PSE Crossbow Reviews & Accessories – Updated Jul 2020

PSE is one of the top brands when it comes to making excellent crossbows. Among all the numerous crossbows that they have to their name, a few make it as one of the best crossbows for hunting. Despite the expensiveness of some of these incredible tools, they offer extraordinary value for money.

There are a few things that make PSE collection of crossbows one of the best. Perhaps it could be their draw weights, which is between 150# and 185#. With this, these crossbows can take down any massive game without hurdles. These crossbows weigh between 8 and 9.4 pounds, which could become a downside to many hunters out there.

Another glaring shortcoming with their crossbows is the noise. It is indeed a noisy crossbow that might chase some prey away during a hunt. However, you can readily ratify this by adding limb dampeners and string silencers.

Coming with their crossbows is a limited lifetime warranty. It is worth noting that voiding the warranty is pretty easy, like dry firing. So, you will have to be pretty careful to have your warranty intact. If you’re looking to buy the best PSE crossbows in the market, here are some of the best.

Picture Name My Verdict
PSE Dream Season RDX 365 Great Trigger Check Price
PSE Reaper Review Lightweight and Durable Check Price
PSE Toxin Skullworks A little heavy on the front Check Price

1 - PSE Dream Season RDX 365

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Pros

  • Comes with all the accessories
  • It is sturdy and accurate
  • Great trigger
  • It comes with a reverse draw cam

Cons

  • One size fits all

This fantastic crossbow comes with virtually everything you need on a hunt. The only missing piece is no doubt the case. But that is not a problem since you can easily find such an incident in the market. The crossbow features a 3×32 illuminated reticle scope, a 5-bolt quiver, three 85-grain field points, a crossbow bolts, and numerous others. When you add some broadheads and a little practice, you will be able to hit the wild and so some real hunting.

When it comes to power, this outstanding weapon does excellently in that regard. The speed is of gain bolts ranges from 355fps to 365fps, which many considers as a power punch. From a 30 yards distance, you should expect a 118 ft. Lbs. of muzzle energy and energy of 110 ft. Lbs. There is no doubt that this incredible weapon is the best companion in the wild, cutting through anything that comes in its way.

Looking at the crossbow, you will discover the uniqueness of the design. It shows that the engineers put a lot of work into this crossbow. The composite skeleton cuts down the overall weight, making it possible for the arrow to fly without obstruction and noise.

2 - PSE Reaper Review

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Pros

  • It is convenient to fire
  • Lightweight and durable
  • Comes with every accessory

Cons

  • Fasteners break when trying to tighten
  • Poor assembly instruction
  • Poor accuracy

Next on the list is this bad boy, which is pretty easy to assemble compared to other PSE models. But wait! Don’t expect a rosy experience as many have reported having issues with the instruction and substandard parts. If you’ve been assembling crossbows for long, you won’t have to worry about this. But as a new user, it would probably be a problem.

Aside from the assembling, the accuracy could be a problem. The first thing you need to do is sight the scope to confirm the accuracy. But according to numerous users, that didn’t hold. It just wasn’t accurate, no matter the adjustment made. Regardless of this downside, it comes with an incredible power that can take down any game in North America. With kinetic energy of 92 ft. Lbs. There is no barrier to what it can achieve.

When hunting with this tool, you might have issues with accuracy. Unless perhaps you discover a way to fix this issue. Only then would you witness the incredible power of this piece of weapon.

3 - PSE Toxin Skullworks

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Pros

  • Comes with an 11-inch power stroke
  • The scope is excellent and accurate
  • A little heavy on the front

Cons

  • Not lightweight, 9.4 pounds
  • Somewhat loud.

Here is another excellent crossbow that comes with lots of useful features. The package comes with everything you need to start hunting, like the sling, four carbon arrows, string wax, 4-arrow quiver, rail lube, owner’s manual, and a warranty card.

Assembling this product is effortless and straightforward. The instructions are apparent and easy to follow. It takes an average hunter 15-minutes to set up, which is not bad at all. When it comes to accuracy and power, it outperforms every other model made by PSE crossbows. Sighting the scope is pretty easy, and you can maintain 1” groupings at 35 yards and 45 yards.

When on a hunt, you need to know that this beast is a killing machine and can bring down any game. When fired, it flies swiftly into its prey, ravaging every vital organ. Your target often staggers for about 30 yards before dropping dead.

PSE Crossbow Accessories

This manufacturer comes with tons of accessories for their crossbow, but often in the crossbow bolts category. The bolts come with a carbon force lineup, a TAC lineup, and the Viper series. These bolts are uncut and come in a length of 17” to 26.25” which is ideal for the TAC series of PSE crossbows.
Sadly, the company doesn’t come with any padded case, nor bipod. However, these are accessories that you can easily buy at the market.

As a take-home point, you mustn’t buy a used crossbow unless you’re an excellent technician that is versed in the manufacture of crossbows and design. If not, then it becomes a dangerous decision. If the owner has dry fired the crossbow, it voids the warranty.

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