Arrows 340 or 400?


Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1

    Arrows 340 or 400?

    I want to order the right ones the first time, Shooting caribou at 70 lbs 29 in. draw with 30 in arrow, trying to pick up a bit of speed but which one is a better choice and how much difference between the two. Will post end result when complete. Thanks .

  2. Remove Advertisements

  3. #2

  4. Remove Advertisements

  5. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Western Washington, Lewis CO
    Without all your bow, arrow and head specs I wouldn't be able to say for sure but most of the time you will need the 340's at 70lbs and 30" to maintian the proper spine.


  6. Remove Advertisements

  7. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    You don't say what size point?!? A buddy and I shoot same set-up, but I shoot 340's w/ 125gr tips and he shoots 400's w/ 100 gr tips...
    So your like alot of people right on the bubble... you want more speed?!? Try shooting 400's with 100gr and see how they shoot... Can you borrow a couple arrow from buddies and see how they flys for you?? Id look into something like that before I buy a dz. arrows

  8. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Conroe, TX
    What grain tip
    Montgomery County Archery Club - President
    Hidden Content

  9. #6
    There is no doubt you need the 340's . If your arrows were like 27 inches long then you might get by with the 400's but with a 29 inch draw , 30 inch arrow and shooting 70 lbs then the 400 would be extremely weak spined.

  10. #7
    Shooting 100 gr. points .

  11. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    I plugged in some numbers and got this;

    ICS Hunter .340 @ 30" spined well with a 125 gr. tip, speed @ 240 FPS

    ICS Hunter >400 @ 27" perfect spine with 100 gr. tip .speed 257 fps

    so , if you want more speed the >400 is the way to go.

Similar Threads

  1. Need Help with arrows 340 or 400??
    By QuackWhacker65 in forum General Archery Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: March 12th, 2010, 12:41 AM
  2. Easton Axis Nano 340, 400 Shafts, FMJ 340, 400 Shafts, New Uncut
    By Ashland Viper in forum Arrows, Broadheads, Quivers and Arrow Components
    Replies: 90
    Last Post: February 14th, 2010, 09:31 AM
  3. Easton axis arrows realtree apg camo 340 or 400 $80 dozen tyd
    By HUNTNMT in forum Arrows, Broadheads, Quivers and Arrow Components
    Replies: 131
    Last Post: December 18th, 2008, 08:39 AM
  4. Which arrows shaft do I need? 340,400--5575,7595.
    By Duckbutter in forum General Archery Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: July 20th, 2008, 08:43 PM
  5. Easton Axis Arrows Realtree Apg Camo 340 Or 400 $80 Dozen Tyd
    By HUNTNMT in forum Arrows, Broadheads, Quivers and Arrow Components
    Replies: 94
    Last Post: June 17th, 2008, 09:00 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

replycount: 7