Top Ad Widget

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

I just bought a Barnett Jackal, it's coming on Friday. It says it comes with the scope and bolts, I also bought a rope cocking device. Will I need to buy anything else, like broad heads and extra bolts. Also, do you need to oil it like a gun?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • finalresults
    replied
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/mp-12th-exam-results-madhya-pradesh-mpbse.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/kerala-dhse-12th-exam-results-release-date-keralaresults.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/karnataka-12th-puc-exam-results-release-date-puc.kar.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/tamil-nadu-12th-exam-results-release-date-tnresults.nic.in-sslc.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/jac-12th-intermediate-exam-results-jharkhand-jac.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/jkbose-12th-exam-results-jammu-kashmir-release-date.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/hp-12th-exam-results--himachal-pradesh-hpbose.org.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/haryana-12th-board-exam-results-release-date-hbse-bseh.org.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/gujarat-12th-intermediate-exam-results-release-date-gseb.org.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/goa-12th-exam-results-release-date-gbshse-goaresults.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/chattisgarh-12th-intermediate-exam-results-release-date-cgbse.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/bihar-12th-exam-results-release-date-bseb.org.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/assam-12th-class-intermediate-exam-results-hslc-seba-release-date.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/jammu-and-kashmir-10th-class-board-exam-jkbose.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/jharkhand-10th-class-board-exam-results-jac.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/hp-10th-class-board-exam-results-himachal-pradesh-hpbose.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/goa-10th-ssc-board-exam-results-goaresults.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/goa-10th-ssc-board-exam-results-goaresults.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/hbse-10th-class-board-exam-results-haryana.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/gujarat-10th-ssc-board-exam-results-Gseb.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/cgbse-10th-class-board-exam-results-chhattisgarh.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/bseb-10th-class-bihar-board-exam-results.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/seba-hslc-10th-class-assam-board-exam-results.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/icse-10th-class-board-exam-results-2016-cisce.org.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/mp-ssc-10th-class-board-exam-results-madhya-pradesh-mpbse.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/kerala-10th-class-board-exam-results-keralaresults.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/manipur-10th-class-board-exam-results-bsem.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/maharashtra-10th-ssc-board-exam-results-maharashtraresults.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/meghalaya-10th-class-board-exam-results-mbose.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/rajasthan-10th-class-board-exam-results-bser-rajeduboard.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/mizoram-10th-class-board-exam-results-mbse.edu.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/tripura-10th-class-exam-results-tripura-board--tbse.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/up-10th-class-board-exam-results-uttar-pradesh-upmse.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/uttarakhand-10th-class-exam-results-uk-board-schooleducation.uk.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/odisha-10th-class-board-exam-results-bseodisha.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/nagaland-10th-class-exam-results-board-nbsenagaland.com.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/punjab-10th-class-board-exam-results-pseb.ac.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/meghalaya-12th-exam-results-release-date-mbose.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/manipur-12th-bsem-exam-results-release-date-bsem.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/hsc-12th-exam-results-maharashtra-release-date-mahresults.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/nbse-12th-exam-results-nagaland-release-date-nbsenagaland.com.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/mbse-12th-exam-results-mizoram-release-date-mbse.edu.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/bser-12th-exam-results-rajasthan-release-date-rajeduboard.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/pseb-12th-class-exam-results-punjab-pseb.ac.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/chse-odisha-12th-exam-results-release-date-chseodisha.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/up-12th-exam-results-uttar-pradesh-release-date-upmsp.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/tbse-12th-exam-results-tripura-release-date-tbse.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/hsc-12th-exam-results-of-sikkim-release-date-download-results.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/west-bengal-10th-board-exam-results-release-date-wbbse.org.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/west-bengal-12th-exam-results-release-date-wbbse.org.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/uttarakhand-12th-exam-results-Uk-release-date-uaresults.nic.in.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2016/02/sikkim-10th-class-exam-results-release-date-hsc.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2015/12/ts-inter-first-year-results-2016-telangana-intermediate-results.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2015/09/ap-10th-class-ssc-exam-results-2016-andhra-pradesh-manabadi.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2015/09/ts-10th-class-ssc-exam-results-2016-telangana-manabadi.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2015/06/tnresultsnicin-tn-12th-supply-results.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2015/06/resultscgggovin-ap-inter-2nd-supply.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2015/06/tamil-nadu-12th-supplementary-results.html
    http://www.finalresults.org/2015/06/resultscgggovin-ts-inter-1st-year.html

    Leave a comment:


