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#3404823 - 10/16/13 10:33 AM accuracy problem
THE DUKE
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Registered: 10/09/09
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Sighted in xbow with 2219 alum bolts tryed shooting some carbon eastons and they hit 6 or 8" off. Could this be weight difference?
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#3405080 - 10/16/13 01:07 PM Re: accuracy problem [Re: THE DUKE]
bigtex
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Registered: 06/06/04
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Weight will make a difference as will the spine [stiffness] of the shaft.
Whatever "groups" the best is what I use.
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#3405547 - 10/16/13 07:07 PM Re: accuracy problem [Re: bigtex]
mike243
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I have had great luck with carbon bolts,never shot alum in the xbow but still remember seeing them whip around before stabilizing from a compound bow
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#3410634 - 10/20/13 11:17 AM Re: accuracy problem [Re: mike243]
ghostfive
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Loc: Bedford county TN

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It does sound like a spine problem. I have shot both but spine correctly and they did fine.
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#3413050 - 10/21/13 10:47 PM Re: accuracy problem [Re: ghostfive]
in the dog house!
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I love the carbon express in mine. Patterns so good can only shoot one bolt at a time or i robinhood em
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#3413371 - 10/22/13 09:00 AM Re: accuracy problem [Re: in the dog house!]
THE DUKE
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I can see the bolt swirl right be4 impact of target.
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#3414974 - 10/23/13 08:10 AM Re: accuracy problem [Re: THE DUKE]
htnseymour
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Registered: 09/26/11
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Loc: sevier county Tn

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red hot bolts from parker. always accurate with red hot fixed blade 100gr broad heads. They get on track quick and are front loaded so on impact they simply don't slow down. Shot a doe at 30 yards between two saplings. Arrow complete pass through and was stuck a 1/8 inch in tree 10 yards behind her. I will never go back to another brand again.
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