Not to mix business with pleasure but in today's economy, jobs are pretty important. The folks at 10-Point, Barnett, Horton, Maximus and Excaliber are growing in leaps and bounds and that means jobs and paychecks and groceries on the table. The Sporting Goods Manufacturer's Association reports about an 80% increase in nationwide crossbow sales since 2006. Last year, crossbows made up 25% of all bow sales. Almost 50 companies were listed under crossbows and crossbow accessories in this year's show directory. This included almost a dozen manufacturers of crossbows.