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Old 07-02-2012, 03:13 PM   #11
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If you are going to go out in the forest with the intent of poking one of those sticks into a living creature, you are obligated to do it such that the kill is instant. Something like a Barnett 350 is about the low end of that ability. If you want to get one to learn on, and stick arrows into a hay bale in your back yard, then those come cheaper. A Barnett 350 with the "stuff" is about $500.

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I would just save up your money and get a good crossbow, not a real giant difference between a recurve or a compound. Both will do the job when it comes to deer or even hog, it's really just you preferences, there was a company there for a while (i don't know if they still do) but they made a cross bow that mounts on an AR upper that looked pretty sweet.

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i already bought a crossbow look at my earlier post.

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i bought a horton summit 150 on craigslist. 140$ for the bow, rail lube, string wax,8 arrows, a red dot and the pulling thing
That crossbow should serve you well up to 35-40 yards for hunting. I guess it is used,if so,I'd change the string and cables out.You never know how the previous owner took care of his equipment,and getting hit by a broken string or cable will ruin your day.

I've had my Horton Vision 175 for about 2yrs,and have really enjoyed shooting it.I'm hoping I'll get a few deer with it this year,but so far have only hunted hogs with it.

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i bought a horton summit 150 on craigslist. 140$ for the bow, rail lube, string wax,8 arrows, a red dot and the pulling thing
That was a good buy enjoy the new flinger of fun!!!!!!!
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The strings look nice he even threw in some string and rail lube and claimed he barely used it(could be lying) but i believed him because it looks to be in great shape

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150 lb. barnett will suffice and is available to your budget. btw, here in nc we can now deer hunt with them on sundays..............you do have to obtain a hangun purchace permit to buy one though.

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Does anyone know where i can get really cheap arrows? long story short i shot a piece of 1/2 in particleboard and i did not think it would go through it very far but it ended up going through the board and hitting my wall in my basement and my arrow broke i also lost one while shooting as well. I looked on ebay and all the arrows i see are like 40$+ for 6 or more.

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Try looking on backpage for a slightly used one.

In this economy people are selling a lot of "Toys" to stay afloat.

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