Long before Daryl of The Walking Dead made crossbows cool among the zombie apocalypse crowd, soldiers and hunters used this ranged weapon to great effect for centuries. That’s why some crossbows nowadays can cost more than a quality AR-15. Don’t have an extra grand or two lying around? Crosman hopes to ease that financial squeeze by offering the Volt 300 from its CENTERPOINT Archery brand. It includes a quiver, carbon arrows, an adjustable buttstock, and a 1x40mm three-dot optic for $300. With a reduced draw weight of
130 pounds, it’s ideal for those looking for a smaller-framed model that’s easier to cock yet still delivers plenty of velocity. Also, it has quad limbs, an auto-safety trigger mechanism, a fully machined cams system, and interchangeable grips and buttstock. The Volt 300 should be available come mid-May.