22" Crossbow Arrow Weight
Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:28 PM
Does anyone know the gpi (Grains Per Inch) of an Easton 2219, 22" Aluminum Shaft
How heavy do you go on overall weight ... Good deal on shafts that are 13.5 gpi with an approximate finished weight (With tip and everything) of 567 grains ...
My Barnett Quad calls for an overall weight of 450 grains at 22" length
Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:48 PM
For the 2219 shafts, Easton told me no more than 180 grain heads. A 150 grain head provides a 14% FOC on my 2219 Magnum arrows at 20" total length, have not checked on my 22" arrows yet. Usually you want between 12% - 20% FOC for hunting arrows.
If you want to go with more than 180 grain heads, you'll want to go with the FMJ easton arrows.
I find the 150 grain heads are a good trade-off between speed and total weight for hunting arrows. To each their own though.
If you want to experiment with different head weights, I would buy target tips, which are a lot cheaper than buying broadheads.
Edited by Highlander, 26 December 2012 - 09:54 PM.
Posted 26 December 2012 - 10:25 PM
7075-T9 alloy Hard-anodized finish Inserts and nocks installed Strength (psi): 96,000 13.8 Grains per inch (Nock, Vanes, Insert and Point are factored in the total grain weight)
Hope this helps.
Edited by lovetohunt, 26 December 2012 - 10:48 PM.
Posted 26 December 2012 - 10:33 PM
stay with the 2219's it will be more accurate
Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:51 AM