Barnett’s Whitetail Hunter 400 XTR brings form and function to a user-friendly setup

When looking for a new crossbow, finding a lightweight, maneuverable, easy-to-use crossbow that is accurate and affordable has always been Barnett’s focus. The latest addition to Barnett’s Whitetail Hunter™ series checks these boxes. The new Barnett® Whitetail Hunter 400 XTR has features that complement any hunter at all experience levels.

Weighing just 6.5 pounds, this latest design is not only narrower but offers faster ballistics compared to its predecessors. Going for innovation, Barnett’s Whitetail Hunter™ Series 400 XTR is 25FPS faster than the previous generation. Engineers also reduced the axle-to-axle length by between 3 and 10 inches overall. This improves maneuverability and offers excellent handling without sacrificing power.

For continuous and consistent firing, a 3lb TriggerTech™ Frictionless Release Trigger is installed with no creep. It is coupled with the anti-dry fire trigger system to prevent accidental discharges while it is unloaded. The trigger is made from metal injection which provides a consistent build and feel.

Assembly and use are not only simple, but equally efficient. Composite laminated limbs are attached to the frame with a single bolt assembly. This binding system is proven in many of Barnett’s lineups. While preparing for use, a patented Soft-Lok™ floating bristle arrow retainer ensures proper arrow placement and retention. A lightweight side-mounted quiver ensures follow-up shots are within easy reach.

Arming this system is simple with a rope cocking device. The 205-lb pull can also be armed with a stock-mounted crank device. Integrated finger safety notches allow the user tactile feedback when approaching the butt end and provide a secure area to hold while ready to fire.

This ready-to-use hunting crossbow comes standard with a 4x32mm multi-reticle optic. Barnett has integrated 3 Picatinny rails for the attachment of additional accessories. Two 22-inch Headhunter arrows and lubricating wax are carefully packed in the ready-to-hunt package. With 135 foot-pounds of kinetic energy and a 13.4-inch power stroke, even movement is minimal, with effective force capable of taking down even the largest deer.

Sporting Mossy Oak® Bottomland camo, the Whitetail Hunter 400 XTR measures 33 inches x 16.25 inches and has a sloping 10-inch axle-to-axle measurement. It’s not hard to see why this bow will become a mainstay for many hunters of all sizes and skill levels.

With the ever-increasing evolution of Barnett’s crossbows, the Whitetail Hunter 400 XTR leads the way in performance, profile ergonomics, and capabilities for all hunting skills.

400XTR Features:

  • 3 lb. Zero-Creep TriggerTech™ Frictionless Release Technology – $200 value
  • Single bolt assembly
  • Soft-Lok™ Floating Bristle Shaft Retainer
  • Anti dry fire (ADF) firing system
  • Metal injection molded (MIM) trigger
  • Custom Composite Laminate Tips
  • Three Picatinny rails
  • Compatible with crank hammering device
  • Finger Safety Reminders
  • Step front handle

400XTR Specs:

  • 400FPS
  • 205 pound draw weight
  • Kinetic energy of 135 foot-pounds
  • 13.4-inch power stroke
  • Total weight of 6.5 pounds
  • 10 inch axle to axle (hammered)
  • 33 inches x 16.25 inches
  • Comes mostly assembled
  • Mossy Oak Background Pattern

400XTR Package:

  • 4x32mm Multi Reticle Scope
  • Two 22-inch Headhunter™ arrows
  • Side Mount Lightweight Quiver
  • Device for cocking the rope
  • lubrication wax
  • Model: BAR7816B
  • UPC: 0 4260900249 8
  • MSRP: $599.99

About Barnett Crossbows

Barnett is the first and oldest crossbow company with a storied heritage. Founded in 1962, we are the pioneers of the modern crossbow. Barnett’s tradition of innovation has spawned numerous “firsts” in the archery and crossbow industry over the past 60 years. Barnett innovates and supplies a wide range of crossbows, upright and youth bows and archery accessories popular with both hunting and recreational shooters. Barnett is also the leading supplier of slingshots and accessories.

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