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Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by Boo » Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:21 am

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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by Reinyrooster » Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:39 am

I just don't see the need.

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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by Boo » Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:45 am

Reinyrooster wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:39 am
I just don't see the need.
There is certainly less need here in Ontario with the exception of maybe coyotes. But in areas where you can take 2 turkeys a day or you have an over population of deer, it may be much more practical.
Jeff and Chris are going to buy one each and then molest them! :mrgreen:
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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by xcaliber » Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:03 am

Boo wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:45 am
Reinyrooster wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:39 am
I just don't see the need.
There is certainly less need here in Ontario with the exception of maybe coyotes. But in areas where you can take 2 turkeys a day or you have an over population of deer, it may be much more practical.
Jeff and Chris are going to buy one each and then molest them! :mrgreen:
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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by colouredchameleon » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:11 pm

Holy Crap.
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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by nchunterkw » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:14 pm

I live in an area where we have tons of deer, and I hunt a lot on depredation permits. I can't see myself shooting a deer and watching it run off, and then quickly shooting another one without knowing exactly what happened on the first one. I passed on a buck this year in this exact scenario. Shot a doe and then reloaded and had a shot at a buck. Didn't take it because didn't know what happened to the other one and the shot would have been face on. At least with deer, I think if you have a group around you and shoot, they all scatter, or if they don't they at least are very aware you are there so shot opportunities would not be ideal.

Now, I also shot a doe and dropped it in it's tracks, so I reloaded and then shot another one 30 min later. And another time I shot one, went and found it and field dressed it and then shot another 30 min later. But in each case I obviously had time to reload.

The only time this would be useful to me is if I miss, and the deer hangs around and presents another shot. But these scenarios are rare.


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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by cumberlandxbow » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:22 pm

Would like to hear the R&D team on this...was this really something customers were clammoring for? Quick follow up shot was never anything I prioritized with archery, horizontal or vertical bow. With the accuracy of an excalibur, one well placed arrow is all it takes.

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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by bigbowman » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:26 pm

Say goodbye to uncocking the new Twinstrike. I say they fell short with this bow. No built in cocking/decocking crank. Overall a niche market crossbow. I can see newbies shooting their foot because they will forget about that second arrow. I don't see the need of this type of crossbow.

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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by Excalibur Marketing Dude » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:36 pm

Say goodbye to uncocking the new Twinstrike. I say they fell short with this bow. No built in cocking/decocking crank. Overall a niche market crossbow. I can see newbies shooting their foot because they will forget about that second arrow. I don't see the need of this type of crossbow.
Actually you can uncock it using the included dual fire uncocking aid. It won't be a crossbow for everybody but from the response we have received so far there is a ton of interest.

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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by hunter with MS » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:41 pm

I can see one use that is turkey hunting . Some states you can take more then one turkey at a time .

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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by OhioXBowhunter » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:51 pm

I actually like it can’t wait to shoot one but as for right now we will not able to use it in Ohio.
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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by ComfyBear » Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:11 pm

colouredchameleon wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:11 pm
Holy Crap.
CABELAS CANADA
$2222.99 + $288.95 = $2511,98 CAN
For that price, one can buy 3 Mag 340s and go triple or nothing. :lol:

The AXE 340 / Mag 340 are definitely a "HomeRun" for Excalibur, as for the TwinStrike...might be a "StrikeOut".
Only time will tell.
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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by one shot scott » Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:12 pm

Forget a follow up shot, are you able to fire both arrows at once?
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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by colouredchameleon » Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:13 pm

ComfyBear wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:11 pm
colouredchameleon wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:11 pm
Holy Crap.
CABELAS CANADA
$2222.99 + $288.95 = $2511,98 CAN
For that price, one can buy 3 Mag 340s and go triple or nothing. :lol:
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Re: Excalibur TwinStrike Crossbow

Post by Colorado Crossbow » Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:16 pm

I like the TwinStrike, But it's going to make it harder to Legalize crossbows for the archery season here in Colorado.
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