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340 axe usage

Post by Lewism » Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:49 pm

Question; what I read the axe is all around bow. Can you use it for moose and bear?
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by xcaliber » Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:57 pm

Well in one of the early Excalibur videos they take a big black bear with a Vortex which is rated at 330 FPS, and one of the largest Moose taken with a crossbow was done with a Vixen, I think you’ll be fine. Good luck!
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by gerald strine » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:13 pm

Yes you could hunt any north american big game animal with a 340 and have all the power you need to get the job done.
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by Stepnoutnb » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:16 pm

Lewism wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:49 pm
Question; what I read the axe is all around bow. Can you use it for moose and bear?
Go to this page. Just plug in your arrow weight and speed. You will see your 340 has plenty of kinetic energy to kill all north American game, as others have posted above. Use the speed your arrow will be at your farthest comfortable hunting yardage. Save the link you wil find some great info you can always go back to this site.

http://www.bestcrossbowsource.com/crossbow-kinetic-energy-chart-calculations-hunting-requirements/

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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by Lewism » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:52 pm

Thank you for the information.
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by 2019 Bulldog 440 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:33 pm

Lewism wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:52 pm
Thank you for the information.
Where did you buy the bow? I have a Bulldog 440 but I would like a back up bow and I like the way the Axe looks and on Amazon it’s on sale for $699 and it comes with the SDS kit and airbrakes. It is also the Kryptec version which is nice. I would like to know where is the best to buy. Thanks in advance!
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by Lewism » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:41 pm

2019 Bulldog 440 wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:33 pm
Lewism wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:52 pm
Thank you for the information.
Where did you buy the bow? I have a Bulldog 440 but I would like a back up bow and I like the way the Axe looks and on Amazon it’s on sale for $699 and it comes with the SDS kit and airbrakes. It is also the Kryptec version which is nice. I would like to know where is the best to buy. Thanks in advance!
I bough it from local Canadian dealer in Hamilton Ontario. Fishing world. Name of it.
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by 2019 Bulldog 440 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:59 am

Lewism wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:41 pm
2019 Bulldog 440 wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:33 pm
Lewism wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:52 pm
Thank you for the information.
I bough it from local Canadian dealer in Hamilton Ontario. Fishing world. Name of it.

Lol. There’s no way I would be able to travel to Canada for a crossbow, especially one that I can get online for the same price and get airbrakes and the SDS kit along with it. Did you get a cranking device or are toy able to manually clock the bow? What’s the #age of the bow? 280?


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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by janesy » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:34 am

2019 Bulldog 440 wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:59 am

Lol. There’s no way I would be able to travel to Canada for a crossbow, especially one that I can get online for the same price and get airbrakes and the SDS kit along with it. Did you get a cranking device or are toy able to manually clock the bow? What’s the #age of the bow? 280?


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It's not the same price, it's 30% less for you. Check Al Flaherty's out if Toronto. Canadian dollar and ships free to USA.
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by 2019 Bulldog 440 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:45 pm

janesy wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:34 am
2019 Bulldog 440 wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:59 am

Lol. There’s no way I would be able to travel to Canada for a crossbow, especially one that I can get online for the same price and get airbrakes and the SDS kit along with it. Did you get a cranking device or are toy able to manually clock the bow? What’s the #age of the bow? 280?


Thanks
It's not the same price, it's 30% less for you. Check Al Flaherty's out if Toronto. Canadian dollar and ships free to USA.
Why would it be 30% less and does it come with the SDS kit and Airbrakes? Just wondering.
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by janesy » Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:57 pm

2019 Bulldog 440 wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:45 pm
janesy wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:34 am
2019 Bulldog 440 wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:59 am

Lol. There’s no way I would be able to travel to Canada for a crossbow, especially one that I can get online for the same price and get airbrakes and the SDS kit along with it. Did you get a cranking device or are toy able to manually clock the bow? What’s the #age of the bow? 280?


Thanks
It's not the same price, it's 30% less for you. Check Al Flaherty's out if Toronto. Canadian dollar and ships free to USA.
Why would it be 30% less and does it come with the SDS kit and Airbrakes? Just wondering.
The exchange rate is hovering somewhere around 30% these days .

Excalibur makes tons of money off you guys right now
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by robertyb » Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:46 pm

This is correct. On Al's site you can look at price in Canadian and USA dollars.
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by Goose52 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:15 am

Pretty sweet deals at al flahertys if they ship free to us. N not bad if they don’t!
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by RobD » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:26 am

Yeah, the prices at Al's are pretty good for us USA guys. Or at least they used to be good prices delivered. When you go to checkout, that sweetly priced Axe 340 now has $74 worth of taxes added to it. So to me in Michigan (and NO, I am not buying one, this is just an example guys - wife says no more bows), it would be $641 delivered. The same bow from a big box store (take a "Cab" to get there) would be $635 delivered and that includes Michigan sales tax of 6%. So just shop around before buying.
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Re: 340 axe usage

Post by robertyb » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:39 am

I ordered a Matrix 350LE from Al's and was not charged any tax. Why is it being added now?
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