Archery Arrows & Equipment

Arrows Buyers Guide – The Complete Infographic

[Updated on 1 June 2020] 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…