Thread: Draw/arrow weight ?
02-22-2007, 12:08 PM #1
Draw/arrow weight ?
I can't remember what the weight of my arrows are, but they are what I was shooting when I was pulling 52#. I had my bow turned down to 45#. I have been reading about pull weight and arrow weight needing to work together. Does this make a big difference in the way my arrows fly? Speed? Spine? etc... Keep in mind, I am just shooting for fun right now, not competing. Just getting started again, but trying to learn as much as possible.
02-22-2007, 12:20 PM #2
02-22-2007, 12:31 PM #3
I was out of the sport for over 15 years and there is a lot to learn now compared to what it used to be. It's been fun catching up again over the past 2-1/2 or so years. So much fun in fact it's become an addiction...
You'll also find some good people and good information on this site. It has definitely helped me out.
Good luck !
Carbon arrows ? What are those, writing instruments that fly ?
02-22-2007, 05:23 PM #4
Ok, here is what I can tell you.
DL=26" ?I am questioning this after measuring my arrows and seeing how far the arrow is out past my bow at full draw.
Beman ICS 500-carbon
Arrow Length from nock point to end of shaft 26 1/8"
I can't remember the tip weight, but I want to say 100g. I was shooting Muzzy 100's for hunting.
And here is a pic:
Last edited by Wheely; 12-31-2007 at 03:48 PM.
02-23-2007, 11:55 AM #5
Nevermind, after last night, I think I will just go to the archery shop for a few hours and have him help me. Thanks for all your help
02-23-2007, 12:27 PM #6
if dredly was around he could have helped you faster.....the guy is a book of useless knowledge about shaft spine and length.....
but at least he is good for somethingI cut things up and split them down!
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