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by DuckHunt
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Where were you when the world stopped turning
Replies: 22
Views: 255

Re: Where were you when the world stopped turning

I was at home taking a comp day because I was supposed to be on a plane (one of those flight numbers) that following weekend. I was watching the TV live when the 2nd plane hit. I called in to work to see if I needed to report in because as far as I was concerned, we had work to do.
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by DuckHunt
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: PROOF THAT THIS FORUM IS A TERRIBLE PLACE TO BE!
Replies: 51
Views: 583

Re: PROOF THAT THIS FORUM IS A TERRIBLE PLACE TO BE!

Congrats on the bow Anthony. Your just in time for the new season so you can break it in right.

I have the same affliction, but with broadheads. I probably have a five year supply, but I just bought another pack because it was a good deal and our season hasn't even started yet.

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by DuckHunt
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Removing Decals From Bolts
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: Removing Decals From Bolts

No soak time at all. I just removed some decals on BE Zombies. A little acetone on a cloth and rub it back and forth and the decal will begin to melt away within seconds. You will ruin the cloth so use something disposable. Start to finish you can get the decal off in a minute. The wetter the cloth,...
by DuckHunt
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Insert glue choices
Replies: 19
Views: 382

Re: Insert glue choices

I've been using super glue or color change Krazy Glue when I can find it. I've found it to work well on Blazers and inserts. The only issue I have found is that it is permanent. I've never been able to get an insert out once its glued. I've been cleaning with acetone, but haven't needed to scuff the...
by DuckHunt
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Deer Season Open's this weekend Sept. 7th
Replies: 11
Views: 217

Re: Deer Season Open's this weekend Sept. 7th

We have a doe only gun season in Northern VA that starts Saturday. Since I've got another hunter hunting with us this year, I'm putting him in my stand. I'll be sitting closer to houses which makes the perfect situation to tote my Excalibur instead of a gun. I've got six doe tags left from last seas...
by DuckHunt
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Slick Trick Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 612

Re: Slick Trick Questions

As far as the slick trick BH if I chose to shoot them I shoo the Grisstrick 2 it has a 1 1/4 " cut and leaves a good blood trail it is not for crossbows but they are so strong it does not matter. and they fly good out of my bows. W.M. x2. My Micro loves them. So far everything I've shot with them h...
by DuckHunt
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Vertical bows we owned
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Vertical bows we owned

Bear Kodiak
Browning Bridger Plus
Diamond 'The Rock'
Diamond Fugitive
by DuckHunt
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Almost here
Replies: 13
Views: 310

Re: Almost here

Contrats on the retirement. I've got about 2000 days left, but who's counting? :lol:

Hopefully you'll find the transition and relocation to be a smooth one. Learning a new hunting location can be challenging but that helps test your years of wisdom. Enjoy all it all you can.

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by DuckHunt
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: What is a good FOC
Replies: 13
Views: 331

Re: What is a good FOC

As others mentioned, I've heard 10 to 15%. In my experience, 10% might work well for field points or expandable broadheads but I haven't had any luck with fixed heads with a FOC that low. 15-18% is a lot better for fixed heads. With a FOC near 18%, I saw no difference in point of impact regardless o...
by DuckHunt
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Comfortable shooting distances while hunting.
Replies: 12
Views: 364

Re: Comfortable shooting distances while hunting.

I've taken a couple deer at 40 yards with my ExoMax, but I prefer shots in the 25-30 range. If they get much closer, movement and scent becomes a bigger concern. Also, it depends on whether I have a rest. If I shoot beyond 30, I'd feel more comfortable if I have a rest. My primary stand for the earl...
by DuckHunt
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Long limb vs. short limb
Replies: 31
Views: 727

Re: Long limb vs. short limb

janesy wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:44 pm
:eusa-popcorn: I have been waiting for months for a genuine reason to use the popcorn emoji!
:lol:
by DuckHunt
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: “Thoughts on Sunday Hunting”
Replies: 32
Views: 688

Re: “Thoughts on Sunday Hunting”

I grew up in the 'Bible Belt' state of Arkansas where the outdoors are meant to be shared by all. Until the military relocated me to the East Coast, I never knew there were places where you couldn't hunt on Sundays. I was astonished to learn that we couldn't hunt on Sundays in Maryland at that time....
by DuckHunt
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Season is almost here.
Replies: 18
Views: 393

Re: Season is almost here.

Its the perfect time to put a doe or three in the freezer to free up a buck tag or two. The deer in your area must be as thick as sheep and considered nuisances :shock: For some years the harvest for Loudoun County, VA exceeded 7000 deer per year. With over 400K people in the county, deer/auto coll...
by DuckHunt
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Season is almost here.
Replies: 18
Views: 393

Re: Season is almost here.

Yes it is! Either this weekend or next, I'll be going out for my final checks before opening day. I'll take the weed whacker and knock down the weeds on the trail up the mountain so the morning dew doesn't have our feet wet on the way to our stands. Then I've got to hang a fresh HSS Lifeline on my h...
by DuckHunt
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Does Broadhead Choice Really Matter?
Replies: 12
Views: 621

Re: Does Broadhead Choice Really Matter?

I used to be a die hard fixed blade hunter and wouldn't use a mechanical at all. I have double lunged several deer that left little blood trails with fixed heads that run off into thickets that I knew were dead but it took a while to find them. I noticed the same thing with Wasp Drone's and other 3...