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  1. Mathews Traverse paper tuning

    General Archery Discussion
    Hi there I have bought a new mathews traverse, and when the paper test I get this result. Any suggestions ?, I have moved the rest but without obtaining any result that has a bullet hole
  2. Out of tune on paper... Best tuned paper?

    General Archery Discussion
    Just put on some new stings and getting everything dialed back in and I have a red pill blue pill problem. My bare shaft is a bullet hole through paper and my fleched arrow is a right tear. Thought I would seek some insight before I start down the rabbit hole. Also what paper does everyone use...
  3. new to archery, looking for help problem solving

    Traditional Archery
    I recently found a nice old Darton recurve bow at a rummage sale and have been getting myself set up to start practicing. I've read/watched a lot of material so far on technology and technique but like I said.. I'm new at this. The problem I'm trying to correct is this: I can shoot an old...
  4. Hi all, new to archery. came here with a question about arrow rests and fletching

    WELCOME! New User Forum
    I've been wanting to get into archery for a while and got my chance this summer with a good rummage sale find: a 44# Darton recurve in great condition. I've watched and read quite a bit at this point and I'm pretty sure I'm set up and doing things right, except for one big problem.. I'm...
  5. Prodigy tuning help.....

    Bowtech Archery Discussion
    I just picked up a 15' Prodigy (looks brand new). I have owned a few ODBinaries, and have never had any issues with initial setup, paper tuning, or bareshaft & broadhead tuning. This Prodigy is driving me nuts. I initially set my nock point and rest (QAD HDX) perpendicular / level through the...
  6. inconsistent tear reports when paper tuning

    Bow Tuning
    So I have something strange going on when trying to paper tune my 2017 Hoyt Carbon Defiant 34. Let me just start off by saying that the bow is shooting awesome and I’m shooting higher scores than ever before. (consistently over even each weekend) However, I recently decided that I was going to...
  7. Inconsistent tear reports when paper tuning

    Bow Tuning
    So I have something strange going on when trying to paper tune my 2017 Hoyt Carbon Defiant 34. Let me just start off by saying that the bow is shooting awesome and I’m shooting higher scores than ever before. (consistently over even each weekend) However, I recently decided that I was going to...
  8. Elite bows + Whisker Biscuit = tail high tear???

    Elite Archery Discussion
    Just for conversation, I thought I would throw this out there...(not bashing or endorsing anything). I have owned quite a few Elite's over the last 4yrs (Answer,Hunter, 07' Impulse, GT500, 15' Synergy, E35....), and upon receiving each bow, I normally check specs and timing and then throw on a...
  9. 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...
  10. Paper Tuning Solo Cam

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I have a question about paper tuning. I shoot a 2007 Bear Element (solo cam) and am wondering if there is any variation to paper tuning a single cam bow. I've heard (from a friend) that you want a high tear when shooting solo cam and I just wanted to see what the experts think...
  11. Paper tuning adjustments, what to do first? (tail low right tear)

    General Archery Discussion
    I have been reading a bunch of articles and posts on paper tuning and am trying to get my bow dialed in better. I know for certain tears there are a few adjustments that can be made. I'm wondering if there is a consensus on what adjustment should be made first. In other words if I have a...
  12. paper tuning distance

    Traditional Archery
    Hello Everyone! At what distance to you paper tune you bow? When I search the internet I get all kinds of answers, Some say 5-6 feet, some 10-15 feet and, some say 10 yards. Does it matter? Also do you bare shaft tune as well or what do you recommend? I shoot a 35# Samick Sage with Journey...
  13. Center Shot/Tuning Question

    General Archery Discussion
    Archers, I set my center shot up with an Easy Eye Eze-Center Laser, then went directly to paper tuning the bow. From everything I have read, if I have a right tear (I have a right tear) I need to adjust my rest to the left to correct for it. I was able to eliminate the right tear and shoot...
  14. I know I know, another paper tuning thread...

    General Archery Discussion
    I was trying to avoid opening another paper tuning thread but I've been looking and looking so many unanswered questions still. I'm just trying to figure out the tuning process because I've read people paper tune to start then do french tuning. Doesn't that defeat the whole purpose of paper...
  15. Nitrum 34 paper tuning issues

    General Archery Discussion
    Need some help. Just got my Nitrum 34 and Im having some paper tuning issues. Ive set up other bows and had them shooting bullets holes quickly but with the Nitrum Ive made all the adjustments and I still have a slight tail left tear. I cant move the rest to the right anymore without having...
  16. Paper Tuning + New Arrows (SE WI)

    Wisconsin
    I decided to upgrade my bow this winter to a Hoyt Spyder Turbo ZT. I am still waiting for the bow to come in, but I am wondering about paper tuning and arrows. The local bow show where I go pretty good, the guy is knowledgeable, but I have some concerns about follow-up after the purchase...
  17. blue maxima with aae max 4 vane

    Bow Tuning
    I shoot a 66lb elite answer bow and I'm shooting 350 blue maxima arrows cut 27.5 carbon to carbon with 100gr point and 3 four inch vanes with max right helical. I shoot 5 spot in the 290s and the arrows papers perfect. I had 350 blue maxima made up 27.5 carbon to carbon with 4 aae max vanes for...
  18. Paper Tuning

    General Archery Discussion
    I just picked up a Fred Bear Empire, which is a worlds of difference from my '06 Bear Instinct, but I am having trouble paper tuning. I actually had to return my Anarchy HC because i consistently got a downward rigth paper tear, and could not get decent arrow flight. I went with the single cam...
  19. 2014 Bear Empire Tuning Problems

    Bear Archery Discussion
    I just picked up a Fred Bear Empire, which is a worlds of difference from my '06 Bear Instinct, but I am having trouble paper tuning. I actually had to return my Anarchy HC because i consistently got a downward rigth paper tear, and could not get decent arrow flight. I went with the single cam...
  20. Solo Cam tuning

    Mathews Archery Discussion
    I have a 2 year old Mathews Helim 30 inch 70 lbs. The limb bolts are backed off three full turns to reduce my arrow speed to approx 280 fps. I have a new Vapor Trail string and cable. The bow is 30 inches ATA with a brace height of 7 inches, the idler wheel is not leaning, and the bow is in...
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