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Dale
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Speed loss.

Post by Dale » Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:54 am

Just purchased a Matrix 380. Was wondering the calculation for loss in speed when shooting heavier arrows. ie: would you loose 1 f/s for every 3 grains of extra weight. Just curious.
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Cossack
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Re: Speed loss.

Post by Cossack » Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:03 am

Sounds about right. That pertains to ANY weight added to string or limbs as well...including the weight of the string itself.
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Predator55
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Re: Speed loss.

Post by Predator55 » Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:36 am

I'm using 2216/2219 shafts, and wondering how short I can go on my arrow. Is 16 inches ok to shoot out of my grizzly cub?

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Re: Speed loss.

Post by farm3rbrian » Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:50 am

Shoot 2213/16/19's with my Grizzly at both 16" and 16.5". Work great
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Re: Speed loss.

Post by Predator55 » Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:04 am

Sounds good, what weight head are you using?

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