Just like with target arrows, consistency in your hunting shafts is a must. Arrows need to be straight. The spine and weight needs to match from one arrow to the next. The idea is so when you tune and sight in your bow, you know that whichever arrow you pick up will shoot the same.
When you buy more expensive arrows, what you’re paying for is tighter tolerances in straightness, weight and spining. According to Rick McKinney, World Champion archer and owner of Carbon Tech Arrow Company, the less expensive lines of arrows often come off the same production run as the high end ones; they just didn’t fall within the tolerances the more expensive line called for.
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To learn more about what makes a good hunting arrow, pick up a copy of the book “Can’t Lose Bowhunting” by Jeremy Johnson