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#5930422 - 09/15/15 07:25 PM Not bad speed
NewJeep Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 5396
Loc: Boerne, Tx
430 grain maxima reds with slick tricks at 294fps out of a Monster 6 at 65lbs@ 29" draw.

What are some of the setups you guys run.
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#5930551 - 09/15/15 08:29 PM Re: Not bad speed [Re: NewJeep]
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Registered: 06/23/10
Posts: 3776
Loc: Wills Point
I don't know the exact weight of my arrows off the top of my head, but I shoot gold tip hunter xt's with 100gr heads (QAD exodus when hunting) out of a bowtech assassin, 73# DW at 27" DL and am breaking a little under 310 FPS if I remember correctly last time shot thru a chrono. It's hard to have screaming speed when you have as short of a DL as me...

#5930585 - 09/15/15 08:51 PM Re: Not bad speed [Re: NewJeep]
titan2232 Offline
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Registered: 12/29/14
Posts: 3833
Loc: Conroe, TX
Bowtech Assassin here as well. 28" draw shooting Easton Axis FMJ's @ 307 FPS. I lost some speed when I went with the heavier arrow and larger string dampers, but I think the energy from the FMJ's will make up for it and more.

#5930614 - 09/15/15 09:04 PM Re: Not bad speed [Re: NewJeep]
Tactical Cowboy Online   content
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Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 3503
Loc: Snyder
550 grain 2216 at 180FPS out of a 58# Bob Lee Hunter.
The secret to a long life is to try not to shorten it

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#5930751 - 09/15/15 10:17 PM Re: Not bad speed [Re: NewJeep]
Bruce33 Online   content

Registered: 01/26/12
Posts: 175
Loc: Pearland
422 grain maxima red which includes 100grain Reaper and nocturnal nocks getting exactly 300fps out of a Hoyt Faktor Turbo. 70# and 30" length.

Edited by Bruce33 (09/15/15 10:19 PM)

#5931298 - 09/16/15 10:09 AM Re: Not bad speed [Re: Bruce33]
RLoving1 Offline
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Registered: 05/21/10
Posts: 2575
Loc: Odessa Texas
28"DL 60DW shooting 485 grains...maybe 240fps out of Carbon Knight and Ice Man is same setup
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#5931864 - 09/16/15 04:17 PM Re: Not bad speed [Re: RLoving1]
ChrisB Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/20/06
Posts: 1208
Loc: Prosper , TX
Shooting a Bowtech 360 at 28.5". Not sure on the total weight of my arrows but they are Victory RIP skinny arrows with 40 grain outserts. Went with a 60 pound bow this time after shooting 70 the last few years. 301 fps.

#5932670 - 09/17/15 05:59 AM Re: Not bad speed [Re: NewJeep]
ancuegar Offline

Registered: 07/15/14
Posts: 172
Loc: Katy, TX
290 fps with a 498 gr Easton Axis and 50 gr brass insert and a 125 gr point out of my Insanity. fast and hits with a whop!

#5934838 - 09/18/15 12:05 PM Re: Not bad speed [Re: NewJeep]
Mavric Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/14/11
Posts: 266
Loc: Allen Texas
If I remember it correctly last time I tested it was 285 fps with 385 gr with 100 gr G5....Mathews Chill 62 lbs, 28" draw
My Bowtech Assassin is max'd at 72 lbs and was somewhere in the 305 range.

#5937514 - 09/20/15 02:41 PM Re: Not bad speed [Re: NewJeep]
7ARanch Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/13/10
Posts: 1527
Loc: Tarrant/Jack, County
302 fps out of the Destroyer 340 at 64 lbs with a 383 gr arrow setup.
Destroyer 340; Easton Flatline; Grim Reapers
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