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BARNETT EXPLORER SERIES EXPANDED

June 19, 2023

iSportsman Staff

iSportsman Staff

The Barnett Explorer series was designed with the serious hunter in mind. Veteran outdoorsmen and beginners can now find a quality, reliable, and deadly-accurate crossbow at an affordable price. We broke down the must-know specifications of each new entry in the Barnett Explorer series line-up.

THE BARNETT EXPLORER SERIES: RECRUIT XP

Hunter sitting behind deer barnett explorer series

The Recruit XP comes with TriggerTech 3lb. zero creep frictionless release technology, CNC-machined aluminum flight track, and adjustable butt stock. The draw weight is reduced by half when cocking with the included rope cocking device. When coupled with the anti-dry fire (ADF) trigger system, these features make the Recruit XP one of the most adaptable crossbows on the market.

Recruit XP Specs:

  • 330 FPS
  • 125 lbs. draw weight
  • 92 ft/lbs. kinetic energy
  • 13.6 in power stroke
  • 6lb. overall weight
  • 13.1 in. axle-to-axle length (cocked)
  • MSRP $299.99

THE BARNETT EXPLORER SERIES 385

The XP 385 comes equipped with a 4 x 32mm multi-reticle scope and is available in Veil Cervidae pattern camouflage. Lightweight, scope included, at just seven pounds the XP 385 makes the perfect crossbow for the hunter who prefers to pack light and travel far.

XP 385 Specs:

  • 395 FPS
  • 185 lbs. draw weight
  • 122ft./lbs. kinetic energy
  • 13.8 in. power stroke
  • 6 lb. overall weight
  • 13 in. axle-to-axle length (cocked)
  • MSRP $399.99

THE XP 405

The XP 405 comes in Barnett’s popular Veil Stoke camouflage pattern and is equipped with a 4 x 32mm 2-color illuminated scope for ultimate shot placement. Pre-installed string dampeners reduce sound and vibrations.

XP 405 Specs:

  • 405 FPS
  • 200 lbs. draw weight
  • 135 ft./lbs. kinetic energy
  • 13.8 in. power stroke
  • 6.2 lb. overall weight
  • 13 in. axle-to-axle length (cocked)
  • MSRP $499.99

Barnett is known for their series of “firsts” in the archery industry. And with these new additions to their Explorer Series, they are continuing their tradition of quality, affordable, and high-tech crossbows. Find the bow best for you at www.Barnettcrossbows.com.

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Photo courtesy of Barnett Crossbows.

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