View Full Version : Arrow weight adjustments!
07-09-2011, 01:53 AM
Outer limits Archery sells some cool tools for the home workshop. take a look!
07-09-2011, 02:11 AM
I could watch stuff like this all day. :)
07-10-2011, 11:09 PM
its not about the scale Sonny. they sell 1/2 gr wts (small washers) that go on your points to match all your arrows.
what difference can three grains anyways, well i guess confidence
07-11-2011, 05:20 AM
While I can see the point of being meticulous I always think money spent on a coach would be a better investment. 1/2 gr weights? You can't be serious!!!!!
07-11-2011, 08:18 AM
in hutch's defense there is a cool cordless drill powered string server on there too
07-11-2011, 11:57 AM
Ok, kinda going off topic a little, but what do you all consider to be an acceptable variance in arrow weights? Say you just set up a dozen hunting or target arrows, and weighed them all. What's too far off for your liking? 1 gr., 5 gr.?
07-11-2011, 02:21 PM
No more than 2 grains but I prefer all of them to be the same or at least the same as reported by my cheap grain scale.
1/2 gr weights? You can't be serious!!!!!
I dunno Barry, I could go for some 1/8 grain washers..................:p
07-11-2011, 03:10 PM
In all honesty I don't think most people could tell a difference in + or - 5 grains. Rich McKinney has said it many times---consistant arrow spine is the most important consideration in arrows; both around any one shaft and from shaft to shaft.
07-12-2011, 03:22 PM
consistant arrow spine is the most important consideration in arrows
Its important alright. If only spine measuring tools were cheaper, available more.
I want the polished ones. Cuts down on drag. :cool:
07-13-2011, 03:54 PM
I just blew way too much time messing with my arrows. I weighed all the components and mixed and matched parts to get the most uniform weight. I have 5 arrows at 343.2 grains and one at 343.0 grains. I think that is close enough. :cool:
07-14-2011, 03:33 AM
In all honesty I don't think most people could tell a difference in + or - 5 grains.
When I start hunting rabbits with judo points they are all 100 grains. After a few shots and collecting a bit of dirt they get heavier, but I still shoot them the same.
You probably right Barry. :)
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