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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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08.05.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Nocked & Ready to Rock

Explained: Nock Fit

Professional archer and bowhunter John Dudley, host of the Nock On television show, covers proper nock fit in this third installment of Nocked and Ready to Rock. Dudley is covering all aspects of finding and shooting the proper arrows in this season’s, 13-part series of Nocked and Ready to Rock. Having your nock fit correctly […]

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08.05.2016 | Categories: Video, Archery Tips, Nocked & Ready to Rock

Explained: Types of Arrow Shafts

John Dudley, in this episode of Nocked and Ready to Rock, explains the most common types of arrow shafts that are on the market today for bowhunters who use compound bows. This is the first episode of Nocked and Ready to Rock for 2016, and Dudley’s plan for the entire series is to explain how […]

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10.01.2015 | Categories: Selection Guides
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A basic guide to arrow nocks

It was in 1991 that the “Iceman” was discovered by hikers high up in the Italian Alps near the border with Austria. Among the artifacts recovered alongside his mummified corpse were an unfinished longbow, a quiver and a handful of arrows, only two of which were ready to be shot. They had leaf-shaped flint heads […]

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08.13.2015 | Categories: Video, Product Reviews

Easton X10 Arrow Shaft

The Easton X10 arrow shaft is reviewed in this video by Lancaster Archery TechXPert Randy Groff. The X10 has claimed more world title and Olympic medals than any other arrow on the market. Made of carbon, with an aluminum core, the X10 has a unique barrel shape, with tapered ends extending out from the fattest […]

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08.07.2015 | Categories: Video, Product Reviews

G5 Arrow Squaring Device

Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert Randy Groff demonstrates how to use the G5 Arrow Squaring Device. This is a tool that can be used to make sure that the ends of your aluminum or carbon arrow shafts are perfectly square. If they aren’t, you can have problems with erratic arrow flight. Basically, you set your arrow […]

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08.05.2015 | Categories: Equipment Setup
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Paper tuning 101

Straight as an arrow. It’s a saying that’s used beyond archery, but archery is its root. Achieving perfect arrow flight, or, getting your arrows to fly as “straight as an arrow,” should be the goal of every archer. If your arrow flight is true, then the sky’s the limit for accuracy. Paper tuning is one […]

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06.29.2015 | Categories: Archer's Dictionary, Archery Tips
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Arrow spine vs. arrow weight: Don’t be confused

In the Lancaster Archery Supply Pro Shop, we hear it all the time. “I want to switch to a lighter arrow to get more speed.” That’s usually not a problem, as long as you don’t confuse arrow weight with arrow spine. Too often, that’s exactly what archers do. Someone shooting a bow with a 70-pound […]

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