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Crossbow prices

Post by Carnivorous » Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:16 pm

Just got the email for a free case if I buy one of the TD models. So naturally I clicked on some of the models to check them out. Woooo. I'm out and keeping what I got! Lol
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by longbow joe » Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:44 pm

I remember back in the late 80's and 90's you could buy a top of line compound for 350 dollars then they just rocketed up well more than normal.
It s all gone crazy. I have no desire for most of the new contraptions l love the older...."classic "models .
Excalibur still cant actually make a model that most actually want.....and one that nobody has tried to sell. ....a tru ultra lite crossbow that shoots around 300 fps
Instead of the speed wars do something out of the box and totally pioneer
And shut me up.lol....maby send me one to test out first.
I have half a mind to make my own and just might be my next project with one of the vortexes l bought.
I've got friends with "shaving machines " and l can drill holes....l can see it now New for 2020 ..."The new micro brick" dont wade with it.. sorry I'm in a crappy mood taking it out on some one makes me feel better.
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by janesy » Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:56 pm

They are certainly expensive, but it's all relative these days. A house cost 2x the amount to build it cost 5 years ago.
A base model pickup cost the price of many people's houses when they bought it. Where I'm at, people think a subdivision house is getting up there when it list at 900 or more.

$50 for gloves? $400+ for quality rain gear??

$200 for every pair of boots? Yet there are not boots that do everything? Rain Boots, cold boots, light boots, warm boots, treestand boots, snake boots .... We are the product of the machine we have created.

But the meat is still free! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by bigbowman » Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:03 pm

Ebay has a brand new Excalibur Assassin 360 bow for $715.00!
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by DuckHunt » Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:04 pm

I talked my brother into finally upgrading his crossbow and he picked up a Micro 340 Axe with a stringing aid for $515 US. Coming from a 17 year old Horton, he was quite impressed. Three shots at 20y to sight in, then one shot each at 30 and 40 that each hit the bullseye. He's convinced and hasn't even shot a deer with it yet. :clap:

But I agree with the costs. My Micro 335 from four years ago cost more than my ExoMax did nine years earlier back when it was the flagship model. But my Matrix 350 from a year ago is full camo and was hundreds less than my Micro. There are some decent deals (Axe :thumbup: ), just not for any of the top of the line models. Most of them are in the stratosphere up near TenPoint and approaching Ravin :crazy: .
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by xcaliber » Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:09 pm

I hope that a few more models similar to the Axe in terms of price point come out in next years line up. The price is right for a capable, reliable, and well made crossbow in my opinion, and there is plenty of market share to go after in that "entry level" pricing. JMHO!
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by bigbowman » Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:36 pm

I think the Axe will be the only entry level bow for 2020 too! The TD models seem to be Excalibur’s thing now. Totally useless to a majority of hunters!
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by longbow joe » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:35 pm

The axe is a bargain and a great bow lm sure it's a great seller.
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by Deaf jeff » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:44 pm

i am leaning more towards staying with my 355 and 330 and add cranks rather than dishing out the kind of cash they go for :shock: :thumbdown: . but then maybe i'll win the lotto :lol: :thumbup:
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by Ontario Savage » Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:44 pm

I'm plenty happy with my matrix 350 le :)

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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by ko4nrbs » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:38 pm

Ontario Savage wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:44 pm
I'm plenty happy with my matrix 350 le :)
I am happy with my Exomax. All my cars are kept until they won’t run anymore to. Love the new crossbows but don’t need to upgrade. The Exomax does the job and then some with no issues.

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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by ThunderXB » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:46 pm

AND yet if you keep your eyes open you can buy hardly used 380's (and others) for $400-500 fully equipped.
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by W.Miguire » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:07 pm

I am very happy with what I have . With a little switchen around I can have any bow that I want to shoot. I think i'll just stick with what I have .They all work . Matrix and Micro are all I need. :thumbup:
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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by Smong2000 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:03 am

Makes the used crossbow market look really good doesn't it? I think that I bought my first and last new crossbow 5 years ago but can still get plenty of 'new to me' bows and not lose money if I am patient. :thumbup: I

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Re: Crossbow prices

Post by rmb721 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:29 am

I am sticking with the one's I have, two Equinox, a Vortex, and a Phoenix.

I see no reason at all for me to change.

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