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#842722 - 07/28/08 10:01 PM Gold Tip Pro Hunter?
BlueMarlin
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I am having trouble paper tuning my new GT Pro 5575's shot from a 70 lb. Switchback XT.
Specifications:
26.6875 shaft length
spine .400
100gr. field tip
GT nock
3.5" wrap
three 2" Blazer Vanes
overall weight 365gr.

The tears are slight but an angle upward and left. A bare shaft with only the 3.5" wrap also tears upward and left.
Any suggestions?
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#842863 - 07/29/08 06:02 AM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: BlueMarlin]
POSSUM HUNTER
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PAPER TUNING

SEE IF THAT HELPS
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#843276 - 07/29/08 11:03 AM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: POSSUM HUNTER]
BZ911
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I have the same problem with my mathews xt bow. it We sent it back to the mfg. they replaced one cam.
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#843288 - 07/29/08 11:15 AM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: POSSUM HUNTER]
BlueMarlin
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Thanks for your help. I'm working on it. May have too light an arrow. Backed off the poundage to 65 and am seeing improved results.
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#843290 - 07/29/08 11:16 AM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: BZ911]
BlueMarlin
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Did the new cam resolve your issues?
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#844444 - 07/30/08 12:39 AM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: BlueMarlin]
rhood
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what kind of arrow rest are you using?
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#845088 - 07/30/08 11:11 AM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: rhood]
BZ911
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the cam helped but I had to crank my bow down to get better results. I use the gold tip 5575 too!
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#845436 - 07/30/08 02:25 PM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: rhood]
BlueMarlin
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rkh I use a QAD Ultra Rest drop-away.
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#845753 - 07/30/08 06:21 PM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: BlueMarlin]
backstraps
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Hey Blue... I have shot the Pro Hunters and love them... when I turn my bow to 72 max weight.. I HAVE to shoot a 7795 in the Pro shaft. If shooting around 60-64 or so... the 5575 are fine.....
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#847493 - 07/31/08 04:32 PM Re: Gold Tip Pro Hunter? [Re: backstraps]
BlueMarlin
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Thanks Backstraps, turning my bow down in the 60's lbs has solved the problem. If I want to shoot at 70lb. just have to get the heavier spined arrows. Back to the shooting range! \:\)
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