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  1. Solid FOC Set Up for Mathews VXR 31.5

    Arrows & Strings
    In need of a set up for a Mathews VXR 31.5 with 75lb DW and 29.5in DL. If anyone has a similar set up that could provide info so that I don't have to start from scratch. Thanks in advance!!
  2. Need Solid FOC Set Up for Mathews VXR 31.5

    General Archery Discussion
    I have a VXR 31.5 set to 75lb DW and 29.5in. Want to know what if anyone has run a similar set up that could offer some info so that I don't have to start with scratch. Thanks in advance!!
  3. FOC and rear arrow weight question

    General Archery Discussion
    To all the arrow building nerds (like myself) I have a question. Does adding rear weight (arrow wraps, lighted nocks, larger 4-6 fletch vanes) effect FOC point weight? I was listening to a podcast about arrows and they were talking about if you add rear weight you’ll need to add more FOC weight...
  4. For Sale 6 180 grain Valkyrie Broadheads and equipment $200 tyd

    Arrows, Broadheads, Quivers and Arrow Components
    I have 6 180grain short Jag Valkyrie broadheads (never shot) 6 180 grain practice points, the sharpening kit, the jewelers stone for sharpening in the mountains, a brand new thing of Jag wax. First $200 takes it all. The only thing used is three of the practice tips. Just too heavy for my arrow...
  5. Heavy Bow / Arrow Setup Advice

    General Archery Discussion
    Good morning, Unique situation here, and I need some reassurance that I made the right decision - I'm a large man and shoot a 2015 Hoyt Nitrum 34 LD set at 85 lbs. with 32.5" draw length - I pull the weight back like a normal guy with 60 lbs, so I'm not too heavy. I was shooting 250 spine...
  6. 100g or 125g for new heavy arrows

    Broadhead Discussion
    So I had a buddy of mine build me some Easton axis 5mm 340 arrows that are coming in around 500g with a 100g Broadhead (50g brass inserts). I was thinking of maybe ordered some Iron Will 125g heads but not sure. I’m not too sure about FOC and how it would effect these arrows. Really don’t...
  7. AAE Max Stealth 3 Fletch v.s 4 Fletch Results?

    General Archery Discussion
    I just got some Easton Axis 300 spine arrows in the other day and am excited to build up some hunting arrows. I'm running 50 grains of brass up front and a Bloodsport Gravedigger 100 grain broadhead as well. Would you see any advantages in using the AEE Max Stealth vanes in a 3 fletch or 4...
  8. WTB - .300 & .250 Spine Arrows

    Want to buy or trade? WTB or WTT.
    Doing some messing around with heavier FOC and such and would like to try some .300 and .250 spine Hunting arrows for that purpose. None of the local shops near me carry any .250 Spine arrows and they are all sold out of the .300 spines. I would just order some, but I don't need 6+ arrows for...
  9. High FOC Arrow Build for 50lb Compound Experience?

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    I'm hoping to capitalize on some real-world experience with hunters using 50-55lb compound bows drawing 29" (give or take 0.5"). I'm always happy to experiment, but this stuff gets expensive and I would like to potentially save some money on an upcoming arrow build. I've been shooting arrows...
  10. General FOC Question

    General Archery Discussion
    I was wondering what the FOC Ranges are? Between what percentages does normal FOC turn to High FOC, then from High to Ultra High, ultra to Extreme, etc. Thanks, Happy Hunting.
  11. High FOC, Long Draw

    General Archery Discussion
    Hey guys, interested in building a 600-650 grain arrow with high FOC. I shoot 70lbs and 31 in DL. What arrows would be best for me and what spine? From what I’ve read a 250 spine sounds about right but I’m not 100% sure. I’ve looked at a few of the Black Eagles and also the Easton Bloodline, but...
  12. FOC - What is the Optimum?

    F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Looking at purchasing new arrows - 700 or 800 spine - 29 inch. Finding the right spine is important, but not difficult to do. Running the numbers through Archer's Advantage and checking point weight from 90 to 140 the Front Of Center (FOC) runs from 17.6 to 23.1 I read in "Modern Recurve...
  13. Calculations vs. Measurements

    General Archery Discussion
    I’m going crazy with this arrow build as the calculated FOC, and measured FOC are not within tolerance close to each other. Okay, I’ve been using the GoldTip FOC Calculator online. The arrows I have are uncut Beman ICS Hunter Classic 340 (31.625”x9.3GPI=294.1125gn) with Easton Super Nocks...
  14. Planning the transition to high FOC and heavy hunting arrows

    General Archery Discussion
    Open to opinions and suggestions. I hunted with the same set of Beman Field 340 spine shafts with various 100gn heads in standard aluminum 15gn inserts and an even wider variety of fletching for about 13 years. Their flying weight varied from 410gn up to 430gn. The variation all came from the...
  15. Dr Ed Ashby on Kifaru Cast

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases Let the games begin! :mg: This is part of a series that KifaruCast (Aron Snyder) did on FOC and arrow setup in general including broadheads. Really a good listen if you have the time. He presents a lot of different angles on the subjects.
  16. Ultra-short arrows, distance shooting

    F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    I have a pretty short draw length (24.5") and I'm currently shooting compound at 41#. I recently set up a dozen 1000 spine VAPs (the ones on deep discount from Lancaster) at about 21.5 inches with 80 grains up front (yes, there is still plenty of clearance in front of the rest), which checked in...
  17. Victory RIP Elite 300

    Arrows & Strings
    Did not find any info on the arrow mentioned in the title, using the components listed below. Arrow is cut 28 3/8 carbon to carbon, used the full Easton Hit 75 grain brass insert, 100 grain point, 3 fletch max stealth vane, x nock, 4" wrap. Total arrow weight comes out to 466 Grains. The...
  18. Short Arrows, 65lb Draw Weight, Higher or Lower FOC

    General Archery Discussion
    Hell guys, Curious what you would recommend for short arrows, (27.5in, 5mm FMJ), 65lb draw weight, a higher or lower FOC??? Brass inserts, or simply a 125 grain head? What would you recommend for overall weight of the front of the arrow? Thanks for the help in advance.
  19. Florida Buck Down

    Crossbow Forum - General Crossbow Discussion
    Florida temps have dropped just like the rest of the country. It definitely has the deer on there feet. It has been cold and raining for 3.5 days straight and the rain finally let up yesterday. I shot this buck at around 5:15 yesterday with my Burky Custom Lil Nasty. Tricked out ten point nitro...
  20. Increase FOC, increase accuracy?

    General Archery Discussion
    I just did an FOC calculation on my setup for the first time. I am getting something like 7.5%. I am not concerned about this with regard to penetration. I am getting 75 ft -lbs KE and have gotten pass throughs on every animal with this setup. I am trying to extend my effective shooting...