Hi I'm new to crossbows and have been interested in trying out crossbow hunting. I'd like to start out with a used crossbow so I don't end up spending a lot of money on one if it turns out I don't like it. I have my eyes on a 2011 strykezone 380 looks to be in decent shape. I'm curious what you guys think would be a good price for just that bow itself
They have a history of limb problems. If you are the second owner, you will be replacing them at your own expense. I know several owners on their forth and fifth set of limbs. At $100 or so a shot you are looking at a very expensive bow to own and maintain. That being said they have a very loyal following. I'd say that $400 would be a fair price for a bare bow.
Thanks on that note then is there a bow you would recommend for a beginner, not wanting to spend too much but still be able to get something that I can hunt with
Give arrowhead a call. He will steer you in the right direction. Based upon the issues of the strykezone, I would not recommend it for a beginner. Like dpms said the Wicked Ridge line has good quality bows at a reasonable price. Excalibur makes the axiom as well that is relatively cheap. Both of these companies have outstanding customer service as well.
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