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Offline demontang

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Well what weight arrow for blue wildebeest
« on: November 10, 2016, 06:16:26 PM »
So you never know might go to Africa and take my bow. 70lb 30" draw shooting 470grn arrows at 290fps be enough for a wildebeest? I'd guess they would be like a elk in mass and bone. A good broad head would be key too. I use radsav mad man broadheads but think I'd switch to the titanium for this hunt. Experience advise welcome. :tup:
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Re: Well what weight arrow for blue wildebeest
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2016, 02:12:14 PM »
I think you'll be fine.  I'm guessing that elk are a slightly bigger animal.

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Re: Well what weight arrow for blue wildebeest
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2016, 12:24:09 PM »
I'm thinking of hunting warthog with the bow and impala with the rifle. My hunt is for impala and warthog.
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Re: Well what weight arrow for blue wildebeest
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2017, 04:55:10 PM »
was over there in June... got warthog, impala, blesbuck, nyalla, and wildebeest...  70 lb bow, 455 gr arrows, shuttle T broadheads... only one I didn't get a pass thru was the wildebeest... did get both lungs, and he ran about 70 yards, and yes they are about the size of a nice elk... but they have a tuff hide...  your set up will be fine but, stick with fixed bladed heads... no expandables...

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Re: Well what weight arrow for blue wildebeest
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2017, 06:48:19 PM »
Thanks I'm stepping up a few fps. Going to use madman heads with 470grn arrow.  :tup:
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