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razorsharptokill
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I'm shooting 55lbs with 340 FMJs with Zwickey Deltas. If I put a steel insert in the BHs I get around 650. With an aluminium insert they are about 610. I see little difference in POI. the 650s fly around 165 FPS. Kudu will be the largest animal that I will likely take. Thoughts?

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Either will be fine. Shoot whatever you are most confident in.
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Yeah, 50 grains isn't going to make a whole lot of difference. I see very little difference in performance.

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Putting a steel insert in the broadhead instead of a weak aluminium one is a good thing regardless to arrow weight.

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razorsharptokill
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Good point.... see what I did there? [biglaugh]

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