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#1122034 - 01/09/09 05:54 PM crono use
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Anyone have a crono in the Maury Co area I can shoot a couple of arrows through?
Want to see the diff in 50#-60# on my bow.
Thanks
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#1122294 - 01/09/09 08:15 PM Re: crono use [Re: LCU]
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Assuming you shoot the same arrow you'll lose about 20fps.
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#1123720 - 01/11/09 11:43 AM Re: crono use [Re: JayMc]
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wonder what the drop would be at 30 yds?
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#1123775 - 01/11/09 12:55 PM Re: crono use [Re: LCU]
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Too many variables to answer your specific situation, but my hunting bow is set now such that from 20 to 30yds my arrow drops 5.21". If I decrease the draw weight by 10# the drop from 20 to 30yds becomes 6.28". Those calculations are per an archery software program. I don't shoot well enough to measure that little bit of change.

That's a speed loss of 18fps and it results in 1.08" drop within a normal effective whitetail hunting range. That's why I don't worry much about speed for my hunting bow. If you're better at a lower poundage you need to shoot there.... my .02 anyway.

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#1123782 - 01/11/09 01:05 PM Re: crono use [Re: JayMc]
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I don't shoot well enough to know the difference either. That is why I was asking.
Not between 55 and 60# on my bow.

I dropped down just below 60# for most of my hunting seson,and did fine.
IMO faster arrow speed is overrated. At least for the hunting I do with shots at deer no farher than 35 yds.
I pratice out to this dietance,and set this as my max.
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