crossbow


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a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)

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In those areas, the crossbow percentage is even higher.
On the plus side, crossbow-infatuated hunters may hunt standard archery seasons, providing their crossbow draws at least 90 pounds, bolts are 16 inches minimum, and draw length is 14 inches minimum.
A toothpick launched from the crossbow may not pierce the skin too deeply, but it could easily damage the eye if hit.
Unfortunately, those who most need the crossbow are the elderly and/ or disabled.
In many aspects, the crossbow is very similar to a gun.
And a crossbow just can't compare with the ease of use and accuracy, both over short and long distances, of shotguns and muzzle-loaders.
Several years ago that changed, when the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) voted to allow a short crossbow season between regular archery season and black powder season.
To summarize: The first reader is dropping his subscription because Bowhunter does not publish material about crossbows.
CROSSBOWS can be sold by anyone and bought by anyone over the age of 18.
The biggest clumping of states (20 of them) restrict crossbow use to hunters who are physically handicapped or impaired.
In addition, if someone is carrying a crossbow with intent to cause injury he may be liable to prosecution under Section 1 of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953.
Ian Seymour, aged 20, of Fareham Avenue, Hillmorton, took up the crossbow five years ago and has won so many competitions he has lost count.
team also traced an elongated trail of radio signals leading from the crossbow to the arrow.
Pony Express Sport Shop in Sepulveda, California, has an archery division that is second to none and so seemed the logical place to bone-up on crossbow theory.
Pricing requests can be directed to the Crossbow Sales Department at sales@xbow.