Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow

Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow

Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow
8.86

Speed

9/10

    Accuracy

    9/10

      Construction

      9/10

        Value

        9/10

          User happiness

          9/10

            Benefits

            • Fast
            • Sturdy
            • Affordable

            Drawbacks

            • Loud
            • Weight: 6.5 pounds
            • FPS: 300 fps velocity
            • Draw Weight: 130 pounds
            • Power Stroke: 12.5 inches
            • Price: $213.69

              Features: Hunting is a sport that has long been synonymous with speed, power and enjoyment. Every hunter requires the ideal tool and equipment to support his/her needs. Additionally any hunter in search of large game and small game animals requires a bow that is perfectly constructed with their needs in mind.

            The Barnett Crossbow has long been deemed the finest crossbow production in the world. Like all Barnett Crossbows, this Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow Package has also been built for the hunt. With a 300 fps velocity and 130 pounds draw weight this crossbow weighs 6.5 pounds and is ideal for small-framed hunters as well as female hunters. Quite compact, this black crossbow has a power stroke of 12.5 inches and it has 80 foot pounds of energy, making it ideal for taking down any game the avid hunter would like to pursue.

            This crossbow is one which allows for the integration of a crank cocking device and the finger reminders pass through the fore grip. It has an adjustable butt stock and comes complete with 3 Quiver Arrows that are 20 inches together with Premium Red Dot Sight and a Rope Cocking Device. It is highly important that when the crossbow is being loaded the odd colored arrow fletching should be down.

            Specs & Equipment:

            • 130 pounds Draw Weight
            • 12.5 inches Power Stroke
            • 300 FPS Velocity
            • Colour: Black
            • 6.5 pounds Weight
            • 34.25 inches Length
            • 32 inches String Length  
            • 17.125 inches Cable Length
            • 28 Strands

            Special Features:

            • It allows for the integration of a crank cocking device.
            • Finger reminders pass through the fore grip.
            • This is ideal for women and small-framed hunters.
            • It has an adjustable butt stock.
            • It comes complete with 3 Quiver  20 inch Arrows, Premium Red Dot Sight and Rope Cocking Device.
            • Requires: 20 inch arrows fitted with field points or 100 grain broadheads
            • Parts List:
              • 1 Lubewax
              • 1 Nose bolt
              • 1 Lock Washer
              • 1 Rope Cocking Device
              • 1 Hex Key 3/16
              • 1 Hex Key 5/32
              • Foot Stirrup Parts Pack (1 Hex Key 5/64, 1 Hex Key 1/8, 4 ‘6/32 x 3/8’inch screws, 2 Foot Stirrup Dampeners)

            Important:

            • Lubewax should be applied to the centre serving and flight track after every 5 to 10 shots.
            • Barnett recommends that users only use arrows with half moon nocks.
            • Hunters using this crossbow are to provide climate controlled storage.
            • The string being waxed every ten shots is highly recommended.
            • When loading the crossbow hunters should always ensure that the odd colored arrow fletching is down.

            Target group: This product has been designed for small-framed hunters and female hunters who are interested in using in a reliable product that is light, compact, fast and accurate to take down any game.

             

            Main benefits:

            Pros: The Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow Package is:

            • Ideal for small-framed hunters and female hunters.
            • Easy to assemble and also easy to maintain.
            • Light, compact, fast, and accurate.

             

            Cons: The Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow Package:

            • Dry firing will void your warranty and may result in damage to the cable, strings and limbs. It may also result in personal injury.
            • Failure to follow maintenance guidelines will result in the product not performing with optimum efficiency.

            Conclusion:  

            This is the product many have been in search of and based on the Amazon Reviews most people are pleased with their decision to invest in this product. Most have also undertaken extensive research before purchasing this product and as such are not just pleased with their purchase but they have based their purchase on their knowledge and the fact that they are well-informed.

            The Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow Package is light, compact, fast and accurate. This crossbow like all other Barnett Crossbows is one that has been built for the hunt. With the maximum velocity at 300 feet per second and the draw weight at 130 pounds, manoeuvring the crossbow and taking down a target is an easier task for small-framed hunters and female hunters.

            For hunters who require a powerful crossbow this is certainly a product they should invest in. With all of these features not just persons with a small frame will enjoy hunting but so will females who are interested in a good hunt.


            Alternatives:

            Option 1: The Barnett Ghost 410 CRT Crossbow Package

            Priced at $861.61 the Barnett Ghost 410 CRT Crossbow Package has a Draw Weight of 185 pounds and a FPS velocity of 410. Slightly heavier than the Barnett Recruit Compound Crossbow Package this crossbow weighs 7.3 pounds and it has 3 arrows, a Row Cocking Device as well as a Talon Sling and a 3 X 32 scope.  This crossbow is somewhat noisy but it is 1.2 pounds lighter than its predecessor, the Barnett Ghost 400.  It is highly recommended that the string is waxed after every 10 shots.