If you feel a yearning for a new experience in 2016, it might be worth your time to take a look at the Barnett BC Raptor Reverse crossbow.
It is true you can't read a book by its cover, but a the cover of Barnett BC Raptor Reverse
will definitely get a lot of attention. This wicked looking reverse crossbow design, coupled with the futuristic stock design, is definitely an attention grabber. While the reverse limbs may look cool, they also make this crossbow great to shoot as well. With the limbs reversed more of the weight is centered towards the rear of the crossbow. This gives it better balance, and will result in a steadier aim. So not only are the new looks eye appealing, they will actually help increase your shooting performance.
In a sport that requires so much more than looks, the Raptor has all the attributes to get the job done as well.
With a design that will shoot an arrow at a very respectable 330 fps and carry 97 pounds of kinetic energy, all from a meager 155 lb. draw weight. For those shooters out there who like the lighter draw weights, a crossbow like the Barnett BC Raptor Reverse crossbow might be worth browsing. All of these numbers add up to one thing; a very capable hunting crossbow. Speeds of 330 fps might not win any speed contests but have taken down enough skittish whitetails it would be hard to dispute their effectiveness.
One issue hunters begin discussing when talking arrow speed is bow noise. There are often trade offs in this department. Generally faster bows are louder, and slower bows are typically quieter. Such is the case with the Barnett BC Raptor Reverse. Touted as one of the quietest crossbows straight out of the box, this is one of the advantages of hunting with a crossbow that doesn't push speed records.
This video will give you an idea of the noise of this reverse crossbow.
A major advantage of the Raptor Reverse is obviously the size advantage it presents. The tale of the tape reveals this compact crossbow measures just under 32 inches in length and a slenderly 17.25 inches in width. There are few crossbows out there that can compete with the Barnett BC Raptor Reverse when it comes to a compact design.
At the end of the day it is always about trade offs when looking at crossbows. Each shooter has their personal preference as to what is important when it comes to buying a crossbow. If you are looking for a comfortable bow to draw and aim, that is compact to get into nearly anywhere, the Barnet BC Raptor Reverse might just be the crossbow for you.
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