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The right arrow set up for Elk

Just wondering if an Easton axis 400 tipped with a 100gr. fixed blade broad head shot at 286ft./sec. is suitable for elk. Just concerned about the small shaft of the arrow. Is the 100gr. tip enough or should I be looking @ 125gr.

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Re: The right arrow set up for Elk

Your set up is real close to mine and that should be a great setup. The smaller diamter arrows are great for better penetration. My arrows weight a total of 468.00 grains, and I have right around 70lbs of KE at 10yards! Should be an elk killer in my book.

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Re: The right arrow set up for Elk

That should do the job just fine with the 100gr head, weigh the whole arrow with broadhead installed, 400gr total weight is sufficient.

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Re: The right arrow set up for Elk

I use the Easton Infused tipped with a 100 gr. N.A.P. Nitron and its a great set up!

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Re: The right arrow set up for Elk

Thanks for the feedback everyone sounds like I am headed in the right direction. JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE I HAVE IT RIGHT COME HUNTING SEASON. Thumbs up

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