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Old 10-27-2006, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by stevo22
i bought one last yr but did not get the chance to use it...i have the horton legend 175...very, very accurate...i would not hesitate to shoot at 48-55 yds..of course i have practiced plenty at that range...i took a doe at 43yds opening weekend...made a perfect hit...when we skinned and opened her up i was very shocked at the damage that it did...her lungs were literally shattered to bits...exit hole was about 2-2 3/4 inches...she traveled about 30yds max after the hit...lots of blood on the trail...i have had this discussion with one of my best friends...he says that it is cheating...well, i do not consider a compound to be any more primitive than a crossbow...i tell him that when he puts one down with a longbow then he has a point, until then shut the he11 up...getting an animal within 40yds with any type of bow is the challenge in my eyes...i wouldn't hesitate to shoot at any animal except a bear...i would want a gun-period...


Good info, glad to hear of your success with it..........
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