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giles
11-06-2016, 09:46 AM
I've been shooting a youth model crossbow for 4 years now and have never had any issues. It's been shot thousands of times between myself, the kids, and a few others that have carried this little bow. I kept telling myself I was gonna buy a real one some day and every time a deal came across, I didn't want to spend the money.

Well...I shot a doe on my first sit this year and never recovered her. Friday I took a shot and pissed the deer by over 1'! I'm over it, I no longer feel confident in this set up. It was under $300 and we more then got our money's worth out of it. It's time to move on.

I already talked to Rick about this and have him keeping a look out. I'd like to extend my search through you all. So if you see a smoking deal on something you would take to the woods, post it up please. The rut is making its final turn and I wouldn't take a shot past 10 yards right now...

I have a brand picked out, but will entertain any of them. Looking for best bang for my buck here. No real price limit, if I can score a $1,200 bow for $850...that's what I'm looking for. I'd really like to find a Micro someone used one time...or a Ten Point of any kind.

aholdren
11-06-2016, 10:52 AM
Good luck in your search and after looking at getting one for my boy this fall I'd say your definitely on the right path with your search for a Ten Point or an Excalibur. Have you gone over your bow with a fine tooth comb looking for anything loose?

giles
11-06-2016, 10:59 AM
Good luck in your search and after looking at getting one for my boy this fall I'd say your definitely on the right path with your search for a Ten Point or an Excalibur. Have you gone over your bow with a fine tooth comb looking for anything loose?

Nope, I'm over it. I'll go over it and have anything fixed (if even needed) after I buy another one. It'll still work fine for the kids or as a back up. I've had a rough couple of years for equipment...I need to get myself back on track. Time to spend some of that money I've got stashed away, that rainy day is here.

Crossbownes
11-06-2016, 11:08 AM
Take a look at the Centerpoint Sniper 370. The positive reviews are no joke, it is an absolute tack driver for under $300. This year was the first year I have ever hunted (42 years of age). Two weeks ago I nailed a large doe at 30 yards through ground blind mesh. I could not be happier with the accuracy I am getting with it. As a side note, I am using 20" Black Eagle Executioners with 125gr. NAP spitfires with it.

Mao
11-06-2016, 12:09 PM
Lots of good used xbows on Crossbow talk. Check it out and good luck. I Got great deals on my dads and daughters off here.
http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/forumdisplay.php?f=132

Gordo
11-06-2016, 01:26 PM
I scored my old mans ten point on archery talk and saved around 20-25 percent I think

xbowguy
11-06-2016, 01:39 PM
49522

I have a Parker Tornado like this one. Brand new string and cables. (only shot enough to sight in) Quiver, Sling, Red Hot Scope and Arrows. It's a shootin' machine if you want it for 400. I will let it go.
Shoots a 410 gr. Arrow 334 fps. Lifetime Parker Warranty.

NAC1989
11-06-2016, 03:32 PM
I got a micro last year and have no complaints about it whatsoever. Picked it up at the Woodbury in jeffersonville that closed, think I caught it on sale then for around $700.

matthew
11-06-2016, 07:16 PM
I bought a wicked ridge crossbow made by ten point think it was around 300 new . My 2 boys and I have shot 5 deer with it and it a good shooting bow

giles
11-07-2016, 06:48 AM
I got a micro last year and have no complaints about it whatsoever. Picked it up at the Woodbury in jeffersonville that closed, think I caught it on sale then for around $700.

Yup, that used to be the closest place. Gotta drive to the city now[emoji1532]

Dustinb80
11-07-2016, 07:31 AM
Good luck Dave

MoonLab
11-07-2016, 07:53 AM
I usually get my bow off the lancaster archery website. My bow was $900 got it for $500 brand new

giles
11-09-2016, 11:23 AM
Overwhelmed... I hate this shit, so many choices. And I don't trust people I don't know. If it really is the best of the best...why are you selling it?! Everyone I've contacted on anything "good" has already been sold. Bunch of Rick's out there, lol.

