What is the riser on a crossbow?

Riser. The flat smoot portion of the crossbow where the arrow sits when cocked and where the string glides along as the arrow is fired.

Do I need a licence for a crossbow?

Crossbows are legal in the UK and no licence or registration is required to own them because they are not legally classed as firearms. People can be prosecuted for using crossbows for illegal hunting or for attacking people under separate laws.15-Sept-2020

Do I need a pal for a crossbow?

Re: Do you need a p.a.l. To hunt with a crossbow? NO! A crossbow is NOT a Firearm under our Laws.26-Aug-2015

What Animals Can you hunt with a crossbow?

Crossbows are legal archery equipment for big game (deer antelope elk turkey & bighorn sheep). Beginning in 2014 big game hunters between the ages of 12 thru 29 must be certified in Bowhunter Education.

How far can you shoot a Ravin R10?

The new Ravin R10 crossbow is unique unusual and surprisingly accurate. “Lightweight compact and accurate to 100 yards” is enough to send any crossbow-fancier into a swoon.21-Jun-2019

How long will a Ravin crossbow last?

bigbird1 said: Based on my experience the Ravin strings and cables will last for well over 500 shots. However Ravin recommends they be replaced after 400 shots. The center serving on the string is the weakest link and can separate after less than 200 shots.07-Feb-2018

What Broadhead does Ravin recommend?

Apex Hunters swear by the Ravin Titanium Broadhead – utilizing Ti6AL4V Grade 5 titanium and packed with features for ultimate penetration and performance. This 100-grain mechanical broadhead features a single piece ferrule and internal spring clip.

Can you make a crossbow quieter?

Quality crossbows like the Phantom RCX come with string dampening rods already installed. You can add string silencers limb dampeners and other anti-vibration attachments to make your bow even quieter on every shot. Lube your crossbow’s rail to keep it performing flawlessly.30-Nov-2017

Are reverse draw crossbows quieter?

The reverse-draw design yields certain advantages over its traditional forward draw counterpart when it comes to balance performance and overall quietness of the shot.08-Mar-2019

Should your arm be straight when shooting a bow?

The elbow on your release arm should point straight away from the target with the forearm parallel to the ground. The elbow on your bow arm should point at an outward and slightly downward angle away from the bow. When correctly positioned the bow arm’s elbow has a slight bend.09-Aug-2018