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09.23.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
 

Trad Life: Chris Hurt Trick Shooting

Chris Hurt remembers being a young kid watching the great Byron Ferguson do some trick shooting with his longbow. Ferguson shot behind his back and hit flying and tiny targets – all of which blew Hurt away. Fifteen years later, Hurt, of York County, Pa., now entertains others with his own trick-shooting act. “A lady […]

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09.23.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Nocked & Ready to Rock
 

Explained: Fletchings Experiment

John Dudley, host of Nock On TV, talks about different fletching options in this 10th installment of Nocked and Ready to Rock. Dudley says he likes to set up a few arrows each with different types and configurations of fletchings to determine which ones seem to work best with a particular bow setup. According to […]

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09.16.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
 

Bowhunting Tech Tip: Arrow Spine vs. Arrow Weight

In this video, LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly addresses the difference between arrow weight and arrow spine. An arrow’s spine determines how much the shaft flexes when it leaves a bow. Archers want their arrows to flex some, but not too much. Arrow weight refers to how much the arrow actually weighs. That weight can change […]

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09.16.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Nocked & Ready to Rock
 

Explained: Installing Arrow Inserts

In part nine of the 2016 Nocked and Ready to Rock series, host John Dudley talks about proper installation of arrow inserts. Dudley walks through the process of using traditional glue for installing inserts into carbon arrow shafts, and he covers the use of hot melt glue for putting inserts into aluminum arrow shafts.

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09.12.2016 | Categories: Video, Product Info, Selection Guides
 

Selway Archery quivers and a youth movement in traditional archery

Traditional archery is enjoying an infusion of young blood, according to Drew Kohlhofer of Selway Archery. “I’m seeing an influx of guys coming in that are in that 20-40 age bracket,” he said. Kohlhofer shares his observations on the youth movement, and talks about the unique quivers his company makes for traditional archers, with LAS […]

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09.09.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Training
 

Bowhunting Tech Tip: Proper Bow Grip

Positioning your hand properly on the bow grip is arguably the most important aspect of shooting accurately. Yet – pardon the pun – it’s something many archers don’t have a proper grip on. In this video, LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly demonstrates the proper way to grip a bow. This applies to target archers and bowhunters […]

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09.09.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Nocked & Ready to Rock
 

Explained: Fletching Arrows

In the ninth episode of Nocked and Ready to Rock, professional archer John Dudley talks about fletching arrows. Dudley describes the fletching jigs he uses, demonstrates how to set them up for fletching and then walks through the process he uses for fletching his arrows. Throughout the narrative, Dudley discusses why he does what he […]

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09.08.2016 | Categories: News, Press Releases
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Lancaster Archery Academy September Newsletter

The days are definitely shorter now, and some mornings are feeling a bit nippy. Bowhunters are starting to hit the woods, mountains and prairies across North America, launching a trend that is only going to increase over the coming weeks. Despite the changing of the seasons and the start of the school year, the Academy […]

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09.02.2016 | Categories: Archery Tips, Training
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How to introduce someone to bowhunting

The world is a different place than it was 30 years ago. People are losing their connection to wild places and things. The number of hunters across the U.S. has been on a steady, downward spiral, while urbanization is growing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 census, 81 percent of U.S. citizens live in […]

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09.02.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Nocked & Ready to Rock
 

Explained: Arrow Wraps

John Dudley, host of the Nock On TV show, discusses arrow wraps in this seventh part of the 2016 Nocked and Ready to Rock series. An arrow wrap is a strip of vinyl archers can put on the nock end of their arrows, to which they will glue their fletchings. This protects the shaft from […]

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