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#3407747 - 10/18/13 06:41 AM bolt question
taximan
8 Point


Registered: 12/19/09
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Loc: Indiana

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My crossbow recommends 16" aluminium or 20" carbon bolts....which is better, more stable in flight? Accuracy?
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#3407984 - 10/18/13 08:56 AM Re: bolt question [Re: taximan]
catsbackr
4 Point


Registered: 12/23/09
Posts: 146
Loc: Hixson, TN.

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Wow, that's a big difference in length. Longer is usually more stable and accurate.
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#3408613 - 10/18/13 05:36 PM Re: bolt question [Re: catsbackr]
LanceS4803
6 Point


Registered: 12/04/10
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Loc: Middle TN

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If they recommend that length carbon arrow, I would go with it. Those things take a beating that would fold an aluminum.

I got my Barnett used from a guy who said it shot like crap. He was using 20" arrows.
Bought the recommended 22" arrow, and shoots like a dream.
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#3410632 - 10/20/13 11:16 AM Re: bolt question [Re: LanceS4803]
ghostfive
8 Point


Registered: 05/05/13
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Loc: Bedford county TN

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I would go with the 20". I shot some 22" against 20"out of my Ten Point and the difference is surprising at 30 yards. The 20"are much faster and shoot flatter than I would have thought.
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