What crossbow bolts should I use?
Carbon fiber is the overall best choice for crossbow bolts but it is also the more expensive. It is incredibly durable and flies very well. Penetration is also much better with carbon fiber. We are partial to Carbon Express Maxima bolts but there are many options.09-Sept-2019
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 fast should a hunting 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 fast is a crossbow bolt in mph?
Re: FPS to MPH Just input 350 fps = mph the search will get you the answer of 238.64 MPH.01-Mar-2012
What distance should I zero my 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).
Where do you aim a deer with a crossbow?
To choose an aiming point visualize the arrow’s path to the exit point on the deer’s far side. Then aim at the spot on the deer’s near side that lines up with the exit point. With a quartering-away shot this can mean aiming closer to the deer’s middle near the liver instead of behind the front shoulder.12-Jan-2017
How far is a crossbow lethal?
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.
When sighting in a crossbow what will give you more stability?
When sighting-in it is best to use some type of shooting bench or support for greater stability.
How far can a 150 lb crossbow shoot?
With a power of 150 lbs it shoots bolts at 210 fps for a distance of more than 109.3 yds. Give yourself a hunting rifle of choice with this 150-lbs metal crossbow!
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.