For 56 years, hunters have turned to Barnett for the very best in durability, dependability and performance. Building on that tradition, Barnett's extremely popular Whitetail Pro series crossbows have provided all manner of hunters with well-balanced levels of features, performance and value. These steadfast, reliable, hunter-preferred bows have been engineered to do everything a big game hunter needs at a mid-level price they can afford.
In 2018, Barnett takes the trusty Whitetail Pro to the next level, adding even more features and elevating performance while remaining true to the Whitetail Pro's workmanlike heritage. Meet the all-new Whitetail Pro STR (Step-Through Riser). Once reserved for Barnett's high-performance models, a total of seven Barnett crossbows are being built on the proven Step-Through Riser platform for 2018. The innovative design creates improved balance by effectively shifting weight from the riser to the stock for improved stability and accuracy. The new Whitetail Pro STR combines a manageable 165-pound draw weight with a healthy 16.375-inch power stroke to sling arrows at a blistering 400 feet per second with 140 foot-pounds of kinetic energy. Unique performance features on the new Whitetail Pro STR include string dampeners to cut vibration and sound, Barnett's self-adjusting Soft-Lok Floating Bristle Arrow Retainer, three Picatinny rails, 4×32 mm multi-reticle scope and crank-cocking capability.
Each Whitetail Pro STR comes complete and ready to hunt with a pair of 22-inch Headhunter arrows, streamlined side-mount quiver, rope cocking device and lubrication wax. Best of all, the simple installation of a single bolt is all that's required to take this powerful, high-performance hunting tool from the box to the field. The Whitetail Pro STR features Barnett's 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.
A bow that feels and performs as good as this deserves a special finishing touch. That's why Barnett's proprietary TRUBark HD camo covers almost every element of the Whitetail Pro STR – 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.
Possessing all the features and performance a hunter could want while compromising nothing, Barnett has hit the bullseye with the all-new Whitetail Pro STR. Made in the USA with a renewed commitment to quality, safety and complete customer satisfaction, this versatile and powerful performer is sure to be a trusted ally for any hunter… and a dangerous adversary for any big game.