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Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by Looper21 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:39 pm

Anyone fill me in if its a real issue shooting 125 grain broadheads rather than the boltcutters at 150

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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by xcaliber » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:44 pm

As long as your total weight is over 350 grains you should be OK. I would suggest you use the heavier heads, and get heavier arrow inserts, or other arrows to use down the line. My personal experience is that heavier is better, yes slower, but better penetration and accuracy with higher FOC (Front of center).
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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by Boo » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:06 pm

You'll have to shoot it to see how your bow handles 125 gr tips on the factory arrows. If you put more weight on the front of your arrow with a 150 gr or heavier tip or an arrow with a heavier brass insert, your accuracy will improve. Also, heavier arrows are less noisy and make for a softer shot.
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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by Ekkie » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:51 am

I recently sold my Micro. Before I did though, I cut down some 20" 2219 arrows to 16" and installed aluminum inserts (I didn't even refletch... just left that end of the arrow alone). It was amazing how accurate those arrows were out of the Micro using 175 grain Xbow Tricks. So I really suspect that the shorter arrows want a heavier head/insert combo. That said, just give it a try and see for yourself?

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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by sproulman » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:52 am

xcaliber wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:44 pm
As long as your total weight is over 350 grains you should be OK. I would suggest you use the heavier heads, and get heavier arrow inserts, or other arrows to use down the line. My personal experience is that heavier is better, yes slower, but better penetration and accuracy with higher FOC (Front of center).
Not expert but excal is right .Try shooting light arrow in wind.. :shock: You will think your bow is gone bad at 30 yards....Read folks shooting deer at 50 yards with expanding points and light arrows..

we had 5 in our camp lose deer to shooting over 30 yards with expanding points ...They think they are rifle with 2000pds of energy....

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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by Looper21 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:08 pm

Thanks folks I have never shot a buck past 20 yards so far I have the one in my profile and two more 10s shot with Swackers and Rage . 3 with a 175 exocet and recently I killed a nice 6 with a rage and my micro 315 at 7 yds he went 20 yards and was DOA. I am going to try some bolt cutters I have turned down two tens I saw at 30 yds . Thanks for the advice as I never really understood what 25 grains would do but it makes sense

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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by Noreaster » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:05 pm

I'm shooting 125 grain viper tricks with 110 grain brass inserts. 20" gold tip swift pros. 2" inch blazers and luminoks. Total weight is 433 grains. This set up works terrific in my micro 335. 1.2 inch groups @ 50 yards.

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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by Micro.slayer » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:51 pm

Shooting Carbon Express Maxima Blue streaks . Glued allthread in the nock made them heavier. 417 gram F. O. C. Perfect. Micro 335 likes the heavy’s

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Re: Micro and 125 grain broadheads

Post by Micro.slayer » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:52 pm

Using 125 gr. Extremely accurate. Darts

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