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Posted 29 August 2009 - 11:39 AM

I purchased some 100gr broadheads a couple years back. Do you think these are adequate for Calif big game? Deer, hog and bear? Thanks --- apologize in advance if this is a question that's already been posted and answered.

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Posted 29 August 2009 - 02:02 PM

Choosing a 100, 125 or 175 grain broadhead is more to do with bow draw weight and total arrow weight to achieve a tuned system. A 100 grain broadhead is just as deadly as a 125. If you are shooting 100 grain field points, you would be better off using the same weight broadhead - a tuned system will shoot them in the same spot

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 08:14 AM

Thanks. My draw weight is 50lbs...it has been a few years since I purchased my PSE, plus acknowledged my arrow weights...I should probably go back to the archery store and have everything netted out again. I do believe that my field tips are also 100gr as well. Everything seems to be in tune.

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 01:28 PM

I use 100's on boar bear and deer and havent failed yet... Well maybe not true, but they do work, very well within 50-70 yard shot

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 01:59 PM

Baja Traveler is correct in looking at your bows draw weight and arrow weight but I would also look at your draw length and what kind of arrow speeds you want from your bow. If you are shooting an arrow that is shorter than say 26", the spine might be too stiff for your bow. Since you mentioned that your draw weight is 50lbs, you should ask for a pro shops opinion on what you should be shooting. I've had female friends that have 50-55lb draw weights with a 26.5" draw length and they shoot light carbon arrows (PSE 100's) with Muzzy 75gr broadheads and shoot anything from 100lb hogs to California's small blacktail deer. See a pro to get back in tune....my :good: .

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 04:17 PM

Dang Fakawee, you calling me a girl?!? LOL. 50+ draw weight....started there because I've never shot a bow. Since I've purchased it I've been to a range several times and out hunting once with it. Also my draw length is fairly shirt as I'm about 5'8"....and my arrow lengths (have to measure) are short. Anyways, going back to the pro shop...thanks everyone!

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 04:52 PM

Dang Fakawee, you calling me a girl?!? LOL. 50+ draw weight....started there because I've never shot a bow. Since I've purchased it I've been to a range several times and out hunting once with it. Also my draw length is fairly shirt as I'm about 5'8"....and my arrow lengths (have to measure) are short. Anyways, going back to the pro shop...thanks everyone!

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 04:53 PM

Oops sorry for the double post...guess I just got sensitive....doh!!!

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 08:03 PM

mac, I wasn't implying that you were a girl, lol!!! I've introduced several people to archery in the past and most settled on 50-55lbs. Most people that haven't shot in a long time or are new to archery should actually start out with a bow no stronger than 40lbs to let the muscles get acquainted with the drawing motion. A lighter draw weight also helps promote better form and lessens joint damage later down the years. So no mac, I wasn't calling you a girl. :two-cents:

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Posted 31 August 2009 - 06:03 AM

HAHA! Yea I know, was j/k...thanks for your insights! very helpful

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Posted 31 August 2009 - 03:41 PM

I shoot 100 grain broad heads and they have done the trick. I shoot I think 55 pounds or so draw weight with a 29 inch arrow. I have grown to liking the Magnus Stinger 2 blades they have great penetration.

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Posted 13 September 2009 - 02:28 PM

If you're gonna use 100 grs. make sure your arrow is balanced and spined correctly to your bow weight. If your arrow spine weight is off it won't matter what your broad-heads weight.

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Posted 13 September 2009 - 09:30 PM

Last year I was 14 and shooting 50#'s @ 25" and I had a clean kill on a hog at 21 yards with 100gr. fixed blade head. Now I'm shooting a 50# longbow with 26" arrows and a 125gr. G5 Montec broadhead. Find what works with your particular bow/arrow combination and stick with it.

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 09:41 AM

G5 Montec - Excellent choice!

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 10:22 PM

Hey socal have any pictures of your bows?

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 03:07 PM

mac, I wasn't implying that you were a girl, lol!!! I've introduced several people to archery in the past and most settled on 50-55lbs. Most people that haven't shot in a long time or are new to archery should actually start out with a bow no stronger than 40lbs to let the muscles get acquainted with the drawing motion. A lighter draw weight also helps promote better form and lessens joint damage later down the years. So no mac, I wasn't calling you a girl. :smiley-outta-here:

I'd be curious to see what these "girls" look like that can pull that weight. Lik'em chunky huh? :eck05: El

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 04:29 PM

I know of one that does it and she's a looker.

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 07:05 PM

I'd be curious to see what these "girls" look like that can pull that weight. Lik'em chunky huh? :eck05: El

I guess she's somewhat chunky. :smiley-outta-here: Posted Image

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 07:13 PM

:o Thank you John.PLEEEEEZE tell me she is not a relative of any one on this site!!

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 09:04 AM

I guess she's somewhat chunky. :smiley_kewlpics: Posted Image

Oh, puhleezzeee! She doesn't shoot seriously! That's a photo opp. if I ever saw one! Man, please! And those are store bought, not the real thing! Man, what you guys fall for....she ain't nothin' but plastic!Eisshhhh!El :lame: :signs165xk:

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 10:34 AM

LMAO at "store bought"! El, you talking about the factory off the shelf bow and not being custom or something else? :signs165xk: :smiley_kewlpics:

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 02:14 PM

Trust me Mac, she didn't get those going through puberty like the rest of us! :D Most "real" women are like Coca Cola, the Real Thing!Ha! I don't think she could shoot anything within 5 yards of her. :archer-green: :signlol2iu: El

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 02:24 PM

not sure she can see anything within 5yds of her :archer-green:...just saying

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 02:38 PM

Oh, puhleezzeee! She doesn't shoot seriously! That's a photo opp. if I ever saw one! Man, please! And those are store bought, not the real thing! Man, what you guys fall for....she ain't nothin' but plastic!Eisshhhh!El :signlol2iu: :archer-green:

I beg to differ Elderberry she can too shoot! she put an arrow right thru my heart the moment I saw her picture............. :D

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 03:46 PM

Dan, you'll be lucky if she could hit your heart! She might miss and hit ya between the eyes!You guys....such suckers for those fakies!"Man the torpedos!!" :archer-green: El

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 04:25 PM

Another angle for the light of Dan's life! :archer-green: Posted Image

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 04:34 PM

Another angle for the light of Dan's life! :signlol2iu: Posted Image

Shooter John! :archer-green: Don't be teasing these boys like that! That is the same girl! Just different accessories!Lord......and no one who seriously shoots, shoots like that!You are sooooo bad!El

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 04:41 PM

She has all of her needed safety equipment on. :archer-green:

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 04:43 PM

It's not HER safety I would be worried about! :archer-green: El

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 04:46 PM

Those are just counter weights to keep her from leaning. :archer-green:




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