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Field Point Size Chart

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Field Point Size Chart

Who didn't get confused by all the numbers concerning the inner diameter of the arrow shaft and the size of the field points that should fit with it? Do not worry, you are not alone in this situation when you are looking at the field point size chart.  Luckily for customers, most manufacturers developed standard arrow sizes. It means that field points will also be more or less standard sizes to fit arrow shafts. That being said, depending on the purpose you will use the arrow, for instance, hunting will have smaller shaft diameter to penetrate into wind and animal...

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How to Cock a Crossbow

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How to Cock a Crossbow

How to cock a crossbow isn't only a technique to load your crossbow before firing, it can also help you to determine which crossbow you are looking for. In other words, selecting how much weight you are willing to cock, should lead you to a specific purchase. For instance, if you want the minimum cocking weight because of a back injury, you have to eliminate all crossbows without cranking devices compatibilities. This article will overview how to cock main brands and how to uncock a crossbow meanwhile giving good tips about how to choose your next crossbow.  There are three...

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How to Process a Deer

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How to Process a Deer

Before tasting the reward of all your efforts, you must know the basic of handling and how to process a deer adequately. This implies to know the basics of good hygiene practices and this, no matter if you want to process your own deer or to bring it to be processed. Another really important element if you will process a deer yourself is to know what type of equipment is necessary to do a proper field dressing or skin off and not massacre your trophy. Another really important element if you will process a deer yourself is to know what...

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How to Choose Binoculars for Hunting

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How to Choose Binoculars for Hunting

Certainly, one of the most important piece of equipment you should own when you are practicing any range shooting sports and even more important when you are a hunter. Identifying your game is crucial while hunting to confirm that you are going for the correct species, and to determine more specific information such as a target's size and sex. Furthermore, you don't want to be this amateur that accidentally mistaken-for-game, a fellow hunter, because he didn't properly identify his target, right? On the top of that, it is forbidden to aim at people with weapons (guns, crossbows, etc...) in many countries,...

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The History of Crossbows - What is a Crossbow?

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The History of Crossbows - What is a Crossbow?

A crossbow can basically be thought of as a horizontal bow that is mounted on a stock and is used to shoot bolts. In recent times, the crossbow has seen a drastic transformation with respect to its design, build and functionality. The weapon that has been historically employed during the military campaigns is no longer used the same way. With novel designs and a complex build, modern crossbows vary greatly in their purpose of use as compared to their “predecessors”. This piece is intended at familiarizing you with how crossbows have evolved over the time and bringing you a comprehensive...

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