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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
I wanted to make an old post a little more clear.


I'm getting a dozen pre-fletched Gold Tip XT Hunter arrows. These are going to be mostly for hunting. Right now I'm going to be shooting a Magnus 100gr buzzcut fixed broadhead. I'm pulling 63# at 28" draw length. Should I get the 2" HP (which I believe come on GT arrows) or the 4" ones?

I'm not using FOBs or feathers right now. When the time comes Ill cross that bridge.

Thanks again

CW
 

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I shoot the 2" Blazers on my GT Pros. I like them better when shooting 3D. They perform better in the wind. I may not be correct on this topic but it feels to me I get better control out of the Blazers in most situations. I shoot Blazers on my hunting set-up and my target set-ups. They both shoot great with fixed broadheads. (Montec G5 100g)

Hunting:

405g Carbon Express Camo Max Hunter @ 29"s w/right helical Blazers. 271 actual fps, limbs set at 69.8 pounds. 66.06 pounds K.E.

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368.8g Gold Tip Pro @ 29"s w/right helical Blazers. 267 actual fps, limbs set at 63 lbs. 58 pounds of K.E.
 

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Depends on your broadhead selection, but you can't go wrong with the 2in IMO.
 

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I voted 4"....actually they are 3.125 Quick Spins.
 

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2" Vanetec HP
 

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4" duravane here!
 

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if you have a fixed broadhead and 4 in will stabilize it better. If you shoot mechanicals then 2 in will be fine just remember that the shorter the fletching the taller is will stand off the shaft and that may present fletching clearance problems if not tuned properly.
 

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To be honest....fletch one arrow with 2" and fletch one with 4" and shoot to see whats going to work the best for you.I've used and still have some 2" but i went back to the 4".....for me the 4" with 6 degree helica is better for controlling fixed bh's.The other may work best for you though.gl
 

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I use the 4" vanes.I only hunt and it makes them easier to find if I miss.
I have used 2" blazers when I was shooting 3D and hunting.They work just as well for me as the 4" vanes.Again it was a matter of finding an errant arrow.
 

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4" with a right helical for me

I like the twisting action I get from the arrow and it seems to stabilize the arrows better imo than a 2" vane. I have tried just about everything out there and always end-up back at 4" vanes.
 

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2" on CX Maxima's.
 
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