I like and have an excaliber the are extreamly acuate and for giving ( dry fired) not recomended but will not fly apart like compunds. I have taken 4 deer and one fisher that tried to get in the same tree with me while I was deer hunting .
They may be alittle higher than your price range but I don't know how the prices are down in the States.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...