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Draw weight, arrow weight
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.
Elite Ritual 60# with 500gr FMJ’s
Prime Logic CT5 60# 485gr FMJ
Jus to clarify the bow weight is 63 not the 437
'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
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
73lb Hoyt Nitrum turbo, 468gr arrow.
Captain overkill here. 73lbs, 522grains
Elite E35@61# FMJ’s @ 440 gr.
Hoyt Carbon Defiant 34” @ 67lbs 435 gr Vap TKO’s
These are compounds I’m assuming? Recurves: 51# 475 gr 59# 540 gr
Elite energy 35. 28''@ 67 lbs. 444 grain victory vforce.
70 pounds on a compound with a 435 grain arrow. 58 pounds on a year bow with about a 560 grain arrow.
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.
70 lbs, 485 for elk and moose, for deer 60lbs and a slightly lighter arrow, maybe 425gr
67# right now and 405~ grn arrows.
Elite energy 35 73# and 532 grain arrow good enough for anything in the lower 48
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?
72 lbs and about a 430 grain arrow. Seems to blow thru most deer
81lbs Spyder Turbo, 520 grain arrow
62# Athen's Ridge32, 445 grain Victory RIP, 16% foc.
484gr - 60# bow 584gr - 70# bow
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.
PSE Evoke 35
#68 - 29 1/2” draw 420 grains @ 300fps
55# recurve, 565 grains total weight.
PSE Evo 7, 70 lbs @ 28”. FMJ 5mm cut to 28.5” with 3 blade 100 grain muzzy’s, 470 grains or so.
Pro Defiant, 67#, CX Piledrivers at 28.5" 497 gr total
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!