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Old 08-29-2007, 07:51 PM
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The title says it all, so whats everybodies hunting arrow weight for this upcoming deer season? Trying to get an idea of whether or not people prefer a lighter faster arrow our a heavier arrow with more K.E.

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Old 08-29-2007, 07:59 PM
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8.4gpi Easton carbon arrows.
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:00 PM
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More POWER!!!
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:08 PM
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Easton ST Epics 400, 8.7 gpi, 394grains
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:11 PM
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Easton ACC weighing in at 381 grains traveling 305 fps and hitting it's mark with a mere 77 ft lbs of KE...well out of the bow that is.
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:16 PM
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396gr total arrow weight. Not sure how many fps my vipertec is shooting but it is fast enough.
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:16 PM
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Carbon Express Terminator XP Selects 6075s 28" @ 10.6gpi
125gr 3 blade muzzys
30gr tracer nock
11gr insert

puts me about 460grains for my hunting arrows. speed is about 260fps with a KE of about 69ft/lbs...

i rather hit them with something heavy than something light. light and fast dont do much for me...


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Old 08-29-2007, 08:23 PM
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475 grains total weight for me. I was shooting 400 grains at 300 FPS, but opted for 475 at 270 fps. Actually, there was only a VERY slight increase in KE... not enough to matter. Trajectory didn't change much at all, and my bow became MUCH more quiet. I'm sold on a heavier arrow.
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:29 PM
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475 grains total weight for me. I was shooting 400 grains at 300 FPS, but opted for 475 at 270 fps. Actually, there was only a VERY slight increase in KE... not enough to matter. Trajectory didn't change much at all, and my bow became MUCH more quiet. I'm sold on a heavier arrow.

Good answer, I am going to hunt this year with 200 grain Muzzy Phantoms giving me a FOC about 21 %... I shoot 3D with a 430 grain, more stable in flight.
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:31 PM
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355 grain arrow traveling 320 fps...
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