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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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02.09.2018 | 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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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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03.13.2017 | Categories: Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
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David Houser on stabilizers for indoor archery

On a 40 cm Vegas target face, the X-ring is the size of a penny. The indoor, compound target archer who most consistently hits that tiny ring from 18 meters away, undoubtedly will win the day. To do that over the course of a 30- or 60-arrow round requires a steady hand. And that’s where […]

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11.23.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Equipment Setup
 

Bowhunting Tech Tip: How to Quiet Your Bow

If you’re using a compound bow for hunting, then you need to make sure it’s performing as quietly as possible. A loud bow can cause game animals to turn inside out with freight if they hear a loud crack at the shot. And their reaction to that freight can cause your arrow to miss its […]

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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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09.16.2016 | 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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