arrows need to be matched to the bow speed and draw length and poundage.I would go to a pro shop.go to eastons archery , they have a chart. take one look at the chart and you'll understand why i say go to the pro shop.
After many years of shooting aluminum, I now shoot Easton Axis St 400 camo arrows with 2" plastic vanes. They are a 9.8 gpi arrow and are a bit pricey if you don't make up your own. I think Cabelas' charge around $125/doz cut. There is a glue kit for the inserts that you do, which is nice to be able to line up the broadheads as you glue them in. Throw on some 3 blade Muzzy 100's and it makes for a high tech killing machine. Or hide glue on a stone point to a cedar arrow and go low tech. I think carbon has some advantages over aluminum especially for the very high speed bows of today!
I have shot Easton ACC arrows for years always had good results. I shoot a Matthews bow at 70 lbs and the ACC has plenty of spine. They are tough two back when I shot aluminum it was one shot hit or miss and the arrow was waisted. I have taken two deer with the same arrow with the carbon which was unthinkable with alum.
I shoot an older model Z-lite but it still shoots well and thumps them hard so I see no reason to change. I have thought about reducing the poundage, I'm not sure there is much difference in 60 and 70 pounds and it would take a lot of pressure off the shoulder.
I would have already done it but I am hesitant to change anything that works. I have shot the same bow, arrows and broad heads for a long time.
Yes. I still have a few mixed emotions regarding the crossbow issue, but its legal and thats that. The price on crossbows have went way up as states make them legal. I really don't think they have a huge advantage over a good fast compound, yet. I had a Horton Hunter a few years back and sold it.
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