Real World Speed: Elite Answer vs Strother Wrath?

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    Real World Speed: Elite Answer vs Strother Wrath?

    Anyone shoot the Elite Answer and Strother Wrath, same draw length, same draw weight, shooting same arrow.
    Comparing apples to apples the best one can, how do these two stack up against each other?
    I know the Wrath has more brace height and wondering if the speed though was still up with the Answer?

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    I am only getting 268 fps with 420 grain arrow, 70lbs at 28 draw out of the answer.

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    Elite Answer Smooth Mods - 60.1 lbs, 29 1/8", 6.85" Brace Height, 300 Grain Arrow = 310.4 fps (15.1 fps per inch of power stroke)

    Strother Wrath - 60.1 lbs, 29", 8.155" Brace Height, 300 Grain Arrow = 301.6 fps (15.8 fps per inch of power stroke)


    Both bows are very tame at the shot.

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    Answer 28" draw, 70# 384 grain arrow 283

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    2012 Premium bow test with chrono data, etc

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    Answer with smooth mods. approx. 10fps faster.

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    Re: Real World Speed: Elite Answer vs Strother Wrath?

    So the Answer is. 318 IBO bow? I thought this bow was supposed to be a lot faster.

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    Real World Speed: Elite Answer vs Strother Wrath?

    I have a 2013 Answer on order and am really curious how it stacks up to my Hoyt CE RKT. I am a 30" draw 70lb pull and am shooting a 477g FMJ at 280 with my current setup. I'm hoping the Answer can get close to that.
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    Re: Real World Speed: Elite Answer vs Strother Wrath?

    66# 28in 407 grain arrow. 283 fps out of my 12 answer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitigator33 View Post
    I have a 2013 Answer on order and am really curious how it stacks up to my Hoyt CE RKT.
    Meee too can't wait to get it and really compare the 2
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    Shooting my 60 lb answer with a 302 grn arrow 60 lbs 28.5" draw @ 303 fps dloop and peep installed.... Also shooting custom Wes van horn stage 1 strings....stock string are or rubbish...

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    just for info, the answer draws smoother than the rkt cams, keep that in mind...

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    Funny how the answer and the wrath have the same speed rating (330) but the answer shoots 10 fps faster at same specs. Outdoor life tested the wrath at IBO specs (70#, 30" draw, 350 grain arrow) and it only hit 311 fps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckA84 View Post
    Funny how the answer and the wrath have the same speed rating (330) but the answer shoots 10 fps faster at same specs. Outdoor life tested the wrath at IBO specs (70#, 30" draw, 350 grain arrow) and it only hit 311 fps.
    Someone from Strother Archery posted a while back on another forum,that their chrony´s were calibrated after a chrony of one of their string suppliers and they found out later the numbers were a tad high.

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    Re: Real World Speed: Elite Answer vs Strother Wrath?

    I have an Answer smooth mods, 30" DL, 70# DW and shoot a 350 grain arrow at 324 fps. My hunting arrow is 400 and chronos at 308 fps.
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    I've shot a few Wraths through a chrono at 29" 70lbs with a 430 grain arrow and got 285fps.
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    The wrath has 1.3+ inches of brace height? I'm surprised the answers brace is that short. I guess

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcycle View Post
    The wrath has 1.3+ inches of brace height? I'm surprised the answers brace is that short. I guess
    I agree. The Wrath is getting very respectable speeds out of a huge 8" brace.
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    Re: Real World Speed: Elite Answer vs Strother Wrath?

    Well compare the wrath to the '13 hunter then.

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