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When using shaft selection software when would one know to enter a cam as a hard cam and to enter a cam as a medium cam
 

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Plainsman,

Unfortunately there is no Industry Standard defining Soft, Medium & Hard Cam.

My totally arbritrary IBO settings (as shipped) are as follows:

Soft Two Cam: 285
Medium Two Cam: 305
Hard Two Cam: 315

Soft One Cam: 290
Medium One Cam: 305
Hard One Cam: 315

If you calibrate the software as described below, the performance of the selected bow will be increased or decreased as determined by the calibration.

Build Bow Instructions

Here is how you properly calibrate the program to your bow for shaft selection:

O Shoot an Arrow through a Chronograph
O Build Arrow (so program can calculate weight of shaft)
O Build Bow, making best guess on cam type (not all that important that you get the right cam type)
O Click Update
O Enter Chronograph Speed in Test Arrow Speed Box

This calibrates the program to the actual performance of your bow.

You can now perform shaft selection with confidence.

Good Shooting!

Perry
 

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Tap works similar to AA in that the program uses the BPF (Bow performance Factor) as the indicator of the bows performance.

For generic specs sake I usually recommend Hard cam for IBO over 305. Then Medium for 290-304 and round wheel for compounds below 289 IBO.

The most important thing to get right in the program is the BPF.
 
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