Gear The Barnett Razr Crossbow Incoming April 28, 2016 Looking for a new crossbow? If slim is what you have in mind, Barnett may have what you’re looking for. The company, which is more than five decades old, has made a few improvements to one of their core crossbows. If you’re an arbalest lover you might want to take note. Here’s more from them. Barnett RAZR Crossbow The RAZR starts with one of the most powerful and advanced arrow delivery systems. The RAZR’s Reverse Cam Technology, powered by Barnett’s exclusive CROSSWIRE string and cable system, produce blazing 400 feet-per-second arrow speed. But what really sets this crossbow apart is its comfort. Barnett’s patented Carbon Riser Technology reduces the RAZR’s riser weight by 43 percent. A lighter riser means less front-end weight, which promotes a steadier hold and more accuracy in the field. Another accuracy-enhancing feature is the retractable under-arm support built into the buttstock. If a freehand shot is required, simply flip open the under-arm support and shoulder the crossbow as usual. The support dramatically steadies the front end by leveraging weight next to the shooter for unheard-of accuracy. Overall weight was another issue the engineers wanted to tackle, so they made the RAZR’s stock from carbon and titanium, two of the best strength-to-weight materials on the planet. The result is a rugged crossbow that weighs just 6.5 pounds for all-day carrying and hunting comfort. The stock also features an adjustable buttpad to provide a custom fit, and it even has an integrated skinning knife built in. The Razr and Razr Ice are powered with TriggerTech Technology. The TriggerTech system provides Frictionless Release Technology™, a patented free-floating roller that sits between the sear and the trigger. The roller eliminates sliding friction that causes creep and heavy pull-weights. FRT™ increases your accuracy by providing an instant zero-creep release. Finally, the Razr and Razr Ice sport Barnett’s patent pending Bristle Retainer. The Bristle Retainer is a noticeable upgrade over standard arrow retainers found on most crossbows. It provides a solid and durable retainer system that is user friendly both at the range and in the field. With it, users can be confident that the arrow is properly seated and ready for the next shot. Safety features include an anti-dry fire trigger safety, finger reminders and a pass-through foregrip. You’ll get tight groups when shooting the RAZR, aided in part by the Microflight track insert that reduces friction, increases speed and centers the bolt for consistency. A string suppressor system reduces shot noise and vibration. The RAZR comes complete with a premium illuminated scope, a rope cocking device, a Cross premium quiver and three 22″ Headhunter arrows. Simply sight it in, screw in your broadheads and you’re ready to go hunting. RAZR Features: • 400 fps with 142 ft. lbs. of kinetic energy. • 43% lighter riser with patented Carbon Riser Technology. • Finger reminders and pass-through foregrip. • CNC machined 7/8″ Picatinny rail. • Custom composite laminated limbs. • CROSSWIRE string and cable system. • Retractable underarm support. • Reverse Cam Technology. • Integrated skinning knife. • Adjustable butt pad. • String suppressors. 20″ axle to axle. RAZR ICE For those looking for an even more compact crossbow, the RAZR ICE packs all the great features of the RAZR into a frame that’s more than 3 inches narrower. The RAZR ICE includes the light CRT riser, Reverse Cam Technology, custom composite laminated limbs, stow-away under-arm support, skinning knife, adjustable butt pad and more, but in a more compact 18.25″ width. It still produces 380 fps with 128 ft. lbs. of kinetic energy and comes with the same ready-to-hunt accessories as the RAZR. RAZR ICE Features: • Ultralight, step-thru CRT riser with CNC machined cams and laminated limbs. • Finger reminders and pass-through foregrip. • 380 fps with 128 ft. lbs. of kinetic energy. • CROSSWIRE string and cable system. • RAZR skinning knife. • Lightweight stock with a pass-through foregrip and finger reminders. • Retractable underarm support. • Adjustable butt pad. • Easy to carry 6.5 lbs. • Anti Dry Fire Trigger. 16.5″ axle to axle. Whether you’re getting into crossbows or are already well acquainted with them, you surely want quality gear you can depend on. Barnett may be where you find it. To learn more about Barnett or the crossbow lineup click here. 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