best crossbow 2017

Best and Fastest Crossbow for 2017

Before we get into let's know a bit history of crossbows.It dates back to ancient China when Chinese rangers learned how they could mount a bow on a stock, which they called a tiller, to create this deadly weapon that often exceeds traditional bows in powerfulness and accuracy. After knowing history lets straight forward move to our guide to choosing the best crossbow for 2017.

10 badass bows arranged by experts

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Best crossbow

Speed

Draw weight

Price

best crossbow 2017

Barnett Ghost 410

370-Feet per second

185

$$$

best crossbow 2017

CenterPoint Sniper 370

315 FPS

150

$$$

best crossbow 2017

THE BARNETT JACKAL

365

175

$$$$

best crossbow 2017

BARNETT BUCK COMMANDER

330

165

$$$

best crossbow 2017

Wicked Ridge by TenPoint

300

170

$$$

best crossbow 2017

Excalibur Axiom SMF Crossbow Kit

300

190

$$

best crossbow 2017

SA Sports Fever

350

145

$$$

best crossbow 2017

Barnett Quad 400

345

150

$$$

best crossbow 2017

Excalibur Matrix 380

380

260

$$$$

best crossbow 2017

Excalibur Matrix 405

405

290

$$$

Lets have a look one by one!

Barnett Ghost 410


barnett ghost 410

  • 410 FPS; 185 LB. Draw Weight; Quiver, 3 Arrows, Rope Cocking Device, Talon Sling and 3x32 Scope
  • 185 LB. Draw Weight
  • 20" Axle to Axle
  • Climate controlled storage and waxing the string every ten shots is highly recommended. When loading crossbow always make sure odd colored arrow fletching is down.
  • Read user’s manual thoroughly and reference safety videos before using

Barnett Ghost 410 Product Description

Weighing in at just 7.3 pounds and only 20" axle to axle, this bow is no doubt a game changer. It may be lighter and faster than its predecessor, the Ghost 400, but the 410 has maintained some of its most impressive features. Like the 400, the 410 features Barnett's proprietary Carbonlite Riser Technology (CRT), which shifts the balance point away from the riser and back to the shoulder of the shooter. Barnett's unique patent-protected, ultra-light, super-strong Carbonlite riser boasts an incredible 5-to-1 safety factor and provides the perfect balance of weight and speed.

CenterPoint Sniper 370 Crossbow


CenterPoint Sniper 370
  • Powerful crossbow features Barnsdale laminated limbs encapsulated with Barnett's AVI technology, reducing noise up to 30%
  • Aluminum flight rail, Whiplash Cams, and Crosswire strings and cables provide quiet, precise shot; patented shoot-through foot stirrup allows more power in compact package
  • Comes with ADF trigger system, illuminated 3x32 multi-reticle red/green dot sight, four 22-inch arrows, and a quiver
  • Includes limited five-year manufacturer's warranty

CenterPoint Sniper 370 Product description

Big game performance in a package that begs to hit the Mountain. A fully adjustable stock and pass-through foregrip accomodate your shooting style to ensure exceptional accuracy and quad limbs fitted with a precision CNC-machined cam system delivers mind-blowing speeds up to 370 FPS. The Sniper is easily maneuverable thanks to the lightweight and durable CNC-machined rail with shoot-through riser and the narrow 18" axle-to-axle width (when cocked; 21.5" when relaxed). features a 185 pound draw weight. Included with the CenterPoint Sniper is a 4x32 mm scope, three 20" carbon bolts, quiver, rope cocker and shoulder sling. Anti-dry fire and auto-safety trigger Mechanisms prevent ill-intentioned shots while integrated string suppressors keep your shots quiet and vibration-free.

Barnett Jackal Crossbow 


THE BARNETT JACKAL
  • Velocity: 315 FPS
  • Includes 3 arrows
  • Smooth 3.5 lb trigger pull
  • Complete crossbow package, includes quick-detach quiver, bolts, and premium red dot sight
  • Sleek, military-style stock; high energy wheels; synthetic string and cable system
  • Shoots at 315 feet per second with 150-pound draw weight
  • Climate controlled storage and waxing the string every ten shots is highly recommended. When loading crossbow always make sure odd colored arrow fletching is down.

