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  1. Adding weighted inserts..... Spine....FOC

    General Archery Discussion
    I'm looking to add some weight to my arrow setup but could use some second opinions. I have taken deer and elk with this setup but would like to get up in the 420ish range for those dreaded shoulder mishaps. I'm currently shooting a 360 grain arrow.... 27" MAXIMA RED 250 (8.1gpi), 100 grain...
  2. Shimming a LH Victory 39

    Elite Archery Discussion
    Hello all, I am just starting to tune a 2015 Left Handed Elite Victory 39. 30" Draw, 62#, rest @ 13/16", center of arrow through center of berger. I am bareshaft tuning Gold Tip nine.3, 30.25" c2c, 130gn point, GTO bushing and nock. I am having a 3" tail right tear @ 15 feet. I have adjusted...
  3. What size x7 eclipse?

    F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Hi all As we approach indoor season, I've decided to change some things up and start using some larger diameter arrows. I'm a olympic recurve archer that currently shoots 570 ACE's, 100 gr. points. I shoot 42lbs on the fingers, and my draw length is about 27.5 inches. My ACE's are currently a...
  4. How important is it to find the weak side of an arrow

    General Archery Discussion
    I'm getting a dozen arrows tommorow and was wondering does it make a significant difference to have the weak side in the same direction? And if so, on a blade, what direction?
  5. arrow above 90 degrees

    General Archery Discussion
    I set my bow up recently and the way it paper tuned my arrow is above 90 degrees and I'm not a huge fan so looking for some help. The initial setup was arrow at 90 degrees, bottom of the arrow touching bottom of the burger button hole, cams stopping at the same time, zero cam lean and specs...
  6. Tuning wood arrows for short draw / low # bow

    Traditional Archery
    I got a real sweet Omega Imperial from Kegan that was built to be 35# at my draw length of 25". Now I am building my first set of wood arrows to compete in the NFAA Longbow category. I've finished cresting and about to do some final sealing, and I'm thinking about what comes next. These are...
  7. newbie arrow help please

    General Archery Discussion
    Hi, I have a question about the carbon express medallion 2000. I own a 70" falco spirit longbow that's cut well before center, not quite sure how much ( I'd say 1/16" - 3/16" ). I draw around 33# @ 28" AMO. I was just wondering if this arrow would be weak enough for my bow if left uncut at 29"...
  8. Fletch clearance issues with my hoyt dorado

    Traditional Archery
    Ok so I'm not new to archery, I've been shoot compounds for years. Over the summer I switched to traditional recurves and got a hoyt dorado [email protected] (I have a 27 inch draw). I've have been trying to tune this bow for a while now with some success shooting beman classics 500 spine, and gold tip...
  9. Bare shaft tuning (perfection desired) questions

    Traditional Archery
    Hey guys so I just bare shaft tuned my GoldTip Trad 33/55 arrows. First off I started with a 30" shaft and 2 fletched arrows. I also just started shooting 3 under which I love, but getting the nock point correct is def a challenge....had to move it up quite a bit. I found a cool trick for the...
  10. checking arrow spine/float testing

    General Archery Discussion
    Heres quick easy cheap way of finding stiff part of your spine on some arrows
  11. Arrow tuning help

    General Archery Discussion
    Hey all, Can someone give me some advice with some arrow tuning? I've been shooting 3555 gold tip traditionals with 100 grain points (total arrow is about 390 grains) out of my 45lb Bear Grizzly. They seemed to be shooting just fine. I got a 41lb predator custom classic (gorgeous bow) and...
  12. Tilt Tamer!

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello all, I recently installed a Tilt Tamer on my 2010 Hoyt Alphaelite after recommendations from Tim Guillingham and Joe Marzullo. I was having issues, in particular, with tuning my outdoor arrows and was asking for opinions. Tim suggested trying the Tilt Tamer. After installing it most of...
  13. Arrow tuning

    Bow Tuning
    Hiya, I am considering following arrow configuration: QS3"+AFMJ 31" + fixed (3) blade 100gn. This is going to be shot at abt 300FPS. I am worried that QS1.5" might not be enough to give a proper rotation to the arrow. What's your experience? Brgds