You can’t please someone else until you please yourself. Is that even a quote? Whatever. The point is, Centerpoint often competes against themselves.
Crossbows from different generation or even same generation competes for a spot in the same price range. We got two of them with us here. There is a debate to settle down and it won’t do it on its own. Which one should you go for? Centerpoint Dagger 390 vs Sniper 370? Which one is the superior and why? Let’s find out.
Centerpoint Dagger 390 & Sniper 370: Outlooks
Centerpoint Dagger 390 vs Sniper 370: Specs Table
|Specs||Dagger 390||Sniper 370|
|Speed||390 FPS||370 FPS|
|Kinetic Energy||135 FP-KE||112 FP-KE|
|Power Stroke||14.5 Inches||13.5 Inches|
|Draw Weight||185 LBS||185 LBS|
|Axle To Axle||14 / 18 Inches||18 / 21.5 Inches|
|Length||35.8 Inches||36 Inches|
|Weight||7.8 LBS||7.9 LBS|
Difference In Build Quality
Both of them are build from the same material. The thickness and size however is very different. Centerpoint Dagger 390 is slimmer and lighter. Appearance wise, Dagger looks better as well. But that’s subjective opinion.
In short, there isn’t much difference present in the body construction. Both of them are durable for the task you are taking them for.
Difference In Speed
This is where the big difference lies. As the name suggests, Dagger 390 is capable of reaching 390 FPS and Sniper 370 is capable of reaching 370 FPS. Both of them are quite fast. But Sniper is behind by 20FPS. That 20FPS can be a game changer in many scenarios. 20 FPS might not seem a lot to you. But you can feel the difference if you try out both.
If you want to save some money, go for the Sniper 370. Otherwise, paying the extra for more speed is completely justified.
Difference In Draw Weight
The power and speed is pretty different on the both. It’s obvious there will be difference in the draw weight as well. If you are thinking that, oh boy! You are dead wrong.
Both of these crossbows share the same 185lbs of draw weight. HAHA! I know right! What a coincidence! You will need to use a rope cocking device with the crossbow to lower the draw weight.
Difference In Power
Centerpoint Dagger 390 is more powerful than Centerpoint Sniper 370. Sniper is capable of generating 110ft-lbs of kinetic energy.
Where Dagger 390 can generate up to 135ft-lbs of kinetic energy.
Dagger 390 vs Sniper 370: Videos
Centerpoint Dagger 390 vs Sniper 370 Summary
The question still remains, right? You already know Dagger 390 is the better crossbow through and through. But what if you want to save some money and don’t care about the extra 20FPS? You won’t miss much one the Sniper 370. You will still enjoy that crossbow and have fun at your tasks.