The Barnett Raptor FX2 Crossbow is a perfect crossbow for beginners. It’s light weight makes it easy to handle and it sits well with comfort. This bow is great, very accurate, very powerful, and of great quality.
The Barnett Raptor is available in three different packages . One is having a 4×32 scope, next with a Premium Red dot scope, and another the Lady Raptor FX2 crossbow. The most important features are explained in this Barnett Raptor FX2 Crossbow review.
The Barnett Raptor FX2 shoots pretty fast for a beginner crossbow. The speed is approximately 330 feet per second, which will allow you to comfortably hunt precisely upto 40 yards. It only weighs 6.4 pounds, so hunting in tough terrain is not a problem. The width is 18″ making it a compact compound crossbow. The Barnett Raptor FX2 is a very good choice for hunting deer or turkey.
Barnett Raptor FX2 crossbow has a unique camo pattern known as Realtree Hardwoods. The Lady Raptor FX2 have a pink version of this camo.
What comes in the Package?
Each package delivered by Barnett includes the following items:
- The Barnett Raptor FX2 crossbow
- 4×32 Multi-Reticle Scope
- 3-arrow quiver
- 3 20” Headhunter arrows
- Rope cocking device
- Assembly tools and hardware
- Owner’s manual
- Warranty card
Raptor FX2 Crossbow Packages
The only difference between the different Raptor FX2 crossbow packages is the type of scope you need. If hunting from longer distances is your aim, then you should select the 4×32 scope. If you intend to hunt from short distances , the red dot scope should be enough.
Barnett Lady Raptor FX2 Crossbow
The Barnett Lady Raptor FX2 crossbow is the same crossbow, except it comes in a pink camo. The Lady Raptor FX2 is a great beginner crossbow for women.
4X32 Scope vs Premium Red Dot Scope
The Raptor FX2 crossbow package allows you pick either a magnified or red dot scope. The 4×32 scope is multi-reticle, so you’re not confined to one option. This scope offers 25′ by 100 yard field of view, so it’s great for hunting big game at long distance.
On the other hand, Barnett Premium Red Dot scope lets you hunt with both eyes open. The brightness of the dot is adjustable to meet your hunting conditions perfectly. This scope is most suitable for close range hunting.