Choosing arrows for a modern compound bow is an important thing. It causes difficulties to the archers. The archer usually wants to own a high quality arrow to use for hunting. Choosing an arrow is depended on individual need. So, how to choose suitable arrow?
Firstly, determine the draw length. The draw length is different for each individual. It is necessary to follow the draw length calculation method to determine the arrow length. This method is very efficient and delivers accurate results. You can also go to an archery shop to find advice. It’s really useful. Choosing the arrow length will become more complex if they are older compound bows. Everything becomes easier because of using advances in technology and enhancements in design. The archer holds the bow up with a free hand. Then, put the nock up against the D loop on the bowstring and hold down until there is a click. The arrow length is extended forward.
The draw of archers will help determine the arrow length. Next, the archer should draw back the string and arrow. The bow string is in a full pressure. Remember that the arrow length is from the deepest part of nock groove to the end of shaft without your field points.
After determining the length of an arrow, we will choose arrow weight. This figure is based on your vary objectives. You will use about 5 or 6 grain per pound if you want to practise quarry. If you want to hunt, you will need an arrow with the weight from 6 to 8 grain. You must use more 5 grain per pound of draw weight to avoid making serious damages. The arrow weight will be from 360 to 480 grain for hunting prey. When hunting, an archer should depend on heavier bows to create padded kinetic energy. It will become easy to infiltrate flesh.
Arrow spine is a very important problem to choose arrow for a best compound bow. It can be considered the most important factor. However, it’s difficult to learn about it. It takes many time and money.
An archer can measure draw without a compound bow. That is useful skill for archer in the first time. Firstly, the archer has to straighten and the arms down your sides in a relaxed. The shoulders must back their original position. The archer should wear lightweight clothes. Then, they stretch arms remain out and parallel to the floor. The result noted will be divided into 2.5 inches to determine the length of arrow.
In materials, a common arrow can be used for hunting or shooting. It’s made of many materials as of carbon, aluminum, and wood. Copper is also available material but this material is very expensive and unrealistic. Wood arrows have appeared for hundred years. Today it is usually used for recurve bows and long bows. Aluminum arrows are heavier than the carbon arrow. This material makes the arrow reduce the hardness and its weight is heavier than others.