How does the Garmin bow sight work?
How do I sight in my Garmin XERO a1i bow sight?
Why do many hunters choose a recurve crossbow instead of a compound crossbow?
Crossbows with recurve limbs must have longer limbs and a longer barrel to provide a longer power stroke as compared to a compound crossbow. Many hunters choose the recurve crossbow because of its simplicity. It is easier to replace the string on a recurve crossbow than on a compound crossbow.
How fast should my crossbow shoot?
Modern crossbows typically generate speeds anywhere from 280-350 feet per second with some models topping 400 fps. Despite the speed advantage today’s crossbows hold over the average compound bow I still believe the maximum effective range for crossbow hunters is about the same as it is for vertical bowhunters.06-Sept-2011
How far will a 400 FPS crossbow shoot?
Well A modern crossbow firing at 400 FPS can shoot a bolt almost 5000 feet if shot at a 45-degree angle. If the crossbow is perfectly level it can shoot about 240 feet. To understand why these numbers are so different you have to understand the factors that affect crossbow range and math that goes along with it.
What is a good draw weight for a crossbow?
Use Enough Draw Weight With little exception any crossbow in that range should be adequate to kill a whitetail deer at moderate ranges. That said most of the better hunting crossbows are in the 150 to 175 pounds range with a few topping out over 200 pounds. In general bigger is better—or in this case faster.21-Feb-2013
How often should I wax my crossbow strings?
It is recommended that you apply wax to your strings and cables about every 75 shots but it won’t hurt to apply a light coat every time you take that crossbow out into the elements.06-Jun-2017
How often should you lube the rail on a crossbow?
Every manufacturer has different guidelines as to how often you should lubricate. A good general guideline would be every 50-60 shots. Just keep an eye on the rail. If it looks dull and dry it’s a good idea to lubricate it.03-Jun-2017
How long does a crossbow string last?
A: There is no set amount of time for a crossbow string. Many factors contribute to the life of your crossbow string. The care and maintenance of your crossbow string is a large factor on how long it will last. A good rule of thumb is to change your crossbow string every 2 years but most seem to go 4-5 years.09-Mar-2018