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#6010567 - 11/04/15 11:19 AM Traditional guys arrow question
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50 at 30 shooting full length 2016s.

I want 200 gns or so up front.

Do I need a stiffer arrow?
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#6010729 - 11/04/15 12:47 PM Re: Traditional guys arrow question [Re: Big Daddy K]
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I don't think so, I shoot 55@ 28 with 200 up front and use gold tip 55/75 traditional arrows. For sure you don't want too stiff of an arrow with your trad.
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#6012195 - 11/05/15 08:46 AM Re: Traditional guys arrow question [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Some of the "Physicist/Scientist" on another page disagree but I shoot good enough using 2016s with 135 and 170 zwickeys. Im probably a little over 500gns total and not interested in all the science involved in tuning to perfection. That's why I put my compounds up.
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#6012219 - 11/05/15 08:55 AM Re: Traditional guys arrow question [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Originally Posted By: Big Daddy K
Some of the "Physicist/Scientist" on another page disagree but I shoot good enough using 2016s with 135 and 170 zwickeys. Im probably a little over 500gns total and not interested in all the science involved in tuning to perfection. That's why I put my compounds up.


I agree 100%; I shoot both trads and compounds but I sure don't listen to the trend, been doing it longer than most of them have been alive.
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#6034560 - 11/17/15 09:38 AM Re: Traditional guys arrow question [Re: Big Daddy K]
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As long as your arrow is flying straight all the science and "He said She said" stuff is irrelevant. I shoot full length 55/75 with anywhere from 125 grain Magnus to 190 grain Simmons heads and other than adding insert Wts I'm good.
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#6034629 - 11/17/15 10:04 AM Re: Traditional guys arrow question [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Like the others I think you will be fine with those. Way to know for sure is to try it.
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