The Barnett Jackal Product Description

New for 2011- Barnett introduces the Jackal Crossbow Package. The Jackal's stock design is unique to our crossbow line up.The weight and power of this bow makes a devastating weapon for any hunter. The Jackal delivers the power and features of a "high priced" bow at a price that makes this crossbow an excellent value for everyone. Barnett Jackal Crossbow Features: Its sleek military syle stock is lightweight and compact Quad Limb High energy wheels Syntehtic string and cable system producing fast arrow speeds Barnett's new ADF MIM trigger providing for a smooth 3.5 lb. tirgger pull. Picatinny / Weaver Rail Divided foregrip for comfortablel hand placement. AVi Foot Stirrup AVi Bolt Retainer Barnett Jackal Crossbow Specifications: Draw Weight: 150 lbs. Lbs of Energy: 105 ft. Power Stroke: 12" FPS: 315 Physical Weight: 7 lbs. Length: 32.5 " Width: 26.5 " Recommended Bolt: 18 or 20 " Barnett Jackal Crossbow Package Includes: Jackal Crossbow Quiver Three (3) 20" arrows 28mm Single Red Dot Scope

Barnett Buck Commander crt crossbow


BARNETT BUCK COMMANDER
  • Powerful crossbow features Barnsdale laminated limbs encapsulated with Barnett's AVI technology, reducing noise up to 30%
  • Aluminum flight rail, Whiplash Cams, and Crosswire strings and cables provide quiet, precise shot; patented shoot-through foot stirrup allows more power in compact package
  • Comes with ADF trigger system, illuminated 3x32 multi-reticle red/green dot sight, four 22-inch arrows, and a quiver

Barnett Buck commander Product description

You have met the Predator, now meet the Buck Commander! The all new Barnett Buck Commander shoots 365 FPS with a 14 inch power stroke and packs 126 ft. pounds of energy. It comes with Barnsdale laminated limbs encapsulated with Barnett's AVi technology to reduce the noise 20-30 percent. The Buck Commander features an aluminum flight rail, Barnett's Whiplash Cams combined with "Crosswire" Strings and Cables providing for a faster, quieter and more precise shot. Its patented shoot through foot stirrup allows for more power with a more compact fit. The crossbow comes with our new ADF trigger system. In addition the all new Barnett Illuminated 3x32 multi-reticle red/green dot sight allows you to have the illumination of a red dot sight with the efficiency and accuracy of a multi-reticle scope. The Buck Commander truly is a leap ahead in crossbow power and performance.

Wicked Ridge by TenPoint crossbow


Wicked Ridge by TenPoint
  • Weighs in at a mere 6.6 lbs, Power Stroke: 13.5"
  • Premier performer at it's price level, Draw Weight in lbs.: 165
  • Shoots up to 330 FPS / 96 FP KE

Wicked Ridge by TenPoint Product description

The bow assembly consists of a newly designed, machined aluminum riser with strategically placed cutouts that reduce weight and increase strength. It is fitted with new, tactical-black 12.3-inch WL12 limbs powered by a new Energy Wheel equipped with DynaFLIGHT 97 string and cables with tunable yokes. This custom configuration produces a fast and maneuverable 330 FPS, 165-pound draw weight assembly that is only 19-inches axle-to-axle when cocked.. It features a new pass-through fore-grip backed up with new, longer, glass reinforced nylon safety wings fitted on the stock above the grip. In addition to these new safety features, the stock is also fitted with TenPoint's DFI (Dry-Fire-Inhibitor) and highly regarded 3.5-pound T2 trigger.

Excalibur Axiom SMF Crossbow


excalibur axiom
  • Power Stroke: 14.5 in.,
  • Mass Weight: 5.8 lbs.,
  • Overall Length: 37.5 in.,
  • Arrow Length: 20 in.,

Excalibur Axiom SMF Product description

This superbly crafted crossbow is capable of producing arrow speeds in excess of 305 feet per second and like all Excalibur crossbows, its accuracy is amazing and its reliability is bulletproof. Generating plenty of horsepower, the Axiom SMF has what it takes to efficiently handle any of North America's largest game. Its 175 pound draw weight and 14.5" power stroke make it comfortable to cock and the Axiom's light 6 pound mass weight make it a joy to carry on a long day afield. The Axiom SMF is sold only as a kit including a matching multiplex crossbow scope with mounting hardware, our rope cocking aid, our 4 arrow quiver plus 4 Firebolt arrows complete with field points. The Axiom SMF kit is designed as a budget priced option to help new and seasoned crossbow hunters enjoy Excalibur quality at a low cost, but make no mistake, this is one serious hunting combination! Quality of manufacture, reliability, and accuracy of this economical kit is comparable with our most expensive options.

