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by Horizontal Hunter
Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Staying warm while hunting (sitting)
Replies: 24
Views: 2970

Re: Staying warm while hunting (sitting)

As mentioned earlier good socks are important. Wool then alpaca, then Buffalo, and then musk ox. A thin polypropylene wicking sock is really important as well. Keeping your feet dry is critical. I have a pair of Buffalo wool socks that helped. Also, make sure that your shoes aren't too tight. On the...
by Horizontal Hunter
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Scope OCD
Replies: 14
Views: 1513

Re: Scope OCD

Very nice rig. I too am very happy with my XB30SR. Great scopes for the money.

by Horizontal Hunter
Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Replies: 16
Views: 2016


Went to a sportsmen show in Springfield Ma this afternoon the Massachusetts bowhunters association had a booth there . Talked to the people at the booth and they said the bill most likely will not come out of the house and they do not want crossbow LEGAL FOR EVERYONE PERIOD they are not happy about...
by Horizontal Hunter
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Fletching jig
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Re: Fletching jig

I use the G5ASD to square the shafts and the AZ-EZ fletch 4 degree right offset for aluminum arrows. (Link below) I have fletched everything from Bhoning Blazers to 4" feathers and lots of others in between using Loctite super glue gel. Never a problem. If it gets gummed up from the glue a short ace...
by Horizontal Hunter
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Vortex Crossfire scope
Replies: 5
Views: 998

Re: Vortex Crossfire scope

Anything Vortex makes is going to be first class. Warranty and customer service is better than most Brad This. I have a pair of their binoculars and a scope from them. I'm not crazy about the end caps on the binos but they do the job. I also have one of their monoculars coming for use in the archer...
by Horizontal Hunter
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Exomax "Major Screw Up"
Replies: 19
Views: 2180

Re: Exomax "Major Screw Up"

It threw the string off hitting me in the face with no injuries. The bow looks ok but has a small splinter appear on one of the limbs about 1 3/4" long. It is very shallow and did not grow after I restrung the bow and shot it well over 50 times. Dacron string is ok. Splinter The scope required re-z...
by Horizontal Hunter
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: My homemade vanilla killer recipe
Replies: 59
Views: 7876

Re: My homemade vanilla killer recipe

I would give it a go but it is illegal here in Mass for both deer and bear. Our baiting laws are pretty broad: "BAITING OF DEER is prohibited during any deer season and any bait made available to deer must be removed 10 days prior to the opening of the first day of archery deer season. Bait includes...
by Horizontal Hunter
Sun Sep 24, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Midge Fly
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: Midge Fly

I have read some reports of EHD in Ohio, SE Kentucky, and even in lower Connecticut.

Where are you located? It isn't listed in your profile?

by Horizontal Hunter
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Is this going overboard?
Replies: 26
Views: 3096

Re: Is this going overboard?

Same here. I don't bother with it much these days. You will never beat a deer's nose. It has more surface area than a dogs nose and it also has a Vomeronasal Gland which allows them to "taste" the air. Hunt the wind and it isn't an issue.

by Horizontal Hunter
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: ??? Spitfire Shooters ???
Replies: 28
Views: 2883

Re: ??? Spitfire Shooters ???

Spitfire maxx are currently 4 for $35 at Dick's with $10 rebate & free shippimg I have been shooting them out of my Exocet for many years. No bands. They have always performed perfectly and they have the $10.00 rebate every fall which makes the price right as well. It is generally a one and done he...
by Horizontal Hunter
Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Shoot Stick
Replies: 15
Views: 1940

Re: Shoot Stick

I use a Stoney Point Monopod.

It works well as a walking stick on the way in and then I use it as a support for my crossbow when hunting. ... B000K7F5D0

by Horizontal Hunter
Sun May 07, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Cold Steel plastic BH
Replies: 10
Views: 2560

Re: Cold Steel plastic BH

"plastic broadhead"

Those are two words I never expected to see together :wink:

It will be interesting to see how they perform.

by Horizontal Hunter
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Gameplan gear backtrack case
Replies: 4
Views: 1800

Re: Gameplan gear backtrack case

I don't have that either but I have the Leech Treestand pack, now discontinued, and I found it to be well made. I wanted to extend the bedroll straps to hold my cold weather jumpsuit so I called them to purchase the correct buckles. They shipped out the buckles and strap material I needed that after...
by Horizontal Hunter
Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Fletching help
Replies: 8
Views: 2439

Re: Fletching help

I posted this a while back but this might be helpful: Another member asked for a thread on arrow building in another post so here is a start. I really enjoy assembling my own arrows, and it isn't hard. Here are the resources I used to help me get started: Arrow building part 1: http://www.bowhunting...
by Horizontal Hunter
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: helical or offset
Replies: 12
Views: 3325

Re: helical or offset

I fletch my arrows with a Arizona EZ Fletch using 4 degree right offset. I like the right offset as it is spinning the arrow in the same direction as you tighten the broadhead.

I expect that I am in the minority but I am shooting an older, slower, and more forgiving crossbow.