lets see here... i got a dozen in june and then went from 12-5
but lets see one gopher ran down the hole with my arrow, missed a bird at 42(younganddumbplease forgive me) , one it ricashaed and went in a tree, another missed the target and couldnt find it then another i missed again into a tree (sameday...from the freestyle stake), idont know where the others went
but id say a dozen a year, now im going to get some redheads for summertime:wink:
in a year i've only lost 3 arrows but i telescoped 6 so in including those 9 so far. what i do is every month i go to my outdoor range with my friend and look for arrows we find about a dozen a month and i shoot what i can use and then donate the rest to my boy scout camp
I bought a dozen last year and still have 11 left. I NEARLY lost one this summer but i stumbled on it about two weeks ago.
The missing arrow is burried in the swamp water after i missed a doe last year.:sad:
What are you people shooting into when you're practicing? Rocks?
I agree with bucktail....I really don't lose any arrows until I do some thing stupid....shoot a mckenzie target at 75 yards and it deflects off its back into to ozone layer or shoot at the same spot at 10 yards at wreck one.
I started doing two things that have saved me a few hundred$$$ easy.
#1 Never shoot arrows at the same spot. I found these bright orange stickers the size of a nickel at officemax. I put five stickers on my target and shoot an arrow at each dot. To quote Mel Gibson, "Aim small, miss small."
#2 If I'm sighting in at a new yardage and I'm not sure where the arrow is gonna hit, I put a judo point on. If I do miss the target completely, the judo point prevents the arrow from getting lost in the grass.
I bought a dozen 2 years ago and knock on wood I still have 10 left. One had a splice in it when I got a little to close with my broadhead practice. The second one flew over the target into a field of deep grass when my site moved on me.
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