Mogadore, OH. Horton Crossbow Improvements’™ unveiled its new Vortec RDX crossbow mannequin on the 2017 ATA Present in Indianapolis, IN. Following within the footsteps of the award-winning Storm RDX™, the Vortec RDX contains a lighter, smaller, reverse draw bow meeting and a brand new inventory targeted on improved dealing with and luxury.
“The Vortec RDX affords unimaginable stability, ultimate weight, and optimum velocity at an ideal worth level,” mentioned TenPoint CEO Rick Bednar. “Beginning at solely $799, that is our first reverse draw crossbow that speaks to a big portion of the crossbow market. It has the potential to be an all-time nice vendor.”
The Vortec’s ultra-narrow bow meeting measures a exceptional 9.125-inches axle-to-axle when cocked. Its new machined, light-weight aluminum riser is fitted with the corporate’s Over-the-Prime™ limb pocket and Zytel® Limb Suspension System that each separates and isolates the limbs from direct contact with the riser to scale back sound and vibration. The pockets maintain the bow’s 12-inch 135-pound limbs which are powered by the bow’s NEW Reaper Cam System™ and new Brownell Rhino string and cables.
Its inventory meeting options the corporate’s NEW light-weight Fusion Reverse Draw Crossbow™ (FRX) inventory. Configured with optimum comb-height and length-of-pull, the FRX inventory, constructed from PolyOne OnForce™ LFT long-fiber thermoplastics, employs strategically positioned cutouts within the butt inventory to scale back weight and enhance dealing with and stability. As well as, rubber security wings on prime of the crossbow’s fore-grip assist forestall a shooter’s fore-grip fingers and thumb from transferring above the flight deck whereas capturing the crossbow.
The Vortec’s 19.5-inch artificial barrel is fitted with a Four-inch bullpup model of its three ½-lb. set off, housed in a set off field manufactured from PolyOne’s light-weight OnForce™ LFT. Its weaver-style dovetail is fitted with a nylon-filament arrow retention brush that improves arrow grip and alignment and reduces noise and vibration. Like all Horton fashions, the set off meeting can also be geared up with a set off security and DFI™ (Dry-Fireplace-Inhibitor)
A string cease system is included within the bow package deal and matches into the tip of the barrel to additional scale back noise and vibration.
The bow and inventory assemblies match collectively by seating and bolting the riser right into a slot within the backside middle of the barrel meeting. Mixed, they create a wonderfully balanced crossbow that weighs 7.6-pounds, measures solely 34.25-inches lengthy, and fires a Horton carbon arrow at 340 toes per second.
Outfitted with or with out the patented ACUdraw™ cocking mechanism and TenPoint 3x Professional-View 2™ Scope, the Vortec RDX is double-dip fluid imaged in Mossy Oak Break-Up® Nation™ camo.
The mannequin sells solely as an entire package deal that features the cocking machine, scope, three carbon arrows, string cease system, and a quiver.
Vortec RDX MAP: $799 with Dedd Sled 50, $999 with ACUdraw.
Horton is 100% USA owned and operated. All Horton crossbows are made in Mogadore, OH.