How long do carbon arrows last?
There is no ‘shelf life’ on carbon arrows. Inspect them for damage and retire them when they show cracks etc. I have some carbon arrows that I have been shooting for 8 years some of them have killed more than one elk.28-Dec-2006
What grain broadhead should you use with a crossbow?
Utilizing the shorter and lighter arrows of the crossbow broadheads should weigh 90 to 125 grains. Heavier heads put the balance point too far forward on the arrow causing it to come out of the bow front-heavy. Lighter heads put the balance point too far back on the arrow making it back-heavy.
Is there a difference between crossbow broadheads and bow broadheads?
There is not a big difference between Crossbow and Compound bow broadheads. Basically some broadhead producers make some special adjustments and make the broadheads better for a crossbow. Crossbow broadheads are generally heavier than the broadheads of compound bows.19-Apr-2021
Do I need special broadheads for a crossbow?
Regular broadheads will work just fine with a crossbow. The only thing to consider is arrow speed. Because crossbows can often shoot faster than a compound you may struggle to create consistent groups using broadheads with large fixed blades.29-Jun-2017
How far will a crossbow shoot accurately?
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.
How heavy should my crossbow bolts be?
As with field tips broadheads for a crossbow bolt will weight on average 125 to 150 grain and they usually come in packs of three or six.
Do crossbow bolts need Nocks?
As the speed of crossbows has increased the use of lighted nocks for crossbow bolts is almost essential to track your arrow in flight and see the point of impact on an animal.08-Jun-2020
Do crossbows require special scopes?
Many hunters do successfully mount a riflescope on their crossbow and have good results. However manufacturers design riflescopes for rifles. Crossbows bring different challenges and require different specifications for scopes.
Will a regular scope work on 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
What kind of scope comes with a killer instinct crossbow?
Q: What kind of package is included with a Killer Instinct Crossbow? A: All models come standard with Pro Package that includes a 4×32 Multi-Reticle Illuminated Scope 3-Bolts with Field Points Quiver Quiver Bracket String Suppressors Rope Cocker and Rail Lube.