crossbow


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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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If you've not done it yet, perhaps this is the year you try crossbow hunting.
The most common injury associated with a crossbow is when the operator gets his or her fingers in the path of the string.
Many people have the misconception that a crossbow arrow has a flat trajectory similar to a rifle.
Some vertical bow hunters contended that additional crossbow hunters would put extra pressure on game and take away opportunities from them.
My compound bow shoots just as fast and just as flat as any crossbow out there.
We have never run stories about bird hunting with shotguns; fishing of any kind; or big game hunting with rifles, slug guns, muzzleloaders, or crossbows.
When, if ever, will crossbows be legalized for hunting in Oregon, and under what circumstances?
To make crossbows subject to a licensing system would cause inconvenience to the vast majority of responsible and lawabiding owners who use them responsibly for quite legitimate sporting and recreational purposes.
Chris Aston, of the National Crossbow Federation, said: "The crossbow has changed Ian's life.
Like bats and snakes, crossbows have been pretty much maligned, misunderstood and feared down through the ages.
Crossbow has shipped more than half a million sensors to customers including Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, EADS and Israel Aerospace Industries, as well as a leading global-logistics and shipping company.
LaserLyte's CrossBow Sighter provides just that, a fast and easy way to get your crossbow on target while sparing you the potential frustration of lost bolts and broadheads.