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How Far Can a Crossbow Shoot?

So, How far can a crossbow shoot? Well, A modern crossbow firing at 400 FPS can shoot a bolt almost 5,000 feet if shot at a 45-degree angle. If the crossbow is perfectly level, it can shoot about 240 feet. To understand why these numbers are so different, you have to understand the factors that […]

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How Far Can a Compound Bow Shoot?

A popular question we get is “how far can a compound bow shoot?” If you want the easy answer, a compound bow firing in a straight line at 400 feet per second can shoot an arrow about 200 feet, around 70 yards. When shot in an arc, this distance can be increased substantially to over 1,000 […]

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How Does a Compound Bow Work

If you’ve ever seen a compound bow in action, the first thing you probably noticed was the blistering speed of its arrows. After that, though, you may have wondered at its seemingly complex and mechanically intricate design. With its many cables, wheels and strangely shaped pulleys, it looks more like part of a sailing rig […]

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The Health Benefits of Archery

It always seems like you never have enough time. You have to work, obviously, but you want to enjoy your free time and stay in good physical shape as well. Plus, you want to have a social life and learn new skills. Well what if you could do all that at once? What if there […]

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