Re: 2012 TenPoint Carbon Elite ready to roll
Well. What more can one say than awesome!! Got a break in the drizzle here to send some arrows downrange and get the Elite set up for the spring gobbler opener. Had a dozen Easton Full Metal Jackets fletched up with Bohning Blazers, shooting ABC Turkey Tearrors and Lumenoks. These are heavy arrows at 545 grains, but I favor a heavy arrow for many reasons.
First shot was a few inches low and a few inches to the left at 20 yards. A nice perk having TenPoints pre sighted in at the factory. A few adjustments and the FMJ were laying them right in there with field points. Swapped out the point for the Turkey Tearror and another shot confirmed same POI that I experienced before with these heads. Backed up to thirty, set the speed ring to 305 fps. A few clicks for windage to fine tune and a slight tweak of the speed ring to 308 fps had the Carbon Elite dropping them in there every shot. Backed up to forty and she was right on the money.
Having shot a Stealth XLT last year, the Carbon Elite XLT felt very comfortable to me. The BowJax dampening system supresses the vibration and noise of the shot. Vibration is low for crossbows. Trigger is typical TenPoint with some take up but a crisp break. Optics are on par with the best crossbow specific scopes available today. The Acudraw50 is the fastest and most convenient cocking mechanism, IMO. Cocking is a snap and the device is always at the ready retracted into the rear of the stock.
Probably can tell, I like this bow. TenPoint has got a winner with the XLT platform partnered with carbon fiber.
I support all hunters, regardless of weapon or technique!