New Lighted Nock Works With Hybrid Profile

Nockturnal has taken all of the guesswork out of adding the benefit of lighted nocks to your crossbow quiver with the introduction of its universal Predator Nocks and hassle-free Predator Bolts.

Nockturnal Crossbow Nock

Nockturnal Crossbow Nock

With its hybrid-nock profile, the Nockturnal Predator Nock was designed to work with all crossbows, whether they require a flat-back, half-moon or capture design. The unique injection-molded urethane nock contour not only creates a universal solution to string contact requirements, it also helps prevent string wear while creating vibration reduction during release for a much more forgiving and accurate launch.

The internal diameters of carbon crossbow bolts vary widely from manufacturer to manufacturer, so Nockturnal designed the CNC-machined aluminum bodies of its new Predator Nocks in two sizes with the ability to compress and seat firmly and squarely into just about any full-size carbon crossbow bolt on the market. Size 1 fits bolts with a 0.283- to 0.298-inch inner diameter, and Size 2 fits bolts with an inner diameter of 0.294 to 0.310 inch.

The patented piston-driven contact switch is encapsulated in the urethane to protect it from inadvertent activation and maximum water resistance, but it is guaranteed to activate immediately when the string is released. The clear urethane also transfers light from the super-bright red or green LED to the archer’s position as well as 360-degrees to the side, but there is no perceptible illumination from the receiving end of the bolt.

Weighing just 35 grains, Predator Nocks can be used with crossbows that produce speeds well in excess of 450 fps. Predator Nocks require no assembly, and with a lithium battery life of more than 20 hours, you can still find your bolt under bright sunlight the day after.

Nockturnal has incorporated the Predator Nock into its new Predator Bolts for archers who simply want to insert their broadhead onto a complete, fletched and lighted bolt. These new bolts incorporate an advanced carbon-aramid fiber design with a .300 spine and an industry-leading straightness of +/- 0.003-inch for absolute strength, rigidity and accuracy. Prefletched with VaneTec vanes with a 2-degree offset, the Predator Bolts are available in 20- and 22-inch lengths with weights of 350 grains and 365 grains, respectively.

Nockturnal Predator Nocks are waterproof, shockproof and come in a pack of three. They are available in either red or green and retail for $39.99. The complete Predator Crossbow Bolts are available in a 3-pack with an MSRP of $64.99. The Predator line is now available at retailers nationwide. To find a dealer near you visit the Nockturnal Lighted Nocks website at

Headquartered in Cartersville, Ga., Nockturnal offers a full-line of revolutionary, piston-actuated lighted nocks for the bowhunter. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Feradyne Outdoors, LLC. For more information on the company or its products, write to: Nockturnal, 110 Beasley Rd., Cartersville, GA 30120; call (770) 387-9300; or visit

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