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Author Topic: Ravin R9  (Read 743 times)

Offline ligpd

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Ravin R9
« on: May 08, 2017, 05:28:21 AM »
The wife and kids are getting me the new Ravin R9 crossbow for my birthday. My son and I went to our local archery shop last weekend and he unpacked a R9 for me to check out. Once I shot it I loved it. I mean there is no, 0, creep to this trigger and set right at 2lbs. when not cocked the axel to axel is 10.5" and cocked the A-A is only 6". we where getting 400fps while shooting it indoors.

I cant wait until I get her home and really put it to the test, but the indoor range was only 25 yards and you will not even think about shooting at your first arrow in the target, unless you want to buy some more right away. LOL

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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2017, 05:50:42 AM »
Nice. Look forward to hearing how you like it.   I have been looking at this one for a while, I really like the narrow design for hunting tight spaces.
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2017, 06:00:42 AM »
Congrats looking forward to hearing your results!
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2017, 06:00:50 AM »
Wow, that is compact right there.  Like MIB, I can't wait to hear how it performed at home. 

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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2017, 11:24:16 AM »
that is compact for sure
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2017, 03:27:17 PM »
Sounds like a real nice set up. Hope it does good for you!! @--0--0118
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2017, 04:18:52 PM »
that sounds like a great new toy. have fun
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2017, 09:02:58 PM »
I love my reverse draw Horton for the narrow width, but that Ravin looks significantly narrower still - I like it!
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2017, 01:02:23 PM »
Sounds like a winner!! keep us posted on how it does on the long shots. Enjoy your gift!!!
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2017, 05:10:20 PM »
Nice! Congrats on your nice birthday gift!!


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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2017, 07:27:49 AM »
I was able to get out last night and get the scope sighted in at 20yards before the bugs where out of control. I was able to touch the same holes once sighted in. Next couple days are said to be windy, 30mph gusts, so may be a few more days until we are able to reach  the 100 yard mark but right now it looks very promising. At this point I say it's a winner but time will tell.

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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2017, 07:24:52 PM »
Pictures? @--0--0131
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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2017, 10:49:14 AM »
Here are some photos of her. I have had time to shoot it from the bench. I have only reached out to 60 yards so far, but the first three shot group at 60 yards left one bolt broke in half and the third arrow had just daylight showing from the other two. I believe I have a winner and very happy with the set up. Now I shoot all bolts at different aiming points to save the bolts.

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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #13 on: August 11, 2017, 10:50:29 AM »
Another one. Both photos are un-cocked.

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Re: Ravin R9
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2017, 04:24:59 AM »
That is just a nice looking bow. How stable is the scope mount? Looks like it sticks out a bit but the honeycomb design looks like it should be pretty flex free.
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