Challenge on Nock Points.
- --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "carlDOTwest" <carl.west@c...>
>TRY it. You will see. Please.
> >>... By intruducing a definate travel for the nock end, you
> >>greatly lessen the affect of errors to the right and left side.
> Relative to the introduced vertical error perhaps.
> >> ... This
> >>can be from poor or inconsistant releases. Or poorly matching
> >>weights due to stress on the wood. Or any numbers of factors.other
> If those horizontal errors exist, they will show regardless of any
> vertical errors. Each is a vector and will be added to whatever
> vectors exist. There isn't some maximum amount of deflection thatcan be
> imparted to an arrow, if there were, your suggestion thatchanneling it
> all into a known plane would be useful, but sadly, 'tain't so.TRY it, you will see. PLEASE!
The introduced vertical error GREATLY affects horizontal errors.
I have done vast experimentations in this. Have several archers and
several bows. The archers were of varying degrees of skills. It
worked well on all but the top archers.
I challenge you to test this.
> >> Try it. Experiment. If you are a great shooter, and always
> >>well, get some experienced, but average, shooters. You willnotice a
> >>difference. The pattern will go from an approximate circle, toarea
> >>closer an inverted eye pattern. Like this ().
> Ah, but how much taller than the circle? How much narrower? Is the
> actually smaller?How much narrower depends on the deflection introduced to the arow,
the skill level of the archer, and the tackle itself.
> >> ... Your above advise is better than mine =). I did not think
> >>my wording through clearly enough.
> Huh! I've _never_ had _that_ problem. ;)
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