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    Just got my crossbow yesterday and I was wondering what brand of arrows you guys use.I know it says to use parker,but was looking at all the different brands and types and was wondering what you guys suggest and if using only Parker brand is neccessary.Also whats a good broadhead.
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    Arrows and broadheads
    I have used Easton carbon powers the first couple years. I just bought two packs of the new Easton full metal jackets as well, and they seem like the fly a little bit better already. But they are kinda expensive. I have only used the Rage crossbow broadheads, and all the deer I have shot have ran maybe 30-40 yds at most. These broadheads have great penetration and my bow only shoots 285 fps. Your crossbow is newer and shoots much faster I assume so you will probably have more knockdown power, and more pass thru's then I would have.........Good Luck
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    Bolts
    Pssst, With Crossbows..They are called Bolts..Not Arrows But we know what you meant, Just messing with ya...I shoot the RedHot Bolts by Parker..Mainly because they recommend them and they are not that much more expensive. 1 thing I'll say for sure is Watch the Video that came with your Parker and use ONLY the Nock they recommend. The RedHot Bolts are expensive compared to others but I look at it this way...Parkers have a LIFETIME Warranty and recommend RedHot Bolts so that's what I'm shooting because If anything less Blew My Crossbow up, Its my fault to some degree and unlike arrows that you shoot and shoot and shoot, Bolts are tough and once your Crossbow is sighted in, There's No Need to wear your string out shooting for Fun when It's gonna be dead on each time you pick it up unless you bumped your scope or left it in direct sunlight and your sting stretched.

    I shoot the same 100 grain Max 3 MUZZY Broadheads that I shot out of my Compound...If you do consider RAGE...Keep in Mind that RAGE now makes a Head just for Crossbows because the regular RAGE Heads would often open at the harsh shot of the Crossbow and cause a eractic Bolt Flight. Several Broadhead Companies are designing a Crossbow Only Broadhead.
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    Arrows
    On the Parker Bow website they call them arrows.
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    ALRIGHTYTHEN
    Well? Lady D.The Parker website is WRONG!!! LMBO..I'm Just Kidding LOL ...Arrows, Bolts or whatever lol...I just have always Called them Crossbow Bolts but since you set me straight I now shoot Crossbow arrows lol...Thanks
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    LOL
    I know you went on the Parker website to see if I was lying,LMBO.
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