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    i'm goofing off at work and want to run something up a flagpole and see if it flies lol With help of a co-worker measuring to the front of the riser i get 28 1/2 inches so i'll use 29 inch arrows. i'm going to go carbon and strictly shoot to go hunting. I want to use 110 grain muzzy broadheads. I figure at 6gr per pound with tip i should be using 400gr arrows is this correct? oh yeah the bow is 60lbs dw

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    Quote Originally Posted by rpalt1 View Post
    i'm goofing off at work and want to run something up a flagpole and see if it flies lol With help of a co-worker measuring to the front of the riser i get 28 1/2 inches so i'll use 29 inch arrows. i'm going to go carbon and strictly shoot to go hunting. I want to use 110 grain muzzy broadheads. I figure at 6gr per pound with tip i should be using 400gr arrows is this correct? oh yeah the bow is 60lbs dw
    Basically don't worry about the weight...just shoot whatever 400 spine arrow you like. That is what will work for this weight and length.

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    Well, most might go 1 inch front of the shelf, figure gloves, but should work.

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    Or you could shoot something that pulls back almost to the rest if you are shooting any kind of capture rest. Weight of the arrow is not an issue for you. Almost any arrow with a 400 spine will be sufficiently heavy enough.
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    i looked at beamen bone collectors they seem to have a good price on them at cabelas. Thier chart shows me using the 400's. Any experience with beamen?

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    Beman are good arrows. Made by Easton. You have to start somewhere. And a 400 spine is what I'd recommend for now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rpalt1 View Post
    i looked at beamen bone collectors they seem to have a good price on them at cabelas. Thier chart shows me using the 400's. Any experience with beamen?
    Bone Collector series (in anything) is nothing more than a cool little logo and an extra $10 or more to Michael Waddell. Basically, you are paying more money for no increase in performance or value.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rpalt1 View Post
    i looked at beamen bone collectors they seem to have a good price on them at Cabela's. Thier chart shows me using the 400's. Any experience with beamen?
    I've used Beman ICS Hunter carbon arrows for about 15yrs now...matter of fact, have a few that have survived my field/hunting abuse for at least 10yrs.

    The Bone Collector series is smaller diameter, slightly heavier shaft than the standard Beman ICS Hunter

    Since you're looking at Cabela's and if you want another option or want to save a few $$ for now, might check out the Cabela's Stalker Extreme 55/75 or Carbon hunter 55/75.
    The Stalker Extreme is basically a Beman ICS Hunter with the Cabela's logo and standard Easton/Beman insert instead of the ViBrake the Beman ICS uses now.
    Friend of mine shoots them and does well at 3D shoots, plus took a mule doe two years ago and a 5x5 bull elk last season.

    The Carbon Hunter, which my son has for his bow, matches the Beman ICS Bowhunter
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