Barnett Raptor FX Crossbow Package
Purchased this crossbow and upgraded the scope on day of purchase, took 10 arrows to sight in at 40 yards and basically robin hooded 3 arrows. Field tested following day and shot a doe and she went down immediately. Arrow left the bow with enough force and speed that it had an amazing pass though. Two days later an 8 point buck came into view through my shooting lane at about 40 yards and the arrow did a complete pass through and landed 15 feet behind him and he only went 20 yards. This is the best weapon ever and I am very glad to have Purchased it and I am also thinking about getting another one for my girlfriend to shoot so she can bow hunt with me! Thank you Barnett!
December 6, 2014
Nice Addition to My Deer Slaying Arsenal!
Just got this crossbow today, and was hitting a quarter size bullseye at 20 yards in less than 30 minutes of shooting. Mine has the Barnett reddot with crossbow dots which I have set at 20 yards for the 1st dot, and the other 2 dots move me out to 30 & 40 yard with no guess work. I wouldn't have a problem shooting even further if the situation arose for me. I love the compact design as it makes it a more versatile weapon in my different hunting environments. I have a friend that has the Barnett BCX, & this one shoots just as well as it does, and is much more compact and lighter. Happy with my choice of the Raptor FX!!
October 21, 2014
best crossbow I ever owned!
I just recently sold my buck commander crossbow today and bought this one. I'm glad I did. This is one of the lightest crossbows I have ever handled. It is also one of the most compact. If you think this crossbow is compact as it sits, just wait until you cock it back. It will amaze you how it can even be a crossbow at such a slim width. I managed to shoot it today and that was a dream. I was hitting bulls at 30 yards right when I got it home. No problems at all whatsoever. The adjustable buttstock is also a HUGE advantage. This crossbow has taught me that spending more money is not always the answer for better quality.
June 8, 2014
Compact and a joy to shoot
The Raptor FX is my first cross bow. I love the compact short axle to axle. This X-bow will be great for hunting out of a blind or backpacking deep into the woods. This is a great x-bow for the money. The scope is not the best but I was hitting the bulls eye at 20 yrds. in no time. The negative thing was cocking it after the 3rd shot I somehow broke off the curved part of the plastic arrow retention spring. It still works though, but I am trying to get it replaced. It seems really fragile and would be better if it was metal. Other wise I think Barnett hit a home run on this affordable compact bow that is perfect for young archers or seasoned hunters like myself.
May 25, 2014