Arrow / Bolt Safety

Crosman is committed to safe shooting practices. Hunting with arrows/bolts requires caution at all times to avoid personal injury, death or property damage. Arrows/bolts should always be inspected before each use for signs of damage. Impact with hard objects, other arrows/bolts or being shot into a game animal can all cause damage.

  • NEVER use an arrow/bolt with any sign of damage. A cracked or split arrow/bolt can suffer catastrophic failure upon release and cause severe injury to yourself or others in the area.
  • ALWAYS practice safe shooting.
  • NEVER point your hunting tool at any person or property. An arrow/bolt can be accidentally discharged and cause death, personal injury or property damage.
  • NEVER shoot an arrow/bolt without having full visual contact with the target and knowing what is behind the target.

To err on the side of caution is always the best course of action. Crosman is committed to safe shooting. Use good judgment in determining whether or not something is unsafe, incorrect, or there is a possibility of harm.

INSPECT CARBON ARROWS/BOLTS FOR DAMAGE PRIOR TO EVERY SHOT

Impact with hard objects, other arrows/bolts or being shot into a game animal can all cause damage. Crosman recommends flexing each arrow/bolt and inspecting for any sign of cracks or splits before each use. Grasp the arrow firmly with both hands between the point and nock or bushing (on AIRBOW arrows only). Gently, twist, flex and squeeze the shaft and listen for cracking.

  • NEVER use an arrow/bolt with any sign of damage. A cracked or split arrow/bolt can suffer catastrophic failure upon release and cause severe injury to yourself or others in the area.
  • ALWAYS inspect your product, arrows/bolts and components prior to each use.

When hunting, the possibility of arrow/bolt damage increases significantly. This is due to the high likelihood of the arrow/bolt impacting various things (roots, trees, fences, posts, rocks, hard ground, bone, etc.), possible misuse (improper maintenance, abuse, or care), impact with other arrows/bolts, or the angle in which it impacts/passes through an animal. Damage to the arrow/bolt can result in sharp and/or splintered carbon fragments which are harmful to humans, especially if ingested. If there is ANY suspected carbon arrow/bolt damage please utilize the guidelines listed below:

  1. Thoroughly inspect the entrance wound, exit wound, and surrounding area prior to removing the carbon arrow/bolt in order to determine whether or not there are splinters/fragments imbedded in the game animal.
  2. Use extreme caution when removing the broken segments of the carbon arrow/bolt shaft.
  3. While field dressing game animals, use care to avoid splinters/fragments of carbon fiber.
  4. Carefully remove and dispose of any flesh that has the presence or suspected presence of carbon fiber splinters or fragments.

AIRBOW SAFETY WARNING: USE ONLY ARROWS DESIGNED FOR USE WITH THE AIRBOW

(SEE AIRBOW SAFETY PAGE FOR SAFETY GUIDELINES)

CROSSBOW SAFETY WARNING: USE ONLY BOLTS DESIGNED FOR USE WITH CROSSBOWS

(SEE CROSSBOW SAFETY PAGE FOR SAFETY GUIDELINES)