CrossBows

CrossbowIf you are watching American movies in which the settings are from the medieval times and that there is warfare between two tribes, having the swords and armor, and bows and arrows as their primary weapons, then you must imagine how a crossbow looks like.

From the word itself, a crossbow, is in a shape of a cross, wherein a short bow is attached and is mounted crosswise near the end of a stick, most commonly called as a tiller or stock. It has a lever connected to its stock, in which its purpose is to aid in loading the crossbow.

The arrow that is fired with the use of a crossbow is called a bolt. These projectiles are much shorter compared to other types of arrows used for different kinds of bows. These bolts are also much heavier compared to others. The sizes of these bolts are approximately 16-20 inches long, and instead of having a nock, what it has is a flat rear insert.
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Here are the crossbows and bolt arrows that are available in our shop:

PSE Enigma 150lbs Package Skull Works Camo 4 x 32 Scope Quiver And Bolts
PSE Enigma 150lbs Package Skull Works Camo 4 x 32 Scope Quiver And Bolts
$356.00 (31 Bids)
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PSE TOXIC CROSSBOW NEW 2014 INFINITY SCOPE PACKAGE 47 OFF  FREE BROADHEADS
PSE TOXIC CROSSBOW NEW 2014 INFINITY SCOPE PACKAGE 47 OFF FREE BROADHEADS
$279.90
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Barnett Crossbows Quad 400 Premium Red Dot Crossbow
Barnett Crossbows Quad 400 Premium Red Dot Crossbow
$275.50 (36 Bids)
Time Remaining: 2h 31m

PSE TOXIC CROSSBOW NEW INFINITY CAMO SCOPE PACKAGE 47 OFF  FREE BROADHEADS
PSE TOXIC CROSSBOW NEW INFINITY CAMO SCOPE PACKAGE 47 OFF FREE BROADHEADS
$279.90
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MINI 80 LB ARCHERY HUNTING Gun SELF COCKING PISTOL CROSSBOW W BOLTS ARROWS XBOW
MINI 80 LB ARCHERY HUNTING Gun SELF COCKING PISTOL CROSSBOW W BOLTS ARROWS XBOW
$26.99
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MINI 80 LB HUNTING ARCHERY SELF COCKING PISTOL CROSSBOW W BOLTS ARROWS Gun XBOW
MINI 80 LB HUNTING ARCHERY SELF COCKING PISTOL CROSSBOW W BOLTS ARROWS Gun XBOW
$26.55 (26 Bids)
Time Remaining: 5h 35m

Barnett 78405 Jackal Crossbow Scope Package 315 FPS 150 lb 4x32 Scope
Barnett 78405 Jackal Crossbow Scope Package 315 FPS 150 lb 4x32 Scope
$249.99
Time Remaining: 29d 6h 51m
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180LB CAMO HUNTING CROSSBOW + LASER+ 4x20 SCOPE + 8pc 16 BOLTS + BROADHEADS
180LB CAMO HUNTING CROSSBOW + LASER+ 4x20 SCOPE + 8pc 16 BOLTS + BROADHEADS
$144.98
Time Remaining: 7h 17m

Excalibur Crossbow Exocet 175 Crossbow Hawke Scope Arrows Quiver
Excalibur Crossbow Exocet 175 Crossbow Hawke Scope Arrows Quiver
$375.00
Time Remaining: 7h 40m
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In order to achieve much energy, there is an optimum weight requirement for a bolt. In fact, bolts nowadays are commonly stamped with markings to show that they are of consistent weight.

There are different variants of crossbow available in the market; although it has two main divisions, namely the production and the freestyle crossbows. The first one is the most common type, which is made available in every archery shops; while freestyle are the customized types of crossbows.

Each crossbow differs from its size, the energy it can produced, its acceleration system, and its projectiles. There are also crossbow variants that contain the characteristics of a crossbow and other types of bows. One example is a recurve crossbow, a crossbow having recurve limbs (recurves are separately discussed under the Recurve Bows). The other type is a compound crossbow, which has the characteristics of both a crossbow and a compound bow (Compound Bow is discussed in a separate page). Other variants of a crossbow are the pistol grip crossbows (which are known as the smallest kind of crossbow), the repeating crossbow, and the bullet crossbow.

Crossbows are known to be more accurate compared to traditional longbows. It is also a perfect weapon for hunting and other target practice and activities, since crossbows are easy to operate and thus makes it much better for you to focus to a target, compare to other bows. Although, its only disadvantage is that it takes more time to load the bolts in a crossbow, rather that setting the arrows in other classic bows.