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how many years

Post by GA.crossbowhunter » Mon Jun 02, 2003 7:28 pm

how many years have most of you been hunting with crossbows? this will be my 2nd year with the crossbow but my 1st year with my exomag. so how long have you hunted with them?



Post by terry-1 » Mon Jun 02, 2003 7:48 pm

This will be my third year.One with a horton SL and two going on two with a vixen and exocet.

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Post by Jim C » Mon Jun 02, 2003 7:53 pm

IF chasing rabbits with a cheap POS xbow it would be 31 years or so
over those years I have nailed deer, squirrels, starlings (judo heads work great) a terrifying chipmunk or two, carp, pigeons,, an ill possum and distemper stricken posse of racoons, one really stupid crow and a feral alley cat that was killing some ducks


Post by MIKE_J » Mon Jun 02, 2003 7:57 pm

Well, this is going to be my second year, my dad bought be a cheap bell crossbow last year for some small game hunting, it broke completly and we bought ourselves a vixen. This season will be my second and first with my vixen. :)

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Post by Northern Bowhunter » Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:04 pm

20 years behind the arrow, one with a crossbow.


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Post by LoneWolf » Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:13 pm

Hunted 5 years with the compound, then after an accident started hunting with the crossbow and have stayed with it, going on 17 years with the crossbow.
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Post by Digger » Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:42 pm

Been bow hunting since 1968, xbows since '92. Still have 6 compounds, 4 xbows and a recurve I play with. Can't have to many toys. :D

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Post by Tom » Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:48 pm

I have had my Excalibur Relayer for 19 years now and have hunted with it every year. I borrowed a crossbow for the two years before that. That would give me 21 years with the crossbow and total 25 years with a bow.

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Post by s mckee » Mon Jun 02, 2003 9:01 pm

first year here. can't
wait for this coming fall. :D

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Post by devilsedge not logged in » Mon Jun 02, 2003 9:07 pm

I have been hunting for 6 years with a crossbow and older vixen which is now in Digger's Arsenal. And now I have an Exomag that I have had out turkey hunting this spring adn will have out to deer this fall.



Post by Ocyrus » Mon Jun 02, 2003 9:41 pm

15 YEARS I loved them befor yhey were so prevlent. first good crossbow was benedict-SK-1 Silent kill. at the time it was the best thing going. then came EXCALIBUR.....The best' dont you agree?..........OCYRUS....

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Post by Armadias » Mon Jun 02, 2003 10:06 pm

This will be my 2nd year. :D :D Exocet 175 lbs.
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Post by A.W » Tue Jun 03, 2003 8:18 am

Just started last year.

(There was a previous posting on this question but I can't locate it. Maybe somebody else can)

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Post by striper » Tue Jun 03, 2003 8:43 am

About 25 years with compound. starting with the first Whitetail Hunter, and one year with my Exocet. Good X-bow, good results! Striper
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Post by Red Label » Tue Jun 03, 2003 8:50 am

I'm on my fourth crossbow season, although the first season I only went out once or twice.


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