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We just got a shipment of new Parker Enforcer 160 and BushWacker 150 crossbows. I'll be calling everyone on the list later tonight and tomorrow.
 

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Victory arrows are in. I will build them today and ship A.S.A.P.

I shot both the Enforcer and BushWacker last night. They are both very lightweight for a crossbow. Same G2 trigger as on the more expensive models. (includes auto safety) It seemed to me that the BushWacker was a little louder than the Enforcer. I can't explain that as the Enforcer is a 160 lb model and should have been louder. Both are much easier to cock than the Tornado. Both seemed to be accurate, but I was testing at 8 yards.
They aren't the quality of the Tornado, but they are nice crossbows at the price they come in at. More testing later today.
 

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Does the fact that you have a list on these mean your shipment is already sold out ??

I am awaiting the further testing either way and til i can get my hands on one to check out, but so far the Enforcer sounds like a good crossbow for the Mrs and my daughter to share this Fall with the lighter weight and easier cocking than the Tornado, me and the boy are crrently sharing....if the accuracy holds true out to 25-30 is a big factor for me at this point.

As always ah, thanks for providing such great info to the HPA crowd, you are top notch sponsor.
 

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Victory arrows are in. I will build them today and ship A.S.A.P.

I shot both the Enforcer and BushWacker last night. They are both very lightweight for a crossbow. Same G2 trigger as on the more expensive models. (includes auto safety) It seemed to me that the BushWacker was a little louder than the Enforcer. I can't explain that as the Enforcer is a 160 lb model and should have been louder. Both are much easier to cock than the Tornado. Both seemed to be accurate, but I was testing at 8 yards.
They aren't the quality of the Tornado, but they are nice crossbows at the price they come in at. More testing later today.
My first shots with the new tornado= [email protected] 2inch left adjust sight #[email protected] dead center #3 50yds bullseye. Map scope and arrowhead victory arrow,can't wait to get the new dozen. never shot a crossbow before today,I am hooked now.
 

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Here are some pics of the BushWacker and Enforcer. Shot at 20 yards with high winds. Not the best day for testing. Both of these bows make more noise than the Tornado. They are however, the best bows in this price range and compare very favorable to some in a higher price range. If you are on a budget, need a bow for your kids or simply a backup bow...you won't find one better for less.

Enforcer 160.


BushWacker 150.
 

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never shot a crossbow before today,I am hooked now.
They are fun to shoot aren't they?? Just different than anything else out there.
 

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I'd imagine these two bows are gonna be bg sellers for Parker. The high end stuff gets all of the attention but the bread and butter for the crossbow manufacturers are bows in the $400-500 range.

Remember all the buzz about the Stryker and the Tac-15 during the crossbow wars? Arrowhead, how many folks actually were interested in buying them?
 

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I've had one inquiry for all the crossbows you mentioned. I have had more folks ask about the trade in value...than I have about them wanting to buy one.

Seems they are too long, heavy, clunky and front heavy for a hunter to deal with. Fine on the range and for "shock" value, just not practical for the majority of those using them to hunt.
 

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Mike. got a PM...Uncle Sam gave me my money back Friday, time to invest it on some good times this Fall and add that Enforcer to my gang's Parker lineup .

Let me know when to call, got a great weekend (ie some freetime)coming up for shooting it in pre-spring bird, my son would rather use his crossbow than his shotgun
 

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So, is the enforcer worth another $100 more than the Bushwacker? The enforcer looks nicer with the full camo job and of course it has a little more punch (but not significantly more?)

Is there more to consider in differences between them?
 

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The enforcer and the bushwacker were designed to replace the spartan. They are both great xbows. The buckbuster in my oppinion is a little better balanced than the enforcer and the bushwacker. Is 15 fps and a little better balance worth the extra hundred bucks absolutely. However now that we have gotten into this a bit there is some other factors to consider. With speed comes noise. The bushwacker and the enforcer are the quietest of all the models. If you have any questions feel free to send me a pm.
 

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Mike, I'll call tonight after Tball practice...
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I like the BushWacker better than the Spartan that it replaced. (I like the weight savings) It is a nice bow and would serve well at harvesting venison. They are light and with that comes noise. I actually feel that the Tornado (with string stoppers) is less noisy than the BushWacker and Enforcer.

Is the Enforcer worth $100 more? They both use the same riser, trigger, stock and strings. They share the same limb system, with the Enforcer being heavier. To me personally the camo and 160 lb limbs would be worth it. The 15 f.p.s. probably won't bother the deer, but I do like the camo.
 
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