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  1. What is F.O.C.? And how does it affect my arrows?

    What is F.O.C.? And how does it affect my arrows?

    F.O.C. is a hot topic in arrow-building discussions today. What is F.O.C.? It’s the acronym for “front of center.” What it refers to is the percentage of an arrow’s total weight – including the point - that is concentrated forward of the center of the arrow. F.O.C. is something that mainly bowhunters are concerned with, and there’s no question that...
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  2. What's the difference between momentum and kinetic energy?

    What's the difference between momentum and kinetic energy?

    When it comes to bowhunting, kinetic energy gets all the love. You can find scads of articles extolling its virtues and charts describing its professed impact. Momentum, by comparison, is the genius, recluse cousin few people talk about, but who has a cult following. It’s punk rock before that brand of music became mainstream. In another blog entry, we explored...
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  3. 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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