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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-08-2010, 12:23 PM Thread Starter
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If you plan to purchase a X-Bow READ

Back in the early 2000's I purchased a TenPt Elite QX4 paid over a grand for it and hated to hunt with it. I had a permit due to elbow surgery, anyhow I sold it and bought myself a Mathews DXT. So last year I decided to hunt the second season and man does it suck trying to pull a bow back in sub zero weather cloths/muscles etc. So this year I did a pile of research on bows and started shopping hard for a Horton Vision 175. Well every retail store/bow shop etc wanted msrp for the 2011 model which is $849.99 so I decided what the heck I will look at ebay/online and noticed all ebay sellers were asking the same price. So I decided to send all the ebay sellers a message to please contact me at my email. Some did some dint but when I received the emails from the sellers I replied with asking them what they would sell the bow to me outside of ebay. Ebay fees alone on a 850 dollar bow would be crazy so I was hoping to atleast save that money. Needless to say I have a 2011 Model vision 175 coming tomorrow that I paid 659.99 for .
My point of this post is do your homework before you buy the model you want. Gander Mountain/bow shops seem to believe its cool to add 200 dollars to a bow I guess. IF you found other ways or have a story on your purchase please post it.

Also what Boradheads are you guys using on your set-up?

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The definition of a true capitalist!!!!

Way to go you darn American you!!!!

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Re: If you plan to purchase a X-Bow READ

Let me ask you -
I was thinking on getting one next spring to have time to get used to it before next season.
I don't have 850. or even 650., but was hoping to pick one up for 250. - and there are some available. Would your advice be, "just don't bother"? I mean is it unrealistic to expect that a 250. model (the price of a used deer rifle or new inline) would suit my needs? (You can probably tell, I buy Chevys and Chryslers, not BMWs and Mercedes! )

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Re: If you plan to purchase a X-Bow READ

is that just the crossbow or with a package.......bob

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http://www.wyverncreations.com/index...roducts_id=328

ArrowHead maybe able to get them also, Not sure though???
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Re: If you plan to purchase a X-Bow READ

We can get them. We are factory direct with Horton. (and many others) Our price is $649 for the Vision 175 package.

Rabbit410, you can get a good used crossbow for that price. The only new that come in at that price-that are any good at all- the PSE Copperhead. It looks like they are going to be around $300

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i gave 650 for mine this year at lancaster archery and i love it
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Re: If you plan to purchase a X-Bow READ

Well I went to the dark side as a Christmas presant for my Son.

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PARKER TORNADO sells for $999 for the RED HOT Package

Parker Tornado with out the Red Hot Package sells $699 with 3 x 30 multi rec scope.quiver.

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I did my homework this year and got a new vision package for $620. Now if I canrememberwhere I got it, I'll let youknow!
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Re: If you plan to purchase a X-Bow READ

If the price is the same or even a little more I would buy from Arrowhead or David. Great customer service and they stand behind what they sell.
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