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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-01-2015, 11:21 PM Thread Starter
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what size carbon shafts?

My younger granddaughter has a 30 to 40 lb martin bow single came
bow set up at 30lbs at a draw length 26"
any one have any idea what size carbons she will need
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Re: what size carbon shafts?

Problay 600s carbons...best to look at some easton charts and figure out the lbs she ll be shooting and the proper weight for the bow its self
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Re: what size carbon shafts?

600 or 500 spine, depending on the length of the shaft and the point weight. One of the things I looked at was the availability of broadhead weights (assuming she is going to hunt). If she is not hunting, mute point. I wouldn't put a 65 grain practice point on an arrow if all I could get was 85 grain broadheads.

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Re: what size carbon shafts?

I would go with the stiffer spine 500's. You can always cut them longer or shoot heavier field points to weaken the spine. The 500 spine would shot good and be a more durable.

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Re: what size carbon shafts?

My wife shoots a 35# PSE Chaos AD at 25.5" and 600 Gold Tips. But honestly I gave her a couple of my Easton Fatboy 500's and we noticed no difference. This is target shooting though not hunting.

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Re: what size carbon shafts?

I would go with the stiffer shafts if she may be increasing her draw weight and cut them a little long to take into account her draw length also increasing as she grows. It is much easier to get good flight from a shaft that is on the stiff side than one that is too weak.
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