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  1. Tree Stand Safety Harnesses Have a Limited Lifespan

    Tree Stand Safety Harnesses Have a Limited Lifespan

    Did you know the full-body safety harness you wear when you hunt from a tree stand has an expiration date? Due to federal regulations, all safety harnesses are stamped with a date identifying when the harness was made. And the effective service life is considered to be five years from that date, although some harness manufacturers say the life of...
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  2. Bowhunting Tech Tip: Crossbow Safety

    Crossbows are unlike other kinds of bows, and therefore have some unique safety issues. Anyone carrying a crossbow into the woods to hunt or into the backyard to shoot at targets should know how to safely handle and operate their crossbow. In this video, Lancaster Archery Supply TechXpert P.J. Reilly runs down basic tips for safely handling and operating a...
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  3. Bowhunting Tech Tip: Crossbow Maintenance

    Crossbows are becoming more and more popular these days, as their use during archery hunting seasons expands across North America. One of the reasons they are so popular is they are easy to become proficient with and easy to use, when compared to vertical compound and traditional bows. Because they are so easy to use, however, crossbows often times aren't...
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  4. Bowhunting Tech Tip: Crossbow Safety

    As more and more bowhunters pick up crossbows during archery seasons across North America, accidents with them are on the rise. Safety should be paramount for bowhunters no matter what weapon they use. Crossbows present some unique safety issues not found with any other archery equipment. In this video, LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly runs through the safe handling and operation...
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  5. 10 basic crossbow safety tips

    10 basic crossbow safety tips

    As the use of crossbows during hunting seasons is expanded across the U.S., more and more people are picking them up. Currently, crossbows can be used for hunting big game in some fashion in every state except Oregon. Compared to compound and traditional bows, crossbows are relatively simple to learn to use and they’re deadly accurate. But they come with...
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  6. Six Archery 'Don'ts' You need to Know

    Six Archery 'Don'ts' You need to Know

    Like other sports, archery is a game of dos and don’ts. There are many of each, but they all don’t necessarily apply to every archer in every situation. There is, however, a fairly short list of don’ts that apply to every archer, in every level of the sport, in every corner of the globe. Here are six important archery don’ts...
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