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What is F.O.C. And Why Does It Affect Arrow Flight?

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TL;DR– F.O.C. stands for ‘Front of Center’ and refers to the balance point of an arrow. – It is an important concept in bow hunting as it affects the arrow’s flight and penetration.– More F.O.C. = more spine– F.O.C. is calculated by dividing the distance from the arrow’s balance point to the front by the …

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The Best Compound Bow Broadheads Of 2024

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As a dedicated bowhunter and gear enthusiast at BowAddicted.com, I’m always intrigued by the intricacies of archery equipment, particularly broadheads. Let’s delve into the fascinating world of compound bow and crossbow broadheads. You can opt for larger, more aggressive broadheads using a vertical bow, which typically has slower arrow speeds. These types perform admirably in …

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Benefits Of Single Bevel Broadheads

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Key Takeaways Why Single Bevel Broadheads Are So Effective: The Best Single Bevel Broadheads Model Cutting Diameter Blade Thickness Weight MSRP Bear Archery Razorhead Single Bevel Broadheads 1 1/8″ .050″ 150 – 250 gr check Steel Force Traditional 1″ .080″ 300 gr check Strickland Helix 1-1/8″ .060″ .072″ 100 – 225 gr check Tuffhead 1.0625″ …

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Best Arrows For Compound Bow 2024

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As any archer knows, your arrows are every bit as vital to your success as the compound bow from which they are fired. In the absence of quality arrows, you will never be able to achieve as high of a level of proficiency as would otherwise be possible. I recently switched to the Gold Tip …

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Best Broadhead For Turkey Hunting 2024

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Those that take on the immense challenge of bowhunting turkey know all too well the value of a quality broadhead. Luckily, a substantial number of specialized turkey broadheads can be found in today’s market, all of which are engineered to provide deadly performance when striving to quickly, cleanly, and efficiently dispatch a turkey. However, with …

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Best Broadheads For Elk Hunting 2024

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Nothing quite matches the adrenaline surge of an elk hunt. These massive, hardy creatures need equally sturdy and reliable gear to take down – especially for broadheads. Aiming for a clean, ethical kill requires you to equip your bow with a superior broadhead. If you’re preparing for your next thrilling chase, our top pick – …

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Gold Tip Velocity XT Best Carbon Hunting Arrows

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As archers, we spend a significant amount of time discussing the various bows currently available on the market. However, even the best bow is of little value without the perfect set of arrows to complement its use. For many, this poses a question of exactly which arrows to purchase. A visit to virtually any outdoor …

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What Kind Of Arrows For Recurve Bow?

What Type Of Arrows Should I Use Recurve

It doesn’t take an expert archer to work out what the two most important pieces of equipment are for archery: bows and arrows. Recurve bows are one of the most popular kinds of bows in the world, coming in all shapes and sizes, and they can be used for a wide variety of archery situations. …

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QAD Exodus Full Blade Broadhead Review 2024

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There are quite a few excellent broadheads in today’s market. That’s why you should carefully consider which one is best suited for your specific needs. To make it a little bit easier for you, we reviewed the QAD Full Blade Broadhead. These blade-style broadheads also provide excellent penetration and feature unique characteristics that allow them …

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The Best Arrows For Target Shooting 2024

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The perfect arrow will fly true and hit the target, but the best arrows are those that fly true, hit the target, and do not break. Good target shooting arrows are a big part of the archer’s arsenal. Target shooting can help with anything from fine-tuning form, improving accuracy, or just getting out some stress …

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Ramcat Hydroshock Pivoting Broadhead 100 Grain

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Since its founding in 2004, Pennsylvania-based broadhead manufacturer Ramcat has built a loyal following among archers and bowhunters. Our Ramcat Broadhead review starts here, and we’re going to devote some time to investigate the Ramcat Hydroshock Pivoting Broadhead. The Ramcat broadheads have a loyal following in the bowhunting community. Many of the reviews and testimonials …

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Best Arrows for Compound Bow

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As any archer knows, your arrows are every bit as vital to your success as the bow from which they are fired. In the absence of quality arrows, you will never achieve as high of a level of proficiency as would otherwise be possible. BEST OVERALL Dynamic Spine Control Real Straightness Precision Nock check latest …

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NAP Killzone Broadhead Review

NAP Killzone broadhead

You might encounter bowhunters who swear by a particular broadhead, but as any seasoned archer knows, loyalty can waver after a few less-than-ideal shots. Traditional broadheads often carry a certain reputation, especially those large fixed-blade ones that tend to create drag during flight. To combat this drag, fixed broadheads typically opt for smaller blades, which, …

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What Grain Broadhead Should I use for Deer?

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Bowhunters typically use broadheads with a weight of 100 grains. No matter if you’re using mechanical broadheads or fixed blade broadheads, the 100-grain range will cover them all. For deer, 100-grain heads are plenty. But isn’t it obvious that heavier grains penetrate better? Why not go for 125-grain instead? What you should ask yourself is, …

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