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Nitro 505 XERO

$200 Garmin Rebate with Purchase - See Below

Nitro 505 Xero
Garmin Xero Rangefinding Scope
The Xero® X1i crossbow scope with built-in laser range finder is the first of its kind. With a single button press, the digital scope automatically measures distance to a target and provides precise illuminated aim points that adjust to outside lighting.
XERO Rangefinding Scope
New Scope Struts (not compatible with older models)
Increase strength by 80% - providing rock-solid foundation for optics to deliver long-range accuracy and “bulletproof” in-the-field durability.
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ACUslide Cocking & De-Cocking System (Patented)
Provides silent cocking and safe de-cocking. The safest and easiest system on the market, requiring only 5-pounds of force to operate. Features NEW Dyneema Cocking Strap that handles over 2,000-pounds of force.
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Reverse-Draw Design
Generates more speed with less draw weight for a smoother shot, and provides superior balance for increased unprecedented speed.Features wider cable grooves for reduced cable wear.
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S1 Trigger
2-stage, zero-creep design features a roller sear system that provides greater trigger control leading to same hole down-range accuracy.
S1 Trigger Mobile Feature
New Sentry Bowhanger
Easily hang your bow in the stand or protect your broadhead from dirt and grit in the ground blind.
Flatline 460 Oracle X
To exceed 500 feet-per-second and maintain the durability you’ve come to expect from TenPoint, the Nitro 505 is the most tested TenPoint crossbow ever – with over 25,000 shots put through the design.
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The Fastest Crossbow in the World.
Our customers have spoken
4.4 / 5.0
From what I've personally seen in the field and in testing there is no other crossbow built to this level of speed and durability. It's so fast you can't blink and see the arrows as they fly to the target.
Wade Middleton
Crazy accurate & easy to use. Superior cocking/decocking mechanism, especially compared to a competitor’s 500 FPS bow that started to deteriorate after 15 shots with string fraying and broken nocks. No issues at all with the Nitro!
Shooting the fastest crossbow provides more advantage than I could have imagined. The Nitro 505 is so fast that the arrow went through the deer before it had any time to react. It was like shooting lightning bolts.
Brad Fenson, Outdoor Ambassador


the most advanced aiming system on the market.

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Garmin Xero X1i Rangefinding Scope
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Most Tested Crossbow Ever

Most Tested Crossbow Ever

To exceed 500 feet-per-second and maintain the durability you’ve come to expect from TenPoint, all major components were designed to handle this level of power. The Nitro 505 is the most tested TenPoint crossbow ever – with over 25,000 shots put through the design
Rangefinding Scope

Rangefinding Scope

The days of “gap shooting” with multiple aim points are gone, you need merely to range the target by way of the built-in touchpad on the grip and use the single aiming solution provided by the XERO® X1i.
Easiest Cocking & De-Cocking

Easiest Cocking & De-Cocking

The de-cocking system dealers recommend most, the ACUslide allows you to silently cock the crossbow with an easy 5-pounds of force. It features a NEW brake pad with more robust breaking power and a NEW Dyneem Strap that handles over 2,000 pounds of force If you don’t take a shot, safely de-cock the crossbow by backwinding the handle, and unlike other de-cocking systems on the market, stop at any point without the fear of damage, injury, or losing control.
RX8-Cam System

RX8-Cam System

RX8 Cams rotate an industry-leading 404-degrees. The NEW cam system features deeper cable grooves and improved cable spacing which allows for an increased strand count on string and cables for added strength and durability at these unprecedented speeds.
Unmatched Speed & Power

Unmatched Speed & Power

The reverse-draw design creates a 17-inch power stroke - the longest in the industry. The increased power stroke generates more speed with less draw weight - creating a smoother, quieter shot. It also keeps the nock engaged with the string for an additional 4-inches before release - generating better accuracy. And, the reverse-draw design eliminate the "nose heavy" feel of traditional crossbows - making it easier to hold steady.
Greater Trigger Control

Greater Trigger Control

The 2-stage, zero-creep S1 Trigger features an advanced roller-sear system that delivers a consistent crisp, 3.5-pound pull. The S1 Trigger gives you greater trigger control – leading to tighter groups and greater down-range precision.

Purchase between March 1, 2023 and April 30, 2023 to receive a $200 REBATE from Garmin.


The Fastest Crossbow and Most Accurate Long-Range Crossbow.

2022 Field & Stream Best of the Best Crossbow.

Meet the Nitro 505 XERO. With speed of 505 feet-per-second and and the Garmin XERO X11 Rangefining Scope, the Nitro 505 is the fastest crossbow on the market and the most accurate long-range crossbow ever built by TenPoint.

