For those in the market for a high specification, modern tactical crossbow one of the best currently available must be the Barnett ghost 350, offering a versatile all-in-one package suitable for users of any purpose. Be it for hunting, range practice or simple home or personal defence, while being extremely lightweight this weapon packs a serious and reliable punch.
Manufacturer: Barnett Crossbows
Product: Barnett Ghost 350 CRT Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3 – 20-Inch Arrows and Illuminated 3x32mm Scope)
Price: List Price: $599.00; Price: $540.57 & FREE Shipping; You Save: $58.43 (10%)
Barnett Ghost 350 – Specifications:
- 175-pound draw weight
- 116-foot-pounds of energy
- 12-inch power stroke
- 350-feet-per-second (FPS) firing velocity
- 20-inch arrow length
- Measures 24 by 37 inches (W x D)
- 7.6-pound weight
Weighing just 7.6 pounds, and moulded from Carbon Riser technology this crossbow is automatically going to find favor with this looking to spend a day out stalking game. Unlike many other super light crossbows, it is easy to shoulder and carry while maintaining a great overall balance.
When firing this weapon, this lightweight and balanced design adds a serious edge to accuracy, allowing for an easy draw with rapid reloads. Delivering a 350 feet per second velocity thanks to its impressive 175 pound draw, this weapon provides enough impact to take down targets from range with great reliability. Add to this a variety of additional features that can personalize the crossbow for the users exact specifications – for instance flashlights and extra safety measures, and the Barnett Ghost 350 truly is a weapon to be reckoned with.
For a crossbow as advance as this, it is not only surprisingly light but also easy to assemble from the composite parts (20 minutes max) and as compact as it is light. Modern crossbow enthusiasts ought to take great head in considering that ‘bang’ for a buck is no longer solely reliant upon weight, as even though measuring just 24 X 37 inches the weapon puts many bulkier rivals to shame.
This is due in no small part to the expertise and experience of the manufacturer – Barnett look to make their weapons ever more suitable for modern multi-purpose use, and much like any top end device this crossbow is the sum part of extensive research and development. As the lightest bow that they have produced, it is also one of the most accurate thanks to the sights and three top of the range bolts that are included with the package.
Barnett Ghost 350 – Disadvantage – Conclusion
Some users have expressed that the crossbow does make a very audible crack when fired, which can in part be addressed buy adding suppressors to the draw mechanism.
Beyond this small issue there’s a great number of happy crossbow fans out there who have made this their weapon of choice, in no small part thanks to the great number of positive Barnett Ghost 350 reviews that the product has received from industry experts and professionals. So wether upgrading, making the transition from straight bow to cross, or looking for an excellent first foray into crossbow ownership it is undoubtably one of the best options currently available. With prices averaging out at between $500 – 600 it is an affordable, reliable and lightweight option that demands consideration.
Barnett Ghost Products Comparison:
Barnett Ghost 400: $994.99
Barnett Ghost 350 : $540.58
Barnett Quad 400 : $357.68
Barnett Zombie 350 : $591.16
Barnett Buck Commander: $679.63
Barnett Jackal Crossbow: $247.49
Barnett Wildcat C5 : $288.73
Barnett Vengeance Crossbow : $899
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