Can I leave my crossbow string?

No problem. Overnight or for days it’s not advised just too much stress for too long a time. The trigger assembly is under a lot of stress. The string is under a lot of stress and will stretch.18-Nov-2009

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

Can a crossbow shoot 100 yards?

They are easy to shoot super accurate and deadly. First time crossbow buyers often hear that crossbows are accurate out to 100 yards and beyond. That is sometimes the case but not always. Not every person who shoots a crossbow can accurately shoot it at 100 yards or more.16-Sept-2020

What does it mean when a deer bows to you?

If they’re behind a fence they’ll often stick their head through it in an effort to be closer to food than other deer. So bowing is basically begging. They’re too scared to approach you and be hand fed but they will pick it up if you throw it on the ground.27-Feb-2020

Why shouldn’t you shoot a deer in the head?

3 | Head Shots Well sure if you hit the brain the deer is dead no doubt. But you’re aiming at a baseball-sized object. And that leaves a lot of room for error. Miss the brain and the result is a wounded deer with a long road of pain and suffering.10-May-2021

Will a rimfire scope work on a crossbow?

Yes you can put a riflescope on a crossbow. There is some risk that it won’t hold up to the severe ‘forward’ recoil (opposite that of a rifle) that a crossbow thrusts into a scope but still many have been doing it for years.29-Sept-2011

Do crossbows have a kickback?

The crossbow has to recoil back toward the shooter because you are propelling the arrow forward. That part IS simple physics. IME with a reverse draw nearly parallel limb crossbow the reverse recoil is pretty much all you feel.22-Feb-2019

What is best crossbow scope?

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How far do you zero a crossbow?

Your goal is to “zero” the top-most reticle or dot for a specific distance (20 yards in almost all cases unless instructed otherwise by the crossbow manufacturer).

Do you chase the arrow when sighting in a crossbow?