Big_Holla
11-09-2016, 11:37 AM
JMHO I would only buy new when it comes to a crossbow. After reading this post it's gotten me to think about upgrading our family crossbow or at least one my wife could use exclusively. When all was going on with my mom her neighbor and I talked often and since he was into hunting it was always a good conversation to keep my mind off of things. He picked up a Ten Point early summer that was clearanced at Dunhams. Not sure which model but it has the Accu-Draw and all and hearing him talk about shooting it, how quiet it was compared to his old one and all I think that would be the only way I would go. The Accu-Draw would be a must for her so she could actually hunt by herself if she wished. Think this winter I will start looking for deals and clearances on them and see what I can find.

epe
11-09-2016, 11:46 AM
Overwhelmed... I hate this shit, so many choices. And I don't trust people I don't know. If it really is the best of the best...why are you selling it?! Everyone I've contacted on anything "good" has already been sold. Bunch of Rick's out there, lol.
Bad time to buy used. Unless someone tagged out and is getting a new one for Christmas.. Dad got his Excalibur at Dunhams when they had one of the 20 or 30% off coupons out.

giles
11-09-2016, 11:53 AM
I had to let my dad go out hunting this morning without me... Someone is sitting on something, it will surface, I have faith.

jagermeister
11-09-2016, 06:52 PM
I can totally understand wanting to upgrade to something newer... But I think you're selling yourself short by not at least figuring out what's wrong, if anything, with the crossbow you currently have. Will it group consistently when you shoot at a target? I mean, if there's something wrong with it, that's one thing...but if there's not, dude, get your ass out there and hunt! Lol. It's prime time right now and you're messing around trying to find a deal!

giles
11-09-2016, 07:21 PM
One of the cams is wobbling. Bolt is coming off the rail at a weird angle. These are only $270 new...probably just buy another exactly the same and have one for parts. That'll get me by and the kids will still be able to play.

giles
11-09-2016, 07:37 PM
Also guessing I never clipped that fence when I shot that doe. I'd guess that was when it let go. It's group is about the size of a dinner plate @8 yards.

Bigslam51
11-09-2016, 07:50 PM
Just bite the damn bullet and buy a good bow.

xbowguy
11-09-2016, 07:54 PM
One of the cams is wobbling. Bolt is coming off the rail at a weird angle. These are only $270 new...probably just buy another exactly the same and have one for parts. That'll get me by and the kids will still be able to play.

You need to get ahold of that guy in Cincinnatti. If you get that killer instinct and do not like it, I'll buy it. That is how sure I am. And it will be a better bow than a Barnett. They are disposables. You have to work them people on craigslist.

Buckmaster
11-09-2016, 08:07 PM
Parker Challenger is kid friendly and under 6 pounds for $359. Lifetime warranty.

giles
11-09-2016, 08:27 PM
You need to get ahold of that guy in Cincinnatti. If you get that killer instinct and do not like it, I'll buy it. That is how sure I am. And it will be a better bow than a Barnett. They are disposables. You have to work them people on craigslist.

I looked for it and couldn't find it. I'll look again.

xbowguy
11-09-2016, 08:31 PM
513-365-3626 That number is for the Killer Instinct in Cincinnatti. He wants 300 and that is fair. Offer him 250. tell him that's all you got. You get it and don't like it, I promise I will take it.
If he won't take the 250. hit him with your purse! Pussy! rotflmao

giles
11-09-2016, 08:33 PM
Found it, not sure how I missed it earlier. Just left him a message.

Just 1 More
11-09-2016, 09:39 PM
http://www.cabelas.com/catalog/browse/bows-crossbows/_/N-1102672+4294388813/Ne-4294388813/Ns-MAX_SALE_PRICE%7C1?WTz_st=GuidedNav&WTz_stype=GNU

xbowguy
11-09-2016, 09:43 PM
No offense but anyone who would pay Cabela's prices for any bow has lost their mind. They are way too high on their prices.

Dustinb80
11-10-2016, 06:04 AM
Hope this works out for you Dave

nis1
11-10-2016, 07:37 AM
I'm not a crossbow guy but I did work at TenPoint for a small period of time. Any bows that are made there are awesome but the Horton storm is probably the coolest crossbow I've ever shot. The balance is awesome because the riser being in the middle of the bow doesn't make it so front end heavy. It's ridiculously fast and you can stack arrows on top of each other like no other crossbow I've ever shot. Just go hold one if you haven't checked them out yet. They're worth a look.

giles
11-13-2016, 08:04 AM
Speed vs. KE

I'm thinking with my poor choices here lately about going to throwing a butcher knife style head. To do that I need the more KE...? Right?

