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    Hello all.
    So I picked up a new excal 340 mag and noticed it came with 100gr field tips. I was thinking shooting this light could be hard on the limbs? Anyways I think to be safe I was gonna use 150 gr tips and wondered what thoughts others might have with similar micro set ups?
    The other question I have is since the speed of 340 was likely acheived with 100gr does anyone have experience with what speeds would be expected with 150grs for scope set up?
    Would appreciate anyone sharing thoughts and advice on broadhead recomendations too or the micro line in general.
    Thanks

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    When I bought my Axe 340, I swapped the 100 grain tips to 125 grain because that's what I had from my old setup. I still set the scope at 340 and everything is fine when target shooting at different ranges. At 150, I'd still set the scope at 340 and see where you hit the target at different ranges. Afterwards you could play around with the scope setting if ever it's off by too much for your liking.

    For hunting whitetail, I shoot Grim Reaper xbow razortip mechanical broadheads.

    Quote Originally Posted by Browtine View Post
    Hello all.
    So I picked up a new excal 340 mag and noticed it came with 100gr field tips. I was thinking shooting this light could be hard on the limbs? Anyways I think to be safe I was gonna use 150 gr tips and wondered what thoughts others might have with similar micro set ups?
    The other question I have is since the speed of 340 was likely acheived with 100gr does anyone have experience with what speeds would be expected with 150grs for scope set up?
    Would appreciate anyone sharing thoughts and advice on broadhead recomendations too or the micro line in general.
    Thanks

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    Have heard great things about swat broadheads

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    I have the G340 and replaced the 100g with 150g. Not sure of the speed drop but it is still real fast.
    The heavier tip increases the front of center which stabilizes the bolt and gives you better down range accuracy and penetration.
    I use Excal 150g bolt cutters and they shoot lights out. Some have complained of the lack of blood trail but I have witnessed great results.
    Guns have two enemies................rust and government

    OFAH and CCFR member

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    I have a Micro 335 and I use 125gr NAP Spitfires

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