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  1. VXR Low Tear Issue

    General Archery Discussion
    Anybody figure out the low tear issue's with the VXR's? In our group of bowhunters we have about 5 VXR's and mine can't seem to get rid of a low tear. I've shot the other bows, no issues with tears and other people have shot mine and can't get rid of low tear either. Tried messing with...
  2. Mathews VXR 28 Poundage Decrease?

    Mathews Archery Discussion
    Just wondering if anyone knows how many counter clockwise turns from peak weight can you turn the limb bolt to decrease the weight on a VXR 28? Thanks!
  3. String Cable Tune Chart

    General Archery Discussion
    I got tired of paying people to install strings,peeps,cables and any other things that requires a press. I bought a LCA press last week and was trying to find a chart that tells you when to add twist or take out twist. I remember a few years ago seeing a chart with pictures that explained...
  4. Another awesome tune by Completepassthru/ Kevin @ PassThru Archery

    Obsession Bow Discussion
    I have to give another shoutout to Kevin @ PassThru Archery in Asheville, NC. He is completepassthru on here. I “met” him on here last year and sent him a different Obsession bow. When I got it back I was impressed with the way it shot so I...
  5. Heavier points making the arrows act stiffer.

    Arrows & Strings
    Hello, I shoot recurve barebow and have ordered a set of new arrows. I have 38# OTF and ordered some 500 spined Victory VAP along with different glue in points. One of them is the TOPHAT SL CONVEX II VAP SPITZE .221+.229" (60-70-80 grains) bullet shaped head And the other one is the Top Hat...
  6. How to achieve a "forgiving tune"?

    Bow Tuning
    I've read in some posts a term "achieve a forgiving tune", which factors increase "forgiveness" and what factors "destroy forgiveness"?
  7. 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...
  8. Help - Its that time of the year

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Shooting an Obsession Turmoil 60# with 29" draw. Had it tuned by the dealer who took his time and got everything dialed in after doing the paper tune. CX Mutiny 55-70 arrows at 29.75" with 100gn tip Came home and did the walk back tune up and with Plenty of practice to the point where I dont...
  9. Am I not sighting right or is my bow out of tune??

    General Archery Discussion
    I recently slapped on a CBE SL4 sight on my bow, began sighting my 20yard pin I adjusted the sight all the way to the extreme right. I am still shooting right! My QAD rest seems to be square and centered. I had the same issue with my previous Trophy Ridge sight so I am assuming it is not the...
  10. Help with decrease in arrow speed?

    General Archery Discussion
    I am shooting a 28" Mathews Triax at 65lbs with 5mm Easton Axis Arrows cut to 29". I estimated my arrows around the 420 grains (15 grain insert, 12 grain nock, 15 grains from blazer vanes, 275 grain arrows, 100 grain point). I dialed everything in and had shot around 300 arrows prior to turkey...
  11. hello, compound tuning question

    Broadhead Discussion
    Hi there, Ive been reading the posts here for about 2 years, so I figured i would join, seems like the best place for tuning knowledge. I shot traditional longbows as a kid in the backyard growing up, a lot. In 2016 I bought a compound because there was a range near my house, the Redwood...
  12. Perfom X 3D ---Tune Help---

    PSE Archery Discussion
    Perform X 3D – 60lbs – 30 “ dl (low Left tear) Cable stops touching same time. Running Center of Berger hole (raised nock point to get the low tear out) Tried everything on left tear. I have spaced both cams to the left as to where there is only 1 thin spacer on left - 2 thin and 1 thick on...
  13. Hoyt Satori/Border Hex 7h Bare Shaft Tuning HELP

    Traditional Archery
    So I have scoured the web to find answers and have come up empty handed. I have found some posts that partially answered my question but never fully. So.... I have recently pieced together one of the sickest ILF rigs (pics to come) but it consist of 17" Hoyt Satori riser, Border Hex 7h Longs...
  14. Help find best Target bow for me, pls

    Hoyt Archery Discussion
    Been out of the target game for a while, and back at AT after a hiatus. Hoping you guys and gals will help me find a hoyt target bow that is both forgiving and easy to tune. I'm between 28.5"-29" draw. I prefer a 37"-40" target bow. This bow will be for indoor spots only. Probably want to...
  15. Paper Tear Help - Hoyt Carbon Defiant Turbo

    General Archery Discussion
    Just received a new Hoyt Carbon Defiant Turbo and after leaving it with a local dealer for 3 days, they got it in tune as best they could. Curious if someone on AT can help determine corrective action for this particular tear (bottom 3 tears)? The bottom cam has some lean that they just...
  16. Newbie Unfamiliar with GTX Cam Modules Question

    Hoyt Archery Discussion
    I have just purchased a used Hoyt Pro Comp Elite with GTX cams with a draw length inscribed of 28.5-30 inches. I need to get it to 28". I'm having trouble reading the tune chart trying to determine which cam modules I need exactly. I would say #5. The way I read what I have, it looks as though...
  17. Very Frustrated

    Bow Tuning
    This is going to be a long winded question so let me apologize in advance. I have 2 target bows. 2014 Pro Comp XL and 2012 Contender Elite (XT2000) Both are set for 28 3/4 in draw @ 57lbs on spirals. Same timing on both, top cam a very small tick in front of bottom. The pro comp has...
  18. String twist chart and more

    Bow Tuning
    Found these on the OK archery website. Print for reference.
  19. Hoyt Nitrum #1cam Tune Problem?????

    General Archery Discussion
    I have a 2015 Hoyt Nitrum Turbo with #1 cam set at 26" dl 50-60 lb limbs maxed out at 64 lb Brace height & ata are dead on Do these sound right??? 26 lb holding weight I'm shooting a 380gn arrow at 280 fps Holding weight doesn't seem right
  20. Questions about tuning, please explain

    General Archery Discussion
    Shooting at Chill R at #70 (to start), 29" draw, QAD rest Trying to paper tune the bow using Carbon Express Maxima Hunter 340 spine with 125 grain tip. Started shooting and was getting a left tear (point right, tail left), moved the rest twords the riser and same results.. Lowered poundage one...