SA Sports Fever Crossbow


SA Sports Fever
    • physical weight is 4.85 pounds
    • length without foot stirrup is 31 inches
    • width limb tip to limb tip is 27 inches
    • limb compression fiberglass
    • string length is 26.5
    • Physical Weight: 4.85 Pounds
    • Length (w/o Foot Stirrup): 31"

SA Sports Fever Product description

The SA Sports Fever Crossbow Package features include 175 pound recurve crossbow, premium 4 x 32 multi reticle scope, quick detach quiver with 4 arrows, padded shoulder sling, adjustable weaver style scope mounts, full coverage dipped camouflage pattern, ambidextrous auto safety, large boot style foot stirrup, speeds up to 240 feet per second, lightweight/compact ambidextrous rear stock, assembly tools/hex keys

Barnett Quad 400 Crossbow


Barnett Quad 400
  • Popular Quad 400 crossbow has been updated with new features
  • High density gas assist stock is a first in the industry; concealed by contoured cheek piece
  • Made in the USA; comes complete with quiver, three 22-inch arrows, and red dot sight

Barnett Quad 400 Product description

This quad limb powerhouse is designed with one outcome in mind, deliver the bolt to the target with devastating accuracy and speed. Redefined, the Quad 400 is everything you expect from its predecessor and a whole lot more. Some key design features have been changed and optimized to create the ultimate hunting tool. New features like the high density gas assist composite stock (a first in the industry), a thumbhole grip, and a 151/2” power stroke are combined with a parallel limb design producing arrow speeds of over 345 feet per second. The high tech composite stock is lighter and more comfortable. A contoured cheek piece not only conceals the attachment but also adds to its comfort and appeal. Crank cocking device is not included.

Excalibur Matrix 380 Crossbow


Excalibur Matrix 380
    • Excalibur crossbow
    • Crossbow kit
    • Matrix 380 Realtree 3800 camo w/tact-zone
    • 380 FPS velocity
    • 260 pound draw weight
    • 13.1 inch power stroke
    • Realtree Xtra Finish
    • Ergo-grip stock

Excalibur Matrix 380 Product description

The next evolution in crossbow performance has arrived with the Matrix line of crossbows from Excalibur. These bows give you the reliability and functionality of a recurve crossbow in a compact package with blazing arrow speeds. The game has definitely changed when it comes to recurve crossbow performance. The Matrix 380 is more powerful, more compact and quieter than any other crossbow in the Excalibur line. You get all of the reliability that Excalibur is known for with the added benefits of the Matrix. Featuring Excalibur's compact Tact-Zone crossbow scope which was specifically designed for these lightning fast crossbows, this is one deadly hunting package.

Excalibur Crossbow Matrix 405 Mega Crossbow


best crossbow 2017
  • 290lb draw weight
  • 405 feet per second
  • Lite Stuff package

Excalibur Matrix 405 Product description

290lb hard hitting recurve crossbow. Features an Ergo-grip thumbhole stock. Comes in Mossy Oak Tree stand finish. Also features integrated R.E.D.S. string suppressors, BCY Dynaflight 97 string, Guardian Anti-Dry-Fire System. A built in release allows for easy uncocking so you don't have to fire a bolt. Draw Weight: 290 lb., Velocity: 405 fps, Power Stroke: 13.9", Mass Weight: 6.2 lb., Overall Length: 36.2", Bolt Length: 18", Minimum Arrow Weight: 350gr. Package Includes: Twilight DLX Scope and 30mm rings, a cheek piece, a four-arrow quiver with bracket, four Diablo bolts, four 150-grain field points and a rope-cocking aid.

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