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#5665913 - 03/23/15 06:32 PM Sightmark Photon On Crossbow?
ImTheReasonDovesMourn Online   content
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Registered: 08/04/12
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My pigs are too smart, and if I shoot at them with my 300blk, they won't come back to that feeder for weeks or even months. I just picked up a 365fps crossbow and mounted my Photon XT 4.6 on it. Has anyone else tried this with any success?
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#5666032 - 03/23/15 07:53 PM Re: Sightmark Photon On Crossbow? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
bonzman17 Offline
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Have not but was waiting for someone to venture out and try it. Please please please report back how it worked.


Edited by bonzman17 (03/23/15 07:53 PM)

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#5666577 - 03/24/15 08:05 AM Re: Sightmark Photon On Crossbow? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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I am planning on moving my X-Sight to my crossbow for use on a deer damage control permit.

I would think that the hogs would figure out pretty quick that you are using a crossbow on them as well however. My crossbow (Barnett) is pretty loud.

Whatever you shoot a hog with, they will learn to associate the feeder area with danger and will avoid the area for a while.
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#5666650 - 03/24/15 08:49 AM Re: Sightmark Photon On Crossbow? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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If you're close enough to kill them with a crossbow, wouldn't a suppressed .300 BLK sub to the noggin do the trick just as well, if not better?
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#5666980 - 03/24/15 11:58 AM Re: Sightmark Photon On Crossbow? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
If you're close enough to kill them with a crossbow, wouldn't a suppressed .300 BLK sub to the noggin do the trick just as well, if not better?


I would think so, IF you have a suppressor for your .300 BLK, and IF you are hunting in an area that allows rifles.

Neither is my case, not sure about the OP.
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