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Contributors to this thread:
Z Barebow 10-Jan-19
ohiohunter 10-Jan-19
Iowabowhunter 10-Jan-19
Bowfreak 10-Jan-19
Iowabowhunter 10-Jan-19
Trial153 10-Jan-19
wyobullshooter 10-Jan-19
Bowfreak 10-Jan-19
Trial153 10-Jan-19
Brotsky 10-Jan-19
Trial153 10-Jan-19
Brotsky 10-Jan-19
ohiohunter 10-Jan-19
Bowboy 10-Jan-19
Ziek 10-Jan-19
wyobullshooter 10-Jan-19
SixLomaz 10-Jan-19
Genesis 10-Jan-19
Glunker 10-Jan-19
ohiohunter 10-Jan-19
Trial153 10-Jan-19
Trial153 10-Jan-19
Ucsdryder 10-Jan-19
ohiohunter 10-Jan-19
fubar racin 10-Jan-19
Dale06 10-Jan-19
Grunt-N-Gobble 10-Jan-19
LUNG$HOT 10-Jan-19
Barrera 10-Jan-19
From: Z Barebow
10-Jan-19

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Just when you thought you had the ultimate arrow in FMJ, Easton is trying to confiscate your equipment budget. The compatibility with RPS insert is a huge + in my eyes. The inherent weight forward design will cause those things to hit like a ton of bricks.

Edit-Sorry for the wrong year!

From: ohiohunter
10-Jan-19
Interesting, I've shot barreled shafts, never coned. Setting center shot sounds like a nightmare, but thats what paper is for.

10-Jan-19
I really like the idea of these. Better wind drift while still having regular broadheads.

Anybody have an idea of weight on the 300 spine shafts?

From: Bowfreak
10-Jan-19
Love the concept.

10-Jan-19
What do they mean by this- "Straightened to the highest industry specifications and is coaxially aligned to ± 3 milliradians to produce the most precise hunting arrow available today."

From: Trial153
10-Jan-19
it means they are very expensive

10-Jan-19
Interested to see what the price/dozen will be.

From: Bowfreak
10-Jan-19
Probably $300 or so.

From: Trial153
10-Jan-19
These will work great with knock off China rage heads

From: Brotsky
10-Jan-19
I wonder if these can only be shot through a drop-away rest? If you were shooting a whisker biscuit would the reducing diameter create a tuning nightmare?

From: Trial153
10-Jan-19
299....a half dozen. Not too bad

From: Brotsky
10-Jan-19
That's $50 a piece. I guess some guys are okay with paying $30 per broadhead to shoot a deer so it makes sense!

At that price point I will be sticking with the tried and true 5mm.

From: ohiohunter
10-Jan-19
3 mrad is a fancy way of saying +/- 0.003".... took a minute to do the math but what a joke!

From: Bowboy
10-Jan-19
I like the concept and I'll bet they'll be in the $250-300 range. Hope they don't price them up there with the X10s.

From: Ziek
10-Jan-19
So how does a "seamlessly tapered shaft from 6mm to 4mm" work when you cut it for your own length? Is it just the outside that's tapered with a consistent inside diameter? Do they make different lengths for that "seamless taper"? Need more info.

10-Jan-19
Either way, if the cost is $250-$300/dozen, count me out. I kill 'em just fine with the $120/dozen Axis, even adding in the cost of the brass inserts.

From: SixLomaz
10-Jan-19
I like and use the 5mm version FMJ's. They hit hard and last long. This is going too far, messing up a good product just to turn more profit. What a gimmick. I guess you cut the 4mm shaft end as it is probably longer.

From: Genesis
10-Jan-19
Time to start another “How much does your arrow cost?” thread

From: Glunker
10-Jan-19
At 6 X the price of a good arrow this new design is a gadget that I doubt makes much of a difference in the field but it will appeal to some of us that assume the newest, most costly equipment will make us a upper echelon bowhunter. These arrows work best if wearing full Sitka camo.

From: ohiohunter
10-Jan-19
I’d like to see how they came to this conclusion considering some of the past topics here. Easton has the capital to conduct the tests we cannot, I just hope they use those tests (if they occurred) to support this design rather than flashy gimmick advertising. I agree the price is overkill for a hunting arrow but we all know full and well if there is any advantage in competition you will see these.

My god, could you imagine losing one of these with a German kinetic or iron will on it??? I’d puke.

From: Trial153
10-Jan-19
Easton been pushing back for years say high FOC was non issue. Now all of sudden then are marketing it to tune of 300 a dozen arrows. Typical bullshit marketing from the archery industry.

From: Trial153
10-Jan-19
Also found out that the Easton rep misspoken at this roll out. These are 300 a dozen retail not per 6.

From: Ucsdryder
10-Jan-19
300 a dozen? Gfy! I’ll take my axis at .001” for 100 a dozen.

From: ohiohunter
10-Jan-19
Usc, where you getting the axis pros for $100/12??

From: fubar racin
10-Jan-19
I thought my arrows were stupid expensive wow

From: Dale06
10-Jan-19
Glad I bought five dozen Beeman nightfall shafts when they were being closed out. The hu

10-Jan-19
Not exactly new tech. Arrow Dynamics had a tapered carbon shaft back in the 90's. So Easton took that concept and added the aluminum "jacket".

Not impressed, but they have to come out with something "new" every year.

From: LUNG$HOT
10-Jan-19
If they’re really $300 per 12 that is Effin ridiculous! No thanks.

From: Barrera
10-Jan-19
Lol dang pricey. Were still hunting and shooting 40yds right? That price better take my range to 500+ yds. Have at em boys

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