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BARNETT’S NEW WHITETAIL HUNTER II, LADY WHITETAIL HUNTER AND WHITETAIL HUNTER PRO COMPOUND CROSSBOWS HIT THE VITALS WHERE PERFORMANCE AND VALUE MEET

TARPON SPRINGS, FL (June 6, 2017) – For 55 years, hunters have turned to Barnett for the very best in durability, dependability and performance. Why? Because excellence has never been considered optional by the brand that pioneered the modern crossbow.

For 2017, Barnett announces the release of its upgraded Whitetail Hunter Series of compound crossbows – three new high performance models designed and built in the USA to do more and do it better than anything else out there at an affordable, mid-level price. Featuring fast-handling lightweight stocks, custom composite laminated limbs and compact overall dimensions, Barnett’s fast and nimble Whitetail Hunter Pro, Whitetail Hunter II and Lady Whitetail Hunter will equip any hunter for success, no matter what or where they’re hunting.

Barnett Whitetail Hunter Pro

Each of these three new Whitetail Hunter models features Barnett’s all-new TriggerTech trigger system – the smoothest, crispest and safest available on any crossbow. Frictionless Release Technology employs a unique, free-floating roller between the trigger and sear, instilling confidence and boosting accuracy through an incredibly smooth and light three-pound trigger pull with zero creep. Additionally, nock sensors and ADF (anti-dry fire) keep a spring-loaded safety bar in place until the arrow is properly seated, protecting the user and the bow from accidental dry fire.

Other unique performance features shared by the new Whitetail Hunter models include Barnett’s self-adjusting Soft-Lok Floating Bristle Arrow Retainer, anti-vibration foot stirrup, 7/8” Picatinny rail and 4×32 mm multi-reticle scope. Each Whitetail Hunter model comes complete and ready to hunt with Headhunter arrows, quiver and lubrication wax. Best of all, the simple installation of a single bolt is all that’s required to take these high performance hunting tools from the box to the field.

Barnett Whitetail Hunter II

Whether it’s a hunter’s first or fifteenth crossbow, the new Barnett Whitetail Hunter II checks every box. A feathery overall weight of 6.4 pounds, impressive speed of 350 feet per second and a manageable 150-pound draw weight make the Whitetail Hunter II an ideal bow for crossbow hunters of all skill levels and sizes – especially those with smaller frames. Fast and effective target acquisition comes courtesy of an included 4x32mm multi-reticle scope, while a magnesium riser and pass-through foregrip with finger safety reminders make the Whitetail Hunter II a dream to shoulder and easy to steady. Versatile Realtree Xtra® camo contributes to effective concealment on any hunt, regardless of the season or conditions.

Barnett Lady Whitetail Hunter

Sharing the performance-driven architecture, features and specifications of the compact Whitetail Hunter II, Barnett’s new Lady Whitetail Hunter delivers a feminine aesthetic to a hard-hitting hunting bow that’s a perfect fit for a woman’s smaller frame. The unique look comes courtesy of Muddy Girl® Serenity camo, adding just the right amount of distinction to the proven, compact design. Easy to shoulder and fire while harnessing impressive power and speed, the new Lady Whitetail Hunter is an unstoppable deadly force – just like the huntress who carries it.

Barnett Whitetail Hunter II and Lady Whitetail Hunter Specifications

  • Whitetail Hunter II / Model # 78128 / UPC # 4 2609 78128 7
  • Lady Whitetail Hunter / Model # 78124 / UPC # 4 2609 78124 9
  • Speed: 350 fps (using a 380-grain arrow)
  • Kinetic Energy: 103 ft. lbs.
  • Weight: 6.4 lbs.
  • Draw Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Power Stroke: 12.5 in.
  • Dimensions: 34.25”L x 18.25”W
  • Axle to Axle Dimensions: 16.125 in.
  • Made in the USA

MSRP: $399.99

Barnett Whitetail Hunter II and Lady Whitetail Hunter Features

  • Realtree Xtra® Camo (Whitetail Hunter II)
  • Muddy Girl® Serenity Camo (Lady Whitetail Hunter)
  • Magnesium Riser
  • Custom Composite Laminated Limbs
  • 4 x 32mm Multi-Reticle Scope
  • TriggerTech Frictionless Release Technology
  • Anti-Dry Fire (ADF) Trigger System
  • Metal Injection Molded (MIM) Trigger
  • 7/8” Picatinny Rails
  • Soft-Lok Floating Bristle Arrow Retainer
  • Single Bolt Assembly
  • Finger Safety Reminders
  • Pass-Through Foregrip
  • Anti-Vibration Foot Stirrup
  • Lightweight Quiver
  • Two 20” Headhunter Arrows
  • Lubrication Wax

