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Old 04-05-2022, 08:06 PM
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I want to pick up my bow again, when I quit - ACC's were still a thing, albeit starting to pass. What's the latest go shaft these days? Looking for something in the 400 or 300 spine range BTW.
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Old 04-05-2022, 09:25 PM
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Easton Axis or FMJs are good choices. I actually shoot Axis with the Under Armour logo. They work very well for me. Good luck hunting.
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Old 04-07-2022, 12:02 AM
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2nd those choices. I use Easton FMJ 5mm myself
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Old 04-07-2022, 08:23 AM
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Victory VAP's are a great arrow. A lot of the guys I shoot with use them.
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Old 04-07-2022, 10:25 AM
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I'm still using ACC. Cabelas had there stamp on them, not sure if they still sell them.
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Old 04-07-2022, 03:54 PM
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I got sick of paying $250 for a dozen arrows. Probably way more now. I switched to the Easton bloodline and they do just fine and I do practice out to 80yrds+.
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Old 09-11-2022, 03:42 AM
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Victory VAPs or Gold Tip Hunters
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Old 09-11-2022, 03:06 PM
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I got sick of paying $250 for a dozen arrows. Probably way more now. I switched to the Easton bloodline and they do just fine and I do practice out to 80yrds+.
The only problem is they discontinued the Easton blood lines I heard or a least the 330 I think as I went to get more and they said sorry.Wish I could find some more though.
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Old 01-03-2023, 10:41 AM
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Im a big fan of the Easton axis 5mm ( green writing). Pretty good quality for the price point and on occasion I have been able to scour and find them on sale in Canada
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Old 01-20-2023, 06:36 PM
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The only problem is they discontinued the Easton blood lines I heard or a least the 330 I think as I went to get more and they said sorry.Wish I could find some more though.
The Easton bloodlines are now the Easton Sonic. Very comparable
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Old 01-21-2023, 09:17 PM
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Victory VAP
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Old 01-23-2023, 08:50 AM
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I'm a big fan of Gold Tip. Currently I'm shooting the Gold Tip FORCE arrows and I do love them but they are a higher end arrow.

From 2013 to 2020 I shot the Gold Tip Hunter XT. They are an incredibly good arrow and super tough. They are a 0.003 straightness arrow. If you take the time to spin the arrow and cut the either both ends or more off the wobbly ends, you can achieve 0.002 or 0.001 straightness about of a 0.003 arrow.
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Old 01-23-2023, 08:54 AM
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I'm a big fan of Gold Tip. Currently I'm shooting the Gold Tip FORCE arrows and I do love them but they are a higher end arrow.

From 2013 to 2020 I shot the Gold Tip Hunter XT. They are an incredibly good arrow and super tough. They are a 0.003 straightness arrow. If you take the time to spin the arrow and cut the either both ends or more off the wobbly ends, you can achieve 0.002 or 0.001 straightness about of a 0.003 arrow.
Thats good to hear! I shoot the gold tip hunter XT currently. Great arrow for hunting as well. Big fan of them.
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Old 01-23-2023, 10:22 AM
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Another vote for Victory VAP.

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Old 03-05-2023, 01:58 AM
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Always had good luck with victory arrows. Been using the VAPs for 3D archery and TAC. They have done awesome out to 120yrds.
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Old 03-05-2023, 10:57 AM
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Victory RIP TKOs with an Easton HIT insert for me. Big fan of .204 arrows and not a fan of micros. Bent to many outserts over the years.

But if you just picking up a bow again, hit the bargain bin and get some cheap arrows through your bow. Breaking and loosing $25-$35 arrows suck. Not that I would know.
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Old 03-05-2023, 05:08 PM
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Axis. Eastons bread and butter arrows.
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Old 03-05-2023, 07:52 PM
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Ill add another for consideration black eagle rampage pre fletched. They come with 52 grain inserts and I haven't had a problem with that setup yet. the money I saved over the axis arrows I purchased nocturnal nocks!!
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Old 03-05-2023, 08:05 PM
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I used to shoot carbon express only but have switched to victory in the last 3 years and have been happy.
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Old 03-28-2023, 10:48 AM
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When our local pro-shop closed several years ago I started looking for alternatives to support my use for both hunting and target shooting. So I did a bit of online research and found the DCA website and decided to give them a try as they advertise a pre-cut ready to shoot product and it comes right to your door or post office and at a very reasonable cost.

Fast-forward to that fall hunting season, I shot three animals and had all but one as complete pass throughs and effective kills with only one broken arrow because I hit the offside shoulder and the muscles sheared the arrow internally causing even more internal lung damage and an extremely quick kill. I have had zero quality issues and the fact that I have to drive 2 or 3 hours and put a half to three quarters of a tank of fuel in my vehicle the exchange and postage basically comes out flush as if I was still shooting Gold Tip or Victory arrows.

Now I have three bows and each one is set up with a different arrow.

My 2018 Darton Tempest which I shoot DCA Target series 23's in 400 spine.

My 2018 Darton Spectra E which I shoot DCA Silencers a .166 in 300 spine.

My 2022 Darton Spectra E 32 which I shoot DCA Hunters in .245(std) in 300 spine.

Honest opinion guys these arrows are great quality for the dollar spent and customize to your liking. Check them out if you are a bow hunter living outside of a major town/city with limited access to supplies you won't be disappointed.

https://deercrossingarchery.com/
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Old 03-28-2023, 05:40 PM
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I've been shooting Carbon Express for many years and they were really good for me.
I had to buy another dozen for around $ 250 last month and they are Maxima Red as I am running out of my regular Maximas.

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Old 03-28-2023, 07:51 PM
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GoldTip Hunter XT

Seem to be Good value for money and tune well
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