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#6105675 - 12/28/15 08:18 AM Will it kill a Cottontail?
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Wife got me it for my birthday today.

Will it kill a rabbit? Pretty fun to shoot either way:)

50lb draw.
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#6105678 - 12/28/15 08:20 AM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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Probably with good shot placement at close range...
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#6105680 - 12/28/15 08:20 AM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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Absolutely. No doubt. 50 draw is plenty. As long as it is accurate you should be good to go.
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#6105684 - 12/28/15 08:21 AM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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I've killed a bunch of rabbits with an air rifle. That thing should have more power.
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#6105687 - 12/28/15 08:21 AM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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#6105688 - 12/28/15 08:22 AM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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Thanks. I'm going to try today if I can get to the ranch.
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#6105701 - 12/28/15 08:29 AM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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get some better bolts and Brodhead and you could kill a deer
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#6149773 - 01/22/16 08:29 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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What brand is that thing? I haven't seen anything like it before.

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#6149781 - 01/22/16 08:35 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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Yes, it don't take much to kill a rabbit.

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#6149808 - 01/22/16 08:50 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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Yep. Maybe a small pig?

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#6149811 - 01/22/16 08:52 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: Cajunrotor]
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Originally Posted By: Cajunrotor
What brand is that thing? I haven't seen anything like it before.


Don't know about this one but Barnett made one like that for many years
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#6149814 - 01/22/16 08:53 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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Words of advice...

If you shoot one in suburbia and have neighbors that are close, make sure you shoot it in such a manner that it dies quickly.

Nothing worse than running after a screaming wounded cottontail in your neighbors front yard while school children are getting off the bus... not that I have any idea what that's like.
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#6149827 - 01/22/16 09:01 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: MathMan]
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Should do the job. I have killed rabbits and squirrels with a BB gun that only shoots about 580 fps. But don't use field point. Get some type of cutting head. Looks like this one is the same. http://www.amazon.com/Unknown-LE50-50-lb-Pistol-Crossbow/dp/B000N239RG


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#6149832 - 01/22/16 09:03 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: jaymz]
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Originally Posted By: jaymz
Words of advice...

If you shoot one in suburbia and have neighbors that are close, make sure you shoot it in such a manner that it dies quickly.

Nothing worse than running after a screaming wounded cottontail in your neighbors front yard while school children are getting off the bus... not that I have any idea what that's like.


roflmao

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#6149857 - 01/22/16 09:17 PM Re: Will it kill a Cottontail? [Re: jaymz]
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Originally Posted By: jaymz
Words of advice...

If you shoot one in suburbia and have neighbors that are close, make sure you shoot it in such a manner that it dies quickly.

Nothing worse than running after a screaming wounded cottontail in your neighbors front yard while school children are getting off the bus... not that I have any idea what that's like.



ROTFLMAO!!
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