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    Best micro diameter arrow for hunting?

    Just looking for some opinions. What do you think is the best micro diameter arrow for hunting and why?

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    Gold Tip Kinetics Pros would be my vote for the best....their tolerances are the best, they have the best insert setup, and overall durability is higher on Gold Tips than any other arrows I've tested! If you dont wanna drop the coin for Pros, get XT's and cut them from both ends!

    A close second would be VAP's.....easton axis and shafts of that type are not even on the same level due to the stupid HIT and poor tolerances, when compared to GT Pros! Injexions and any other arrows requiring deep six inserts, that then requires you to buy specially threaded deep six BH's are even worse in my oppinion.....I would make cedar arrows before shooting or buying those BS things!
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    Not sure if these are the "best", but the deep impacts by black eagle archery have very good specs
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    If I were to try some I would look at the Vap's...

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    The Easton axis have been proving themselves longer than any other micro shaft out there since they hit the market besides the acc which is a little too pricey for my liking. I can shoot them out to 120yds and only be limited by my own abilities. When I'm on they will hold groups with no problem and I have never had on break on an animal. I have used them since they first came out and don't plan on switching any time soon.
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    I shot easton axis' for a few years.
    Switched to flatlines last year to pickup a little speed and I like them so far.
    They are definitely a bit noisier thant the Axis arrows.

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    I have no idea what is the best micro diameter hunting arrow, but the Easton Axis arrows are good. I am very interested in the Easton Carbon Injexions, but the new inserts allow for a limited broadhead selection. I am not really interested in the broadheads available at this point for the Deep Six inserts. We will see if this concept takes hold and more broadheads become available for the system.

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    I really like the TR crush if you can find them. I put HIT inserts in them and they are way better than the outserts that come with them.
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    Easton all the way!

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    Black Eagle Deep Impacts... I'd put their weight and straightness tolerances up against any arrow on the market. Closer tolerances than Gold Tip, CX, or Easton, hands down. Add to that the fact that with the Deep Impact outsert, you can use ANY broadhead on the market... you're not just limited to certain ones like with the Deep Six outserts.
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    Hmm... Black Eagles are new to me... Where are they made???
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    Black Eagles are new to me too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOBIGBUCKS View Post
    I really like the TR crush if you can find them. I put HIT inserts in them and they are way better than the outserts that come with them.
    Ditto. Been shooting mine for 4 years now. I have broken three arrows in 4 years shooting at just about everything. And those three I had to break off because I couldn't get them out of the hard railroad ties I shot them into. Couldn't even turn them with vice grips. I have tried VAP's, Axis, FMJ's, Beman Black Max Elites, GT Kinetics, and the best shooting smaller diameter shafts I've found are my TR Crush 300's.

    I haven't found an outsert I like yet, so I stick with HIT's in my Axis, FMJ's, Kinetics, and Crush. Never had a single problem with HIT's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5MilesBack View Post
    Ditto. Been shooting mine for 4 years now. I have broken three arrows in 4 years shooting at just about everything. And those three I had to break off because I couldn't get them out of the hard railroad ties I shot them into. Couldn't even turn them with vice grips. I have tried VAP's, Axis, FMJ's, Beman Black Max Elites, GT Kinetics, and the best shooting smaller diameter shafts I've found are my TR Crush 300's.
    Yup, thanks for the advice on these arrows 5 Miles.
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    Why do folks always measure penetration with foam targets? Of course a smaller diameter will penetrate best......duh. If you have a heavier arrow with a broad head on the end.....the the faster light arrow will (as always) penetrate less and since we don’t hunt foam deer what does that prove?

    C'mon folks.......the "do the laws of physics cease to exist in your quiver”? Are these “magic arrows”? Did you get them from the guy that sold Jack the magic beans…..? That reminds me of a funny clip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deadquiet View Post
    Why do folks always measure penetration with foam targets? Of course a smaller diameter will penetrate best......duh. If you have a heavier arrow with a broad head on the end.....the the faster light arrow will (as always) penetrate less and since we don’t hunt foam deer what does that prove?

    C'mon folks.......the "do the laws of physics cease to exist in your quiver”? Are these “magic arrows”? Did you get them from the guy that sold Jack the magic beans…..? That reminds me of a funny clip.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-f4Of4OCL_A

    Foam targets are one thing - but I just picked up the Easton Carbon Injexions to try them out. For s&g's, I shot one at a 3/8" piece of plywood and it went completely through, leaving only the nock stuck in the hole. Surprisingly, the fletchings stayed on as well. Here are the parameters for my scientfic research:

    40 yd shot
    Draw Wt = 65#
    Draw Length = 28.5
    Arrow length = 29" plus field tip
    Arrow Wt = 440 gr
    Arrow Speed = 278 fps
    KE = 71 fp
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    Love the axis.....shooting injexion this year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PAkilla86 View Post
    Gold Tip Kinetics Pros would be my vote for the best....their tolerances are the best, they have the best insert setup, and overall durability is higher on Gold Tips than any other arrows I've tested! If you dont wanna drop the coin for Pros, get XT's and cut them from both ends!

    A close second would be VAP's.....easton axis and shafts of that type are not even on the same level due to the stupid HIT and poor tolerances, when compared to GT Pros! Injexions and any other arrows requiring deep six inserts, that then requires you to buy specially threaded deep six BH's are even worse in my oppinion.....I would make cedar arrows before shooting or buying those BS things!
    I'm with ya...I started looking into some of these and the whole, special insert and special BH was BS!
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    i really like the axis's
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boonie P View Post
    Foam targets are one thing - but I just picked up the Easton Carbon Injexions to try them out. For s&g's, I shot one at a 3/8" piece of plywood and it went completely through, leaving only the nock stuck in the hole. Surprisingly, the fletchings stayed on as well. Here are the parameters for my scientfic research:

    40 yd shot
    Draw Wt = 65#
    Draw Length = 28.5
    Arrow length = 29" plus field tip
    Arrow Wt = 440 gr
    Arrow Speed = 278 fps
    KE = 71 fp
    Same thing though......you are shooting a thin arrow through a non-flesh and bone substance so it will go deeper. Just like a needle is easier to stick in a basketball than a 10 penny nail. But all that changes when you shoot an animal with BH tipped arrows because in flesh you get a wound channel......a rather large one I might add. Much bigger than the small variance of shaft diameters of small v large arrows.

    If you don't believe me or haven’t seen it firsthand just look at some of the BH kill thread people just love to post here.

    If you are looking for better penetration then go heavier….not smaller diameter and lighter......you will be better off. IMHO this is just another attempt at making folks think light fast arrows penetrate better.
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