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Best Crossbow Draw weight?

Taking a look at what the best crossbow draw weight is on a recurve crossbow. I demonstrate 40lb draw, 105lb draw and 175lb draw weight. Please comment, rate and subscribe for more. Follow...

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Best Crossbow Draw weight?

Taking a look at what the best crossbow draw weight is on a recurve crossbow. I demonstrate 40lb draw, 105lb draw and 175lb draw weight. Please comment, rate and subscribe for more. Follow me on ...

Crossbows / Draw Weight.

Draw weight and draw length determine arrow energy. Crossbow draw weight determines how much force is applied to the arrow. Recurve crossbow, gradually increases draw weight until full draw. Compound crossbow, peak draw weight for the entire draw. Crossbow draw length (powerstroke) determines the amount of time that force is applied to the arrow.

How Much Draw Weight Do I Need For Crossbow Hunting?

How much draw weight do I need for crossbow hunting? 1) Hunting for a Rabbit If you have your sights set on taking home a rabbit or two, you won't need much more draw than 150 lbs. That degree of resistance will typically give you a bolt speed of 220 to 250 fps. This is actually plenty of power to bring down a turkey, an antelope, and even a ...

American Hunter | 12 Crossbow Do's and 3 Don'ts

Both crossbow and compound bow makers continually strive to push the speed envelope. You make a crossbow faster by increasing the draw weight. That’s why the above point is so important. How fast is fast enough? I like my crossbows to shoot a hunting-weight arrow with an initial velocity of at least 300 feet per second (fps.)

Crossbow Kinetic Energy - Chart, Calculations, Requirements

Knowing how your arrow speed changes with the increase in arrow weight, you can now easily figure out the new kinetic energy: For instance, if you know your crossbow shoots your current 400 grain arrows with a speed of 400 FPS, our chart above tells you to expect 124.8 ft-lb of kinetic energy at 30 yards.