My thoughts on this are kinda along the lines of a needle in your arm. It doesn't take much effort to push it through (unless you hit bone) but if you try to push a broomstick through, your gonna need a lot more power. Not speed, power. Am I in the right track here?

Sorry for the delay, Rick. Trying to not make an emotional decision here.

giles
11-13-2016, 08:28 AM
Found this interesting, but it doesn't talk about cutting edges.
http://www.huntersfriend.com/archery-help/hunting-target-arrows-selection-guide-chapter-5.html

Mao
11-13-2016, 08:47 AM
You need to get ahold of that guy in Cincinnatti. If you get that killer instinct and do not like it, I'll buy it. That is how sure I am. And it will be a better bow than a Barnett. They are disposables. You have to work them people on craigslist.

Very happy with the KI I bought for my daughter. I would recommend.

Just 1 More
11-13-2016, 09:14 AM
Speed vs. KE

I'm thinking with my poor choices here lately about going to throwing a butcher knife style head. To do that I need the more KE...? Right?

My thoughts on this are kinda along the lines of a needle in your arm. It doesn't take much effort to push it through (unless you hit bone) but if you try to push a broomstick through, your gonna need a lot more power. Not speed, power. Am I in the right track here? . This shouldn't even be a question any more.. Pretty much all of todays bows/crossbows produce more than enough KE to shoot any broadhead/axe/butcher knife you want.

giles
11-13-2016, 09:32 AM
This shouldn't even be a question any more.. Pretty much all of todays bows/crossbows produce more than enough KE to shoot any broadhead/axe/butcher knife you want.

I noticed that, seems every article I read has numbers way higher than I remember. Doesn't seem like you are losing much with lighter arrows either. I guess I'm way out of the loop. Maybe that's another problem with my confidence level, I don't know the equipment anymore...

Hortontoter
11-13-2016, 09:54 AM
IMO Kinetic Energy is for bullets, not arrows. Arrows kill by loss of blood and oxygen, not energy. I can understand heavier arrows for a Cape Buffalo or the like, for penetration, but not for a white-tailed deer.

jagermeister
11-13-2016, 09:59 AM
Doesn't matter what you shoot if you make the right shot. You're over thinking this, man.

giles
11-13-2016, 10:11 AM
Doesn't matter what you shoot if you make the right shot. You're over thinking this, man.

I think you are right. I know what happened both times now. Both times it was my fault and not the equipment. I need to pick and choose my shots better. End of story

jagermeister
11-13-2016, 10:34 AM
I think you are right. I know what happened both times now. Both times it was my fault and not the equipment. I need to pick and choose my shots better. End of story
Yea, I'm not trying to rub salt in the wound, but it is what it is. Sometimes shit happens and we make bad shots. Unfortuanately that's part of bow hunting. Just gotta get over it and move on. Changing arrows or broadheads likely won't make a difference. Actually it would probably just hurt your confidence even more.

bowhunter1023
11-13-2016, 12:43 PM
I think you are right. I know what happened both times now. Both times it was my fault and not the equipment. I need to pick and choose my shots better. End of story
We're on the same page this season. The only change I'm making is a bigger cutting diameter broadhead. Going back to an old familiar friend. I don't have confidence in the Montecs to help me when I mess up. Other heads offer that peace of mind. Had I been shooting a 2" cut head on Friday, chances are the ink is dry on my buck tag. But of course, had I done my job, it's be filled out too...

giles
11-13-2016, 01:09 PM
We're on the same page this season. The only change I'm making is a bigger cutting diameter broadhead. Going back to an old familiar friend. I don't have confidence in the Montecs to help me when I mess up. Other heads offer that peace of mind. Had I been shooting a 2" cut head on Friday, chances are the ink is dry on my buck tag. But of course, had I done my job, it's be filled out too...

