Crossbows – Did You Know They’re the New Way to Hunt??

Crossbows Here There And Everywhere So crossbows are popular? Yes crossbows are very popular, especially in hunting when one does not want to use a rifle and silence is of the essence. These bows can also be used for fishing as well. They have a wide variety of ranges and uses. In historical context, these were used as weapons of war a long time ago. Mention of this weapon has been dated back to the 5th century. Crossbows have also been used in the present day to hunt big game such as bear, lion, deer, bison and elk. In today’s world they are also used in the sport of archery. Are there different types of these crossbows? There are type of crossbows such as a sporting or hunting bow, a match bow, a target bow and medieval reenactment for starters. Each one has a different setup and range that is strictly their own. When looking at crossbows, you need to select one that is right for you depending upon what the bow is to be used for. There are different pull weights that go with each and every one. So you will have to find one that is compatible with you and whatever you will need the bow for. This also depends on if you need it for sport or for target. What is the different between these crossbows? There are several differences between these crossbows. The sporting bow is usually around 125 lbs in draw weight. That can be shot up to 50 meters. They can also be used in target practice. Match crossbows are heavy and used for competition shooting between 10 and 30 meters. Target bows are limited at 95 lbs draw weight and are used at archery clubs. These are just some of the differences in these bows. The above information should be useful in helping you to choose the right bow for you, no matter what the need or situation that you find yourself in. Are there different brand names for these bows? Yes, there are many different manufacturers that sell these crossbows. Some popular names are Alchem Incorporated, Ten Point, Horton, Saxon, Red Lion and Excalibur just to name a few of the many different manufacturers that create and sell these bows. Some of these names you may have heard of. You can also buy these bows from the manufacturers, or places like Cabela Sports, Bass Pro Shops or Eagle Archery just to name a few of the places both online and at a physical store that you can purchase. Most physical stores will also fit you with a bow, as it must be fitted to you and your needs. This is to ensure not only your comfort, but also your accuracy in shooting the bow. The bolts can also be fitted with different types of heads matching the situation in which the bow is to be used. The heads vary with the task at hand, and can be interchangeable for any given task that you come up against. Published at: