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    Default gold tip vs easton hunting arrow

    i'm been research on 2 compare arrow, well the eastson flatline got 8.2 gpi compare to gold tip xt hunter 5575 " black " at 8.2 gpi and camo at 8.6 gpi, and my arrow lenght was at 28 3/4 " long at 70#, hard to make decison which one i want to get..
    will have to get arrow scale with uncut shaft and cut shaft see what difference weight on arrow..

    for eastson i would go with 340, for gold tip 5575..

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    Who cares about weight in the end those couple grains difference between the two shafts won't add up to squat. You won't even see a difference in your pin gaps even if one is 5fps faster.

    Proper SPINE is WAY more important then the little difference in weight. The Flatline is .340 spine and the GT is .400 spine. With an arrow that length I am guessing that your draw is at least 29" or so....those GTs are probably going to be too weak of a spine for you unless you are VERY good at setting up and tuning a bow.

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    You seem to be comparing apples to oranges here. You're more worrried about matching weight than spine. To make an honest comparison you need to compare the Easton Flatline 340 to the Gold Tip 7595 (also a 340 spine). The 5575 is a 400 spine and will not likely shoot the same even at the same mass weight as the Flat Line. You might be better off to compare the Gold Tip Velocity 340 to the Flat Line.
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    3 grains of arrow weight equal about 1 fps... why worry about tenths of a grain difference
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    Quote Originally Posted by JAVI View Post
    3 grains of arrow weight equal about 1 fps... why worry about tenths of a grain difference
    Good question... pretty sure even a Hooter Shooter wouldn't notice.

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    Exactly!

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    reason i compare is to search for a 2 in 1 , KE and SPEED and put animals down, i'm plan on go with 7595 that has 340 spine or go 300 velocity,
    so i can get goldtip and compoent direct gold tip

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    One nice thing about the 7595 Pro Hunters is that the accuracy and consistency of it is to the point that a lot of tournament archerís were using this arrow with great success when shooting the extreme distances.

    An awesome arrow for hunting or for needing to get it done on the line.

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    dont know about the gt but the easton arrow has proven its self over time.
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    i went to local bow shop and watch legaue and a guy who won a legaue use gold tip arrow what i hear he talk to dealer about gold tip coz a dealer who sell easton and i stand behind both and listen to them and the dealer plan to add a gold tip arrow to his product to sell cos many bemans arrow have been sit there and not much that buy..

    for me i already order a gold tip xt hunter 7595 shaft,

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    Quote Originally Posted by JTClark View Post
    i went to local bow shop and watch legaue and a guy who won a legaue use gold tip arrow what i hear he talk to dealer about gold tip coz a dealer who sell easton and i stand behind both and listen to them and the dealer plan to add a gold tip arrow to his product to sell cos many bemans arrow have been sit there and not much that buy..

    for me i already order a gold tip xt hunter 7595 shaft,
    Good shaft and same size I use. Always been easy to tune and plenty of KE for all deer.
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    I'd also go with the Goldtip, if you think you need a 340 or heavier spine, go with the Velocity 300 or the Ultralight 300. Your still at only 8.5 gpi and near perfect straightness..+- .001 and +-.5 grain tolerance.

    Plus your getting the undisputed toughest arrow in the business. Can't go wrong there.

    Good luck and good shooting

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    sorry, just saw you already posted you bought XT 7595's. Excellent shaft and endorsed by DB himself.

    great choice

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