The Barnett Recruit Recurve Crossbow Package is a perfect introduction to recurve crossbow shooting. By definition, recurve crossbows have less movable parts so fewer things can go wrong while shooting. This is a really important feature when you are a beginner. Recurve crossbows are a synonym of durability. This entry-level crossbow will last for a really long time and has everything you need to get started at a really affordable price.
They designed the Recruit recurve crossbow for smaller frame archers as his companion, the Recruit compound crossbow. It’s a super lightweight crossbow with only 4.5 lbs. To cock this crossbow, you have to pull 150 lbs. The average draw weight for recurve crossbows is 178 lbs. The solution to facilitate the cocking process would be a rope cocking aid or a crank cocking device which are sold separately.
For a younger shooter, its adjustability will make this crossbow a "grow with" type of crossbow. On the top of that, assembling the Recruit recurve crossbow is really easy and should take you around 10 minutes.
Barnett recognizes safety as an important element in their crossbows. The Recruit Recurve has a pass-through fore grip with finger reminders and an ADF (Anti-Dry Fire) Trigger Safety System.
It is a reliable and precise crossbow for beginners, youth, and smaller shooters.
- Draw Weight: 150 lbs.,
- Speed: 245 FPS,
- Power Stroke: 12.5",
- Length: 32.5",
- Width Uncocked: 27.5",
- Mass Weight: 4.5 lbs,
- Pass-through foregrip with finger reminders,
- Quick detach limb assembly,
- Adjustable butt pad,
- Lightweight composite stock
The Barnett Recruit Recurve Crossbow Package Includes:
- A red dot scope,
- A Quick detach 3 arrow quiver,
- (3) 18" aluminum arrows of 400 grains each.
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