Yeah...my bow is a bit wobbly on the wheels. So I need to change a bit more then just the tip. Trying to figure out what a "reasonable" amount of money to spend is.

Hortontoter
11-13-2016, 06:36 PM
Everyone has a different perception as to what it costs to buy adequate equipment. I own four Horton crossbows, 2 SuperMags and 2 Yukon SL's, that I feel very comfortable hunting with. All four were purchased used for $100 or less each. I replaced the limbs on my first SuperMag about 5 years ago. I bought this bow over 10 years ago and this is the bow I am hunting with this season. It has the best trigger of the four I own. The other 3 bows will be used for limbs, cables or whatever parts I may need in the future. I know these are far from the latest and greatest on the market, but I'm very confident in their ability to do what I need in the woods.

giles
11-16-2016, 02:46 PM
An order has been made...went with a Killer Instinct 370. Thanks for everyone's help, special thanks to Rick!

xbowguy
11-16-2016, 02:49 PM
Your gonna like this bow a lot!

giles
11-16-2016, 02:56 PM
No excuses now! Lol

epe
11-16-2016, 03:30 PM
Congrats on the new xbow. Let us know how it shoots. Going with a scope?

Blan37
11-16-2016, 04:23 PM
Congrats Dave. 370 fps is impressive.

Dustinb80
11-16-2016, 07:53 PM
Congrats Dave. Enjoy it

giles
11-16-2016, 08:32 PM
Thanks guys. Yes it has a scope. I'm pretty damn excited about this! Been a long time coming...and with the collapsible stock, kids should be able to shoot this one as well.

giles
11-16-2016, 08:33 PM
I agree, Joe. 370 feet per second is flat out cooking!

xbowguy
11-16-2016, 08:54 PM
Just printed a label for your broadheads. Will be in the mail tomorrow.

giles
11-16-2016, 08:58 PM
Just printed a label for your broadheads. Will be in the mail tomorrow.

I don't care what Joy says about you, you are the Fuggen MAN! Thanks again for everything.

Blan37
11-16-2016, 09:57 PM
Thought the only thing he was good for was crane straps! Lol

Good stuff, Rick.

xbowguy
11-16-2016, 10:01 PM
There's a few crane straps floating around I'm sure!

Bigslam51
11-16-2016, 10:02 PM
There's a few crane straps floating around I'm sure!
I got 3[emoji23]

Dustinb80
11-17-2016, 05:55 AM
:). I have 1

giles
11-17-2016, 08:46 AM
Does he trade them for touches?...lol

xbowguy
11-17-2016, 10:33 AM
Not normally Dave. Prolly make exception for you. :smiley_coolpeace:

giles
11-17-2016, 10:48 AM
Lmao!

finelyshedded
11-17-2016, 11:58 AM
Congrats on the purchase FUGGIN Giles!:smiley_clap:

giles
11-19-2016, 03:03 PM
And the packages have started arriving! First package to arrive came loaded with bitches. I've been telling you guys that's why I'm on TOO, for the bitches! Proof

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/2a757bdbd03457bd596938fc691d8135.jpg
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/a5d34c044b2f960b3a8aecea7e458b86.jpg
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/7952a2882ab15c8ce5df2cba349dd4dc.jpg
Thanks again brother!

Dustinb80
11-19-2016, 03:14 PM
Excellent

xbowguy
11-19-2016, 03:16 PM
I had to cause your kinda fugged up from the floor up!

Bigslam51
11-19-2016, 03:17 PM
Quite fitting, princess Dave.

Blan37
11-19-2016, 03:22 PM
I thought he was a queen?

Quantum673
11-19-2016, 03:26 PM
Lol

giles
11-19-2016, 03:44 PM
Mother fuggers, I'm fabulous!

