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Top 3 Crossbows Under $400

Crossbows come with a variety of features at different price points. If you’re willing to spend the extra money, you can get a top-of-the-line crossbow for a few thousand dollars. However, for those looking for a slightly more budget-friendly option, we will break down the top 3 crossbows that can be purchased for under 400 dollars.

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  • Dimensions:
    • Weight: 6.85 pounds
    • Length: 34.5 inches
    • Width: 14.75 inches
  • Performance Features:
    • Speed: 415 feet per second
    • Draw Weight: 220 pounds
  • Included with purchase:
    • 4×32 Scope
    • Rope Cocker
    • Quiver with three bolts
    • Rail Lube
  • Extra Notes: This is an excellent crossbow for beginners and young hunters. That being said, many experienced hunters also love this bow. It is easy to assemble, lightweight, accurate, and fast. It has many 5-star reviews online with lots of high praise from those who have purchased it. Additionally, those who had issues with the bow initially, were extremely pleased with the customer available customer service. You’ll find very little to complain about with this bow. More information can be found on the Dick’s Sporting Goods Website1

2. Wicked Ridge Blackhawk 360

  • Dimensions:
    • Weight: 6 pounds
    • Length: 35.5 inches
    • Width: 19 inches
  • Performance Features:
    • Speed: 360 feet per second
    • Draw Weight: 175 pounds
  • Included with purchase:
    • “Single bolt assembly” for immediate use
    • Sighted at 20 yards out of the package
  • Extra Notes: Proudly made in the USA, the Wicked Ridge Blackhawk 360 is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a new crossbow. Easy assembly makes it perfect for beginners. In fact, the company boasts that it is “ready to hunt” after purchase. Extremely affordable, effective, and simple to assemble; anyone can see why the Wicked Ridge Blackhawk 360 has received a rating of 4.9/5 with nearly 14 thousand reviews. Even those who initially had problems with their orders were extremely satisfied with the customer service team who immediately addressed the customers’ concerns and got them the right product. More information, as well as a massive list of positive reviews can be found on Aventuron’s website.

3. CenterPoint Sniper 370 Crossbow

  • Dimensions:
    • Weight: 7.9 pounds
    • Length: 36.5 inches
    • Width: 18 inches
  • Performance Features:
    • Speed: 385 feet per second
    • Draw weight: 185 pounds
  • Included with Purchase:
    • Scope
    • Quiver
  • Extra Notes: As is echoed in the many reviews about the CenterPoint Sniper 370 Crossbow: the bow itself is phenomenal in terms of performance and ease of use. It is a great bow for both beginners and experienced crossbow users. However, a minor negative theme that seems to come up frequently regarding this company, is that their customer service leaves something to be desired. Many people cited issues with getting a timely response for questions they had or that some of their concerns were never addressed. However, most of these complaints were fairly minor. Overall, customers were very happy with this bow. More information can be found on the CenterPoint Sniper bow at the Academy Sports and Outdoors website.