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Old 11-13-2017, 06:13 PM
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Anyone use them for 3D, would you recommend them ?
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Old 11-13-2017, 08:16 PM
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Anyone use them for 3D, would you recommend them ?
I used them last year indoor with really good success. I would recommend them. If you are running out an buying arrows specifically for 3d, I would personally shoot a 25 or 27 series. If you have some or can get a good deal on some fat boys give them a go.

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Hey Norm are you running 25 or 27 for outdoor 3D as well? Or do you go to something like a pierce when outdoor?

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Hey Norm are you running 25 or 27 for outdoor 3D as well? Or do you go to something like a pierce when outdoor?

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It depends on where I'm going to be at outdoors. If the venue is a well treed and there are not a lot of long wide open shots I will choose a fatter arrow if I can, to grab more lines. For a venue on the prairies or where there may be lots of wind I will choose Vaps. It's always a crap shoot though. Last year for outdoor provincials I chose Vaps, and the weather was fantastic and there were not a bunch of long open shots. Lefty and I kept track, and by the end of the tournament I left 17 points on the table that I would have got with an average diameter arrow, let alone a fat shaft. So you see, there are trade-offs that you have to consider.

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Great info. Thank you. I am waffling between getting larger diameter arrows or just sticking with my standard for now.

17 points compared to a standard, wow but like you said there are lots of factors to consider.

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Great info. Thank you. I am waffling between getting larger diameter arrows or just sticking with my standard for now.

17 points compared to a standard, wow but like you said there are lots of factors to consider.

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For the indoor season there is absolutely nothing to be gained by a shooting a skinny shaft. There is no wind to consider. I like to shoot a fat arrow as fast as I can. That way it buys a little yardage estimation error forgiveness.

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That totally makes sense. Is there a speed limit on how fast you are permitted to shoot for 3D indoor and outdoor? I thought I saw it was 290 FPS.

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That totally makes sense. Is there a speed limit on how fast you are permitted to shoot for 3D indoor and outdoor? I thought I saw it was 290 FPS.

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That is only on the ASA circuit, I believe. For us we follow IBO rules where there is no speed cap, but your arrow must weigh 5 grains / lb of draw weight. Ie, if you have a 70 # bow your arrow must be no less than 350 grains.
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Great to know. Did some reading and found it in ASA but thought there was a speed max in IBO on top of the 350 grain limit. Good to know there is t.

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