Bigslam51
11-19-2016, 03:45 PM
Mother fuggers, I'm fabulous!
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/fe3eab6079ffcdd05d99f5e73a211381.jpg

Matches your bike

giles
11-19-2016, 03:49 PM
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/631da5451dd179affd05abb93d852deb.jpg

"J"
11-19-2016, 04:06 PM
I'm sitting watching footballl and laughing my ass off.... Fugging dogs are looking at me like I've lost it....

giles
11-19-2016, 04:17 PM
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/fe3eab6079ffcdd05d99f5e73a211381.jpg

Matches your bike

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/78c2a632c04e7e604899a45439d76503.jpg

epe
11-19-2016, 04:17 PM
Entertaining me in the blind...lol

giles
11-19-2016, 04:22 PM
Entertaining me in the blind...lol

It is page 4...it's about time Thomas had a wreck.

Gordo
11-19-2016, 04:24 PM
And the packages have started arriving! First package to arrive came loaded with bitches. I've been telling you guys that's why I'm on TOO, for the bitches! Proof

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/2a757bdbd03457bd596938fc691d8135.jpg
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/a5d34c044b2f960b3a8aecea7e458b86.jpg
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161119/7952a2882ab15c8ce5df2cba349dd4dc.jpg
Thanks again brother!

O-rings and everything! Good looking out Rick! Taking care of people like no other! Brethren of TOO is alive and well!

xbowguy
11-19-2016, 05:59 PM
I just had to help take care of Dave....I mean, did you see his bike? He definitely needs help!

finelyshedded
11-20-2016, 11:07 PM
:smiley_clap:Rick!!!! Well done buddy!

xbowguy
11-21-2016, 04:20 AM
:smiley_champagne: Should be a Brand New Bow Arriving any minute!

giles
11-21-2016, 08:34 AM
:smiley_champagne: Should be a Brand New Bow Arriving any minute!

[emoji106]

giles
11-21-2016, 08:53 AM
Tomorrow between 10:30-2:30!

giles
11-21-2016, 06:07 PM
Sleep will be hard to find tonight! [emoji51]

xbowguy
11-22-2016, 04:55 AM
I forgot about UPS not running today..... rotflmao

"J"
11-22-2016, 06:02 AM
I forgot about UPS not running today..... rotflmao

Is it Brian's birthday???

xbowguy
11-22-2016, 06:24 AM
Is it Brian's birthday???

No but I think Dave slept by the mailbox last night. :smiley_coolpeace:

"J"
11-22-2016, 07:45 AM
No but I think Dave slept by the mailbox last night. :smiley_coolpeace:

Hell, he probably slept in the damn thing lol

giles
11-22-2016, 09:11 AM
Nope, honestly not even a thought right now. [emoji35]

Gordo
11-22-2016, 11:42 AM
Is it Brian's birthday???

Ha! Nice

giles
11-22-2016, 01:47 PM
It's here...UPS guy left it on my porch, which I'm not happy about. But it's here, no time to dig into it right now, gotta head to work.

xbowguy
11-22-2016, 03:48 PM
This ain't worth a fugg without pics. :smiley_chinrub:

Big_Holla
11-22-2016, 04:07 PM
This ain't worth a fugg without pics. :smiley_chinrub:

No kidding and he used work as an excuse not to post pics!

Gordo
11-22-2016, 04:10 PM
It's a big day! It'll be nothing but exploding hearts and double lungs from here on out!

Dustinb80
11-22-2016, 05:08 PM
Enjoy it brother

giles
11-22-2016, 08:22 PM
I'll try and see if I can get it out together either tonight or tomorrow morning before work. Not a lot of time between those...and I need to get some sleep at some point.

Joel
11-22-2016, 09:30 PM
I'll try and see if I can get it out together either tonight or tomorrow morning before work. Not a lot of time between those...and I need to get some sleep at some point.

You can sleep when you're dead. It's deer season! :pickle:

giles
11-23-2016, 12:41 AM
That's about as far as I'm getting for a few days...
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161123/9e054fd618dafdeef6edb444b62fa67e.jpg
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161123/84f17007dba3373fbdd6ee241b55b519.jpg
Two new tree stands also sitting on the floor. I need to find some "me" time and get all this shit together. Time for bed right now though, gotta be back at work in the morning. Then the drive up to Toledo are after that...be back here Sunday. Hopefully with enough time to mount the new scope on the scatter gun, sight it in and have enough time to get these stands put together and put out. Hunt Monday morning and back to work...sounds easy. 3 kids, a wife, two dogs, and a truck in the shop. Not sure how much will actually happen. If nothing else, I know my ML is good to go.

