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    BOWHUNTING Giraffe

    Heres a few photos of the impact point. Etc. I ended up using an arrow with a total mass of 750gr going 225fps. Tipped with a 180gr german kinetic. The shaft was an Australian designed 250 spine arrow from native gear archery. It had a 60gr steel insert with 2 easton axis 75 gr inserts behind...
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    Shot To The Heart

    Heres a few photos of the impact point. Etc. I ended up using an arrow with a total mass of 750gr going 225fps. Tipped with a 180gr german kinetic. The shaft was an Australian designed 250 spine arrow from native gear archery. It had a 60gr steel insert with 2 easton axis 75 gr inserts behind...
  3. Bow Hunting Giraffe in South Africa

    Bow Hunting Giraffe in South Africa

  4. Arrow Performance

    Arrow Performance

    Rather than start a new post, heres a few photos of the impact point. Etc. I ended up using an arrow with a total mass of 750gr going 225fps. Tipped with a 180gr german kinetic. The shaft was an Australian designed 250 spine arrow from native gear archery. It had a 60gr steel insert with 2...
  5. Arrow Performance

    Arrow Performance

    Rather than start a new post, heres a few photos of the impact point. Etc. I ended up using an arrow with a total mass of 750gr going 225fps. Tipped with a 180gr german kinetic. The shaft was an Australian designed 250 spine arrow from native gear archery. It had a 60gr steel insert with 2...
  6. Giraffe Heart

    Giraffe Heart

    Rather than start a new post, heres a few photos of the impact point. Etc. I ended up using an arrow with a total mass of 750gr going 225fps. Tipped with a 180gr german kinetic. The shaft was an Australian designed 250 spine arrow from native gear archery. It had a 60gr steel insert with 2...
  7. Giraffe Bow Hunt

    Giraffe Bow Hunt

    Rather than start a new post, heres a few photos of the impact point. Etc. I ended up using an arrow with a total mass of 750gr going 225fps. Tipped with a 180gr german kinetic. The shaft was an Australian designed 250 spine arrow from native gear archery. It had a 60gr steel insert with 2...
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    Arrow selection for giraffe hunt

    I wouldnt shoot any higher than that but it worked out perfectly. It ran about 50mt and piled up behind some brushes. I've got it on video but having some trouble uploading the mp4 file. My Ph has never seen a giraffe go down and pass as quickly as this one did I guess the aorta hit was as...
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    Arrow selection for giraffe hunt

    FOC was 23% give or take a grain.
  10. wanderingjim

    Arrow selection for giraffe hunt

    Rather than start a new post, heres a few photos of the impact point. Etc. I ended up using an arrow with a total mass of 750gr going 225fps. Tipped with a 180gr german kinetic. The shaft was an Australian designed 250 spine arrow from native gear archery. It had a 60gr steel insert with 2...
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    Arrow selection for giraffe hunt

    Well folks, thanks for the input. The hunt was more successful than I could have imagined. After near 10 stalks during the day I finally got within range of the target bull. Will post a more detailed report on another post
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    Arrow selection for giraffe hunt

    Hey fellow arrow flingers. I am hunting a bull giraffe in a few months time and was wondering on arrow selection, or more importantly arrow spine selection. I am using my hoyt nitrum at 29inches and 72lb. I am using 200gr or 180gr german kinetics up front. And im using the easton dg fmj...
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    AfricaHunting.com Big Game Knife Giveaway with Random Drawing

    Enter me. Cheers from Australia
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    G5 T3 Expandable for Bow Hunting Plains Game

    Awesome work lad. Amazing critters there. Given my experience with the T3 heads I knew you would have nothing but clean shots. Well done
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    G5 T3 Expandable for Bow Hunting Plains Game

    From memory its around 94 foot pounds of KE. The wildebeest certainly didn't like it. Heres some more for your viewing pleasure
 
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