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03.23.2018 | Categories: Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
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Four Products that make arrow pulling easier

As winter turns to spring, and the weather starts getting nice, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor archery games – 3D, field archery, 50 meters for compounds, 70 meters for recurves, etc. And while it can be a problem on some indoor ranges, difficulty in removing arrows from targets and target butts really seems […]

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03.20.2018 | Categories: Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
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What archers need to know about cam timing

Cam timing is one of those critical aspects of compound bow tuning that every archer should know. It could be the evil demon that’s responsible for those seemingly unexplained fliers you’re seeing from time to time while shooting your bow. Cams are the workforce regulators of your bow. They control the string and cable(s), which […]

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02.28.2018 | Categories: Archery Tips, Training
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Yes, you can adjust the draw weight on certain recurve bows

Compound bows are well known for their ability to have the draw weight adjusted. Most have a 10-pound adjustment range, but there are some that can be adjusted from 5-70 pounds. Did you know it’s possible to adjust the weight of some recurve bows? In an episode of “Behind the Riser,” filmed by Shrewd Archery, […]

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02.09.2018 | Categories: Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
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Choosing scope size for a compound target sight with David Houser and Alex Wifler

Choosing the right scope housing for your compound bow target sight can make a big difference in your competition scores. What you see when you look through your scope – and what you can’t see – plays a role in how well you aim and how well you focus. And with scope housings varying greatly […]

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12.01.2017 | Categories: Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
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How to Build a Hunting Arrow

Have you been searching for the perfect hunting arrow? One that’s perfectly matched to your bow, is the right length, has the fletchings you like and flies flawlessly? Why not build your own? We put together a four-part video series that walks you through the process of building an arrow, from picking the right shaft, […]

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10.30.2017 | Categories: Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
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Flying With Bows – What You Need to Know

So you’re taking your compound bow on an airplane, and you want to know how to pack it, what’s allowed and what to expect at the airport? Here’s what you need to know. GET A GOOD CASE Airlines are rough on baggage, and your bow is a precision instrument. You need a good, quality, airline-grade […]

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10.16.2017 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Training
 

Traditional archery aiming techniques

In true traditional archery, the bow – recurve or longbow – doesn’t have a sight for aiming. But the archer still has to hit what he or she is aiming at. So how do you do that? In this video, Matt Zirnsak – a die-hard traditional archer who produced a series of films and does […]

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10.16.2017 | Categories: Archery Tips, Training
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Using release aids to cure target panic

Can certain mechanical releases help compound archers squash target panic? It worked for me. When target panic nearly ruined archery for me in early 2016, a mechanical release turned everything around and made the game fun again. It’s been suggested that most archers will come down with target panic at some point during their shooting […]

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08.10.2017 | Categories: Archery Tips, Safety
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Tree Stand Safety Harnesses Have a Limited Lifespan

Did you know the full-body safety harness you wear when you hunt from a tree stand has an expiration date? Due to federal regulations, all safety harnesses are stamped with a date identifying when the harness was made. And the effective service life is considered to be five years from that date, although some harness […]

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05.19.2017 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Equipment Setup, News
 

Your Guide to NASP Archery Equipment

The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) employs a very specific, limited set of equipment. There’s one bow and one arrow that every NASP archer uses, and a short list of other NASP-approved gear. By standardizing the allowed equipment, NASP is able to make archery affordable for just about anyone, and the competition field […]

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