3265900 - 06/11/13 09:49 AM Re: Where to start shopping? [Re: fishboy1]
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8 Point

Registered: 07/31/99
Posts: 2276
Loc: Englewood, TN

Get Excalibur to send you a free catalog or go to their web site, all the info you need is there. I've owned two of them.
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