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Crossbow starting tips

The energy transfer of compound crossbows is characterised by:

A comparatively slow starting speed of the arrow in the first third of the barrel (in the area of the draw length) and a high acceleration in the last two-thirds. The fact that the arrow is being pushed smoothly in the beginning and becoming subject to the whole force in the end, allows the arrow to overcome its inertia and to erase the symptoms of fatigue generated from the vibration when shooting.

The energy transfer of compound crossbows causes only a comparatively low abrasion of the string. Nevertheless, it should only be changed by a professional or with a press.


AIA Crossbow starter tips, step by step

Alle Einsteigertipps im Überblick:

  1. What does crossbow performance mean?
  2. The crossbow’s dismountability
  3. How does the trigger of a crossbow work?
  4. Do I need a cocking aid for the crossbow?
  5. Are the crossbow's weight and size of importance for me?
  6. Is the crossbow's weight of importance for me?
  7. Is the crossbow ready for shooting?
  8. Are you offering a basic setting for the crossbow?
  9. How important is the tractive force for the arrow's energy and speed?
  10. Does the crossbow offer a dry fire safety?
  11. Is the scope rail made of plastics or metal?
  12. Is the scope fulfilling the requirements for shooting?
  13. Do I need further attachment parts for the scope including the attachment rings?
  14. Which arrows can I shoot with…?
  15. Is the rail made of plastics or metal?
  16. How great is the strings pressure on the rail?
  17. How great is the string's abrasion / the roll’s abrasion?
  18. Is it recommended to use a crossbow with or without a barrel?
  19. Cost- / performance ratio
  20. Are the strings and cables made of different materials?
  21. The energy transfer of compound crossbows is characterised by:
  22. The energy transfer of recurve crossbows is characterised by:
  23. Are arrow speeds comparable?
  24. How accurate shoots the crossbow?