21219Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Long arrows
- Jul 3, 2006At 3:29 PM 7/3/06 +0000, Godwin fitzGilbert de Strigoil wrote:
>However when shooting bows with varying degrees of archers paradoxWhich is why you usually give it your best shot, then tune the arrow to the
>(longbows, magyars-type, some flatbows- etc...) you must also consider
>the relationship of limb tip speed-to-physical weight (mass) of the
>arrow. Plus the fact that spine weight becomes much more critical.
>Then throw in FOC balance point, and also what you are *really*
>shooting as a spine weight for your arrow. I guarantee that what you
>spined your arrow at 'before' you started building it, is not what you
>are actually shooting. Doesn't mean that the spine weight
>'pre-assembly' is wrong.
>Of course don't forget the other thing that modifies the spine weight
>of the arrow: point weight. Heavier points virtually decrease the
>spine weight, lighter ones virtually increase.
>Handshock can come from different areas, the big two IMHO:
>1. Mismatch on arrow mass and limb tip speed.
>2. Bow limbs mismatched in final tiller.
bow by shooting them and observing the results. It certainly helps to have
an experienced archer stand behind and observe.
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