eBike Generation
Draw weight, arrow weight
Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
Big10 20-Aug-19
Reggiezpop 20-Aug-19
Brotsky 20-Aug-19
Bou'bound 20-Aug-19
JTV 20-Aug-19
Shawn 20-Aug-19
Predeter 20-Aug-19
SaltyB 20-Aug-19
yeager 20-Aug-19
greg simon 20-Aug-19
Dino 21-Aug-19
AZ8 21-Aug-19
MichaelArnette 21-Aug-19
mountainman 21-Aug-19
WV Mountaineer 21-Aug-19
BOHUNTER09 21-Aug-19
Boreal 21-Aug-19
12yards 21-Aug-19
carcus 21-Aug-19
Will 21-Aug-19
fubar racin 21-Aug-19
Bake 21-Aug-19
mattandersen 21-Aug-19
Joe Holden 21-Aug-19
Buglmin 21-Aug-19
Pop-r 21-Aug-19
Scar Finga 21-Aug-19
RD 21-Aug-19
Buck Watcher 21-Aug-19
craigmcalvey 21-Aug-19
dallsheepstkr 21-Aug-19
longspeak74 21-Aug-19
JW 21-Aug-19
Supernaut 21-Aug-19
PoudreCanyon 21-Aug-19
backcountrymuzzy 21-Aug-19
GF 22-Aug-19
svrelk 22-Aug-19
From: Big10
20-Aug-19
Just curious what you draw weight and arrow weight are for your deer hunting rig. I'm pulling 64# and shooting a 460gr arrow. Thanks.

From: Reggiezpop
20-Aug-19
Elite Ritual 60# with 500gr FMJ’s

From: Brotsky
20-Aug-19
Prime Logic CT5 60# 485gr FMJ

From: Bou'bound
20-Aug-19
63. 437

Jus to clarify the bow weight is 63 not the 437

From: JTV
20-Aug-19
'06 Bowtech Allegiance/64lbs/30" draw w/smooth mods (fantastic shooting bow, one of the best models ever made imo)... Gold Tip Velocity XT 340/28"/426-430 grs, depending on BH/293fps ..... heavist arrows Ive shot in years

From: Shawn
20-Aug-19
60# Traverse and a 440 grain arrow. New set-up for me since shoulder replacement so I have not shot it through any deer yet. I have no doubt it will do the trick. Shawn

From: Predeter
20-Aug-19
73lb Hoyt Nitrum turbo, 468gr arrow.

From: SaltyB
20-Aug-19
Captain overkill here. 73lbs, 522grains

From: yeager
20-Aug-19
Elite E35@61# FMJ’s @ 440 gr.

From: greg simon
20-Aug-19
73 lbs 505gr

From: Dino
21-Aug-19
Hoyt Carbon Defiant 34” @ 67lbs 435 gr Vap TKO’s

From: AZ8
21-Aug-19
60lb 449 FMJ’s

21-Aug-19
These are compounds I’m assuming? Recurves: 51# 475 gr 59# 540 gr

From: mountainman
21-Aug-19
Elite energy 35. 28''@ 67 lbs. 444 grain victory vforce.

21-Aug-19
70 pounds on a compound with a 435 grain arrow. 58 pounds on a year bow with about a 560 grain arrow.

From: BOHUNTER09
21-Aug-19
64 pounds. 425 grains

From: Boreal
21-Aug-19
70 lbs, 477 gr

From: 12yards
21-Aug-19
Dang I'm on the lighter side. I shoot a 421 grain TAW out of my 60 pound Synergy. I shoot the same arrow out of my 50# Impulse 34. I just bought a 50 pound Synergy and my arrows will be around 416 grains. Last year I used my elk arrow on whitetails. That one was 486 grains.

From: carcus
21-Aug-19
70 lbs, 485 for elk and moose, for deer 60lbs and a slightly lighter arrow, maybe 425gr

From: Will
21-Aug-19
67# right now and 405~ grn arrows.

From: fubar racin
21-Aug-19
Elite energy 35 73# and 532 grain arrow good enough for anything in the lower 48

From: Bake
21-Aug-19
I'm not sure and I'm not sure.

Bow says max weight 70 lbs, so I imagine I'm around there somewhere.

Bare arrow weighed 340 with a nock. So add 3 blazer vanes, HIT insert, and a 100 grain head. 460ish?

From: mattandersen
21-Aug-19
72 lbs and about a 430 grain arrow. Seems to blow thru most deer

From: Joe Holden
21-Aug-19
81lbs Spyder Turbo, 520 grain arrow

From: Buglmin
21-Aug-19
62# Athen's Ridge32, 445 grain Victory RIP, 16% foc.

From: Pop-r
21-Aug-19
73 556

From: Scar Finga
21-Aug-19
Traverse- 64lbs, 450gr.

From: RD
21-Aug-19
Recurve 56# 535gr

From: Buck Watcher
21-Aug-19
484gr - 60# bow 584gr - 70# bow

From: craigmcalvey
21-Aug-19
63# and 405ish.

21-Aug-19
Compound 2013 PSE Omen Max Pro #81 @30 Gold Tip Kinetic Pierce .250 600 grains. I like a somewhat heavy arrow, never worry about penetration lol. Recurve Bob Lee #80 @ 30 FMJ DG 780 grains.

From: longspeak74
21-Aug-19
63lb Centergy @ 417gr

From: JW
21-Aug-19
PSE Evoke 35

#68 - 29 1/2” draw 420 grains @ 300fps

From: Supernaut
21-Aug-19
55# recurve, 565 grains total weight.

From: PoudreCanyon
21-Aug-19
PSE Evo 7, 70 lbs @ 28”. FMJ 5mm cut to 28.5” with 3 blade 100 grain muzzy’s, 470 grains or so.

21-Aug-19
Pro Defiant, 67#, CX Piledrivers at 28.5" 497 gr total

From: GF
22-Aug-19
I like about 8.5-9 GPP for a Trad set-up, but about anything over 450 grains will do just fine as long as it’s tuned and quiet.

450 grains is 10 GPP for a #45, and from a reasonably quick Trad bow, that’ll kill just about anything you can hit properly. So just about any Compound is going to take that up by a quantum leap or three..

But there’s almost no downside to going heavier, and wheelies are so fast these days anyway you guys can afford a few feeps.

Who knows... you might even end up trying this business of hunting at honest bowhunting range and LIKING it!

From: svrelk
22-Aug-19
CPXL 64 lbs/ 447gr.

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