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Black Eagle Arrows Teds Taxidemry

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#1 Male OFFLINE   Just Hunt

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Posted 04/17/14 - 11:48 AM

I rather buy  .003 arrows that were spine tested and feathered accordingly  than ,001 arrows factory done. Waste of money to me if you're going for 001..  Thoughts?


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Posted 04/17/14 - 12:07 PM

Well I guess it depends on the objective. And there is often a lot to be said in confidence in your equipment that helps you perform better (even if the equipment doesn't change the outcome). For all practical purposes, especially hunting wise, it probably doesn't make a bit of difference whether your arrow is .003 straight or .001 straight.
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Posted 04/17/14 - 12:41 PM

It depends in part on the shooters ability and to be able to take advantage of the extra straightness.

 

Also .003 shafts can be cut down on both ends to possibly get that .003 into a .001 shaft, assuming one is buying shafts as opposed to completed arrows.

 

I think in long range shooting such as in Field and 3-D shooting is where the .001 will shine in the hands of a good shooter, or the hunter who is looking to maximize speed from his setup.

 

 Consistent spine" is very critical and I would think it is part of the cull process when manufacturers sort their arrows.


Edited by BowTechExperience, 04/17/14 - 12:46 PM.

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#4 Male OFFLINE   MackofallTrades

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Posted 04/18/14 - 06:56 AM

All you fancy pants people with your .003 or .001 arrows. 

 

I shoot .006 Beman ICS Bowhunters that are spine matched by my arrow maker.  They are more accurate than I am and are more than accurate for 95% of the shots we take while hunting.  If You are one of those 50+ yards shooters, than there may be an argument.  Most of us DO NOT shoot that far in the field (well, maybe Axiom...).

 

If you have the extra cash to spend, go for it.  It supports the economy and helps with innovation in the arrow industry.  The .003 - .001 arrows will be inherently more accurate and some people need that confidence.  However, I doubt that most of us can tell the difference.


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#5 Male OFFLINE   Just Hunt

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Posted 04/18/14 - 02:18 PM

I will be shooting Black eagle arrows, They dont make .006 and prices are not over whelming... And what I mean by spine tested and feather accordingly is the cock feather will always be put on the heavy side of the spine and shafts are selected to tighter tolerances, way more accurate ( can be inches  at 40 yrds or less ) imo..No factory that I know matches the feather with the spine..



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Posted 04/18/14 - 02:21 PM

And most company's when advertising  +/- .001 or  .003  is a tolerance. the + or minus could be off as much as 20-30,000th I have seen this in my own GT's..



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Posted 04/18/14 - 06:14 PM

Black Eagle is definitely earning a good rep in the industry, while also bringing on a couple top name Pro shooters too.

 

Which model are you shooting?

 

I ran with the Vaps Hv last year and while they were a good arrow, they are very thin internally and did not hold up to sudden impact. In fact while flex checking them, two of them snapped in my hands.. Luckily not while shooting them..lol



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Posted 04/18/14 - 07:02 PM

I am waiting for my software to come in yet till I make a final choice of arrow, but I'm thinking X-IMPACT other choice might be Rampage..



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Posted 04/18/14 - 07:42 PM

Easton Axis carbon N-Fused  .002 @ 28.5" ,2" blazers :up:


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Posted 04/18/14 - 07:47 PM

Pinwheel Software will let you download a trial version if you are interested.

 

http://www.pinwheelsoftware.com/


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Posted 04/19/14 - 05:05 PM

OT2 is what I was waiting for to come, Just came in yesterday.. Going to mess with it

after the weekend..


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Posted 04/19/14 - 05:06 PM

Yep, I still use feathers, 2 inch Rayzrs.



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Posted 04/20/14 - 05:53 AM

As I've said in another thread, I buy raw shafts and build my own arrows. I purchesed a new 65lb  Elite Pure last spring and also picked up a dozen .001 Rampage on Archerytalk. My draw length is 32" so when I cut a shaft down it is not getting much taken off and here is where ( for me ) the difference lies between .003 & .001 comes into play, on a long arrow. Now don't get me wrong, I've shot Easton Axis and Beman before that with great results out of my other bows I've shot them out of. But when I find a combination that works I stick with it and Elite plus .001 Rampage works well. I even found  after 30yrs of shooting Thunderheads that G5 Strikers fly better on Rampage out of the Elite. I am always trying different feather, vanes  and fletch sizes, everything from 5" feathers to 2" plastic as well as different make and weight broadheads just to mix it up and see what works well together.

Just my $.02


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Posted 05/22/14 - 07:21 AM

Yep, I still use feathers, 2 inch Rayzrs.

How do you like the Rayzrs?



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Posted 05/22/14 - 01:41 PM

Love the Rayzrs! Just about to put an order in at Gateway for my arrows..



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Posted 05/22/14 - 08:36 PM

Love the Rayzrs! Just about to put an order in at Gateway for my arrows..

 

Awesome, I was getting ready to order some... going with Victory V Force HV V3's... and Rocket Miniblasters this year.







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