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canoe13
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Late night impulse

Post by canoe13 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:31 am

For some years now I have been an avid Excalibur owner but I have a confession to make. Last week while checking out Ebay late one night I made a rash impulse purchase. Oh the disgrace I have brought to my family name! I bought a wheelie crossbow. I don't know what the heck came over me. My only saving grace is my temptress/ tormentor was a really cheap Stryker Offspring. I was taken in by that ,oh so curvy, yet familar buttstock
And the her strong yet beautiful frame. Plus she was priced so low! Please don't take away my membership card. I promise not to ever do it again(fingers crossed).


P.S. I have yet to shoot it.
Need to go to local dealer to order missing hardware
to put bow together.
She promises good things , time will tell.
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Stryker Offspring w/Henegar wood stock
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by WVCBH » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:42 am

LOL! I bet all of us have had compound crossbows. There is nothing wrong with them. I like them too, but we all know the simplicity of the recurve makes it more user friendly and less likely to fail.
Still lovin' my EXCALIBUR MICRO 355! :-)

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Re: Late night impulse

Post by Boo » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:50 am

They are great bows, very underrated and undervalued as well.
You'll have great bow! Congratulations!
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by Carnivorous » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:53 am

I never had a compound crossbow but that's about to change.. :)
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by xcaliber » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:11 am

Can't wait to hear how she shoots.
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by longbow joe » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:47 am

I have a striker offspring that l put a micro stock on .lts been very reliable and rocks in a blind. l hate to say it but l like it better than my micro.problem is l lent it to my brother and havnt seen it in a while lol. I will always like the recurve excals but there is nothing wrong with dipping into the dark side. Now do l think the offspring will outlast my recurves. .....no i dont think so . Ohh l forgot to mention how quiet it is.
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by Minnow » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:14 am

At least you didn't end up with a Barnett :lol:
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by canoe13 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:25 pm

I started with an old Horton, then a couple of Barnetts, and a TenPoint. Then I saw the error of my ways and got hooked on Excaliburs. Have had 7 different ones so far.
Micro 335 / Knight wood stock
Stryker Offspring w/Henegar wood stock
NATURE IS MY CHURCH.
Nikon and Hawke scopes
BEE arrows by Xcaliber
Vixenmaster, Xcaliber, 8ptbuk and Boo strings

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Re: Late night impulse

Post by longbow joe » Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:00 pm

That's what was appealing about the offspring being basically half of a matrix was why i bought it.
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Re: Late night impulse

Post by BrotherRon » Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:19 pm

Oh the error of your ways... :shock:
I don't understand how anyone could stoop so low.
Just like biting into a piece of rich creamy cheesecake, once you start you won't be able to quit.
Repent and send it to me before you are tempted to shoot it.
It's the least I can do to keep someone from stumbling. :mrgreen:
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by canoe13 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:47 pm

Thank you Bro. Ron for giving me guidance and extending me a steady hand. If left do repent you will be the first to know.
Micro 335 / Knight wood stock
Stryker Offspring w/Henegar wood stock
NATURE IS MY CHURCH.
Nikon and Hawke scopes
BEE arrows by Xcaliber
Vixenmaster, Xcaliber, 8ptbuk and Boo strings

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Re: Late night impulse

Post by wsisk » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:40 pm

Nothing but an inbreed xbow :lol: :lol: :lol: . Good luck hope she's a good shooter :roll:
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Re: Late night impulse

Post by BrotherRon » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:58 pm

canoe13 wrote:Thank you Bro. Ron for giving me guidance and extending me a steady hand. If left to repent you will be the first to know.
New York would be a nice relaxing drive from Wisconsin, and it would save you postage. :lol:

Truthfully, I hope it brings you much joy :wink:
Let us know your thoughts after you have a chance to shoot it. :)
Matrix 310 ~ Hawke XB30 Pro SR ~TT~Tombstone Case.
36" All Weather Tactical Case. Danny Miller Top Mount Quiver
BD 330 ~ Soon!!!
Strings by Boo ~ nchunterkw ~ 8ptbuk
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