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Crossbows are nice and all but in practicality, bit of a pain in the ass.. the term KISS comes into mind... Keep it simple stupid. Or is it Keep it stupid simple.... oh wellOn a crossbow you have to stop, pull the string back, mount the bolt... find your target, aim at your target, and release..... Compound or long-bow. you can do all those things at once.. Plus the arrows are longer meaning more mass behind pushing the broad-head into your target. It's probably quieter too.knob
The main "advantage" in a crossbow; less actual training is required to be proficient in their use. It takes more skill (practice) to use a long bow effectively. I agree with Knob, a good long bow, or compound bow if that is your preference, has more advantages once the proper skills in their use are learned. I may be a little biased in my opinion on this matter. I was taught from a very young age to shoot on a simple re-curve bow. No compounds or crossbows involved, nothing more then a "bow and arrow". The use of a Long Bow came a little later in my youth, as did the costs.
this summs it up... watch her right hand and how its positioned.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o9RGnujlkIknob
There is an arrowhead out there called toxic...Try them out...
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