They rate it at 52 foot-pounds
. But Hatsan is known as the company that always rates their guns conservatively.
Beneath the bodywork, a 4.0-liter, twin-cam, inline six-cylinder engine produces a healthy 223 horsepower and 278 foot-pounds
If you go to a 425-grain bolt (switching from a 100- to a 125-grain head), you gain 10 foot-pounds
of KE (from 149 to 159), while losing about 10 fps of bolt speed.
While in the landing pattern and simulating low-altitude-power losses, we consistently needed slightly more than 200 foot-pounds
to maintain our flight path.
With turbocharging added,the engine cranks out 160 horsepower and 181 foot-pounds
If you want what most people shoot (and sell), you're looking for a 175-pound crossbow with a 14-inch power stroke that propels bolts at 340 fps, generates 100 foot-pounds
of kinetic energy and costs around $600.
It will be available with a range of engines including a naturally-aspirated 4.3-litre V6 that produces 285 horsepower and 305 foot-pounds
of torque, a 5.3-litre V8 with 355 horsepower and 383 foot-pounds
of torque, and the range-topping unit is a Corvette-derived 6.2-litre V8 that produces 420 horsepower and 450 foot-pounds
The new Mazda engine also delivers 185 foot-pounds
of torque at 3,250 rpm, which compares with 150 foot-pounds
of torque at 4,000 rpm in the CX-5's smaller engine and the RAV4's 172 foot-pounds
at 4,100 rpm.
* Heaviest of the four standard breakers is the 71-pound LH 39, which delivers 110 foot-pounds
of blow energy at an average impact rate of 1,275 blows per minute (bpm).
Bolttech offers five cylinders ranging from 1,384 to 30,000 foot-pounds
of torque and 41 different sizes of cylinder/ link combinations.
With a 160-pound draw weight and bolt speed rating of 340 fps producing 102.7 foot-pounds
of kinetic energy, the new-for-2016 Whitetail Hunter from Barnett Crossbows is knock-down deadly on deer and other big game.
The machine has 74-horsepower, 232 foot-pounds
of torque and a bucket breakout force of 8,680-pounds.