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  1. 1) I don't use wraps on my target arrows, but put...

    1) I don't use wraps on my target arrows, but put wraps on my bareshafts so the weight is within a grain on my fletched arrows, FOC is the same, so the nodes should be very similar.
    2) The...
  2. Thread: ke question

    by Strodav
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    A lot of young archers, some ladies, and those...

    A lot of young archers, some ladies, and those with physical issues hunt quite successfully at 45 lbs. The lighter the bow, the more important the shot placement. I shoot 370 gr narrow diameter...
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    If I remember correctly, Mathews made a big...

    If I remember correctly, Mathews made a big splash with the Solocam with the main benefits a smoother draw and you didn't have to worry about the cams going out of sync, but sacrificing a bit of...
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    For your setup it might be 8 yds and 20 yds, you...

    For your setup it might be 8 yds and 20 yds, you can try, say, your 20 yd pin at 6, 7, 8, 9 yds and see where it's dead on in addition to 20yds. Or you can run the numbers on an archery program like...
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    Depends on your setup. For my 60# / 28" setup...

    Depends on your setup. For my 60# / 28" setup with 308 gr target arrows 10 yds and 20 yds are both dead on with my 20 yd pin. The reason for this is that the trajectory of an arrow is an arc...
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    Sorry, wrong again. Trophy Take Smack Down Pros...

    Sorry, wrong again. Trophy Take Smack Down Pros mount behind the shelf and fall on their own shock pads. I'm a pretty good bow mechanic and can tell you for a fact the QADs on my Hoyts and PSE are...
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    Sorry, have to disagree here. Have QADs, a...

    Sorry, have to disagree here. Have QADs, a couple of Trophy Taker Smack Down Pros and a Hamskae Versa Rest. All are set up so a nocked arrow is in line with the Berger holes on 3 different Hoyts, a...
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    This is what I do as well. Inconsistent string...

    This is what I do as well. Inconsistent string pressure on your nose or cheek can cause horizontal stringing like that. Dudley recommend light pressure, which has a higher chance of being consistent...
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    Take a look at the Treewalkers, expensive, but...

    Take a look at the Treewalkers, expensive, but worth it.
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    Have bought two dozen X-Impacts, one dz in 400...

    Have bought two dozen X-Impacts, one dz in 400 spine (60# / 28" DL Alpha Elite) and one dz in 500 spine (50# / 28" DL Pro Comp Elite). Carefully measured them and found a couple of the 400 spine at...
  11. Thread: What press?

    by Strodav
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    I went the EZ Green route and built my own draw...

    I went the EZ Green route and built my own draw board, which is equipped with a turn buckle for fine adjustments and a scale to plot draw force curves, find peak weight and let off. Draw board is...
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    In addition to the resources here on AT including...

    In addition to the resources here on AT including the tuning forum, Youtube has quite a few good videos on how to do about anything to a bow.
  13. Thread: Tuning Methods

    by Strodav
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    Got my 2014 PCE in purple a couple of months ago...

    Got my 2014 PCE in purple a couple of months ago at 50# / 27.5 DL (I shoot 28", but PCE's run long) with Spiral-X cams. Fitted it out with Axcel CXL sight with 4x lens, Hamskae Versa Rest, which I've...
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    Really love my Carbon Matrix. Don't plan on...

    Really love my Carbon Matrix. Don't plan on selling it any time soon as it's the best hunting bow I've ever owned. Especially love that it doesn't suck the heat out of your hand the way aluminum...
  16. I use a digital reloading scale from Dillon...

    I use a digital reloading scale from Dillon Precision at http://www.dillonprecision.com/#/content/p/9/pid/25213/catid/7/D_Terminator_Electronic_Scale. Want to make sure it's accurate to 0.1 grains...
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    Agree with 1955 on grip and punching the trigger....

    Agree with 1955 on grip and punching the trigger. Also, look at how hard the string is pressing on your nose and cheek. Too much pressure on the cheek can cause fishtailing.

    I shoot 60# / 28" DL...
  18. Thread: VAP problem

    by Strodav
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    Have you tried turning the nock either 90 or 120...

    Have you tried turning the nock either 90 or 120 degrees at a time to see if you can bring it in?

    A couple of years ago, I tried using VAP V1 400s for target and hunting. I found significant...
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    That's the reason I bought a climber. BTW, don't...

    That's the reason I bought a climber. BTW, don't know about the regulations, but recommend you don't use screw in steps as they can damage the tree.
  20. Thread: Left hand

    by Strodav
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    I am left handed and right eye dominant, shoot...

    I am left handed and right eye dominant, shoot left hand bows. My only "complaint" is that most pro shops don't stock left hand bows, so I have to buy them from specs, reviews, and reputation. Most...
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    Watched some very good handicapped archers shoot...

    Watched some very good handicapped archers shoot much higher scores than I did at NFAA indoor nationals this last spring leaving me humbled and inspired, but I have no words to describe what I saw on...
  22. Thread: Tuning issues

    by Strodav
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    Is your point of impact off or your groups to...

    Is your point of impact off or your groups to large or both?

    If it was in a temperature / humidity controlled environment and NO ONE touched it, it should be OK. I put my hunting bow away in...
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    Yes, bow recovers full energy when you get back...

    Yes, bow recovers full energy when you get back into the stops.
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    Got bare shafts to group with fletched on all 3...

    Got bare shafts to group with fletched on all 3 spines, but did not check broad heads. For me, I know that when bare shafts and fletched hit together my broad heads will only be off by most 2" or 3"...
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    My Pro Comp Elite is one noisy bow, especially...

    My Pro Comp Elite is one noisy bow, especially without a string stop. I wake up everything in the forest shooting the field course LOL. Probably take the air shox off as well as they are nothing...
  26. Thread: Cam Sync

    by Strodav
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    There are several ways to get there and I'm sure...

    There are several ways to get there and I'm sure the professional tuners have better procedures, but here's what I do. First, you need to know your draw length is right and your form is good. I...
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    No problem, archers helping archers, and others...

    No problem, archers helping archers, and others may not want to follow my logic. I certainly don't have a problem with that as I do what feels right for me.

    My Carbon Matrix is set up at 60# /...
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    Let's agree to disagree on this one. Have seen...

    Let's agree to disagree on this one. Have seen more than one post here on AT with pictures of stitched up fingers due to broad head blades hitting them. Many shooters have a high grip and relax...
  29. Thread: Victory VAP's

    by Strodav
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    I said to skip the adapters and outserts on VAPs...

    I said to skip the adapters and outserts on VAPs for a reason. Had problems with both adapters and outserts coming off in targets even using Goat Tuff Impact (cyanoacrylate with rubber) recommended...
  30. Thread: Victory VAP's

    by Strodav
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    Have used them for 3 seasons now. They are a...

    Have used them for 3 seasons now. They are a fine arrow for hunting, but the spine from dozen to dozen, within a dozen and even around an arrow varies too greatly to use them for target. If you are...
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