Welcome guest, is this your first visit? Create Account now to join.
  • Login:

Welcome to the NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

Alpine Arsenal

User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Member possum trapper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012

    120 lbs crossbow

    Does anyone know if a 120lbs crossbow would kill a deer?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    i have a couple of buffalo river cross bows i think they are 150lb, quite cheap things. with the small arrows penetration is very low at any range what so ever. I would imagine they would take a deer with a very good broad head but only at a maximum of maybe 15m.

    I wouldnt be trying it, compound bows are made for that kind of thing (or those very expensive 220lb + cross bows)

  3. #3
    Gone But Not Forgotten Toby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Wouldn't you like to know
    Doc has a 68kg limit for hunting with cross bows. I think thats 150lbs



Similar Threads

  1. Wanted:38cm - 42cm long crossbow arrows
    By possum trapper in forum Buy, Sell or Swap
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 16-04-2013, 05:35 PM
  2. FS 120lbs crossbow
    By possum trapper in forum Buy, Sell or Swap
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 31-03-2013, 11:05 AM
  3. First kills with new 120lbs crossbow
    By possum trapper in forum Varminting and Small Game Hunting
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 06-10-2012, 06:01 PM
  4. WTB Mini crossbow arrows
    By possum trapper in forum Buy, Sell or Swap
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 06-10-2012, 11:05 AM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Welcome to NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums! We see you're new here, or arn't logged in. Create an account, and Login for full access including our FREE BUY and SELL section Register NOW!!