Equipped with the Garmin XERO Rangefinding Scope, the Nitro 505 maximizes accuracy and durability with NEW Scope Struts and a longer dovetail that increase strength by 80-percent. This combination provides a rock-solid foundation for your scope to deliver long-range accuracy and “bulletproof” in-the-field durability. The NEW longer dovetail allows for more scope adjustments, heavier scope options, and provides the strength of a full-length rail without the added weight.

Forget the days of gap shooting! The 3.5x Garmin Xero® X1i Rangefinding Scope Crossbow and features a built-in laser range finders that generate a single, precise illuminated aim point automatically adjusted for both distance and angle – allowing you to see your target, unobstructed by reticle pattern, and leading to greater accuracy, easy cocking and more ethical shots.

Featuring a perfectly balanced reverse-draw platform that is unmatched in its ability to produce speed and power, the Nitro 505 is equipped with a newly designed RX-8 Cam System, a 2-stage, zero-creep S1 Trigger that delivers a consistent crisp, 3.5-pound pull, and the easy cocking and safe de-cocking system dealers recommend most – the ACUslide.

Requiring just 5-pounds of force to operate – a fraction of the force required on competitors bows – the ACUslide provides safe cocking and easy de-cocking. If you don’t take a shot, safely de-cock the crossbow by backwinding the handle, and unlike other de-cocking systems on the market, stop at any point without the fear of damage, injury, or losing control.

With more than 25,000 test shots fired, the Nitro 505 is built to maintain the durability you’ve come to expect from the company well-known for building the best crossbows.

We’ve set the record with the fastest crossbow, we’ll let you set some records of your own in the woods!

Crossbow Hunting Package Includes:

  • Optics: Garmin® XERO® X1i Rangefinding Scope
  • Cocking Device: ACUslide Cocking and Safe De-Cocking System
  • Crossbow Arrows: Six Evo-X CenterPunch Premium Carbon Crossbow Arrows (.001” straightness)
  • Quiver: 6-Arrow Tech Quiver
  • Noise Dampening: Integrated String Stop System



The Fastest Crossbow in the World.
How to Cock and De-Cock Your Crossbow Using the ACUslide System
Assisting the ACUslide Trigger Box Down the Flight Rail
Importance of Backwinding the Crank Handle on an ACUslide Unit
How to Remove the Trigger Box From the Bowstring Using the ACUslide Cocking and De-Cocking System
How To Free the Bowstring From the DFI on ACUslide Series Crossbows
Maintenance Requirements for High-Performance Crossbows

Length (w/o foot stirrup) 30.5"
Width Axle-to-Axle (uncocked/cocked) 12" / 6.5"
Power Stroke 17"
Weight (w/out accessories) 7.9 lbs. (with ACUslide)
Speed/KE: Pro Elite 400 Carbon Arrow (415-grains) 505 FPS / 227 FP KE
Speed/KE: EVO-X CenterPunch Carbon Arrow (465-grains) 485 FPS / 243 FP KE
Draw style Reverse-Draw
Draw Weight 300
Safe De-Cocking ACUslide

Nitro 505 XERO Crossbow
Nitro 505 XERO
Price $4,649.99
Speed 505 FPS / 243 FP KE
Length 30.5"
Width 12" / 6.5"
Power Stroke 17"
Weight 7.9 lbs. (with ACUslide)
Draw Style  Reverse-Draw
Havoc RS440 XERO Top
Havoc RS440 XERO
440 FPS / 172 FP KE
12.3" / 7.5"
7.5 lbs.


  • Fastest Crossbow in the World
  • Fastest Compact Crossbow in the World
  • Safe De-Cocking
  • Cocking Force Required
  • String Life (#of shots)
  • Weight
  • Ability to Remain Cocked All Day
  • Rest Life
  • Industry Leading Silence
  • Warranty
  • Years of Crossbow Innovation

  • 505 FPS

  • 460 FPS

  • ACUslide and ACUdraw De-Cock (11 models)

  • 5 lbs.

  • more than 500 shots
  • 7.5-7.8 lbs.
  • Unlimited

  • Limited Lifetime

  • 28 years

  • 500 FPS

  • 400 FPS

  • (1 model)

  • 12-17 lbs.

  • less than 400 shots
  • 6.5-9.9 lbs.

  • less than 8 hours

  • Subject to Breakage

  • Limited 5 Year

  • 5 years
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