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  1. Sighting in my R20

    Ravin Crossbow Discussion
    I purchased an R20 a few weeks ago and am absolutely loving it. However, I have encountered something strange when shooting at different ranges. I followed the sight-in instructions and the CB is dead-on between 20 and 70 yards. Then it slowly creeps up the target, inching its way up to...
  2. Determining Maximum Hunting Range

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Although I googled it and used the search function here, I'm sure this post has been done before. I'm relatively new here, so you'll forgive my inability to find the thread. How do you determine your maximum hunting range, assuming your range is not limited by environmental factors, such as...
  3. Does heavy bow weight really matter?

    General Archery Discussion
    One of the complaints I've seen lately about the Mathews Vertix is how heavy the bow is. However, when i look at other flagship hunting bows (Hoyt, Bowtech, Etc.) the weight is only ~ .3 lbs lighter. I have shot the Hoyt Helix, Bowtech SR6, and Mathews Vertix back to back and could not feel...
  4. Iron Will s100 Broadhead

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    A solid blade 100 grain head has been our most requested new product this year. My goal when engineering the s100 was to make a quiet flying, lighter weight 100 grain head without sacrificing durability, impact strength, sharpness, edge retention, cutting diameter, or precision accuracy. The...
  5. Suggestions for improving accuracy?

    General Archery Discussion
    Does anyone have suggestions for books/videos/lessons to watch to improve my accuracy? I'm working to improve and would like to continue learning from knowledgeable archers. Thanks for any suggestions!
  6. Does the rest (height) position have any noticeable effect on accuracy?

    F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Hoping that asking here can spare me some time and effort in case anyone else has tried it. My Hoyt Prodigy RX is currently set up with the highest vertatune plate, A/C/Es and Shibuya rest. My question is, would switching to the medium or low vertatune plate have any noticeable effect? I've...
  7. 150 yards - Stabilizer vs No Stabilizer - VIDEO

    Western Bowhunting Gallery
    I'll share this here too since I think it's mostly applicable to western hunting, and I'm not sure how many folks pay attention to the other pages. Just having some fun, and comparing my accuracy at 150 yds with and without a 10" stabilizer on my hunting bow. I shoot five groups of three arrows...
  8. Attention all Arrow experts

    General Archery Discussion
    Here's the conundrum. I've been shooting archery for 40-years. I've been a part of local archery organizations as well as ASA. I feel quite proficient in the sport. I know how to tune my bow, spine test my arrows, etc. About 6-months ago I purchased a Benjamin Airbow. For those who don't...
  9. Learn the surest way to greater accuracy.

    General Archery Discussion
    Watch this video: Following this video there will be six or more posts claiming the Nite Hawk peep cuts bowstrings. These post follow any thread that mentions the Nite Hawk peep. I question weather the people making the post have any experience with the peep. Assuming they do I am positive...
  10. I want to be better. A lot better.

    Coaches Corner
    So i shoot often. Typically 5-7 days a week at my house and I have improved a lot since I started but I feel like I am stalled out and have days of major regression. Living in the PNW this time of year makes it very difficult to practice because it is dark when I leave for work and dark when I...
  11. Increase FOC, increase accuracy?

    General Archery Discussion
    I just did an FOC calculation on my setup for the first time. I am getting something like 7.5%. I am not concerned about this with regard to penetration. I am getting 75 ft -lbs KE and have gotten pass throughs on every animal with this setup. I am trying to extend my effective shooting...
  12. Find a peep you will love.

    NFAA Professional Archers Forum
    This is a review from here on AT. Have you ever heard the saying that big things come in small packages? Nite Hawk Archery has a peep sight that has tightened my groups dramatically and has almost eliminated the occasional miss that some of us have. If you haven't seen one before your initial...
  13. FOC "Accuracy"

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Anyone here play around with increased FOC? To be clear, adding point weight, which increases FOC. The more I piddle around with FOC the more accurate (consistency) and forgiving my arrows become. Especially broad heads, they just start behaving.
  14. If accuracy is important to you read this review from here on AT.

    General Archery Discussion
    Have you ever heard the saying that big things come in small packages? Nite Hawk Archery has a peep sight that has tightened my groups dramatically and has almost eliminated the occasional miss that some of us have. If you haven't seen one before your initial impression might be similiar to...
  15. CBE Tek Hybrid Pro single pin $260TYD

    Sights, scopes, stabilizers and dampeners
    CBE Tek Hybrid Pro single pin with dovetail mount, includes all extra sight tapes. .019 pin (green). Awesome sight, in great condition. It does have one very small blemish where the quiver mount attaches (I dont know if youd be able to see it in the pics). This sight is listed at $349.99 on...
  16. Accuracy In Practice

    Bow Tuning
    I have really enjoyed getting in a lot of practice, and even stretching back to 80, 90, and 100 yards. I mostly just whitetail hunt with my hoyt. When i shoot at 100, i can stay within a paper plate sized group, but when i move back in to 30-40 yards, i feel like my groups should be getting...
  17. Any Parental Advice for JOAD Shooters

    F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Just looking to see if anyone has any advice or things that have worked with their own kids. I have a daughter, 10, and a son, 13, both of whom having been shooting in JOAD just a bit under two years now. My daughter is the typical 10-year old, taking her shooting at various levels of...
  18. Accuracy suffers with the use of a tab! Opinions?

    Traditional Archery
    So regardless of the 3 recurves that I own, when shooting with a tab, my accuracy suffers greatly. I'm talking at 7-10yds, it's the difference between slamming a bullseye and ending up somewhere out in the 7 ring. If I go to shooting with bare fingers, accuracy improves and groups shrink in...
  19. Sidebars, Scopes and Dovetails

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    I'm looking to get everything I can out of my bow, accuracy wise. Inside of 50 I'm extremely confident but I'm interested in building up that confidence out to 100 yards over time. Not necessarily for hunting applications but it's fun to me watching the arrow in flight as it tracks down your...
  20. Brace Height

    Traditional Archery
    Rookie question: I bought my first bow, a 60", 40# PSE Stalker, two months ago. The bow salesman, a person who specializes in trad archery, through a lot of terms and phrases at me which I am just now beginning to understand, the first of which is "brace height." He stated that, in time, I...
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