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Over the past couple years due to a medical issue (diabetic neupopathy) it is very hard for me to draw my bow back and I am not able to hold my bow back for more than a second or two even had it slip out of my hands due to the numbness. Two years ago I reduced the draw weight to minimum levels and had a difficult time so didnt hunt. Last year I tried but it was worse than the year before this year its almost impossible. Its either find another way or no longer bow hunt. My question is what is required to get a permit to use a crossbow I looked on the web site but it didn't explain much. Im not sure this will all work out. Im not sure whats even involved in cocking back a crossbow or if that will work either there are many other issues to over come also but this will be a start
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Re: permit advice

not required anymore,

you can get a rope cocker that reduces the poundage by about 50% or get a crank cocking device for $100 or so depending on the crossbow.
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Dan is right. Crossbows are legal state wide. Its just a matter of shopping to find the bow that meets your needs. Good luck with your search

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You will most likely need a crank cocking device. Ten Point, Darton and Excalibur make good cranks. Most of the cranks require about 6 lbs effort. You can give me a call and discuss your needs. I'll help in any way I can.

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Re: permit advice

hello
lol well i guess im behind the times a bit i guess i need to start looking for a bow then thanks for the info on the cocking device Ill check them out also Im sure ill need one No just need to see if i can work out the other issues thanks for the help
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Wow i just lookedu p some crossbow prices lol I may just give up deer hunting
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You don't need a top of the line most work quite well.Call Arrowhead.

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Re: permit advice

Don't give up just yet. We have new crossbows starting at $249
The best cranking devices come on the top end bows, but I can help you find something in your price range.

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