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I sold my Flintlocks because i never went much with them. I had no where to go nor no one to go with.
Reason being i had no where to stay! After i sold them my son builds me a room in his new a-frame!!!!!No i have a place to stay and a hunting buddy when i go and no Flintlock rifle to use ? { 2 sons and both have flintlocks now.}
SOOOOO. I bought a Crossbow last week.
I figure it will give me more time to hunt in the fall and after Christmas if the weather is good? I haven't bow hunted in 15 years!
Man i hope i can figure this crossbow shooting out before next week! I don't have a target to play with it.
The one thing i don't like is it is so bulky!
 

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I just don't have the extra money for one ! I will wait until i go my sons next week and use his target. If i don't get it set up i will use his crossbow.
 

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Good luck Willy. Aim small, miss small. Keep your shots close and your shot selections high percentage.
 

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Gotcha, willyp.

The more you shoot, the better....so get to that target as soon as is practical for you.

As was said, stick to high percentage shots. It may shoulder like a rifle, but it kills like a bow, so pick your shots accordingly.

Good luck!

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When you do get a target, I'd look into ordering a Morell Yellow Jacket off Amazon. I picked one up for 44 dollars with free shipping, and it works just as good as any bag. I've shot at least 50 bolts into it (even tested a broadhead or 2) and it's still more then intact with the rings all visible.
 

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When you do get a target, I'd look into ordering a Morell Yellow Jacket off Amazon. I picked one up for 44 dollars with free shipping, and it works just as good as any bag. I've shot at least 50 bolts into it (even tested a broadhead or 2) and it's still more then intact with the rings all visible.
I have the little discharge Yellow Jacket target. Love it.
 

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I have the little discharge Yellow Jacket target. Love it.

I was going to get the small one, but I needed to partially sight mine in since it hadn't been used in a while and I was worried that if it was more then a few inches off I'd end up with yet another broken bolt. I kind of want to get one to quadruple check my sights before walking into the forest in the mornings (i have crazy ocd) and when for when I get back on the empty handed days.
But I agree, awesome targets.
 

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Well, I must say I'm disappointed that you gave up the Flint Locks. After all, I rationalize that those of us who persevere with primitive black powder are entitled to a little heresy of the modern crossbow. :grin2:

Good luck, you won't be disappointed with your crossbow.
 
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