  • Len Kahle
    replied
    Originally posted by HuntingEditor View Post
    The answers here are really solid (and I love the discussion of bolt vs arrow. We had that same discussion internally, and charlie elk is correct; modern crossbow projectiles are arrows). The kit will come with a few arrows and field points. Definitely check out the grain weight of the field points - they are probably 125-grains - and match the weight when you buy broadheads. I highly recommend shooting off of telescoping shooting sticks - both for target practice and in the field. - Andrew McKean, editor-in-chief
    Here is a video of the stuff you should use for your new crossbow. Good Luck!!!
    Len K~ Hunting Western Mass
    https://youtu.be/d7rjsUShmvQ

    Leave a comment:


  • charlie elk
    replied
    Originally posted by charlie elk View Post
    My understanding is a quarrel is French for bolt. Here is a picture of a crossbow bolt.
    "CrossbowBolt". Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CrossbowBolt.jpg#/media/File:CrossbowBolt.jpg

    Very different from an arrow.
    It's weight forward which keeps it aligned. At an English museum I saw a demonstration of a bolt shot from a medieval crossbow puncture 3/8" steel armor then continue through a 12" ballistic gel cube.

    Leave a comment:


  • HuntingEditor
    replied
    The answers here are really solid (and I love the discussion of bolt vs arrow. We had that same discussion internally, and charlie elk is correct; modern crossbow projectiles are arrows). The kit will come with a few arrows and field points. Definitely check out the grain weight of the field points - they are probably 125-grains - and match the weight when you buy broadheads. I highly recommend shooting off of telescoping shooting sticks - both for target practice and in the field. - Andrew McKean, editor-in-chief

    Leave a comment:


  • huntfishtrap
    replied
    Originally posted by charlie elk View Post
    My understanding is a quarrel is French for bolt. Here is a picture of a crossbow bolt.
    "CrossbowBolt". Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CrossbowBolt.jpg#/media/File:CrossbowBolt.jpg

    Very different from an arrow.
    This might be a little off-topic, but I can't understand how that could fly straight. I mean, it must've, because crossbows were very lethal weapons in the Middle Ages, but just looking at it, a bolt doesn't look very aerodynamic.

    Leave a comment:


  • charlie elk
    replied
    Originally posted by jhjimbo View Post
    Here is a clarification

    Crossbow
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    This article is about the weapon. For other uses, see Crossbow (disambiguation).

    Sketch by Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1500
    A crossbow is a type of weapon, based on the bow, consisting of a horizontal bow-like assembly mounted on a stock, that shoots projectiles called bolts or quarrels. The medieval crossbow was called by many names, most of which derived from the word ballista, a torsion siege engine resembling a crossbow.[1]
    I posted a picture of a bolt or quarrel as another answer. The source of the pic is Wikipedia.

    Leave a comment:


  • charlie elk
    replied
    My understanding is a quarrel is French for bolt. Here is a picture of a crossbow bolt.
    "CrossbowBolt". Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CrossbowBolt.jpg#/media/File:CrossbowBolt.jpg

    Very different from an arrow.
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • jhjimbo
    replied
    Originally posted by charlie elk View Post
    Some bees wax on the rails and string. Light oil on pulley axles and wipe off metal bolts and screws to help prevent rust. Like JHP I prefer fixed blade broadheads that cut on contact.
    Arrows that are shot out of crossbows today not bolts. When crossbows were used in warfare a short stiff metal rod (bolt) with no fletching or broadhead was used to pierce enemy armor. A lot of folks get bolts confused with arrows, I did too until someone corrected me with a little history lesson.
    Enjoy hunting.
    Crossbow
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    This article is about the weapon. For other uses, see Crossbow (disambiguation).

    Sketch by Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1500
    A crossbow is a type of weapon, based on the bow, consisting of a horizontal bow-like assembly mounted on a stock, that shoots projectiles called bolts or quarrels. The medieval crossbow was called by many names, most of which derived from the word ballista, a torsion siege engine resembling a crossbow.[1]

    Leave a comment:


  • jhjimbo
    replied
    Here is a clarification

    Crossbow
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    This article is about the weapon. For other uses, see Crossbow (disambiguation).

    Sketch by Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1500
    A crossbow is a type of weapon, based on the bow, consisting of a horizontal bow-like assembly mounted on a stock, that shoots projectiles called bolts or quarrels. The medieval crossbow was called by many names, most of which derived from the word ballista, a torsion siege engine resembling a crossbow.[1]

    Leave a comment:


  • jhjimbo
    replied
    Originally posted by charlie elk View Post
    Some bees wax on the rails and string. Light oil on pulley axles and wipe off metal bolts and screws to help prevent rust. Like JHP I prefer fixed blade broadheads that cut on contact.
    Arrows that are shot out of crossbows today not bolts. When crossbows were used in warfare a short stiff metal rod (bolt) with no fletching or broadhead was used to pierce enemy armor. A lot of folks get bolts confused with arrows, I did too until someone corrected me with a little history lesson.
    Enjoy hunting.
    I think the definition depends on the length? I have been told Xbows are bolts.