Sorry for the rant...shits been working on me lately.

finelyshedded
11-24-2016, 11:29 PM
Dang Dave! You plumb wore my ass out by having me think about having that on my plate right now! Hope it opens up for you at some point here pretty soon! Good luck buddy!

giles
12-10-2016, 05:07 PM
Finally made time today to assemble.
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161210/c29a6c93ddc6a7b1f48f8c6df9ebca6e.jpg
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161210/f6900dc60c5850ea4ae8e470c5a78e99.jpg
Deer are about 12 yards from my target...I don't really want to blow them out. Might wait till morning or at least dark. They seem to care less when it's dark out. I'll be able to walk down and grab my bag.
I http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161210/5c89c5bde334e839e8474e0477fc869d.jpg
Well, you can't see the deer in the pic, but they are just behind that shed/tarp redneck looking piece of trash.

brock ratcliff
12-10-2016, 05:11 PM
That thing looks mean!

Quantum673
12-10-2016, 05:24 PM
Just go out and shoot em. Lol. If only it was sighted in.

giles
12-10-2016, 05:43 PM
Nah, not here. These are for the wife and kids.

Blan37
12-10-2016, 05:45 PM
Nice looking xbow man

Gordo
12-10-2016, 07:14 PM
I like the looks of that

giles
12-10-2016, 08:24 PM
It's just a Bud Light...lol. Thanks guys

Gordo
12-10-2016, 08:44 PM
Ha

xbowguy
12-10-2016, 09:34 PM
Well I'll be.....maybe he's gonna use it after all.....rotflmao

Your gonna love it Dave.

giles
12-10-2016, 09:53 PM
Well I'll be.....maybe he's gonna use it after all.....rotflmao

Your gonna love it Dave.

Don't you have something else you should be "doing" right now? [emoji23]

Bigslam51
12-10-2016, 09:55 PM
Don't you have something else you should be "doing" right now? [emoji23]
She's making me a cobbler[emoji23]

"J"
12-10-2016, 09:57 PM
She's making me a cobbler[emoji23]

Cobbler whore!!!!

finelyshedded
12-10-2016, 10:01 PM
Looks like it's ready to draw blood! Maybe it the angle but it looks longer than most. Hope the wife and kids have lots of success with it!:smiley_clap:

Bigslam51
12-10-2016, 10:06 PM
Maybe it the angle but it looks longer than most. Hope the wife has lots of success with it!:smiley_clap:[/QUOTE]

Sick fugger

Quantum673
12-10-2016, 10:27 PM
[QUOTE= it looks longer than most. [/QUOTE]

First time he has ever heard that.

giles
12-10-2016, 10:40 PM
No kidding!

Crossbow is for all of us, I don't hunt here at my house though. Those deer are for them if they want. My main hunting property is in the same county, my tags need to go to that property.

giles
12-11-2016, 12:13 AM
BTW, it ain't that long. It's crazy narrow though so it looks long. That pic had the stock collapsed too.

Mike
12-11-2016, 05:41 AM
What kind is that? Looks nice!

xbowguy
12-11-2016, 07:16 AM
Killer Instinct 370 Fury. Braydon loves his and I'm going to use it tonight myself.

Redneckfucker
12-21-2016, 01:11 PM
Killer Instinct 370 Fury. Braydon loves his and I'm going to use it tonight myself.

Opinion on a centerpoint sniper 370

Beentown
12-21-2016, 03:55 PM
Opinion on a centerpoint sniper 370
I've shot two and they were badass. I am buying one.

Redneckfucker
12-21-2016, 03:56 PM
I've shot two and they were badass. I am buying one.

Pretty accurate and lite?

Redneckfucker
12-21-2016, 03:58 PM
I haven't really seen to many bad reviews on them

xbowguy
12-21-2016, 05:44 PM
Ok. From what I know the bow is fairly descent for the price. They have not been out long enough to know how they truly hold up. Some say the trigger is real nice, some say it could be better. Not shot one, but has to still be better than the older crossbows that killed many deer. I will say the biggest drawback for me is the Mfg and warranty. Made by Crossman and it is only a 5 year warranty and it is not transferable. Original purchaser only. Seems to be a gamble to me. Spend just a little more, have a piece of mind??? Not trying to be a Donnie Downer, just stating facts that could matter.

