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by Turkey slayer
Sun Sep 27, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Public land
Replies: 15
Views: 2938

Re: Public land

Just not use to dealing with people while hunting lol, deer wise I know that the chances of big bucks are slim on public land never really was a big buck hunter although here in pa on private I've been lucky to take some pa trophies just public land doesn't appeal to me now public land turkey huntin...
by Turkey slayer
Sun Sep 27, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Public land
Replies: 15
Views: 2938

Re: Public land

Only good thing came out of it was my buddies got a good laugh at me trying to climb with it lol
by Turkey slayer
Sun Sep 27, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Public land
Replies: 15
Views: 2938

Re: Public land

I just bought a x sit an climb since it weighs 12 pounds figured it be better then my summit open shot for deep wood hunts , well I was wrong I never worked so hard to get up a tree15 feet in my life. Only good thing about the stand is the seat
by Turkey slayer
Sat Sep 26, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Public land
Replies: 15
Views: 2938

Public land

Who all on the site hunts public land ? I've been hunting maryland public land for two years with success, I hunt private in pa , how ever the crossbow has added some challenge to this . Do you guys sit on the ground or use a climber ? I killed a buck last Saturday from the ground , first one off th...
by Turkey slayer
Fri Sep 25, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Serving
Replies: 16
Views: 1977

Re: Serving

Yeah if I was there no way I'd pay for that I'm tighter then bark on a sycamore tree. but she was doing me a favor an didn't know lol. She said everything to do with hunting is expensive lol
by Turkey slayer
Fri Sep 25, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Range finder
Replies: 11
Views: 1731

Re: Range finder

My wife has the same exact model an it works great for the price, an about the same price she paid for hers
by Turkey slayer
Fri Sep 25, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Serving
Replies: 16
Views: 1977

Re: Serving

My wife took my cub to the pro shop today to get reserved for 20 dollars an can pick it up tomorrow. I will definitely do my own serving for now on. 20 dollars an have to drive back to pick it up is insane , at least to me it is
by Turkey slayer
Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Serving
Replies: 16
Views: 1977

Re: Serving

Yeah going to the local pro shop to pick up string material an a stringer An do all my tuning an string care. I use to do my own compound strings an serving. Guess I was thinking the recurve crossbow be less hands on so to speak . Thanks for the information
by Turkey slayer
Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Serving
Replies: 16
Views: 1977

Re: Serving

I was thinking it might have too much twist cause my brace height is 1 3/4 as of now
by Turkey slayer
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Serving
Replies: 16
Views: 1977

Re: Serving

What causes that, Not tied tight enough ? I'm ok with taking it to a local shop to get reserved no major issue just curious about how to maybe prevent it. Too bad crossbow makers couldn't come up with some kind of string loop or hook to latch instead of the string don't even know if that be possible...
by Turkey slayer
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Serving
Replies: 16
Views: 1977

Serving

Just got my Excalibur matrix cub the other day an have shot maybe 20 shots out of it an serving is separating no wax on it very little rail lube an checked for burrs an sharp edges non, just wonder if I should get the string reserved or keep shooting it then replace it with a better string ? Other t...
by Turkey slayer
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Brace height
Replies: 10
Views: 1584

Re: Brace height

Yeah I'm trying to make the transition from compounds to crossbows , it's a whole new learning curve an I'm liking it !!! Thank you for the information
by Turkey slayer
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Brace height
Replies: 10
Views: 1584

Re: Brace height

So does these changes in brace height, change the arrow impact that much at 30 to 35 yards ? Say 15/16 an then twist to 1 1/8 ?
by Turkey slayer
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Brace height
Replies: 10
Views: 1584

Re: Brace height

I'm sorry I meant 15/16, I went into panic mode until I saw my mistake lol thank you for the quick reply
by Turkey slayer
Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Brace height
Replies: 10
Views: 1584

Brace height

Hi name is Chris an I'm new to crossbows an crossbow hunting. i just got my second crossbow the matrix cub an checked the brace height an it's measuring 1 3/4 my question is that too high or should I take it to the pro shop to have it adjusted or will it settle in over time? My axiom is right at 5/1...