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Top Women’s Crossbows of 2017 – Reviews and Comparison

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Our team of enthusiasts took a close hands-on look at the top women’s crossbows ideal for smaller-framed beginners and pros.

We’ve put together a list below of our 6 best crossbows for the money for you to choose from. All of these crossbows are built ready to hunt for any game.

When it comes to choosing the right crossbows for women, it isn’t just a case of picking a bright color or the lightest weight. Of course, pink ones do make some of the most popular crossbows for women though.  The choice is yours.

Side-by-side Comparison Chart

Top Pick
Barnett Outdoors Raptor FX
Best Design
Parker Challenger Pink
Parker Bushwacker 150
Excalibur Axiom SMF
Excalibur Vixen II
Barnett Outdoors Raptor FX Crossbow Package, Camo
Parker X401-MR Challenger Pink Crossbow with Scope
Parker Bushwacker Crossbow Pkg, 4x MR Scope
Excalibur Crossbow Null Matrix SMF Grizzly Crossbow with Lite Stuff Package/Vari-Zone Scope (Draw Weight : 200-Pound), Mossy Oak Break-Up Country, Recurve
Excalibur Vixen II Crossbow Varizone Package
Weight
6.5lbs
5.5lbs
7lbs
5.5lbs
5.9lbs
FPS
330
275-300
n/a
300
285
Editor's Rating
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[usr 4.5]
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Prime Available?
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Top Pick
Barnett Outdoors Raptor FX
Barnett Outdoors Raptor FX Crossbow Package, Camo
Weight
6.5lbs
FPS
330
Editor's Rating
[usr 5]
Prime Available?
-
Best Design
Parker Challenger Pink
Parker X401-MR Challenger Pink Crossbow with Scope
Weight
5.5lbs
FPS
275-300
Editor's Rating
[usr 4.5]
Prime Available?
-
Parker Bushwacker 150
Parker Bushwacker Crossbow Pkg, 4x MR Scope
Weight
7lbs
FPS
n/a
Editor's Rating
[usr 4]
Prime Available?
-
Excalibur Axiom SMF
Excalibur Crossbow Null Matrix SMF Grizzly Crossbow with Lite Stuff Package/Vari-Zone Scope (Draw Weight : 200-Pound), Mossy Oak Break-Up Country, Recurve
Weight
5.5lbs
FPS
300
Editor's Rating
[usr 5]
Prime Available?
Excalibur Vixen II
Excalibur Vixen II Crossbow Varizone Package
Weight
5.9lbs
FPS
285
Editor's Rating
[usr 5]
Prime Available?

Top Crossbows for Women: My List and Reviews

1. Barnett Outdoors Raptor FX Crossbow

Barnett Outdoors Raptor FX Crossbow Package, CamoCHECK LATEST PRICE ON AMAZON.COM

Barnett Outdoors Raptor FX Crossbow Package Camo is ideal for a smaller framed or beginners. The Barnett’s features are like other popular bows and speed up to 330 fps of kinetic energy.

Raptor RX is built to hunt and ready for any big game. Raptor FX has an adjustable cheek piece and butt stock to ensure the shooter can grow into the bow making adjustments as he or she grows. As always, safety is a priority so remember to keep your fingers down low.

The Raptor is perfect crossbow for the beginning hunter who is willing to invest in the best.

2. Parker Challenger Pink Crossbow

Parker X401-MR Challenger Pink Crossbow with ScopeCHECK LATEST PRICE ON AMAZON.COM

Parker X401-MR Challenger Pink Crossbow with Scope is designed for youth & Ladies, a very lightweight crossbow only weighing 5.5 lbs. This pink camo crossbow is one of our favorites.

The Parker Challenger is compact and easy to cock with an adjustable draw weight of 125 to 150 lbs. The Challenger can be customized to fit the hunter with no special tools required, no bow press, or additional parts.

3. Parker Challenger Crossbow

Parker X400-IR Challenger with 3XCHECK LATEST PRICE ON AMAZON.COM

 The Parker Bows CHAllenGER 4X MR Package is a small framed crossbow with 3x Multi-reticle Scope Package. It’s a real girl’s crossbow!

It’s a small-sized crossbow with huge performance! At an amazing weight of only 5 1/2 lbs, the challenger is a compact and lightweight, making it easy to shoulder shoot. It has an adjustable draw weight of 125 to 150 lbs.

4. Parker Bushwacker 150 Crossbow

Parker Bushwacker Crossbow Pkg, 4x MR ScopeCHECK LATEST PRICE ON AMAZON.COM

Don’t let this crossbow fool you. It may not be 300 fps, but it still packs a serious punch. The Parker Bushwacker 150 is perfect for hunting small to medium-sized game.

The Parker Bushwacker Crossbow is made in the USA and packs quality construction.  You get hard-hitting Parker performance with superior accuracy with a friendly price tag! Blaze your own trails with a balanced, ideal set-up.

5. Excalibur Axiom SMF Crossbow

Excalibur Vixen II Crossbow Varizone PackageCHECK LATEST PRICE ON AMAZON.COM

Excalibur Axiom SMF  Crossbow accuracy is capable of producing arrow speeds in excess of 305 FPS* and the Recurve has plenty of horsepower.  That makes it reliable and efficient enough to handle any of North America’s largest game.

Draw weight for the Excalibur Axiom SMF Kit W/Scope is 175 pounds and 14.5″ power stroke, making it not just reliable and efficient but comfortable to cock too.

6. Excalibur Vixen II Crossbow – Pink Crossbow

Excalibur Crossbow Null Matrix SMF Grizzly Crossbow with Lite Stuff Package/Vari-Zone Scope (Draw Weight : 200-Pound), Mossy Oak Break-Up Country, RecurveCHECK LATEST PRICE ON AMAZON.COM

The Excalibur Vixen II Crossbow Varizone Package, Pink Camo is a perfect choice  for youth crossbow, ladies Crossbow, or smaller framed hunters. The short, light draw weight of 150 lbs. reduces the length of pull.

The Vixen II Comes decorated in “Realtree Hardwoods” HD Camouflage with “Kolorfushion” Realtree APC Pink.