Redneckfucker
12-21-2016, 06:28 PM
Well I'm leaning toward the killer instinct. For the warranty and seems they hold up well from what I have heard

xbowguy
12-21-2016, 09:37 PM
There is one on ebay right now just like Daves. Hell of a deal too! New w/free shipping 429.99

giles
01-02-2017, 10:14 AM
Probably had 1/4 mile visibility today with the fog and the scope was all fogged up in a matter of minutes. I'm not a big fan of the lighted scopes anyways...

xbowguy
01-02-2017, 11:35 AM
I've never had a scope fog on me unless I breathed on it. I don't turn the light on my scopes. Never had a need too.

giles
01-02-2017, 12:48 PM
I've never had a scope fog on me unless I breathed on it. I don't turn the light on my scopes. Never had a need too.

Idk, it formed some fog on the covers as soon as I pulled it out and didn't take much longer to form on the glass.

giles
01-02-2017, 09:15 PM
Has anyone else ever went 2 months of hunting season without confidence? I just did and it sucked! I didn't just lose it in my equipment, I lost it in myself. I seriously almost gave up hunting all together. No joke, not just saying that. I was crushed.

I'd like to thank everyone for dealing with my cry baby bullshit these last two months. Today I went back hunting with a bow and felt like I hadn't all year. Confident in myself and my equipment! I never seen a deer today but it was the best hunt of the year for me. Had something came out, I would've killed it and I knew it. What a great feeling to have again!

The last two months I've only gun hunted and I've been pissed. That's no way to hunt. Even when I did take a shot at a deer, I basically set myself up for failure. I waited for the deer to get into a tight window before stopping him. I knew if the shot wasn't perfect, I'd hit the tree and wouldn't wound another deer...

Not sure why I'm rambling here, reflecting I guess. Anyways...look the fuck out deer! I've got a freezer to fill and limited time to do it.

I smiled when I took this pic and sent it to Rick. The weight has been lifted and I feel great.
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170103/d5ae5742f4acb0df79c34cd1c97e0615.jpg
I felt it as soon as I left the driveway.
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170103/310c81389344aacfe638733d45f025e1.jpg

xbowguy
01-02-2017, 09:35 PM
Real glad for ya buddy. I'm hoping you get to break it in right~~ SOON!

Dustinb80
01-02-2017, 09:38 PM
Good shit Giles

"J"
01-02-2017, 09:54 PM
Was going too call you a pussy, but then I sat back and thought about it for a few minutes, reflecting how your seasons been going, how bad it's been for you..... Then I said ahh fuck it, you're a pussy..... lmao.... [emoji1589]

giles
01-02-2017, 09:59 PM
Was going too call you a pussy, but then I sat back and thought about it for a few minutes, reflecting how your seasons been going, how bad it's been for you..... Then I said ahh fuck it, you're a pussy..... lmao.... [emoji1589]

I'll take that as a complement. Pussy is one incredible piece of the body. That shit can take a pounding and act like nothing happened. It can also destroy lives and deliver life. Most of you mother fuckers will do almost anything to get it TOO! So...thank you for such a great complement.

MoonLab
01-02-2017, 10:04 PM
good shit giles

x 2....

"J"
01-02-2017, 10:05 PM
I'll take that as a complement. Pussy is one incredible piece of the body. That shit can take a pounding and act like nothing happened. It can also destroy lives and deliver life. Most of you mother fuckers will do almost anything to get it TOO! So...thank you for such a great complement.

This is why I like you Dave lmao!!!! Excellent retort buddy lmao!!!!

Bigslam51
01-02-2017, 10:14 PM
This is why I like you Dave lmao!!!! Excellent retort buddy lmao!!!!
Dave's has beef curtains

Blan37
01-02-2017, 11:21 PM
Good to see you back in the saddle, Dave.

Dustinb80
01-03-2017, 05:40 AM
I'll take that as a complement. Pussy is one incredible piece of the body. That shit can take a pounding and act like nothing happened. It can also destroy lives and deliver life. Most of you mother fuckers will do almost anything to get it TOO! So...thank you for such a great complement.


