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  1. 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 as you look at arrows...
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  2. Explained: Arrow Spine

    In this second installment of Nocked and Ready to Rock for 2016, John Dudley talks about arrow spine. The spine of an arrow refers to how much that arrow flexes. You want some flex in your arrow, but not too much, which makes choosing an arrow with the correct spine critical for accuracy. Dudley talks about how an arrow's spine...
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  3. Arrow spine vs. arrow weight: Don't be confused

    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 draw weight and a 29-inch...
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