Archery How To

TechXpert Articles & Videos

  1. Your Guide to NASP Archery Equipment

    The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) employs a very specific, limited set of equipment. There's one bow and one arrow that every NASP archer uses, and a short list of other NASP-approved gear. By standardizing the allowed equipment, NASP is able to make archery affordable for just about anyone, and the competition field is leveled. Lancaster Archery Supply...
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  2. Bowhunting Tech Tip: Stabilizers

    In this video, Lancaster Archery Supply TechXpert P.J. Reilly talks about the use of stabilizers for bowhunting setups. Reilly walks through factors bowhunters should consider when choosing a stabilizer for their compound bow, such as the amount and distribution of weight they are willing to carry into the woods. Along the way, he also discusses the purpose and function of...
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  3. How to tie a peep sight into a bow string

    Lancaster Archery Supply TechXpert P.J. Reilly demonstrates how to tie a peep sight into the string of a compound bow in this video. There's great value in putting a peep sight into your compound bow string. It's key to helping consistently align your eye with your sight at full draw. Tying the peep into the bow string ensures that the...
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  4. Mathews Halon X review

    The Mathews Halon X compound bow was unveiled to the public at the 2016 Archery Trade Association show. In this video shot at ATA, Mathews engineer Jason Thurow discusses this new bow with Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert P.J. Reilly. While similar to the Halon released by Mathews late in 2015, the Halon X is longer, at 35 inches axle to...
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  5. Reo Wilde gets ready for busy 2016 tournament season

    Reo Wilde, the world's No. 4-ranked, men's compound archer - No.1 in the U.S. - stopped by the Lancaster Archery Supply booth at the 2016 Archery Trade Association show in Louisville, KY, Jan. 5 to talk about his busy tournament schedule. After winning the second stage of the Indoor Archery World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, in December, Wilde spent some...
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  6. 2016 PSE Carbon Air Review

    The new, 2016 PSE Carbon Air compound bow is reviewed in this video by Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert P.J. Reilly The Carbon Air is PSE's flagship bow for 2016, and it is available for sale at the Lancaster Archery Supply Pro Shop, 2195-A Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA. In the video, Reilly talks about the all-carbon construction of the riser...
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  7. Elite Impulse overview

    Elite Archery is generating a lot of buzz this year with its "I made the switch" campaign, which encourages archers to switch to an Elite bow from whatever bow they're currently shooting, and then declare that switch through social media by using the hashtag "Imadetheswitch." Professional archers Reo Wilde and Cara Kelly are among the biggest names to recently make...
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  8. How to optimize your hunting bow for indoor target shooting

    One of the sad facts about the fall bowhunting seasons is that they will come to an end. But when they do, you don't have to hang up your bow. Winter and spring are prime time for indoor target leagues and tournaments. In this video, Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert P.J. Reilly walks through steps you can take to increase your...
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  9. 2016 Mathews Halon Review

    The 2016 Mathews Halon is out and Lancaster Archery Supply has it in our Pro Shop, among the other 2016 Mathews bows. In this video, Lancaster Archery TechXPert P.J. Reilly gives a rundown of some of the features and functions of the Halon, which is the flagship bow for Mathews in 2016. This is a 30-inch bow available in 5...
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  10. How to set a peep sight

    The peep sight is a commonly-used device among compound bow archers, which helps foster consistent aiming. It does so by forcing the archer to look through the bow sight the same way for each and every shot. In this video, Lancaster Archery TechXPert P.J. Reilly demonstrates how to set the peep sight for an individual archer. Peep sight alignment varies...
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