The frame of a compound crossbow is like a rifle stock which has a top rail where you can attach a telescopic sight. This type requires strength because of the required pressure when taking the shot. It is more energy efficient compared to other crossbows when it comes to its structures. Compound crossbow is more powerful compared to others especially when it comes to arrow penetration because they have fasters bolts which permits to shoot arrows faster.
Parts of a compound crossbow
There have been a bit changes since their eruption when it comes to bow and arrow but regarding the parts of a compound crossbow this has remained and unchanged for the past few years. Majority of the hunters whether beginners or experts still use compound crossbow. Most hunters would say that on mechanical advantage compound crossbow is incomparable.
If you’re just starting out you need you need to be familiarized with the parts of the compound bow and for those who have been shooting they already have the knowledge on all the compound bow parts. The riser on the bow or where you hold on to is the grip which is attached to the limb. Many compound bow risers have pre-standard holes that have been created as bow accessories.
The limb portion for compound crossbow is attached to the riser via bolts which can be or cannot be adjustable. You can inquire with the manufacturer to check if the bolts can be adjusted. There are split and solid compound crossbow limbs that have pros and cons and the most common material for the limb is fiberglass.