Top 5 excalibur crossbows

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Dominic
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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by Dominic » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:28 am

I can only talk about the bows i own or have owned...

#1 Short 308
#2 Bulldog 330
#3 Micro 355
#4 Matrix 310 (is gone)

I shoot crossbows since 2016. So i have no experience with the older models.
Micro 308 Short, AIA FRS 100 tac, HHA, TT 1,5 SINGLE STAGE :thumbup:
BD 330, UTG 3-12×44, HHA, TT 1,5 SINGLE STAGE :thumbup:

rmb721
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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by rmb721 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:44 am

The ones I have owned:

#1 Equinox
#2 Vortex
#3 Phoenix
#4 Exocet (don't have this anymore)

Smong2000
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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by Smong2000 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:51 am

I only have experience with 2 so it's an easy ranking.

BD400
Micro 355

Or depending on the hunt...

Micro 355
BD400

I would be a tiny bit interested in the hotter Micro's when the price comes down and they get more field testing.

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curious
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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by curious » Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:13 pm

Only two for me

Exocet
Axe
Micro Axe 340 Kryptek Raid
Tact 100 Scope, Dr Stirrup Bumpers
BEE'S 400 grains with ignitor lighted nocks
Boo force 10 strings

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by amythntr » Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:59 pm

.....MY FAVORITE EXCALIBUR


.....Is the one I have in the woods with me! :wink:
In a tough situation and wonder where God is; ...the Teacher is always quiet during the test.

Anthony :D

A420TD (Assassinatore di Cervi)
A360 (l'Assassino)
2-AXE 340
Scorpyd DS (w/AeroCrank AD)
G1-NM335(On loan)
ZS,Ex
Spits
Boo,NChunterkw,Vixenm

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by mr meat » Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:42 pm

amythntr wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:59 pm
.....MY FAVORITE EXCALIBUR


.....Is the one I have in the woods with me! :wink:
X2 the one I’m hunting with is the best
vixen 11
exocet 175 with Aging custom stock #27
Exocet 175
exocet 200

matrix 355
Micro Camo 335
Micro Nightmare 335
380 Lynx
BJ custom arrows
Boo string on vixen

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:01 pm

I've been blessed with the 2 best :
matrix 380
micro 315
matrix 380, 18" BEZS, Vixenmaster
micro 315, 17" BE Execs. Vixenmaster
Axiom SMF, FIRE BOLTS Vixenmaster

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by Farmer » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:25 am

Best I have owned 165 # carve tipped with safety on the side , y25 relayer , and my M380

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AJ01
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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by AJ01 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:15 pm

mr meat wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:42 pm
amythntr wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:59 pm
.....MY FAVORITE EXCALIBUR


.....Is the one I have in the woods with me! :wink:
X2 the one I’m hunting with is the best
x3..I couldn't agree more! As long as it says "Excalibur" on it, you've picked a winner!! :wink:
"No matter how big a hammer you use, you can't pound common sense into stupid people"!! :eusa-deadhorse:
"Howdy" and Happy Hunting from the Heart of the East Texas Piney Woods!! :wave:
Micro Suppressor 355 :mrgreen:

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by longbow joe » Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:47 pm

I think they are all great but would have to put the micros last only because of the history of limb issues along with the 405s... dependability is first concern for me ...it means everything. Next is accuracy
I would never worry about a limb being a little wide as a trade off for dependability or sacrifice speed for dependability either....
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by 76chevy » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:10 pm

matrix 355 by a long shot with others in MATRIX series as close runners up....

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by 76chevy » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:11 pm

why so much love for the VIXEN bows???

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by longbow joe » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:17 pm

76chevy wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:11 pm
why so much love for the VIXEN bows???
They are easy to cock basically as fast as a moderate compound can kill basically anything in north america
And you can dry fire them all day ... not a house on fire but they are the 30-30 of crossbows l guess you can say.
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by Karl » Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:18 am

Ive only owned two
1. Exo
2. Matrix 380 blackout

I sold the exo almost 20 years ago. I occasionally see the fella I sold it to and he cheerfully reminds me how good it still shoots, being its better than I could ever get the 380 to shoot.

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Re: Top 5 excalibur crossbows

Post by Jack Pine » Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:57 am

#1, Micro up to 355
#2, Matrix 355
"I was crossbow when crossbow wasn't cool"
Excalibur Micro 335 camo + TTss "Baby Huey"
Excalibur Micro 355 camo + TTss "Big Huey"
Man Kung MK-150A3B + AMS jug reel forcefeeder
XX75 2219 Death Darts and Flemish strings.

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