Thread: Gold Tip: FOC and Spine Size
02-02-2009, 02:46 AM #1
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Gold Tip: FOC and Spine Size
I wanted to know if the FOC for my setup is to high? and If my Arrow's spine size is strong enough? I plan to shoot targets with field tips until October then I will start hunting. I'm new to bow hunting and I haven't shoot these arrows yet because I'm waiting for the the inserts to dry. Thanks
PSE Brute LT 09'
draw length 30"
draw weight 70#
brace height 8 1/8
Axle to Axle 32"
Let Off 80%
Gold Tip XT Camo Hunters 55/75
Shaft Length 30.75
Shaft Weight 8.6 grains per inch
Nock Weight 12.0
Fletching Weight 18.0 2 inch blazer vanes x 3
Tip Weight with insert 140
Total Arrow Weight 435 grains
Last edited by leviticus; 02-02-2009 at 02:50 AM.
02-02-2009, 05:41 AM #2
Now, according to the info you gave, I plugged it into GT's FOC calculator and it put you outside the 8%-12% they recommend. I tried switching you to a 100g screw in tip with insert (115g) and it put you at 10.46%. If you drop to a lower weight tip, your FOC and spine should be fine.
Here's the link:
http://www.goldtip.com/calculators/foc.aspThat look on my face is not concern, its shock at your utter stupidity!
Check out Redneckarcher.com. It's an adult archer/hunting site that feels like hunt camp.
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