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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the higher and lower poundage bows?
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The higher poundage (70), for example, lets you shoot a 350 gr. arrow at say 320 fps. The 60# will let you shoot a 300 gr. arrow at 320 fps. You can use a heavier arrow if you wish, but it will be slower than the lighter one. If you are a hunter, the heavier arrow will have more kinetic energy. However, the 60# bow is plenty powerful for all big game in North America and it is easier to shoot which means it is easier on your body...
 
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