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    That's it! Thank you.

    That's it! Thank you.
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    Adjustable Re-curve

    I have the CRS syndrome. When I first started researching crossbows I found one that had adjustments for the limbs, seems like there were 3 sets on holes you could put the limbs in and that made 3...
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    Hey, give the guy a break. He pointed out what...

    Hey, give the guy a break. He pointed out what I've seen for years. People do no research. I have seen used Contender and Encore barrels sell on E-bay for more that the Custom shop charges for a...
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    I sent a PM to fallhunt, the OP

    I sent a PM to fallhunt, the OP
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    From "Gray's Sporting Journal" Slice breast...

    From "Gray's Sporting Journal" Slice breast thin, soak in Buttermilk, dredge in seasoned flour and fry. Bone out the rest, cube and make gumbo with it.
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    In NY you can get the certificate by going to the...

    In NY you can get the certificate by going to the DEC website, reading the instructions and printing the PDF file and signing it. But I sure didn't see the 17" by 24" requirement. You are right, WE...
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    Rat Trapper, We can't beat NYC. We now have a 1...

    Rat Trapper, We can't beat NYC. We now have a 1 vote Senate majority and Astorino won everything but Buffalo and NYC.........and lost by double digits! This was our chance and the sportsmen didn't...
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    200 Pound Draw Weight in NYS

    A usually well versed friend commented that NYS had put a 200 pound draw weight limit on crossbows used for hunting in NYS. Didn't think too much about it until this morning when I discovered most...
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    Is it advisable to have Barnett do it? More...

    Is it advisable to have Barnett do it? More expensive? Do you send the whole thing or just the bow to them? What is the turnaround?
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    I am sitting behind a camo net, not in a tent...

    I am sitting behind a camo net, not in a tent (ground blind). No question, the tent would mask a lot of movement.

    The crossbow is more than a little ungainly and I just wondered what others were...
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    Getting Crossbow into Battery

    I have spent 2 evenings in my ground blind and have not figured out how to get the crossbow into battery without spooking the deer. It is not like getting the 10 inch Contender pointed down range! ...
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    Thank you for the comparison. Do any of the...

    Thank you for the comparison. Do any of the re-curve crossbows have a crank cocking mechanism?

    Bill
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    Question about new cables and string

    Will Barnett replace cables and strings? I do not need cables or string but it sounds like replacement will necessary at some point. Seems like having Barnett do it would be a smart choice and...
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    cable slide

    The cable slide on my 350 is a small plastic piece 1/2 inch by 1 1/4 inch with slots in it. The top cable goes in the deeper slot. I was concerned about the cable slide not being in the middle,...
  16. Learned a trick from my friends in the deep...

    Learned a trick from my friends in the deep south. They always soak their fresh venison in lightly salted water while they are cutting it up. So, after I have boned and cut all the fat off my...
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    Here in WNY, as farmers go out of business and...

    Here in WNY, as farmers go out of business and clover hay fields turn into Golden Rod the carrying capacity is reduced. Doe's need to be removed when the ratio gets higher than 1:3 or 4. Sure you...
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    I have a Ghost 350 and the bolt lays flat on it. ...

    I have a Ghost 350 and the bolt lays flat on it. I did use 400 sand paper and LIGHTLY sanded the flight track and I keep it lubed. What bolt are you using? Is there a chance the bottom vane is...
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    I have the Barnett "winch' type cocking device...

    I have the Barnett "winch' type cocking device for my Ghost 350 and it seems to work just fine. Barnett sent good installation instructions, not easy but doable.
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    They didn't, I am pointing out that NAP said...

    They didn't, I am pointing out that NAP said there is a difference and if you look on the web site you will see that. I had read on this site that there was no difference, however NAP says there...
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    FYI. Spitfire and Spitfire Maxx

    Just talked to NAP Tech support. There is a difference between regular and Crossbow Spitfire's and Spitfire Maxx's. Spitfires for crossbows are item # 60-696. Spitfire Maxx for crossbows are item...
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    Spitfire Maxx for crossbows

    Have been doing research and am finding confusing part numbers. Can't find contact information for NAP either.

    Spitfire Maxx for crossbows, part numbers 60-798, 60-696 and 60-698 all say they...
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    Cheap target revisited

    Watched some you-tube clips and got the idea of just buying two pieces of 2 inch 2 ft by 8 ft foam insulation and cutting it into eight 2 ft by 2 ft pieces and duct taping them together. It would be...
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    Which de-cocking bolt?

    I am sure this has been covered, but I can't find a SEARCH on the site.

    What is the best/most durable De-Cocking bolt to use in a crossbow that uses a 20 inch arrow?

    Looks to me as if it...
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    Economical Target for Crossbow?

    What is the best target for stopping Crossbow bolts? What is the most economical target for stopping crossbow bolts? Looking for something that will not ruin the vanes and my pocketbook.
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    Do you use sil-glyde on the strings/cables too? Or are there other products for the strings/cables?
  27. I am not having a problem yet and I will keep the...

    I am not having a problem yet and I will keep the strings/cables well dressed. I just wanted to know the string/cable changing procedure and it looks like it is a job for the local bow shop.
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  28. Newby question about crossbow cables/strings

    I bought a new crossbow, a Barnett Ghost 350 and not from a local bow shop. I have researched and it appears I will be changing strings/cables as they appear to be the weak link in crossbows. Is...
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    Changing cables on a Ghost 350

    I'll try again! Looks like the there are two parts of the string/cable. Both around $40, so $80 for the string and the cable. Am I right so far? There are hex bolts attaching the limbs to the...
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    I am in the same boat, not able to break a long...

    I am in the same boat, not able to break a long bow, age! The Ghost 350 was a way into archery hunting for < $500. I hate to say we have not shot it yet. I still have to install the crank cocker. ...
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