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  1. 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 on your bowstring is important...
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  2. A basic guide to arrow nocks

    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 held in place within a...
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  3. DIY Arrow Repairs

    DIY Arrow Repairs

    There’s nothing finer than taking home a brand new set of arrows. The shafts are clean. The fletchings are crisp and pristine. They’re visions of beauty. Spend a couple weeks on the range with those arrows, though, and they might not look so pure. They can take a beating, and get damaged. Learn a few simple repair tricks, and you...
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  4. Gold Tip GTO Nock

    Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert Randy Groff reviews the Gold Tip GTO Nock. This is a new arrow nock introduced by Gold Tip in 2015. Using the appropriate bushing, the GTO nock can be used in just about any Gold Tip arrow. Groff points out that the GTO nock is short, so it doesn't flex, and its throat is rounded, which...
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  5. Nockturnal Lighted Nocks

    The Nockturnal Lighted Nocks are described by Lancaster Archery TechXPert Justus Leimbach. The nocks function like any other arrow nock in holding the arrow on the bowstring. At the shot, a battery-powered light is activated. Leimbach describes how to turn off the light after the arrow is recovered. The light makes it easier for the archer to follow the arrow's...
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