Crossbow from the company Interloper called the Skald refers to the block type of crossbows. This is the model of the hunting class of 2013. To shoot with a crossbow you can, as they say, “out of the box”. Configuration allows it.
Advantages and disadvantages
- Comfortable five-way lever.
- The original ventilated butt with rough rubberized coating.
- Adjustable optical sight.
- The scheme bullpup, facilitating the platoon.
- Quality machined aluminum rail.
- Most nodes are plastic, and metal.
- there is a strap weaver.
- Very simple disassembly.
- Shoulders very compact – does not interfere with walking in the Bush.
- Smooth and soft down with a force of only 2.3 kilograms (thanks to technology Power Touch).
- Easily removable quiver.
- Five-year warranty.
- In winter, the cold butt of the hand.
- The speed stated in the specifications, can only be reinforced at the shoulders. With standard shoulders the arrow flies with an acceleration of about 75 meters per second.
- For full integration you need to pay extra.
- This model – hunting. Small and medium game with the shoulders, bundled, quite affordable. With reinforced shoulders can and something bigger to identify yourself.
- For entertainment and sport shooting Scald is also great.
Modifications vary in color. It can be:
- pure black either
- camouflage (Next G-1).
About range target crossbow Scald and other important features will be discussed later.
Crossbow INTERLOPER Skal (photo)
|Ammunition||boom length 20 or 22 inch|
|The weight of the crossbow||4300||g|
|Length (with stirrup)||88||cm|
|Width between axes||42,9||cm|
|The tension||from 43 to 84||kg|
|The course of a bowstring (work)||33,7||cm|
|The arrow speed (initial)||116||m/s|
Device crossbow Scald
- The butt is made of durable plastic, the top has a rubberized coating.
- The pistol grip handle.
- The frame is of light alloy, it is machined metal guide.
- To reduce the weight in the frame and the butt-made holes.
- Tactical handle with five positions increases the usability.
- The shoulder blocks are mounted on the Shoe.
- The scheme bullpup facilitates the platoon.
- There is an automatic fuse.
- Antabok hangs on to the carrying strap.
- Bottom the weaver allows you to place additional accessories.
The optical sight is adjustable on both axes, you can also adjust the intensity of two lights.
Picking and packing
Packaging is an ordinary box made of cardboard. There are two options set.
The base contains:
- detailed instructions;
- the wax is necessary for lubrication of the string;
- glasses to protect the eyes;
- the five-position handle.
Full set (which will have to pay 5 thousand rubles) contains, besides the above:
- four arrows carbon;
- tensioner manual type;
- an optical sight 4 32.
How to use
- Putting his foot in the crossbow stirrup, pull the string (manually or using a tensioner) until it clicks.
- Then insert the arrow with the green feather down and move it along the rail until it stops.
- Left to remove weapons from the fuse, aim and shoot.
On the hunt nice to take with a rangefinder.
How to strengthen
- Included with the crossbow are shoulders with a force of 43 pounds – more powerful in Russia use not allowed (it’s written on the inside shoulders).
- However, for hunting abroad can be reinforced by shoulders 84 pounds, and to replace the arrowheads with sport hunting (however, replacement of the caps and we have allowed).
The manufacturer on the website this crossbow Scald has a price of 29,5 thousand rubles. But until the complete set will have to pay another 5 thousand rubles.
Further, the aggregated feedback crossbow Scald.
- Owners say the easy platoon (and a woman can fire this crossbow, if its on the bipod to put it), as well as comfortable and classic stock. The apparatus can be improved by purchasing additional accessories. Planck weaver allows it.
- Accessibility of all components – another advantage of the crossbow. Moreover, many of the parts he interchangeable with the model of Stix (the size of the guide, for example).
- Compactness at the expense of the shoulders, very comfortable strap allow for a long walk in the woods with a crossbow behind his back, and he never will cling.
- The accuracy is good, power shots is that the arrow perfectly hit the skin of the animal or bird.
Analogs of this crossbow:
- The block type crossbow Barnett Recruit (the budget model of this manufacturer) has a weight of only 3 kilograms, a length of 90 centimeters and a speed of up to about 100 meters per second. The price to 32 thousand rubles.
- Compound crossbow INTERLOPER Tactics with a length of 90 centimeters has a weight of 4.3 pounds, speed arrows, he also has 116 meters per second. Is from 35.5 or 39 thousand rubles (depending on modification).
- Among other products from Interloper in the category block crossbows should also mention Leopard, Cheetah and Cheetah, Phobos, Legat, Ifrit, Archon and others.