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Would like to build a arrow with 500 grains at 27 inch in length. I know I could use an online arrow selector but just seeing what others use to get this weight.
 

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I have a Black eagle rampage 250 spine at 29.5" and 506 grains with 56 grain outsert and 100 grain tip, fusion 2" vanes and lighted nock. If you cut it down to 27" just shoot a 125 head you'll be just over 500 grains but of no lighted nock you'll be a few grains off of 500
 

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BEA Spartans with 100 grains of brass added up front will get you there. As will BEA Rampages with double 50 grain brass hits.
 

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Using a 6mm Easton Axis 300, 75 grain brass insert, 125 grain broadhead, and 3 Blazers will put you right at 500 grains with 15.5% foc.

Using a 5mm Axis 300 with the same components, and the broadhead adapter ring for that shaft, will put you at 518 grains with 15.2% foc.
 

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Gol Tip Kentic Kaos 28" .300 spine with outsert and a 125 grain head with three blazer vanes and a lighted nock will get you right at 500 grains.
 

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not 27” but i built some black eagle carnivore .250s a year or so ago 29” carbon to carbon 100gr pt 100gr insert g uni bushing g nocks, and 3” feathers. came in around 506-507. you could do the same but cut the arrow to 27” and use a 125gr tip and they would come in around 512gr. i left mine at 29” because they tuned well at that length out of the bow i shot them out of.


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Easton axis 340 with 100gr brass insert from 3rivers archery. Would work out very well for you.

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Axiz 340s, 75 gr HIt insert, lighted nock, 150gr broadhead, blazers, wrap. Little over 500
that would also be my suggestion. i'm going to try to get some axis to go close to 600 this year, they are a good platform imo
 

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Gol Tip Kentic Kaos 28" .300 spine with outsert and a 125 grain head with three blazer vanes and a lighted nock will get you right at 500 grains.
i'm shooting those now, and have the past few years, never had a problem with them, and they have gone through a few elk easily. another good option for sure.
 

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Gold tip hunter 340 (i shoot the pro's but XTs will do), 100 grain brass insert and 100 grain heads. Again mine are the pros so i have some extra weight in the back with that rear bushing, mine are also cut to 28". You could easily add 10 or 25 more grains to the front with Gold Tips fact weight system. I am right at 504 grains, no lighted nock and no wraps.
 

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4mm fmj 280 double inserts up front, 100gr head nockturnal nock , works like a champ.
 

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I have my datorch now at 508 grains with 75 grain brass, 100 grain head and some extra. Shoots like a dart and hits like a hammer.
 

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Aluminum arrows in that weight range are tougher than you think. A 2315 in the 27 inch range will put you around 480 - 525 depending on how you set it up.....ie point weight vanes etc

No brass inserts, heavy hard to find points, etc they are simply made that heavy to start with and that's why I still use them. If I were going to shoot a 430 grain arrow I would never even consider them....too fragile. I have killed 3 deer this year with 2315's and all the arrows I washed off the blood and spun tested them and they are right back in the quiver. The way people bend the thicker walled aluminum is hitting them with other arrows.......easy fix....don't group shoot....in time you'll quit doing that anyway. Unless you like to repair arrows & waste money.

I know you probably won't go there but there are other benefits they offer as well. The main problem is they offer too many spine choices and so your dealers bailed out REAL quick so they could carry less stock. So you asked for opinions and that's mine. Good luck.
 

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I just built up some 6mm FMJ's. Brass 75 grain inserts and 100 grain heads. They run 530 @ 30". Plus I just Love the autumn orange.

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Aluminum arrows in that weight range are tougher than you think. A 2315 in the 27 inch range will put you around 480 - 525 depending on how you set it up.....ie point weight vanes etc

No brass inserts, heavy hard to find points, etc they are simply made that heavy to start with and that's why I still use them. If I were going to shoot a 430 grain arrow I would never even consider them....too fragile. I have killed 3 deer this year with 2315's and all the arrows I washed off the blood and spun tested them and they are right back in the quiver. The way people bend the thicker walled aluminum is hitting them with other arrows.......easy fix....don't group shoot....in time you'll quit doing that anyway. Unless you like to repair arrows & waste money.

I know you probably won't go there but there are other benefits they offer as well. The main problem is they offer too many spine choices and so your dealers bailed out REAL quick so they could carry less stock. So you asked for opinions and that's mine. Good luck.
This works. I shoot 27" 2314's for hunting. 510 grains
 

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27" 340 gold tip hunter xt (8.7gpi) with 100gr brass/100gr head, blazers/wrap/gold tip nock is 475gr, perfect spine at 29"draw 70lb 315ibo bow. its what i run, couldnt reach 500gr without underspining that shaft. a lighted nock on the back would get you to 500gr. i like the availability of this shaft and the ease of brass inserts. something to consider when building arrows. i like 100gr heads as they are available everywhere. not that i ever go out of my area on hunts, but i want an available shaft, available heads(at least weight) in case something is lost/broken/stolen.

beman ics hunter pros at 27", 9.6gpi puts you right at 500gr with the same components.
 

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Carbon express pile driver hunters
250(400spine) 10.6 gpi
350(340 spine ) 11.3 gpi with a 125 head no problems ( including insert, vanes and nock Weight)
 
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