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Contributors to this thread:
grindersonly 16-Mar-19
HUNT MAN 16-Mar-19
Franklin 16-Mar-19
Buglmin 16-Mar-19
M.Pauls 16-Mar-19
Buglmin 16-Mar-19
grindersonly 16-Mar-19
timex 16-Mar-19
tradmt 16-Mar-19
Shawn 16-Mar-19
From: grindersonly
16-Mar-19
Extremely new to traditional archery, like just bought my first recurve. I bought a samick sage with 60 lb limbs and have ordered some 40 lb limbs to start with. someone suggest a decent cheap arrow I could get a 1/2 dozen of just to start shooting with. when I build myself up and am ready to start hunting I will dive deeper into better arrows and such, but for now just want something decent to shoot practice. thanks in advance

From: HUNT MAN
16-Mar-19
Game getter 2018s

From: Franklin
16-Mar-19
"Test kit" from one of the suppliers....comes with 3-4 different arrows sizes. Then hit Craigslist....you will find many practice arrows like the kind Hunt suggested.

From: Buglmin
16-Mar-19
2018's are gonna be very stiff for the 40 pound limbs. A set of .600 spined shafts would work with a lil weight up front. Look on eBay for arrows. Lots of .600 spined shafts. Don't be afraid of the China made arrows, some are very good quality. Also, Amazon carries arrows as well. Run a .600 spined shaft with 150 grains up front.

From: M.Pauls
16-Mar-19
X2 on the gamegetters. And there’s no reason to “upgrade” after that. With the 40# limbs I’m thinking you’ll need to keep them long and have about 300grs up front to get 2018s to fly right but you could always get a gamegetter in a different spine. 2018s with 175 or 200 grns up front total should shoot out of your 60# or 2017s with 100 grns. That’s been my experience at 28” Draw

From: Buglmin
16-Mar-19
If you're gonna recommend an aluminum shaft, then a 1916 would be a lot better than a 2018, with 300 grains up front. Wow... You know what you'd need to do to get 300 grains up front of an aluminum shaft...

Contact Lancaster Archery or 3Rivers, they'll hook you up with an arrow you don't need 300 grains up front to shoot. With the Sage cut to center, they'll know what are to use,

From: grindersonly
16-Mar-19
Thanks for all the input guys, I really know nothing about traditional archery and im just trying to get started. I appreciate it.

From: timex
16-Mar-19
first we need your draw length this makes a huge difference in spine selection. weather you choose aluminum or carbons forget 300gr points with a 40# bow if ya plan on shooting past 25 yards. I'd recommend starting a thread on the leather wall looking for a mentor in your area a (coach) if ya will is the way to go. shooting a trad bow accurately consistently is more complex than one would think

From: tradmt
16-Mar-19
You could probably shoot a 2016 with the 40 and the 60 limbs with heavier points with the 40’s.

From: Shawn
16-Mar-19
If you draw 28"s than a 1916 with 100 grain point at 29"s would be bout perfect. A 2016 with 125 may be ok as those bows are cut past center quite bit. Carbons a 29" .600 with 200 grain point will get ya close but ya may need more like 220-225 grain point. If you like it, than get a set of 50# limbs and shoot the same arrow with 175 grain point. Shawn

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