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3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes
 
4.4

(based on 106 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (89)
  • Consistent (61)
  • Good penetration (53)
  • Accurate (48)
  • Durable (47)

Cons

  • Inconsistent (8)
  • Not durable (4)

Best Uses

  • Hunting (93)
  • Target practice (51)
  • 3D targets (42)
  • Stump shooting (37)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (61), Competitive archer (19), Expert archer (16), Beginner (3), Professional (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (36)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Why weight for better penetration?

I've used weight tubes for years to add weight to my carbon arrows for hunting big game. 3 Rivers weight tubes are straight, accurate and easy to install. They also come in different...Read complete review

I've used weight tubes for years to add weight to my carbon arrows for hunting big game. 3 Rivers weight tubes are straight, accurate and easy to install. They also come in different weights per inch so you can find the weight combination you need. A quality product

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not sure about these

I suppose if you need to increase your mass weight in a hurry, without buying new arrows this system would accomplish that. But if you want to stay w/in proper FOC percentages,...Read complete review

I suppose if you need to increase your mass weight in a hurry, without buying new arrows this system would accomplish that. But if you want to stay w/in proper FOC percentages, and consider proper dynamic spine in your tuned arrows, these tubes mess with all that. I don't understand how this item ended up in a traditional catalog, This item may work well for compound arrows. I think if you are serious about your arrow tunning and want a heavier arrow, get shafts at the proper weight and spine.

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5.0

Easy Weight Gain

By 

from Australia

About Me Recreational Archer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Penetration
  • Very Straight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hunting
    • Stump Shooting
    • Target Practice

    Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

    I bought these to add weight to my carbon arrows for a scrub bull hunt. I haven't gone yet, but the extra penetration in my home target at all ranges from 3 to 20 yards is impressive. These things really are so easy to install. Simply trim to length and slide them in. If you need extra arrow weight for your carbon arrows, highly recommend weight tubes!!

    Service and delivery comments:

    Mine was an international order and was received well within the specified time limit and in great condition.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    100 % more energy

    By 

    from rosendale wi

    About Me Competitive Archer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Penetration

    Cons

    • Inconsistent

    Best Uses

    • Hunting
    • Target Practice

    Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

    Great product, easy to install but after time they will come loose inside arrow. U can tell u have more energy i was very impressed

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Arrow weight tube review

    By 

    from Fort Collins, CO

    About Me Competitive Archer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Penetration

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hunting
      • Target Practice

      Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

      These are awesome considering that most arrows are not heavy enough out of the package. Very easy to install and do not seem to affect spine. The only drawback is that they tend to pop the nocks out when shot at stumps or when a miss sends them to the ground. Otherwise, they are a game changer.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I need to buy more of these.

      By 

      from Richland WA

      About Me Expert Archer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Consistent
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Well Crafted

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hunting

        Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

        These weight tubes are great to bring the weight of your arrows up. Shooting a 225 grain broadhead and the 3 grain per inch weight tube (84 grains), brought my arrow weight up to 595 grains. Did a penetration test with several broadheads and different weight arrows; the heavier arrows penetrated further. I backed up my results by chronographing all these different weights and solving for momentum. The momentum was the highest with the heavier arrows and broadheads.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        3.0

        Better to go with heaver arrow instead

        By 

        from Western CO

        About Me Recreational Archer

        Pros

        • Good Penetration
        • Well Crafted

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

            THese do the job of adding weight to you arrow but they always rattled in my arrow causing lots of noise, never shot at an animal with them because I was scared that thy would jump because of the rattle. sounded like my field points were loose but it was the insert tub. I called 3Rivers and they suggested to pinch the tub with pliers just enough to take up the slack. worked great for a bit but right back to the same thing. I switched to Gold Tip Heavy Hunters instead. They are the same weight as regular carbons with these tubes and are a lot tougher than regular carbons. check them out here at 3Rivers.

            Service and delivery comments:

            3Rivers is great to work with and I will do business with them again.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            can be noisy

            By 

            from Waterford, MI

            About Me Recreational Archer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hunting

              Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

              they don't appear to affect arrow flight. Can be noisy if not cut to exact length. I ordered for 9/32 arrow. inserts slightly smaller and did rattle some. Pinched with pliers and stopped noise for two days. Seems the memory in the plastic takes over and they round out a bit. May work great for other sizes. Could be a good way to add weight if you can get rid of the slight rattling. They do move the FOC back a bit. Again it did not seem to affect arrow flight.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again.

              By 

              from Fergus Falls, Mn.

              About Me Expert Archer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • 3D Targets
                • Hunting
                • Stump Shooting
                • Target Practice

                Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

                They fit great and added the weight I was looking for in a easy to use product.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect!!!

                By 

                from Nebraska

                About Me Recreational Archer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Consistent
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Good Penetration
                • Very Straight
                • Well Crafted

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • 3D Targets
                  • Hunting
                  • Stump Shooting
                  • Target Practice

                  Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

                  This worked great to make my carbon arrows heavier for my traditional recurve. Super easy takes less than 10 minutes for a dozen arrows.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  A great way to add weight to arrows.

                  By 

                  from Ft Worth, Texas

                  About Me Recreational Archer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate
                  • Consistent
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • 3D Targets
                    • Hunting
                    • Stump Shooting
                    • Target Practice

                    Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

                    I wanted to try some carbon arrows for my longbow and needed to add about 120 grains. I cut them where I needed and they installed easily. I've read that after a hard impact they can cause the nock to fly off. So far that has not happened to me.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Simple, consistent product

                    By 

                    from Grand Junction, CO

                    About Me Recreational Archer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Consistent
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                    • none

                    Best Uses

                    • 3D Targets
                    • Hunting
                    • Stump Shooting
                    • Target Practice

                    Comments about 3Rivers Arrow Weight Tubes:

                    I had some Easton Bloodline 330 (8.6 gpi) arrows that were brand new that had been purchased for use with a previous bow. I was trying to match the weight of a 8.7 gpi Radial X Weave.

                    I used the 3.0 gpi weight tubes to match the Bloodlines to an 11.3 gpi FMJ 340. Arrows were cut to the same length and weight tubes added. Once I had the correct length of weight tubes, I cut and fit them to the individual arrows.

                    The consistency was astonishing. Each arrow weighed out within 1 grain of the mark. The flight characteristics of the modified arrows was even more impressive. They actually shot better than the arrows I was trying to match.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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