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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. What is Kinetic Energy and Why does it matter?

    What is Kinetic Energy and Why does it matter?

    What better time for a physics lesson than the start of the fall bowhunting seasons? If you’ve never heard the term mentioned, you should familiarize yourself with it before you head out into the field with a bow and arrow in pursuit of wild game. Kinetic energy. What is it? According to physicsclassroom.com, kinetic energy is “the energy of motion” ...
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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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