they still make aluminum arrows?
they still make aluminum arrows?
I gave up on carbons and went back to aluminums years ago and have never regretted it. There are plenty of light weight offerrings. I use 2213's,3-4" feathers and an 85 gr BH and have a total arrow weight of 396 and it gets the job done and I have plenty of speed and a quiet rig.
2314s 26", 5" vanes and a 130gr Muzzy. Killed a lot of animals with this comb.
Usually, if you say your bending arrows pulling them out of a target your not pulling them straight out-kinda pullin up but then, unless it's a very low grade aluminum, can't understand bending them. I've shot a TON of tournys in my day & aluminums always group better "for me' than carbons.
sure, why not? they work just fine
I use them. A/C/C's.
I started with Gold Tips carbons because that's what the pro shop sold me when I got my first bow. Next I added Cabela's Stalker Extremes into my quiver.
Then last year I gave 2117s a try. LOVE THEM!
I'm not saying that I'll never use carbons again, but I love the consistency, the silence, the price, and the weight (momentum) of my aluminums.
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i love 2413's. that said i think accs and fmjs are two of the finest, most consistant hunting arrows made. Another thing i dont think anyone has mentioned is the thin outside diameter of a carbon arrow will really benefit guys who shoot past thirty yards as there is a big difference in wind drift between carbon and larger diameter arrows
I shoot a xx78 2413 29" and a 125gr. broadhead at 65lbs. and have shot carbons from the same bow with equal results. Stuck with aluminum because I don't see the need in spending the extra money on the carbons.
Shoot the XX78s. The extra money is well worth it. They are very durable.
I shot a 27" XX78 2213 through a deer and down into the ground last November. That was off of a 74# Hoyt AM35. I refletched the arrow and put new blades in the head and back into the quiver.
Down to just one bow.... and extra limbs
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Shoot as much weight as you can with accuracy.
I shot three deer last fall with 27" XX75 2213's out my 63# Hoyt Trykon. I used one arrow and the resharpened broadhead to kill two of those deer.
I switched back last year after I determined that I had probably about 50%-60% pass-thrus with 27" CX-300's (370 grains), yet 95% pass-thrus with those XX75 2213's (415 grains).
At this point in time I have no plans on ever "switching back" to carbons.
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Shot a lot of 2117s. Using FMJ's now.
Fmj... Best of both worlds!
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Old thread here, but I switched back recently. XX78 2315's are deadly accurate for me.
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Like said above, FMJ best of both worlds.
You can do more with a kind word AND a gun than with just a kind word.
I love aluminum so much that it's wrapped around all my carbon arrows, FMJs for me
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You can't that info is NOT correct. A 2314 shaft alone @ 28 inches is 298 grains. That is without inserts (both ends) nock, vanes or feathers, or point. You will not get a 2314 under 450 grains for a finished arrow ready to shoot for most archers. My 28's are about 475 grains.....with 100 grain tips.
PS a 2010 thread that keeps on giving.
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Aluminum it's NOT just for college baseball