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Old 10-29-2019, 06:09 PM   #1
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i'm looking to do an arrow upgrade. I'm currently shooting 28.5" long Easton FMJ 340s out of my Hoyt Spyder 30. I've been shooting them for a lot of years and was wondering if there is a better option out there right now.
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Old 10-29-2019, 06:11 PM   #2
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I went from GT Hunter XTs in my old setup to Easton axis 5mm in my new bow. I wanted FMJs and the guy at the bow shop talked me out of them and into the ones I have. Said the FMJs were bad about bending worse than a straight carbon arrow. I can see his point. I’m happy with the ones i have, not sure what’s the best on the market though
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Old 10-29-2019, 06:15 PM   #3
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Shoot the Easton axis and gold tip kinetic xt. Both are tough arrows.
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Old 10-29-2019, 06:32 PM   #4
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Old 10-29-2019, 09:46 PM   #5
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Idk if they are the best, but I have killed 2 deer so far this season with the same gt hunter and it is ready for a 3rd,andthey fly good too. Cost effective as well, see no reason to change
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Old 10-29-2019, 09:55 PM   #6
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FMJs are great. I shot them for a long time. I changed to Element Typhoons and haven't looked back. Super tough, heavy, and they fly great.
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Old 10-29-2019, 10:14 PM   #7
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Black Eagle or Sirius
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Old 10-29-2019, 10:27 PM   #8
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Best is subject to everyone’s opinion.

Easton makes great arrows; so does black eagle, gold tip, etc etc
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Old 10-29-2019, 10:40 PM   #9
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I shoot the Gt pierce. I cut’em as short as I can & add fact weights to weaken up the spine till they fly good.


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Old 10-29-2019, 11:05 PM   #10
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x2 Black Eagle
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Old 10-29-2019, 11:24 PM   #11
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Went from axis 5mm to gold tip velocity xt
Super hesitant bc I loved the axis but the GT are awesome in a 300 spine u can load the front up w heavy insert and it has ton of foc hit
Love my new setup
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Old 10-30-2019, 07:21 AM   #12
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I like the GT Pierce Platinum
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Old 10-30-2019, 09:21 AM   #13
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GT hunter xt and throw them on an arrow spinner and trim from the end with most wobble... insanely tough arrows and have the ability to use the fact weights
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Old 10-30-2019, 04:44 PM   #14
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X3 on the Black Eagles. Made the switch this year and have been very happy with the performance.

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Old 10-30-2019, 05:20 PM   #15
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Shoot both Easton Axis and Black Eagle Carnivores, love both setups
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Old 10-30-2019, 05:27 PM   #16
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I really like the Easton Hexx arrows.
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Old 10-30-2019, 06:11 PM   #17
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Victory RIP elite’s
I prefer 300 spines as I have the best luck broadhead tuning them then you can buy a 60 grain insert to put on the front

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Old 11-01-2019, 11:20 PM   #18
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Why switch if the FMJ 's are working for ya?

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Old 11-01-2019, 11:28 PM   #19
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Black Eagle Rampage 350s with the outserts. I shoot a 2015 Bowtech Prodigy at 65# and 29". Great performance all around, including large cut fixed blades.
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Old 11-02-2019, 05:07 AM   #20
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Black eagle deep impacts, and Easton axis.
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Old 11-02-2019, 10:48 PM   #21
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I like the GT Pierce Platinum
Same here.
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Old 11-02-2019, 10:57 PM   #22
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Stick with FMJs or go to new tapered FMJ.
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Old 11-03-2019, 02:38 AM   #23
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Old 11-11-2019, 06:57 AM   #24
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I went from Axis to Black Eagle Carnivores. I really like the Black Eagles, they seem better matched to me. Getting some Spartans soon
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Old 11-11-2019, 10:19 AM   #25
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Another vote here for Black Eagles... Pretty tough arrows and seem to be more consistent in weight.
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Old 11-11-2019, 10:22 AM   #26
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I've yet to find a reason to switch from my Easton 6mm FMJs
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Old 11-16-2019, 10:08 PM   #27
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Just gonna depend on what you want. I've shot FMJ's, gold tips,C/E maximas but now I'm shooting C/E mayhem hunters. Not "techniquelly " the greatest arrows out there but they are heavier than maximas and gold tips, don't dent like FMJs if you slap em together and they're less expensive. I've never had a deer/hog complain about 'em. They die too quick.
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Old 11-17-2019, 12:40 PM   #28
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i'm looking to do an arrow upgrade. I'm currently shooting 28.5" long Easton FMJ 340s out of my Hoyt Spyder 30. I've been shooting them for a lot of years and was wondering if there is a better option out there right now.
I would say no. Easton makes 80% of the arrows on the market, theres a reason for that.
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Old 11-18-2019, 08:34 AM   #29
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Easton 4mm FMJs and they are great!
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Old 11-18-2019, 08:41 AM   #30
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Black Eagle Muddyfuzzy (Chris) can build you some awesome arrows.
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Old 11-18-2019, 08:57 AM   #31
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I have been happy with my Black Eagle arrows.
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:09 PM   #32
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The new maxima X RZ are freakin sweet




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Old 11-24-2019, 10:40 PM   #33
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If talking consistency probably Victory and Black Eagle. Easton is good but not great. Depends on your goals, needing to shoot dime sized groups is different than happy with 4”. I’ve shot a lot of Eastons and they are just plain tough and quality for their price. Victory specs/consistency is hard to beat, same with BE. What I do love Easton for is making several of their lines in the USA which neither Victory or BE do.
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Old 11-24-2019, 10:42 PM   #34
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Shoot the Easton axis and gold tip kinetic xt. Both are tough arrows.
Same here!
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Old 11-27-2019, 08:56 PM   #35
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Does anyone shoot Beman anymore?

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Old 12-30-2019, 11:24 AM   #36
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Black eagle spartans
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Old 12-30-2019, 11:32 AM   #37
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I really like the Easton Hexx arrows.
I agree. I switched from the Easton Axis 340 to Easton Hexx 330. The new HEXX set up is now within 5 grains of my old Axis arrows, but with 50 grains more upfront for more FOC. With this setup, I have 1 pin to 30 yds.
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Old 12-30-2019, 11:42 AM   #38
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Black Eagle Deep Impacts are still my favorite.
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Old 12-31-2019, 11:49 AM   #39
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I am a firm believer in FMJ’s. The ONLY time I have had on bend is by hitting something hard I shouldn’t be hitting. I will be switching to the tapered FMJ’s this spring. The FMJ’s just handle abuse like a full carbon arrow can’t. They will deflect instead of splitting.
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:22 PM   #40
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Oh Geeze, that is like asking what is the best bow on the market, it's Mathews of course, but not for this post. I did shoot, and spent a lot of money in the process, lots of different brands over the years and I have settled on GT Velocities and now Gold Tip Pierce, at least for now. It is a lot of personnel preference just like the bow you choose.

I shoot three different bows.
Halon 6 27.5" DL @ 60# both the GT Velocity Pro 400 and GT Pierce 400 shoot well (better than I am capable of).
Heli-M 27.5" DL @ 60# and shoot the same arrows out it.
Switchback XT at 27" (don't have a 27.5" cam) set at 58# and shoot the same arrows. All three bows are very accurate when I do my part and perceived arrow flight is great out of all three.
So Gold Tip all the way.
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