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Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by bobby5 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:36 pm

I just bought a used equinox and was wondering how they are compared to the new crossbows? I always wanted a Excalibur and finally bought one to test them out so far I love it. Just was curious how reliable they are compared to the newer short limbed crossbows?
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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by xcaliber » Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:54 pm

The old long limb models are the catapult to what is out there now. Those models helped form the company, and it's reputation. If you don't mind the wider bow, it will most likely outlast you! Also, shooting 20" long arrows is a plus for accuracy, weight, and availability. You're in great shape with that one! :thumbup:
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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by ko4nrbs » Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:23 pm

I have an Exomax which is the same crossbow without a thumb hole stock. Have killed over a dozen deer with it so far. Very accurate and dependable. I did add the Guardian Anti-Dryfire to it and bought a C2 crank for cocking it while target practicing. I have still hunted with it and while it is wider than the Matrix and Micro models it carried well.

Have fun with it and practice all you can!!

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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by Boo » Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:39 pm

It has enough power to kill anything that walks the earth.
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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by rmb721 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:33 am

I hunt with an Equinox. No plans to change.

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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by gerald strine » Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:43 pm

I hunted with an Equinox for 10 years it is a rock solid bow that was the flagship bow of the long limb line.
I harvested deer every year with it and it preformed beautifully you have a great bow.
Hunt eat sleep repeat.

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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by rmb721 » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:19 pm

I have two Equinox's that I hunt with. I also have a Vortex and a Phoenix (same width) that I just use for practice.

I like the wide ones and am not going to change.

When I first wanted to get an Excalibur, I handled my nephew's Matrix 380 and a friend's Equinox. I liked the feel of the Equinox better, so that is what I got. I have been happy with decision.

I did add an anti dry fire to all my crossbows.

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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by bigbowman » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:01 pm

Congrats on your first crossbow! That bow will serve you well for a long time!
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Re: Equinox first Excalibur?

Post by Hester0305 » Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:41 pm

The Equinox is a great crossbow, my 1st Excalibur was a Vortex I liked it a lot and killed several deer with it I would have kept it but the Matrix line came out and I shot a Matrix 380 and I was hooked. I'm sure you'll love it and get many years of service of it. Congrats on your 1st Excalibur.
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