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crossbow

a weapon used to fire darts filled with immobilizing agent at otherwise uncontrollable animals. Less dangerous than cordite guns and does not scare other animals because there is no noise.
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They say the bow and arrow made up a complementary tool set - with the interchangeable arrows working in tandem with the 'controlling element', the bow.
Yes, I am a hopeless and passionate romantic, especially when it comes to hunting with the bow and arrow, and I quench my romanticism by collecting archery tackle.
Mathematical models may be beautiful in themselves and the way to solve them interesting, but they should mimic the mechanical action of the bow and arrow well enough if they are to be used in bow design or a sensitivity study.
There's a mystical value to hunting with a bow and arrow.
Winning a coin toss, I took the first shot, launching the arrow across the garage, and I was hooked on the bow and arrow for life.
Although Foster hasn't managed to shoot any flaming arrows since his grandfather bought him his first bow and arrow less than four years ago, the 14-year-old said he plans to take his passion for archery to the ultimate shooting range.
The AlumaTrans Bow and Arrow Case (AT5218L; 52"X16"; suggested retail price $248.
Hunting with the bow and arrow has shaped us in interesting ways.
If you're driving in Simi Valley and spot a young man in the middle of a residential street, wielding a bow and arrow, don't call the police.
I don't have scientific data to back up my conclusions, but my own personal observation with dozens of bow and arrow combinations suggests that this point occurs at around 6 1/2 to seven grains per pound of draw force-my personal minimum.
What sort of bow and arrows do I need to drop a black bear?
If you are equipped to work on your own bow and arrows you can make any necessary changes and upgrades at the time they are needed.