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Old 01-16-2020, 03:22 PM
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Hey guys and gals. Iíve been shooting carbon Express maximas 350ís for years. Thinking of switching it up for the upcoming bow season so I thought Iíd do some research now. Whatís everybody shooting or recommend.
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Old 01-20-2020, 10:01 PM
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I'm shooting Easton FMJ's and am very happy with them. They are durable and consistent. I fletch them with blazers with a slight offset and group FP's and broadheads well.

Another popular option you seem to see often are VAP's.
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Old 01-22-2020, 07:00 AM
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You've provided very little detail to be able to effectively recommend an arrow.. What is the purpose of your shooting. Target? Hunting? Which animals? What is your draw weight/length? Goal arrow weight and foc? Preferred point weight?

Black Eagle Deep Impact for me.

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Old 01-22-2020, 08:29 AM
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I shoot Victory VAPs. Very happy with them.
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I'm shooting Easton FMJ's and am very happy with them. They are durable and consistent. I fletch them with blazers with a slight offset and group FP's and broadheads well.

Another popular option you seem to see often are VAP's.
I've heard good things about the FMJ's but I just couldn't bring myself back to the says of worrying about bent arrows and trying to straighten them

I shoot Gold Tip Hunter XT
Not the best arrow out there by any means but I'm sure happy with how they performed for me this past season.
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Old 01-23-2020, 08:44 AM
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I just ordered some black eagle renegades with their F.O.C.O.S. outsert system. I haven't shot them yet but I am looking forward to try them out
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I just ordered some black eagle renegades with their F.O.C.O.S. outsert system. I haven't shot them yet but I am looking forward to try them out
I have every confidence you will shoot them a helluva lot more true than Gboe8!
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I use the Gold Tip Kinetic Pierce Platinum and had great success with that arrow, but Iím also interested in the Maxima red SD. If your In Calgary I would recommend stoping by Jim Bows archery and they can get you set up with what arrow will work for your draw length, poundage and what your looking for in an arrow.


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You've provided very little detail to be able to effectively recommend an arrow.. What is the purpose of your shooting. Target? Hunting? Which animals? What is your draw weight/length? Goal arrow weight and foc? Preferred point weight
purpose for hunting all big game and small game. My arrow length is 28 1/4 and bow is set at 65lbs. Iíd like to keep it close to the 5gr/pound mark with a total weight of 350 grains. Iím definitely not a beginner to archery just been out of it for a few years and havenít kept up on the new.
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Old 01-25-2020, 08:26 PM
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purpose for hunting all big game and small game. My arrow length is 28 1/4 and bow is set at 65lbs. Iíd like to keep it close to the 5gr/pound mark with a total weight of 350 grains. Iím definitely not a beginner to archery just been out of it for a few years and havenít kept up on the new.
You should chrony your bow and run a few calculators, check the momentum and KE. Are you using a mechanical or fixed head? I try to keep my hunting arrows around 400+ Grains to keep the momentum numbers up and helping with penetration. Too light of an arrow can deflect easier and not penetrate as well. For 3D competition 5gr/lbs is a good goal to keep the speed up especially for unmarked/unknown 3D.

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