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I'm going hunting in 8 days and have to decide on how heavy arrows I'm going to need. The problem I have is that I'm going after impala(notorious string jumpers) and eland. The arrow needs to be fast enough for the impala and heavy enough for the eland. I've tested 3 arrow weights and think ill be going with the 486gr arrow. Look at the stats. Which one would you take?

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I'd use the 486 which should do the job on the Eland which can be a very big animal. Shot placement is critical and a durable broadhead is a must. Good luck!
 
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Thanks I'm going with the 486. Will be using 150gr Ozcut 3 blade.


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Yeah, the 486 will be plenty but if one is gonna jump the string you won't be able to prevent that with faster speeds. From what I hear, don't shoot when their heads are down. They are even closer to their jump (ie: if their heads are up, they have to lower their head before they jump).
 

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Did that hog break your arrow? Sure looked like he ran slap over it.
No Robert luckily not. I washed it and shot an Impala with the same arrow. I had the sharpening stone with me, 20 strokes on each side were enough to get the broadhead razor sharp. B the way she ran 30 yards, stopped and fell over dead. The impala ram only managed 25 yards.

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