Well played. LMAO

giles
01-03-2017, 09:54 AM
Well played. LMAO

[emoji106]

Buckmaster
01-03-2017, 12:50 PM
Pussy is one incredible piece of the body.

I would respect something that bleeds for 7 days and still keeps living.

Big_Holla
01-03-2017, 03:52 PM
Great to see you back at it Dave!

Just 1 More
01-03-2017, 04:15 PM
:smiley_blablabla:Hey Giles... STFU !!!!!!!!!! At least you didn't have open heart surgery and miss your KANSAS NOVEMBER RUT HUNT. or almost ALL of the OHIO season.. Quit fuggin cryin.. change your tampon pull up your panties and put your skirt down.. it could be worse :smiley_asswhip:

giles
01-03-2017, 04:33 PM
:smiley_blablabla:Hey Giles... STFU !!!!!!!!!! At least you didn't have open heart surgery and miss your KANSAS NOVEMBER RUT HUNT. or almost ALL of the OHIO season.. Quit fuggin cryin.. change your tampon pull up your panties and put your skirt down.. it could be worse :smiley_asswhip:

S...TFU now... It could always be worse, and thing are never so bad when you look back at them. How you coming along man?

"J"
01-03-2017, 04:53 PM
:smiley_blablabla:Hey Giles... STFU !!!!!!!!!! At least you didn't have open heart surgery and miss your KANSAS NOVEMBER RUT HUNT. or almost ALL of the OHIO season.. Quit fuggin cryin.. change your tampon pull up your panties and put your skirt down.. it could be worse :smiley_asswhip:

Well at least your sorry ass is still amongst us!!!!

Glad to hear your doing better man....

GoetsTalon
01-03-2017, 04:57 PM
Awesome! Back in the saddle again. I was having issues with my scope fogging over in the blind so I just left the covers on until I seen a deer. Seems like days like today when the humidity was high is when I had troubles with it. Good luck!!!

Just 1 More
01-03-2017, 05:28 PM
S...TFU now... It could always be worse, and thing are never so bad when you look back at them. How you coming along man?


Well at least your sorry ass is still amongst us!!!!

Glad to hear your doing better man....

Doing great... Putting some weight back on unfortunately but, that was kind of expected.. Got to sit a stand yesterday evening wit a crossbow, had a young buck come in just before dark,,, if he would have hung around a little longer I might have pulled the trigger.

Just 1 More
01-03-2017, 05:31 PM
Did I mention I got invited on a Texas exotic hunt? Not something I would have ever paid for but since it was free.. what the heck.

http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h161/Just1moreII/67225.jpeg (http://s64.photobucket.com/user/Just1moreII/media/67225.jpeg.html)

"J"
01-03-2017, 05:37 PM
Good too hear....

xbowguy
01-03-2017, 06:15 PM
Heck Yea... Glad TOO hear your doing better.

giles
01-03-2017, 06:38 PM
TOO good!

Blan37
01-03-2017, 07:34 PM
Did I mention I got invited on a Texas exotic hunt? Not something I would have ever paid for but since it was free.. what the heck.

Nice. Free is good!

Glad to hear you're back up and at-em.

finelyshedded
01-04-2017, 03:10 PM
Doing great... Putting some weight back on unfortunately but, that was kind of expected.. Got to sit a stand yesterday evening wit a crossbow, had a young buck come in just before dark,,, if he would have hung around a little longer I might have pulled the trigger.


Great to hear man! Congrats on the exotic TOO!:smiley_clap:

Glad to hear Dave has got his mojo back too! :smiley_clap:

Gordo
01-04-2017, 10:26 PM
<15 yards and slightly quartering away is my ultimate confidence booster! Giggity. Stay after it

00buck
01-05-2017, 08:02 PM
Did I mention I got invited on a Texas exotic hunt? Not something I would have ever paid for but since it was free.. what the heck.

http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h161/Just1moreII/67225.jpeg (http://s64.photobucket.com/user/Just1moreII/media/67225.jpeg.html)
What did it taste like