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Carbon arrow life span
« on: April 10, 2021, 10:00:02 AM »
Currently shooting older CE Mayhem 350ís.  I flex check them etc - but wonder if the spine changes with age/hitting hard targets etc. 

Also, getting to the point of needing to get some more arrows - CE has a newer model of the mayhem - but wondering if I should look elsewhere ?  Easton fmj?
Always get paranoid when seeing pics where a carbon arrow has broken on release.

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Re: Carbon arrow life span
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2021, 10:52:26 AM »
I've been shooting some of the same CE mayhems for 8 or 9 years now with no issues. 

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Re: Carbon arrow life span
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2021, 10:45:44 AM »
I have a few arrows left over from 2008 that I shoot at home. Theyíre good tips, I always flex check them and inspect them before I shoot. Iím sure over time they weaken, but Iím not sure what the lifespan would be.
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Re: Carbon arrow life span
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2021, 10:24:35 PM »
I go thru quite a few ACC371's. Everytime I blow one thru a bull or buck i loose them. I guess that would mean a short life span for my arrows😂😂😂😂

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Re: Carbon arrow life span
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2021, 10:27:03 PM »
Once you get below a full 6-7 arrow quiver it is time to order another dozen or two.  I buy 2 dozen at a time, and they last for YEARS.

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Re: Carbon arrow life span
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2021, 01:15:07 AM »
Man I bought like 5/6 dozen years ago when sportsmanís switched to wholesale sports.
That was probably 10 years ago? I paid like 45/50 a dozen for bare shafts. I just ordered 3 dz xt shafts. I have about a dz left of the pro hunters. Going to save them for my hunting arrows with broad heads. Never had any issues with them at all and they are like I said probably around 10 years old.
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