Should I get a 60 or 70 pound bow?
60 is enough, however if you can draw and hold 70 with ease why would you not shoot it for hunting? You will have signifigantly more KE with 70 due to either higher speed or heavier arrow weight. If you can shoot them both accurately I feel the heavier weight will give you an advantage in the deer woods.
How strong is a 60 lb bow?
jtascone said: 60 pounds is plenty to pass through any whitetail at 40-50 yards. They are much more comfortable to draw and shoot and usually quieter and less vibration if you are shooting them maxed out at 60lbs.
Is 60 lbs a good draw weight?
For larger game such as elk or moose a good recommendation is at least 60-65 lbs of draw weight. A general rule of thumb is that a shooter should be able to shoot a bow about 30 times in a row without being fatigued. If the shooter cannot draw the bow 30 times the draw weight should be decreased.
Is a 60 lb bow enough for elk?
60 lbs is fine, you’re on the right track as far as arrow weight. get a strong razor sharp fixed blade to fly like a laser and he’ll be zipping through vitals.
Is 60 lb draw weight too much?
For whitetail deer hunting anything above 40 lbs is fine. For larger game such as elk or moose a good recommendation is at least 60-65 lbs of draw weight. A general rule of thumb is that a shooter should be able to shoot a bow about 30 times in a row without being fatigued.
How fast does a 70 lb bow shoot?
If you are using a 70 lbs. draw weight, your compound bow would have a 270 FPS. And if your draw length is indeed 30″ (as it is during IBO testing), this number would be closer to 290 FPS.
What can you hunt with a 60 lb bow?
If you have an average draw length of 27 to 29 inches, any modern compound bow matched with a good arrow and set to 60 pounds will work just fine on whitetails, mule deer, pronghorns, and the like with whatever broadhead style you prefer, so long as your shot placement is good.
How fast does a 70 lb compound bow shoot?