Barnett Whitetail Hunter Pro

Filling the need for a compact, high performance compound crossbow for full-framed shooters, Barnett’s all-new Whitetail Hunter Pro features a Compact Pro Stock that’s a full one-inch longer than that of the Whitetail Hunter II, while retaining an incredibly narrow 16.125” width from axle to axle. The result is a lightweight, compact, highly maneuverable hunting bow that feels exceedingly comfortable and solid on the shoulder of full-sized shooters. Despite the slight increase in overall length, the Whitetail Hunter Pro’s weight is maintained at just 6.4 pounds, due, in part, to a CNC-machined aluminum flight track.

The new Whitetail Hunter Pro also enjoys upgraded performance. A modest increase in draw weight to 160 pounds combined with a modified cam design boosts kinetic energy to 122 foot-pounds and speed to 380 feet per second. The Whitetail Hunter Pro also employs string dampeners to greatly attenuate vibration and sound.

A bow that feels and performs as good as the new Whitetail Hunter Pro deserves a finish to match. Barnett’s proprietary TRUBark HD™ camo covers almost every element of the Whitetail Hunter Pro – from the stock to the limbs and even the riser – delivering versatile concealment and standout looks that can’t be found on any other crossbow.

Barnett Whitetail Hunter Pro Specifications

  • Model # 78113 / UPC # 4 2609 78113 3
  • Speed: 380 fps (using a 380-grain arrow)
  • Kinetic Energy: 122 ft. lbs.
  • Weight: 6.4 lbs.
  • Draw Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Power Stroke: 13.625 in.
  • Dimensions: 35.25”L x 17.75”W
  • Axle to Axle Dimensions: 16.125 in.
  • Made in the USA

MSRP: $599.99

Barnett Whitetail Hunter Pro Features

  • TRUBark HD™ Camo
  • Compact Pro Stock
  • Magnesium Riser
  • Custom Composite Laminated Limbs
  • CNC Machined Aluminum Rail
  • 4 x 32mm Multi-Reticle Scope
  • TriggerTech Frictionless Release Technology
  • Anti-Dry Fire (ADF) Trigger System
  • Metal Injection Molded (MIM) Trigger
  • 7/8” Picatinny Rails
  • Soft-Lok Floating Bristle Arrow Retainer
  • Single Bolt Assembly
  • Finger Safety Reminders
  • Pass-Through Foregrip
  • Anti-Vibration Foot Stirrup
  • Side Mount Quiver
  • Two 20” Headhunter Arrows
  • String Dampeners
  • Lubrication Wax

Hitting the vitals where performance and value meet, Barnett is right on target with their all-new Whitetail Hunter II, Lady Whitetail Hunter and Whitetail Hunter Pro compound crossbows. And don’t be fooled by the whitetail moniker; made in the USA with a renewed commitment to quality, safety and complete customer satisfaction, these versatile performers represent a trusted ally for any hunter… and a dangerous adversary for any big game.

About Steve Sheetz (1001 Articles)
Steve is an avid outdoorsman who has been fortunate enough to publish two books on archery hunting. His first book, For the Love of the Hunt, was published in 2011. His second book, Wading Through the Darkness will be published in 2015. Steve sits on numerous Pro Staffs throughout the archery industry. For almost a decade Steve helped build Huntonly.com, but wanted the opportunity to build something bigger and better and launched Chasinwhitetails.com in December of 2014 as a way to share his love and passion for the outdoors. Today Chasin'Whitetails Media is growing. With the addition of the a radio show in 2014 and a The Heartbeat TV show in 2015, who knows what will come his way next. When it comes to understanding the movement and logic of the urban whitetail and waterfowl, he is more than just a PHD with a love of the outdoors. He is a self proclaimed expert who loves to engage and teach others about the sport he loves so very much. Spending over 125 days a year in the big city woods and urban waterways chasing all types of game.

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