We started with wanting a bar that could cut the wind while still providing stiffness and comfort at the shot. We tried many ways to achieve our desired results and Thus the Smacdown .500 was constructed. The Smacdown .500 is a TRUE 1/2 Bar made with 100% ULTRA High and Ultra High Pitch Fiber. Unlike many bars that call themselves 1/2″ this one you can put a Micrometer on and Know that it is, what we say it is. The Smacdown .500 offers an awesome stiffness to weight ratio and a unique composite dampening material called SMACWRAP®. Smac is the ULTIMATE in Vibration Dampening an shot Recovery. We are the first to utilize this technology in Archery Stabilization!! If you are look for an Awesome shooting that bar that encompasses the latest technology in shot dampening then the new Smacdown .500 is the bar for you. BENEFITS: AWESOME Stiffness to Weight ratio A Bar that doesn’t weight a ton with no weight Best Vibration and shot Recovery. Little to NO hand Resonance Ability to add LOT of Weight!! TRUE 1/2 O.D Bar Best Wind resistance due to OD!