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see bow and arrowbow and arrow,
weapon consisting of two parts; the bow is made of a strip of flexible material, such as wood, with a cord linking the two ends of the strip to form a tension from which is propelled the arrow; the arrow is a straight shaft with a sharp point on one end and
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Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled crossbows immediately and return them to Precision Shooting Equipment for a free repair.
Crossbows shoot arrows as fast as or faster than conventional bows.
The Rewards Program provides dealers an opportunity to earn a free, personal-use Parker bow or crossbow.
Crossbows are subject to statutory controls by virtue of the Crossbows Act 1987, which makes it an offence to sell or hire a crossbow to a person under the age of 17.
Because of the high interest in crossbows among gun people (marketing figures indicate gun people to be the largest purchasing segment of crossbows), including our own G&A staff, we decided to satisfy our curiosity about "arrow guns.
It's hard to believe that a buck killed with a crossbow (The Perfect Timing Buck, October 2015) is being considered an archery record.
Obviously there still are a number of questions about whether the Commission will vote to include crossbows in archery season, whether there still will be a separate crossbow season, and how this will affect the muzzleloading gun season.
Crossbows are not better weapons than vertical bows.
Meanwhile, crossbows seem to be contributing to a slight increase in license sales and hunter participation, particularly among younger and older hunters, all of which should be considered positive trends for hunting.
In addition to compound bows from Mathews, Dance stocks crossbows from Excalibur, Horton and TenPoint.
The passage of this proposal also will eliminate the use of crossbows during the state's October muzzleloader and late flintlock muzzleloader seasons.