Archery Arrows & Equipment

Best Archery Arrows Reviews 2021 With Buying Guide

[Updated on 1 September 2021] One of the great sports that people of almost any age can enjoy is archery. It is an old skill, dating back thousands of years, but today’s bows and arrows are a far cry from the simple wood sticks and sinew stringed bows of our ancestors. The best archery arrows of our ancestors could not compete with what is in the market today. Today’s bows and arrows are engineering marvels which incorporate new materials and designs which allow you to specialize in a certain type of shooting or be able to move easily from target shooting on a range to hunting live game in the woods.   But, as with all sports, the fundamentals are important. So let’s start with a few basics before diving into our picks for the best archery arrows. The Basics and Buyers Guide to the Best Archery Arrows 2021…

What is the Best Bolt Weight and FPS?

Crossbow hunting is fun because it combines the speed and accuracy of a gun with the stealth of a bow. After years of crossbow hunting, most hunters will tell you that they have a favorite bolt weight. If you are just starting, you probably have many questions before heading into the field for the first time. One of the most critical questions is; What is the best bolt weight and FPS? There is are no specific numbers to answer this question, but there is a right answer. Your best bolt weight and the FPS or Feet Per Second that the arrow travels all depend on the type of crossbow and what you are hunting. Most hunters will tell you that the sweet spot for crossbow bolts is between 400 and 435 grains. There is much more that you need to know before you can choose the right bolt for your…

Best Archery Nocking Points for Arrows 2021

[Updated on 1 August 2021] The Archery Nocking points will crimp on solidly, guide the arrow in the right place, and keep the bow for consistent flight, improve the accuracy of shot to a large extent. The Best Archery Nocking Points for Arrows 2021 Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) Where should my Nocking point be? We discovered that most traditional bows like to have the nocking point 1/2 inch above the shelf. Attach your nocking point 1/2 inch above the arrow shelf to begin. This means that the bottom of the nock is half inch above the arrow shelf. What is the Nocking point on an arrow? The nocking point of a bow keeps an arrow in position on the bow string, ensuring that it is launched from the same place and with consistent power. Nocking points can be made of plastic or metal, but many archers use string knots to produce…

Best Bowstring Waxes 2021 for Lengthens String Life

Preserve and prolong the life of your bowstring and components with Bowstring Waxes. The Compound & Recurve Bowstring Wax helps lengthen your strings life by reducing fraying and protecting your string from dust, dirt, and moisture. The 10 Best Bowstring Waxes 2021 for Lengthens String Life Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) Which bowstring wax is best? There are numerous types of bowstring waxes available, but the ones I’m most acquainted with are as follows: Allen Company – Crossbow Bow String Wax Gear Shield Premium Bowstring Wax Bohning Seal-Tite Wax Scorpion Venom Polymeric Bowstring Fluid Mossy Oak Bow String Wax What’s the best kind of wax for bowstring? Synthetic waxes are great, but traditional archers prefer natural beeswax (and it does smell fantastic). Fabric thread, flexible card, or leather are all excellent alternatives. Can you use candle wax on bowstrings? Paraffin wax is the most frequent wax used in candles. It’s a petroleum…

Best Carbon Arrows For Archers in 2021

[Updated on 1 August 2021] Carbon Express products are engineered with innovation, precision, and performance to fulfill its promise of allowing you to “Shoot Better.” Carbon Arrows have good performance, low hand shock with good speed. Best Carbon Arrows 2021 For Archery Practice Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) Are carbon arrows the best? Carbon arrows are the most frequently used arrows today. Straightness tolerances for the finest arrows range from 0.001 to 0.006 inches, and naturally, the straighter the arrows, the more costly they will be. What are carbon arrows used for? Carbon fiber is a popular arrow material for recreational and professional archers since it has exceptional strength and low weight. Carbon is highly resilient and returns to its original form when bent. How long do carbon arrows last? Carbon arrows do not have a shelf life. Check them for damage and remove them when they exhibit fractures, cracks, or other…

Arrows Buyers Guide – The Complete Infographic

[Updated on 1 August 2021] Depending on your bow setup, and whether you compete in 300 or 3-D tournaments or just hunt for whitetails in the Back Forty, finding the arrow that is right for you can be a daunting task. This arrows buyer’s guide will help you understand the differences between the main types of arrows and the fletching that go along with them. Aluminum Aluminum is the most popular arrow shaft material since the 1970s and still the most commonly used material today. Advantages: ● Inexpensive production. ● Strong constructional integrity. ● Can reboundRebounding from minor bending. ● Weather and humidity resistance. ● Extreme straightness. Carbon Early carbon shafts were lightweight and pultruded with an extremely small diameter. These shafts did produce a lighter arrow but were prone to splitting upon impact and difficult to tune. However, these shafts have changed considerably. Nowadays, shafts are either weaved or…

The Ultimate Guide to Bow Quivers

Bow quivers are an essential accessory for those who like to hunt. They allow you to carry your bow conveniently and securely without the worry of losing it. This is the ultimate guide to bow quivers. We have compiled all of the information you need to know about these popular hunting accessories into one place! The materials and construction, how they attach to your body, what type of archery equipment they work with, and more are all covered in this article. Types of Quiver Back Quivers The most common type of quiver is the back quiver, which is the one you are most likely familiar with—seen in many movies and television shows. Typically made of leather, a back quiver provides a strap that holds the quiver on your back and straps across your chest. The drawback to this design is that you have to reach up and backward when pulling…

Archery Finger Tabs Protect Guard For Bows

Reduce pressure and finger fatigue with Archery Finger Tabs, the perfect multi-layer tab for beginner and experienced archers alike. This Finger Tab features an anodized aluminum plate, adjustable ledge, and replaceable face and backing. The finger strap allows maximum adjustability while still providing a sufficient amount of protection. Perfect for archers shooting target practice, or those out in the elements hunting, these finger protectors will save your fingers from the wear and tear of shooting while also looking sleek. Made from durable full-grain leather, these will last for many hunting seasons to come. The Best Archery Finger Tabs 2021 Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) What are finger tabs for archery? A finger tab, also known as an archer tab, is a tiny leather or synthetic patch that guards an archer’s fingers against the bowstring in archery. It’s connected to the hand of an archer, usually with straps or ties. In the summertime,…

Arrow Fletching Basics

[Updated on 1 August 2021] A bow hunter is only as effective as the arrows they use. Speed and momentum are always critical in getting the results you want from an arrow. These elements can be impacted by something as simple as the fletching on your arrow. In this article, we have explained some of the arrow fletching basics which will help you to do the arrow fletching effectively. Fletching refers to feathers or vanes on an arrow and how they are arranged on the shaft. They Stabilize the arrow during flight by causing the shaft to spin as it leaves the bow. How you fletch an arrow and what materials you use for fletching can impact how it performs. TYPES OF ARROW FLETCHING Selecting the right fletching hinges on what you need. Everything from the shooting distance to what type of broadhead you are using needs to be factored…

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