Can deer smell you in a tree stand?

More often than not a deer will smell you before seeing or hearing you when you’re in the tree stand. One of the most tried and true hunting tips is to play the wind when you hunt. If you’re always downwind they can’t smell you.23-Oct-2017

How many shots does a crossbow last?

Reading comments across multiple forums it appears most limbs on crossbows give out at about 1500-2000 shots. And many people experience failures at as little as 500 with cams and strings.05-Oct-2018

Do you aim high or low when shooting downhill with a bow?

You want to shoot for the horizontal distance rather than the line-of-sight distance. Whether shooting steeply uphill or downhill you’ll want to aim slightly lower to hit your target.01-Sept-2019

Is it OK to leave a crossbow cocked overnight?

Do not leave your crossbow cocked for longer than a 24-hour period as premature stretching of the string and cables may occur leading to a loss in crossbow performance.

Do Special Forces use crossbows?

Registered. Many special forces still familiarize with crossbows during training. As I was told by an instructor with a US special forces unit there is still a requirement for crossbow type devices; NOT though for silent killing or for launching lines.22-Oct-2012

What is the smallest Ravin crossbow?

R18: Small but mighty The R18 is the shortest Ravin ever created – just 25\” in total length and 18\” without the stock. Our VertiCoil Cam System rotates the ultra-small cams 720º allowing for unbelievable compactness. Includes detachable stock and built-in cocking mechanism for easy drawing.

How fast is the Ravin R10?

The Ravin R10 Predator Camo is one of the classic Ravin models and is great for both beginners and experienced hunters and shooters. Measuring 33 inches in length and tipping the scales at 6.8 pounds the R10 produces speeds of over 400 FPS.

How long is the Ravin R26?

Weighing in at only 6.5-pounds and just 26-inches in length the R26 is easy to carry and handle on the ground or in a treestand.