Register here to reply to this topic. Penetration is a function of the momentum of the arrow. Daughter Becca with three African kills from a 50 lb. Kinetic energy 49 ft lbs. Muzzy 3 blade, total arrow weight gr.
Lets say you can only draw a max of 30lbs, but you need fps or more for the animal you want to hunt, then your best momentum you can get is 0.
Arrow Selection for Short Draw, Low Poundage Hunters
Don't reduce arrow weight. About Sean Nel 51 Articles. Some readers have pointed out that the KE is never supposed to reduce as weight is added. My hunting partner built a 53 recurve for me this year Getting older, minor shoulder issues. Now a heavier arrow quietens the bow down, but I do not believe its that quiet. I could have simply added more weight without adjusting for spine… it would have made a prettier graph… but I think I would then have an error of efficiency because of a weak spine….