    Leave a comment:


  • huntfishtrap
    replied
    Originally posted by charlie elk View Post
    Some bees wax on the rails and string. Light oil on pulley axles and wipe off metal bolts and screws to help prevent rust. Like JHP I prefer fixed blade broadheads that cut on contact.
    Arrows that are shot out of crossbows today not bolts. When crossbows were used in warfare a short stiff metal rod (bolt) with no fletching or broadhead was used to pierce enemy armor. A lot of folks get bolts confused with arrows, I did too until someone corrected me with a little history lesson.
    Enjoy hunting.
    I know the difference between arrows and bolts, but because most people seem to call any projectile fired from a crossbow a bolt, I've given up on correcting them.

    Leave a comment:


  • charlie elk
    replied
    Some bees wax on the rails and string. Light oil on pulley axles and wipe off metal bolts and screws to help prevent rust. Like JHP I prefer fixed blade broadheads that cut on contact.
    Arrows that are shot out of crossbows today not bolts. When crossbows were used in warfare a short stiff metal rod (bolt) with no fletching or broadhead was used to pierce enemy armor. A lot of folks get bolts confused with arrows, I did too until someone corrected me with a little history lesson.
    Enjoy hunting.

    Leave a comment:


  • jhjimbo
    replied
    I have a Barnett and have oiled the pulley axel once before each season. I keep them clean and just a drop will do. Also keep the string waxed.
    Keep all your arrows matched as much as possible and fixed broad heads work fine. NEVER dry fire the bow - you will break it. Keep a beater arrow to shoot into the ground when you are finished hunting. Also, don't leave it cocked overnight.
    Good luck, happy hunting.

    Leave a comment:


  • huntfishtrap
    replied
    I maintain my dad's crossbow for him, and I've never lubricated anything beyond putting rail lube on the rails whenever they get dry. I suppose you could oil the trigger and other internals, but I never have seen the need. Depending on how many bolts come with it, you may need to buy more. I'd want a half-dozen at the minimum. And you'll need broadheads if you plan to hunt with it. I'd recommend either a mechanical with a conservative cutting diameter (less than 1 1/2"), or a small fixed-blade like a Slick Trick. My dad uses Slick Tricks, and they're excellent. I would also recommend a good pair of string silencers if the bow doesn't already come with them. Hope that helps.

    Leave a comment:


  • I just bought a Barnett Jackal, it's coming on Friday. It says it comes with the scope and bolts, I also bought a rope cocking device. Will I need to buy anything else, like broad heads and extra bolts. Also, do you need to oil it like a gun?

    I just bought a Barnett Jackal, it's coming on Friday. It says it comes with the scope and bolts, I also bought a rope cocking device. Will I need to buy anything else, like broad heads and extra bolts. Also, do you need to oil it like a gun?

Welcome!

Collapse

Welcome to Outdoor Life's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Outdoor Life, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on outdoorlife.com.

Right Rail 1 Ad

Collapse

Top Active Users

Collapse

There are no top active users.

Right Rail 2 Ad

Collapse

Latest Topics

Collapse

  • Covid-19
    by jhjimbo
    Any indication a game animal can get the virus ? The news had a case of a dog in I think NC that got the virus.

    Tucker Carlson had a guest...
    09-17-2020, 10:38 PM
  • Spur of the moment rifle
    by Amflyer
    I stopped in the local Scheels the other day so see about getting some IMR 4831. As a slow-ish old school powder I thought that the current buying craze...
    09-17-2020, 11:25 AM
  • The $20 Shooting Shack
    by fitch270
    So we’ve been doing some outside remodeling and dismantled some decking. The stuff wasn’t good enough to reuse on the house when we redo the decks...
    09-16-2020, 10:23 PM
  • When is it equipment vs when it is you?
    by dewman
    one of my range only pals stopped by last night. I showed him my new mk4 and he showed me his. He had spent a lot of $ on upgrades. A lot. Showed me some...
    09-15-2020, 08:42 AM
  • Dewman goes Teal hunting.
    by dewman
    So one of the farmers who doesn't hunt doves does hunt rails & snipe which opened the 1st, and teal which opened yesterday (Saturday). He asked me...
    09-13-2020, 04:48 PM

Right Rail 3 Ad

Collapse

Footer Ad Widget

Collapse
Working...
X