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Re: Newbie Archer in the SCA

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  • jskraling
    Thank you for the information. I think I ve got it now! Thanks again! Einarr ... long. ... arrows ... want to ... should ... arrows. ... shooting a ...
    Message 1 of 10 , Apr 18, 2002
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      Thank you for the information. I think I've got it now! Thanks
      again!

      Einarr

      --- In SCA-Archery@y..., "Susan Carroll-Clark" <nicolaa@c...> wrote:
      > Greetings--
      >
      > > > >For SCA competition usage you want cedar shafted, feather
      > > > > fletched arrows with target points, about 28.5, 29 inches
      long.
      > >
      > > So, if I were to have arrows made, I'd want 28.5 inches, wood
      arrows
      > > that are feather fletched. My bow fires 45# at 28". So do I
      want to
      > > go with 40-45# arrows; or should I get 45-50# arrows?
      >
      > What's your draw length? This will determine how long your arrows
      should
      > be, and also whether you might want to go for the slightly heavier
      arrows.
      > If you're pulling at, say, 30", your 45# bow will actually be
      shooting a
      > little heavier (and you want 30" arrows, unless you like having to
      shorten
      > your pull). If you've got short arms like me and only pull 25",
      you'll be
      > shooting below the stated poundage.
      >
      > Nicolaa
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