Droptine: The Envy of Every Hunter

New Droptine™ STR is Barnett’s fastest, slimmest and most sophisticated Droptine™ crossbow yet

TARPON SPRINGS, FL (September 20, 2018) – A droptine buck gains the attention – if not the obsession – of every hunter who seems him. Barnett’s crossbow of the same name has a strikingly similar impact. Barnett’s latest evolution of the Droptine™ – the new Droptine™ STR – takes everything hunters love about their favorite faithful crossbow and improves it in every category.

Faster, slimmer, increasingly powerful and with more features than ever before, the Droptine™ STR’s enhanced performance begins with a transformational change in design. It’s now built on Barnett’s sophisticated and performance-oriented Step-Through Riser (STR) architecture, a feature that shifts overall weight toward the center of the bow and allows power to be harnessed with greater balance.

The Droptine™ STR generates lethal speeds up to 380 feet per second via a generous 15.75-inch power stroke and a surprisingly manageable 155-pound draw weight. Featuring easy one-bolt assembly, the made-in-the-USA Droptine™ STR is ready to hunt with a 4×32 scope, streamlined side-mount quiver and two 22-inch Headhunter™ Arrows.

Shouldering, aiming and firing the Droptine™ STR feels as easy and satisfying as slapping a good buddy on the back. The pistol-grip thumbhole stock and pass-through foregrip make holding aim a comfortable proposition, while the addition of string dampeners lessen noise and vibration. The trigger is from TriggerTech, and it’s the finest available on any factory 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 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.

Enhancements extend to the new Droptine™ STR’s exciting new finish. It’s decked out in the very latest Realtree EDGE™ camouflage – a stealthy, versatile pattern that represents the perfect finishing touch on a performance crossbow that feels and shoots better than others costing twice as much.

Barnett Droptine™ STR Features

  • New Realtree EDGE™ Camo
  • Fiberglass Composite Step-Through Riser
  • Custom Composite Laminated Limbs
  • CNC Machined Aluminum Flight Track
  • 4 x 32 Illuminated Scope
  • String Dampeners
  • TriggerTech Frictionless Release Technology™
  • Anti-Dry Fire (ADF) Trigger System
  • Metal Injection Molded (MIM) Trigger
  • 7/8″ picatinny rail
  • Soft-Lok Floating Bristle Arrow Retainer
  • Single Bolt Assembly
  • Finger Safety Reminders
  • Pass-Through Foregrip
  • Rope Cocking Device
  • Crank Cocking Device Compatible (Rope Cocking Device Included)
  • Side Mount Quiver
  • Two 22″ Headhunter™ arrows
  • Lube Wax

Barnett Droptine™ STR Specifications

  • Model BAR78003 / UPC 0-42609-0005-0
  • Speed: 380 fps (using a 380-grain arrow)
  • Kinetic Energy: 125 ft. lbs.
  • Weight: 6.9 lbs.
  • Draw Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Power Stroke: 15.75 in.
  • Dimensions: 36″L x 20″W
  • Axle to Axle Dimensions: 18.125 in.
  • Made in the USA
  • MSRP: $499.99

Barnett’s smooth-shooting new Droptine™ STR is the reliable crossbow that can be trusted at the moment of truth. Slimmer, faster, smoother, more balanced and more powerful than any Droptine™ crossbow to-date, it’s the envy of every hunter.

From its inception, over a half century ago, Barnett Crossbows has led the industry with pioneering innovations and patents to become the world’s number one manufacturer of crossbows. Barnett’s engineers have created its latest range of crossbows based on the changing needs and desires of today’s hunters. Lightweight, adjustable and powerful, Barnett has brought crossbow technology to the height it stands at today. Barnett is committed to delivering high quality performance products with unparalleled service and value for all that use the Barnett Range. Built for maximum speed, efficiency and Built for the Hunt!

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