Author Archives: Becky

Can I use Flat crossbow nocks? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

No, most crossbow dry fires occur because of nock failure.  Mission recommends using Mission Aluminum half moon nocks to greatly reduce the chances of a nock failure.

How do I adjust the draw weight of my crossbow? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

Using a 7/32 hex wrench you insert this into the front limb bolts and turn in even increments on each side. 1 full turn is approximately 7# on the 360 and 9# on the 320.

Can I use a fixed blade broadhead with my crossbow? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

Yes.  You can use any 3 blade fixed head that has a cutting diameter of 1-1/8” or less.  We do not recommend using 4 blade broadheads.

How do I “un-cock” my crossbow? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

The safest and recommended procedure for unloading or un-cocking your crossbow is to fire a bolt/ arrow equipped with a field point into a recommended crossbow target or into debris-free ground.Never fire your crossbow bolt into the ground farther than 5 feet away to avoid a ricochet and to avoid losing your bolt/ arrow. Never …

How do I know when to replace my string? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

If you notice that your string has broken or severely frayed strands, you should immediately replace both your string and cables.  String life expectancy depends on the volume of shooting and the care of the string.  We recommend waxing your string and cables with Zebra Brand High Performance String Wax to increase the longevity of …

How do I cock my crossbow? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

The Mission crossbows are cocked using a cocking rope. The proper technique and safety for cocking your crossbow is also found in your crossbow owners manual. Steps Include : 1. Place the safety on the side of the crossbow in the “fire” position prior to cocking. 2. Place your foot on inside of the “prod” …

What type of arrow should I use with my Mission crossbow? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

We recommend the use of our Mission branded bolts/ arrows. They are 22″ long and 300 grains without broadhead or fieldpoint. The total bolt/ arrow weight with broadhead or field point installed must be a minimum of 400 grains and 22″ long. The use of “half-moon” style aluminum nocks is also strongly recommended. This allows …

Do I need to use the rail lube on my crossbow ? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

We recommend using rail lube every 15-20 shots! Our Mission Rail lube is designed to help lubricate the rail which will prolong the life of your string.

Where can I find the serial number on my Mission bow? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

The serial number on all Mission vertical bows can be found on the back shelf of the bow above the grip. It is engraved into the riser of the bow.

How do I register my bow? Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

The retailer you purchased your bow from may have registered your bow for you. However, you can register your bow by creating a Mission Community account. Click here to create your account or log in to register your bow.