The new lower strength compound like crossbow has a reduced draw weight of around 60 - 85lbs compared to a standard compound of 150lbs. This is achieved by having one continuous string rather than two cables and a string. These compounds have the advantage of being easy and quick to cock without placing any strain on the shooter or the need for a cocking device. This will allow the shooter to release more bolts and reload quicker than the traditional recurve or compound crossbow. Our exclusive Talon version can fire 8mm ball bearings at speeds in excess of 400fps.