Traditionally, hunters are required to wear orange blazers when hunting so they are easier to spot by other hunters and prevent accidents. However, pink blazers have recently become accepted as well as it similarly improves visibility of other hunters while less distinguishable than orange for deer. This is good news for female hunters who color coordinate their hunting clothing and gear.
Such ruling also encourages many new crossbow models to be designed in pink camo to improve the style and attractiveness. So if you are considering getting a crossbow or planning to get one as a gift, do consider the more stylish and colorful ones available.
The usual camouflage color is green to resemble plants and trees in the woods. With this new design, the camouflage colors are replaced with pink which is suited for women who want a touch of femininity in this traditionally masculine activity.
Excalibur Vixen II Crossbow is a high quality crossbow specially designed for users with smaller frames such as women or young children. It is light at merely at 5.9lbs but is still able to give optimum performance with the ability to shoot arrow at the speed of 285 fps.
This device comes with shock-proof and water-proof Vari-Zone Multi-Range Scope for better aim. It also comes with a scope mount and scope rings to mount. It includes four firebolt carbon arrows and four field points.
The accessories include Quiver bracket and rope cocking aid, which many models do not include in their package. This device is made with Realtree Hardwood, camouflage using ‘kolorfusion’ process to give the best realistic and highly-detailed camouflage finishing.
- Scope is shock- and water-proof for easier handling I in rough environments
- The body is made from Realtree Hardwood and perfected with Kolorfusion technology
- It is more expensive than the average models
- It is not equipped with anti-dry-fire mechanism
This crossbow puts a heavy emphasis on the design and finishing touch, giving it a relatively more unique look compared to other camo designs. The specifications are also good, with above-average ability to perform hunting or other forms of archery.
Weighing in at just 5.5 lbs, Parker Pink Challenger Crossbow is a small frame-sized crossbow. It has the ability to shoot arrows with a velocity of up to 300 fps with the draw weight adjustable between 125 to 150 lbs.
It is equipped with 3X multi-reticle illuminated scope to aim with high accuracy at various positions. Apart from the scope, this device also comes with four arrows with field points and four quick detach quivers.
Its safety features include auto-engaged ambidextrous functionality and anti-dry-fire device. The ambidextrous functionality enables owners to operate it safely regardless of whether you are left-handed or right-handed user. The anti-dry-fire measure protects the crossbow from being damaged by the pressure of an accidental release when it is not loaded.
The look of this crossbow is its main selling point. Compared with Excalibur Vixen II, Parker Pink Challenger has a brighter purplish-pink color. This is suitable for those who prefer brighter color and with bolder shades of camouflage design.
- Comes with 3X illuminated scope with give aiming points
- Ambidextrous design, suitable for left and right handed user
- Anti-dry-fire protection against damage
- Draw weight is slightly lower compared to other higher-end model so the speed may be slightly slower
- Scope magnification maximum is only 3X so targeting distant objects may be more difficult
This crossbow has a fresh and nice pink camo crossbow design. The specification is also good with emphasis placed on the safety measures such therefore you will be able to use it with peace of mind.
After comparing both Excalibur Vixen II and Parker Pink Challenger, the best pink camo crossbow goes to Excalibur Vixen II due to the latter’s better accessories such as Vari-Zone Multi-Range Scope. The body’s finishing is of also of higher quality compared to Parker Pink because it uses Realtree Hardwood material and kolorfusion finishing. This creates a more realistic and more premium look compared to other crossbows. So Vixen II will be the best crossbow that can deliver both performance and also style to your hunting activity.
I have been hunting for last 5 years. (24 yrs. and that makes me feel old!) I have been very successful at hunting deer, turkey, exotics, and just about any varmint that moves.
I have hunted all over the great State of Texas, also into New Mexico, Colorado and a few other places. Hunting has been the prevailing passion in my life only trumped by my two great Sons.
I hope some of the bow hunting advice I have provided helps you be the best bowhunter around. Remember, everyone is different. You can tweek one little thing you are doing and solve a host of accuracy problems. Every day, new products come on the market designed to aid your success, but there is no substitute for desire and practice. Tip: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!
Most importantly: A bad day hunting beats the hell out of a day at work!
Robin, Bangs Texas