How far forward should I mount my scope?

You basically want it to be as far from your face as possible without being able to see shadows from the inside of the scope (the black fuzzy circle you see when you’re off-center). Mount the scope loosely in the mount. Put it as far forward as your upper receiver allows. Get in your preferred shooting posture.18-Mar-2018

What distance are red dot sights good for?

Typically if you use a red dot sight without any magnification you can easily aim at a target as far as 100 yards away if not more.02-Feb-2021

Is it okay to leave a crossbow cocked?

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.

Should you wax 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

Can you use chapstick as bow wax?

Should you oil the cams on a crossbow?

Yes. Periodically apply a drop of TenPoint’s Flight Rail and Trigger Lubricant to your wheels or cams and axles when needed. Also lubricate the cam bearings if you have a reverse draw crossbow especially if the bow has gotten wet from being outside.

Can you dry fire a crossbow?

In general it is not a safe practice to dry-fire your crossbow. Your crossbow is equipped with a DFI (Dry-Fire-Inhibitor) mechanism. In the event you forget to load an arrow into the crossbow but attempt to take a shot the string will be caught by the DFI which helps to prevent damage to the bow assembly.

When sighting in a crossbow scope do you follow the arrow?

You should follow the instructions that came with your scope but most crossbow scopes will move the arrow point-of-impact by 1/20″ for each click at 20 yards.

How far is a crossbow accurate?

Summary. If you don’t care about hitting a target a powerful modern crossbow can shoot as far as 500 yards. If you want to hunt up to 80 yards is possible for a very skilled shooter however you should stick to a maximum of 60 yards and preferably much less than that (30-35) if you are a beginner.

Do you shoot high or low from a treestand?

First the question of whether to aim higher or lower on steep uphill and downhill shots is a classic. Many people think the answer must be different but in fact what you want to do is aim LOWER for BOTH.04-Nov-2015