About Us

Phil Abrahams is the founder of Talisman Crossbows ©. Phil is a Graphic Designer and Mechanical Design Engineer with over 25 years of experience in the trade. Phil first started making bespoke hand crafted sporting/hunting crossbows in 1988 for clients that wanted not only a hunting crossbow, but a highly unique sporting weapon; in the way it looked, handled and out performed all other high powered hunting crossbows. Being a very proficient hunter with high powered crossbows and air rifles, Phil knows only too well what today’s crossbow hunter demands in sporting and hunting crossbows. Phil knew he needed a crossbow with an outstanding attention to detail, coupled with very high power, outstanding accuracy and impeccable safety features.

Phil set himself the incredible task of designing, engineering and building the perfect hunting crossbow, which would boast stunning beautiful good looks and ultra high power. It would need to bebeautifully balanced, with impeccable accuracy and safety features all second to none. The ultimate hunting crossbow of his dreams had painstakingly evolved over the course of seven long years and now this incredible bespoke crossbow has now become available to you to order today!

The formidable MANTIS© from Talisman crossbows © has arrived!

Taking seven painstaking years to fully develop, prototype and manufacture it has been worth the wait. This is a modern hunting crossbow that is quite simply in a league all on it’s very own. A hunting crossbow so unique in every way; packed with high-tech innovation and exclusive modern crossbow technology. With very high power potential at your fingertips, courtesy of the pat. pending ENERGY WAVE TECHNOLOGY ©. It can store enormous amounts of energy, much more than any of today’s conventional flexing limb crossbows. This energy is then efficiently transferred to the pat. pending CROSSFORCE LIMB SYSTEM © (Exclusive to Talisman crossbows ©).

This brand new innovation is the cutting edge in modern crossbow technology. It has numerous advantages over today’s modern high powered flexing limb crossbows. The first and foremost being no more limb failures, a very common occurrence with very high powered crossbows and also a much narrower bow-span for a given power stroke. This innovative CROSSFORCE © bow system is also dead silent in operation and the draw weight and power levels are fully adjustable for arrow/bolt speed’s you need and require. Accuracy is also excellent out to sixty yard’s and beyond, and changing a bowstring in the field is just so simple.

The MANTIS © is a crossbow that you can fully depend on, whatever situation may arise. Taking crossbow hunting tothe next level. We at Talisman crossbows know only too well that today’s modern crossbow hunter demands more from today’s modern hunting crossbow’s. Sophistication at the next level, you want it well now you got it the very finest by very far, demand the very best. The Talisman MANTIS © for today’s demanding hunter’s, it’s all the crossbow that you’ll ever need.

Talisman crossbows reinventing the crossbow.