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Are Crossbows Legal in Kansas?

By Shooting Bow

Crossbow hunting has been around for a very long time, and it will remain so for years to come. Several perks set crossbows apart from other methods of hunting. For one, they do not put much physical strain on the human body, making them perfect for young or disabled hunters. There are, however, additional rules associated with these […]

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Are Crossbows Legal in Georgia?

By Shooting Bow

Before even planning your hunting trip, you should take some time to study the laws and regulations that govern it, as well as your weapon of choice. Crossbows are very common for hunting in the United States, but laws vary from state to state. So, are crossbows legal in Georgia? They didn’t use to be legal before […]

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How Fast Does a Crossbow Shoot?

By Shooting Bow

When buying a crossbow, one of the defining features you will want to look at is its speed. More than anything, crossbow makers use speed as a key marketing feature. But how fast does a crossbow shoot, really? Does the speed even matter? The truth is that there’s a lot more to a crossbow than just the speed. That’s […]

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Are Crossbows Good for Home Defense?

By Shooting Bow

There are lots of news reports these days about home intruders. Some residents are prepared, but most are not. When talking about preparedness, what kind of weapon will you choose to defend your home and family? Are crossbows good for home defense? Some people will laugh at this question, for sure, but others prefer using it as a weapon. Let’s […]

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Are Crossbows Legal in California?

By Shooting Bow

You may be surprised to learn that in some nations around the world, crossbows aren’t subject to any specific regulations at all. In others, they are treated as a firearm, despite there being no combustion involved in propelling the projectile. For instance, in America, it is even more complicated as each state has its own set of […]

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How to Restring a Crossbow: A Guide for Recurve Bow Owners

By Shooting Bow

As a crossbow owner, knowing how to restring a crossbow is essential, especially if you want to avoid paying someone else to do it for you every time. Crossbow string replacement is unavoidable, as it’s recommended that you replace your bowstring at least every year. Also, there will be times when the string breaks or becomes too […]

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How Much Does a Crossbow Cost? The Ultimate Crossbow Buying Guide

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It’s thought that crossbows have been used for hunting since the fourth century BC in China and the fifth century BC in Greece. Still, advancements in engineering and recent market innovation meant they’ve changed more in the last few decades than they have in the previous 2,500 years. If you’re looking to buy a crossbow soon, then […]

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How to Make a Crossbow Easier to Pull Back

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Advances in engineering and innovative design over the last few decades have meant that crossbows are quite different today to what they once were. Any crossbow owner will tell you that while these incredible weapons are able to wield immense power, it can be very difficult to cock them. You can buy crossbows with lighter draw weight, […]

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Which Safety Guideline Is Unique to the Crossbow?

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Knowing which safety guideline is unique to the crossbow is important, especially when you plan on using one for hunting, target practice, or even competition. Before everything else, what you need to understand is that there are safety rules that apply to all types of archery. Still, there’s also no denying that a crossbow is different from […]

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Do You Need a License for a Crossbow in the USA and Canada?

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It’s common to ask, “Do you need a license for a crossbow?” Although they are different from handguns and rifles, crossbows do require licenses in some areas. Countries and states have different regulations for you to consider when applying. Quick Navigation Do You Need a License for a Crossbow?How To Apply for a Crossbow LicenseStep 1: Choose […]

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