Falling Apart??New to all of this Traditional and I just got a Hoyt Gamemaster II 50# - 28". I am using the rest that came with it but it is falling apart. What is a good rest for a recurve bow? Thanks, Brad
Just by what I am reading here, you may have some problems.
Two off the top of my head for starters:
1. Wrong spined arrows.
2. Shooting with vanes instead of feathers.
3. Form problems.
That rest should last quite a while. If it doesn't, that means there is contact with your arrow someplace.
Granted, I cannot see your setup, know what it is, or see what is happening, your rest off a new bow should last a while.
You can buy a 3 or 4 dollar flipper rest that will last quite sometime, and will serve you very well.
I believe that you are over spined for the bow. The guys that I shoot with usually shoot a little under "spine." @ 50 lbs, one guy uses 1913 aluminum but others are shooting up to 1916... but most do shoot aluminum as do I.As stated earlier, I am new to all of this. I just bought some Easton 2117 but they came with the regular vanes not the feathers. Is it better to shoot with feathers??
Then aim a little to the right, enjoy shooting those arrows, and have fun to the content of your heart. When doing so, you will be honing your skills and especially your finger release. When you finally decide that you don't want to aim as much to the right, have money to waste, and want to change arrows, then go buy yourself the proper spined arrows. You won't lose either way.That is exactly what is happening to me right now. I am shooting to the left consistently.