How long does a string last on a crossbow?
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
How long do crossbow arrows 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. I do a LOT of shooting with my compound and recurve. About 100-200 arrows a day.05-Oct-2018
How many grain broadheads do I need for 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.
What crossbow broadheads shoot like field points?
We tested which expandable blade broadhead flew most like a field tip and have found that the Rage Hypo Crossbow Broadhead and the P Spitfire DoubleCross are the winners.03-Jul-2016
Are fixed or mechanical broadheads better for crossbow?
Front-deploying mechanical broadheads for crossbows have the advantage of offering a greater cutting diameter than fixed-blades which means greater wound channel damage as the broadhead passes through the animal.15-Jun-2020
How far away can you shoot a deer with a bow?
Some archers flatly condemn shots beyond 20 or 30 yards yet official statistics from Pope and Young and other record clubs support a more practical view of shot distance on deer. For whitetail deer entered into the P&Y record book average shot distance is about 19 yards.04-Nov-2010
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
Why do you have to aim above a target?
In addition you have to aim a bit low when shooting up at a target that is at that same distance. The reason: the acceleration due to gravity has the maximum effect on the bullet when it is traveling horizontally.27-May-2018
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
Do you wax serving on crossbow?
The center serving on a Crossbow needs to be kept lubricated but there is no need to wax compound / recurve center servings.