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Stick500

crossbow question

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I don't know anything about crossbows but I just watched a video of a guy hunting deer and to load the bow he had to set the end of it on the ground and put his foot in it- is that how you have to load all crossbows?

The reason I'm asking is that I may want to try bowfishing with an Xbow but that of course wouldn't work while wading in the water, or it would also be a hassle even if you were shooting from a muddy shore if you had to set in the ground and put your foot in it, right?

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First I believe you have to be over 60 years old to use the crossbow.I think?Read the rules.I have a disabled permit to use it for anything,Have a older one and just last fall bought a fine new one.This one has a crank cock that takes 17lbs of energy to crank the 180 lb bow.It also has a mechanical cock with pullies to cock and aint hard to cock.

Yes the video you watched is right a stirrup on the bows front end holdes it down while cocking it with the machanical pully cock.

Google Barnett cross bows then look at easy cock crank

The bow can be submersed as long as its cleaned,oiled after.

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thanks for the info guys- yeh, I knew about the 60 year old limit for crossbow bowfishing- I only have 5 years to go!

just something to think about these days to try something new then

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