TenPoint Stealth NXT Crossbow Review
TenPoint Stealth NXT offers manageable beastly power at a relatively acceptable price. It combines great power, accuracy, and width that help you take down any size game. The bow is constructed with very tight tolerances, and its assembly provides tack-driving precision.
It is a mix of sleek design, amazing speed, and maximum precision that every hunter wants in a high-end weapon. Whether you want to hunt deer, elk, or turkey, it is the best crossbow for hunting. The patented cocking device allows hunters of all ages and physical abilities to use the crossbow.
In this TenPoint Stealth NXT Crossbow Review, we covered up features, pros & cons, build quality, power, accuracy, and included accessories.
TenPoint Stealth NXT Crossbow Review: First Impressions
|System: Compound||Speed: 410fps|
|Power Stroke:13.5″||Kinetic Energy: 138 ft lb|
|Axle to Axle: 6″/11.3″||Length: 33.6″|
|Weight: 7.3 pound||Length: 33.6″|
- It has 11.3 inches axle to axle cocked width.
- It is built with a lightweight CNC machined riser.
- It is mounted on machined fixed aluminum 7/8 inch dovetail mount.
- It comes with a T5 trigger that is specially designed for hunting.
- It has an auto-engaging safety/dry fire inhibitor.
- It comes with RX6 Cams that rotate 340 degrees to create lightning speed.
- It is integrated with a sound dampening system.
- It includes arrows, quiver, and scope.
- It comes with a Vector Quad 4 cable system that keeps the cams perfectly level to produce match-grade down range accuracy.
- Its Trigger delivers a clean, crisp, and consistent break shot after shot.
- Its ACUdraw technology cuts draw weight in half.
- It comes with a sound dampening system.
- It is one of the narrowest crossbows, at 6 inches when cocked.
- It is the best crossbow for hunting and target practice.
TenPoint Stealth NXT is constructed and assembled with very tight tolerance. The CNC machined type II cams, riser, and limb pockets are created in such a manner that makes crossbow portable and easy to shoot. Its 3.5-pound trigger is comfortable and delivers a crisp, smooth trigger-pull for accuracy.
It uses the latest and exciting setup as the cable system comes with four cables instead of dual cables—furthermore, its turnbuckle design on the riser to offer the entire construction with better balance and performance.
The Stealth NXT is a brand new model with the latest design and looks by TenPoint. It measures 6 inches axle to axle when cocked, which means you’ll be able to squeeze through the most confined places while stalking your prey. The best thing about it is that you won’t remain stuck in your tree stand and wait for the game to come to you when you’ve such a great companion by your side.
TenPoint introduces an XR-6 cam to this crossbow. The difference from previous models is that its string us moved to the front of the cam instead of the back cam. And the power stroke is enhanced without making the crossbow longer.
This crossbow shoots an insane 410 feet per second with a
kinetic energy of 144 feet pound. Its 220 pounds draw weight is a discouraging aspect. But it is resolved by ACUdraw technology.
This crossbow offers lightning speed with Dual Flex split limbs that are paired with XR6 maximum rotation cam system. Moreover, its Tri-Lock pocket system provides pinpoint accuracy.
Riser and Cam System
The riser is lightweight and as same as the high-end bows. It is constructed using carbon material that makes it quiet and warm. In a blind or tree stand, they stay warm. This crossbow has the best pockets as well as the best machined front ends.
The CNC-machined front end with the TRI-LOCK pockets reduces any movement in the limb pocket system. It features a CX5 connection system that is mounted directly to the front end of the crossbow. Moreover, its cable system balances tension and torsion.
Its rail system is well-built, which is resistant to wear. There are two-string stops in the front that reduces hand shock and vibration. Many Hunters and archers love the narrow design of this crossbow.
Size and Weight
The sleek design with a lightweight 7.3 pounds is preferred to be lighter by some users. Most professional hunters can manage the weight of this crossbow as well. It is 33.6 inches axle to axle uncocked width that is extremely narrow.
It has 220 pounds draw weight that is one of the heavier weights. The 2-inch TAC-LITE aluminum barrel helps to reduce the vibration, noise, and weight. The compact size and weight make maneuvering the bow simple.
It features a 3.5-pound safety trigger housed in a trigger box built of aluminum. With pocket limb adjustment, its riser is secured for extra stability.
It comes with rubber safety wings that serve a dual purpose. It keeps the forehand fingers and hand safely beneath the flight deck and also reduces vibration and noise. The trigger provides a smooth trigger pull that raises precision with the optimal creep for safety. Also, its DFI prevents crossbow from dry firing.
The Stealth NXT crossbow’s assembly is mounted to a Tac Lite aluminum barrel that reduces vibration, weight, and noise. It features a 21.5 inches black anodization barrel. The weaver style dovetail is nylon filament arrow retention fitted that enhances arrow alignment and grip that lessens vibration and noise further.
Its cheek piece is adjustable to three positions to make the suitable eye-level alignment. Moreover, the butt plate can be adjusted to two positions to match a hunter’s preferred length of pull. It measures 33.6 inches long when fully assembled.
In Standard Package it includes the following components:
- Optics: TenPoint RangeMaster Pro Scope mounted on a machined aluminum 7/8-inch Fixed Dovetail Mount
- Cocking Device: ACUdraw PRO, ACUdraw, or ACUdraw 50 SLED cocking device
- Quiver: 3-Arrow Instant Detach Quiver; ambidextrous side-mount quiver bracket
- Arrows: Three Evo-X CenterPunch premium carbon arrows with 100-grain practice points
- Noise Dampening: Integrated Sound Dampening System
In the standard TenPoint package, it includes the RangeMaster Pro Scope. This 8.25mm aluminum scope features a variable speed and arrow drop compensation setting for crossbows to shoot between 275 and 425 FPS. It requires no adjustment for distance.
It comes with an etched glass reticle and fully multi-coated 1.5 to 5x optics that reduce the loss of light transmission. Furthermore, its non-illuminated black dots can be easily turned on for red or green rheostat.
Arrows and Quiver
It comes with EVO-X CenterPunch carbon arrows. These bolts are constructed from modulus carbon fiber at 33 MSI. They are inspected for straightness to within 0.001,” and each package is weight-grain matched to within 1 grain per arrow.
It also includes a lightweight 3-arrow instant detach quiver with a side-mount quiver bracket. Its three mounting positions allow you to adjust its orientation that suits your preference. The quiver also features a flexible rubber loop so that you can hand the quiver while in your treestand.
You can cock this crossbow with the ACUdraw crank cocking device. It is the most user-friendly crank device on the market. It reduces the draw weight to around five pounds and makes it possible for anyone to enjoy crossbow shooting and hunting.
The TenPoint Stealth NXT crossbow is an excellent crossbow that combines accuracy, power, and width. This crossbow is a 6 inch wide when cocked that makes it narrowest.
It is integrated with ACUdraw in the stock and RangeMaster scope, creates a manageable, high-end crossbow, well-priced by TenPoint. By all means, if you can afford this crossbow, it will increase your results and help you hone your skills as an experienced hunter.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How much does Stealth NXT crossbow weigh?
It weighs 7.3 pounds that is an average weight of a crossbow. A crossbow under 7 pounds is manageable for long hunting trips by most hunters. However, a 7.3lb crossbow is likely manageable by most sized hunters as well.
2. How Compact is this Stealth NXT crossbow?
It measures 33.6 inches long and 6 inches wide axle to axle when cocked makes it one of the compact crossbows.