# Kinetic Energy Chart For Hunting

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9 hours ago Crossbow Kinetic Energy Chart, Calculations, Requirements. Preview. 8 hours ago If you use the chart above to compare kinetic energy between a 350 FPS and a 300 FPS crossbow, you’ll notice that the first one delivers significantly more KE at 50 yards, than the second crossbow does at even 10 yards! That’s a massive difference in a hunting scenario. #3: Not all crossbows are …

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8 hours ago The following chart provides the minimum kinetic energy required to humanely kill specified game animals. The rifle caliber charts below provide performance ballistics (e.g. bullet mass/type, velocity, energy) and usage information to help you identify which rifle caliber and cartridge is ideal for hunting various game animals.

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7 hours ago The kinetic energy of this setup would be calculated by taking the arrow weight of 400, multiplying that by the speed of 297-squared, and dividing the result of that multiplication by 450,800 – which tells us that this bow and arrow setup produces 78 ft. lbs of kinetic energy. Kinetic energy is one of several factors that can impact how far

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3 hours ago Think of kinetic energy (KE) as the hammer and your arrow as the nail. KE does the work, driving broadheads through hide, muscle and bone. While most bowhunters pay an awful lot of attention to arrow speed, it’s only one part of the KE equation. Kinetic energy is impacted not just by arrow speed, but by arrow weight as well.

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1 hours ago Kinetic energy chart. Jump to Latest Follow Neither the energy chart or the momentum chart consider bullet diameter but it is an important factor that relates to the size of the wound channel. but then, I got my first shotgun at age 11 after serving a hunting apprenticeship for the previous five hunting seasons, so maybe I've forgotten

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2 hours ago Recommended Kinetic Energy for Hunting Whitetails. The trouble with any minimum energy suggestion is that deer don’t read ballistics tables. I’ve cleanly killed deer out to 300 yards with

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7 hours ago Typical Pellet Velocity (fps) for Required Energy Racoon.22 920fps with 21.4 gn (Beeman Kodiak) 790fps with 28.4 gn (Eun Jin) (the Benjamin Marauder can't use Eun Jin pellets because they are too long for the magazines even with machining) Crow or Rabbit 5.0ft-lbs.177 535fps with 7.9gr pellets = 5.0ft-lbs.22 400fps with 14.3gr pellets = 5.1gr

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7 hours ago The most common figure thrown around when hunters discuss the energy required to ethically kill a whitetail is 1,000 ft.-lb. By this logic, at 1,000 ft.-lb. and above, you’re being ethical; your shot becomes questionable when the energy drops below this level. The problem here is that energy isn’t what kills an animal, making this line of

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7 hours ago Energy is greatest at the muzzle, and diminishes as the bullet loses velocity. When the velocity reaches zero, so does the energy. But long before that the bullet has fallen below the recommended level of energy for reliably killing deer size animals. So the practical hunting range of any cartridge is ultimately limited by how much energy remains.

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9 hours ago Much to consider. Another factor to consider when choosing a bow for hunting is kinetic energy. On smaller game, whitetails, turkey, antelope or mule deer, etc., kinetic energy is not that important. Any bow at 45 lbs. or better within 20-30 yards will …

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1 hours ago Kinetic energy is simply the “power potential” of the arrow at the target, based on its mass weight and speed. Momentum can be thought of as the ability to put that power to work, penetrating the target. Light weight arrows at high velocity may have lots of kinetic energy, but generally, heavier arrows generally provide greater momentum

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3 hours ago Hunting airguns benchmarked against the .22 rimfire. Charts showing ft/lbs of energy needed for small game indicate squirrel needing less than the 5 or so ft/lbs for a humane cottontail kill. Distance on both critters was about the same and both were lung shots. I would argue that a grey squirrel is the harder of the two to bring down humanely.

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9 hours ago It is generally recommended that a small bore (.24-.32 caliber) rifle bullet suitable for medium size game be carrying about 800 ft. lbs. of kinetic energy when it hits. Energy is greatest at the muzzle and diminishes as the bullet loses velocity. When the velocity reaches zero, so does the energy. But long before that, the bullet has fallen

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7 hours ago The decision to go with higher Kinetic Energy or faster arrows for hunting will also depend on the game you are after. Simply said: Small game is doable with lighter ones, large game requires heavier ones. Just look at Easton’s field chart to get an idea what Kinetic Energy is recommended for what type of game.

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3 hours ago The ballistics charts (trajectory graph, velocity chart, and energy chart) can easily be filtered for the specific calibers (223 Win, 5.56 NATO, 270 Win, 308 Win, or 300 Win Mag) that you are interested in. We have compiled ballistics data for over 80 different cartridges that you can choose from!

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7 hours ago FMJ & Carbon Arrow Size Selection Bow Type* Compound Bow (301-340 FPS) Recurve Bow Long Bow Long Bow Poundage* 38-43 44-49 50-55 56-61 62-67 68-73