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    Hey guys, I just got my new silencer, awesome, but not real happy with the speed, here is the deal I was set up with axis 300's my draw is 28 and am shooting a 100 gr. tip. the arrows weigh 450.6 gr. and am getting around 270 fps. any ideas on a little lighter arrow that will still be really efective on big game animals

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    Run your numbers through the arrow calculator http://backcountrybowhunting.com/articles/calc/
    Find your optimal weight for your arrows and speed.

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    thanks that helped alot I'll take a look at some other options and get that speed up. thanks again

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    You didn't mention draw weight, that has a big effect on speed. (Edit: MN1963 covered that)

    Have you checked all the specs, especially the cam sync and timing, to make sure the bow is at peak efficiency?

    Don't get too caught up in the numbers, are you unhappy with how the bow shoots and feels or with the reading on the chrono(which might not be accurate)?
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    Check out Gold Tip XT Velocity's 300.Little lighter by almost 100 gr,should gain roughly 20 fps more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simple Life View Post
    Check out Gold Tip XT Velocity's 300.Little lighter by almost 100 gr,should gain roughly 20 fps more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sqearl View Post
    Hey guys, I just got my new silencer, awesome, but not real happy with the speed, here is the deal I was set up with axis 300's my draw is 28 and am shooting a 100 gr. tip. the arrows weigh 450.6 gr. and am getting around 270 fps. any ideas on a little lighter arrow that will still be really efective on big game animals
    You didn't mention your draw weight so it's impossible to see if you are where you should be or not. Remember it is just a calculator but it seems to be very close if you know all your stats. My brother and his buddies shoot over a chrony and the calculator is usually very very close.

    From the numbers I've seen here and on AT the Martins seem to be a bit slower than their rating. I've been collecting as much data as I can on them since there are a few models I'm interested in. It won't stop me from getting a Martin but I know it will likely not make IBO rating.
    Last edited by MLN1963; 03-13-2011 at 09:21 AM.
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