What scope should I use for my crossbow?
The best crossbow scope in 2022 is the Hawke 3X32 IR Crossbow Scope. It does everything right nothing wrong and comes in at a more than fair price. To start with I made a shortlist. All the best crossbow scopes have excellent feedback from a significant number of online reviewers.
Will any scope work on a crossbow?
Basically a rifle scope can be used on a crossbow but there are some better options out there. My recommendation is to get a purpose-built sight or optic meant for crossbows. They will be designed for the weapon and will improve it’s usability.03-Nov-2021
What is the best yardage to sight in a crossbow?
Note: For safety it is best to begin the sighting-in process at 10 yards. Then when the arrows are hitting in the center of the target at 10 yards after adjustments have been made with the scope move back to 20 yards.
What distance should I zero my crossbow scope?
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).
How far can a crossbow shoot?
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.
Are red dots good for crossbows?
When shooting at close or medium ranges a red dot sight is a great option for crossbow hunters. The 30MM TRADTIOL offers unlimited eye-relief a wide field of few and a compact design that are not available in magnified optics.
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.
Whats the difference between a rifle scope and a crossbow scope?
Rifles are designed to engage targets at much longer ranges than crossbows; consequently rifle scopes are designed for ranges of 100 yards and beyond while crossbow scopes are designed for short ranges of 20 to 50 yards. This is the primary reason that the scopes are not interchangeable.
Do crossbows recoil forward?
The crossbow has to recoil back toward the shooter because you are propelling the arrow forward. That part IS simple physics. IME with a reverse draw nearly parallel limb crossbow the reverse recoil is pretty much all you feel.22-Feb-2019