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Postby Doe Master » Fri Sep 09, 2016 4:59 pm

As requested . :)
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby rattlerun » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:57 pm

Gold Tip Pros- 18 in., helical Blazers, 112 gr. LnL., firenocks, 100 gr QAD bh, 416 gr total. Shoot great from either Matrix 355 or 380.
Hope this is what you were looking for.
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby CT.HNTR » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:59 pm

18 Inch Spine indexed Spynal Tapps
110 Grain brass insert
8.0 Grain Plastic Nock
18.0 grain Blazer vanes right helical
100 grain NAP Razor Broadhead
402 Grain total weight with 18.50% FOC

Can't believe how great this setup shoots!
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100 Grain NAP Thunderhead Razor Broadheads
2 Inch Blazer Vanes with Right Helical
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby BrotherRon » Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:05 pm

18" executioners/110 grain inserts/2" blazers/100 grain Muzzy Trocar/Matrix 310.
Spine indexed 18" Big John Zombies & spine indexed 18" Spynal Tapps /
125 grain Swhackers = 400+ grain/Matrix 330.
Awesome accuracy from both set-ups.

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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby NEPAbowhunter » Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:29 pm

18 inch spine indexed Black Eagle Executioners
92 grain brass inserts / aluminum flat nocks
2 Blazer vanes and 100 grain NAP Killzone crossbow broadheads
400 grains give or take.
Made by Jerry's of South Shore Archery.
Matrix 355
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby racking up points » Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:27 pm

Matrix 405
-Lumenock--->3" SK vanes--->19.25" Spynal Tapps--->26gn insert--->170gn NAP FOC = 419 grains of arrow perfection

Micro 355
-Lumenock--->2" Blazers--->15.75" spine indexed Zombies--->26gn insert--->170gn NAP FOC = 395gn of churning lung butter

Matrix 310
-Lumenock--->2" Blazers--->16.5" spine indexed Zombies--->110gn brass insert--->100gn Magnus Snuffer SS = Plenty of pass through power

-I index my FOCs to 3 and 9 o'clock
-grain match arrows to +/- 2 grains for a dozen
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby Doe Master » Sat Sep 10, 2016 6:17 am

One of the combos .
Wolverine : 2117 at 20 inches
130 gr. Wasp Camlock
2 aluminum inserts
5 inch feathers
= 428 grains

In comparison to todays faster bows . Still got complete passthroughs .
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby amythntr » Sat Sep 10, 2016 8:08 am

For my BD 400-Fulmine Grande

18" Zombies .001 @ 9.1g/in=163.8
50g aluminum insert,
Lumenok=29g
2" Blazers at 6g/ea= 18g,
170g FOC's

Total arra wt=430.8gn

Glue used for the Blazers= Gorilla Glue Blue Top,
Glue used for insert- Archery Tech Bond Glue (www.shop.BigJimsbowcompany.com) this stuff is awesome NEVER had an insert come out and is impervious to temperature change.

ANthony :)
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby xcaliber » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:23 pm

I'm a rebel so ask the experts please. :lol: PM me if you want my honest opinion. :wink:
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby Czy_Horse » Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:35 am

I'm using this setup in my 380's this fall;

Broadhead: 150 grain Boltcutters in same alinement as vanes
O-ring: 0.5 grain - used to aline broadhead to vanes
Insert: 92 grains brass insert
Shaft: Zombie Slayers 18 in. @ 9.1 gr/in = 163.8 grains - logo removed
Vanes: Blazers @ 6 grains/each = 18 grains
Insert: 8 grain plastic
Glue: approx. 3 grains

Grained matched to +/- 1.0 grain
Total weight: 435.3 grains
F.O.C.: 25%

Getting same hole accuracy and less noise and vibrations from bow's.

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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby Normous » Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:58 am

Micro 355:

BEE 16.5", 25 grain front aluminum insert, 170 grain FOC broadhead. Blazer vanes.
Lumenok

Matrix 355 and 405:

BE Zombie 18", 25 grain front insert, 170 grain FOC broadhead. Blazer vanes.
Lumenok
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby xcaliber » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:46 am

I'm sorry for my crappy attitude, I truly mean that. I'm by no means an expert, and try to learn something here every day. I have been way down in the dumps lately for reasons I cannot control. Again, this is a great post, and idea that I'm sorry for dumping on.
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby amythntr » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:44 am

.........THIS STICKY IS NOT MEANT FOR DIALOG OR POINTED RESPONSES>>>PLEASE JUST LIST ARROW AND BOW COMBINATIONS FOR PEOPLE TO GLEAN IDEAS>>>NOT TO READ S#*T!

Anthony :)
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BD400(Fulmine Grande)
M380(Jelly Belly)
NMare 335(Bada Bing)
ZS
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NAP FOC
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby amythntr » Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:27 am

....I guess another question which comes up often in making your own is what do you do in the preparation phase of making arra's. So I'll give it a shot:

1. Take raw shaft and cut to size,
2. I square each end using the G5 AST,
3. Clean our both sides with Q-Tip and acetone,
4. I remove the label with acetone,
5. Take fine sandpaper and rough the end of shaft where vanes to be applied,
6. Clean entire outside of shaft with acetone,
7. I rough up insert with a fine course file,
8. Glue in insert using Tech Bond (never had one come out),
9. Depending upon what nock to be used it is inserted into shaft at this time,
10. Arizona EZ Fletch Bolt is used to apply vanes to shaft,
11. Vanes are prepped by running fine sandpaper through glue groove and then cleaning with acetone and setting aside to dry,
12. Shaft with nock is inserted into jig,
13. Vanes are inserted into arms and Gorilla Glue Blue cap is applied to each vane making sure it is enough but not too much...a toothpick could be used to assist spreading glue along glue trough,
14. Without touching arms the bottom of jig is rotated to compress arms against shaft,
15. apply arm, shaft collar...wait 1.5 minutes,
16. Remove collar and release arm tension on jig by pushing up and rotating base.
17. Pull each arm away from shaft,
18. Remove completed arra from jig and inspect,
19 Take a toothpick and rub, pushing against the shaft along side of the arrow trough where it adheres to shaft,
20. Clean any excess spillage of glue with a paper towel and acetone,
21. Apply glue bead to front and back of vane.

Done.

This is my process...I would be interested in hearing others.

Anthony :)
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M380(Jelly Belly)
NMare 335(Bada Bing)
ZS
SpitfireXXX
NAP FOC
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TT 2.5
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Re: Arrow and Bow combinations of forum members

Postby CalhounWV » Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:51 pm

Matrix Grizzly
Diablo Arrows
BAT 150 gr. Boltcutters
illuminated nocks

At 20 yards complete pass through on whitetails, then sticks in the earth a few inches.
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