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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-09-2018, 04:47 PM Thread Starter
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Buying My Dad Some Bolts.... Need Advice

My dad just recently purchased a Ten Point Turbo XLT2. It came with three Ten Point bolts. Not a fan of the bolts that came with the bow. My question for you guys, what bolts would you go with? It will be for whitetail hunting and the occasional target shooting in the yard. What is the best bolt out there? I was looking at the Easton FMJ's but wanted to get some input from you guys before I pulled the trigger. I would like to have them wrapped. Know any where I could order them already wrapped and fletched? Thanks for your time..
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-09-2018, 05:03 PM
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You should get him at least 6 bolts, that way you don't have to mess around changing from target points to broad heads.

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You will get many different opinions on the best arrows. I shot Easton FMJs for several years and loved them. They are on the heavy side though, so trajectory suffers some. Recently I have been shooting Black Eagle Executioners almost exclusively. Victory makes some nice crossbow arrows as well.

If you want a little custom flair to your arrows, giving Mike at Arrowhead Outdoors will be worth your time. He is a forum sponsor here(I think he still is), and works out of his shop outside of Somerset. He can make some custom wrapped and fletched arrows for you at a competitive price.

You may want to check out TenPoints new premium arrow line called Evo-X as well. They are not cheap, but are amazingly consistent in both weight and spine.

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post #4 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-10-2018, 01:12 PM
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I have the same exact crossbow from tenpoint. I shoot the pro elite. I tried some of the lighter, faster ones but lost accuracy at longer yards. The pro elites are great and a 50 shot off sticks is no problem
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I have have the same bow and shot the ten point carbon bolts. Elite I think . 2 blade rage 100gr. Works very well
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my dad has a Tenpoint Titan and uses Easton xx75 bolts ,he has 8 bolts , 2 has practice tips 3has Realtree broadheads with 3 blades. he is pleased with them
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Lots of options... lots of price variations.. I've been using Gold Tip Laser ll 20 inch bolt for the past 6 years.. I haven't had any issues out of my xbow (parker tornado) with factory brass inserts and 100 gr slick trick and parker capture lighted nock they weight out at 405 gr. they are pretty good bolt for under $30 for 6
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I shoot black eagles off my xlt2....their awsome and accurate!
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post #10 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-16-2018, 11:24 AM
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I like the Ten Point bolts with the lighted nocks I believe they are the Elites .....$60 for 3 is a bit painful to anty up but I think they're worth it
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