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Indoor: 12 compound tweaks

Duncan Busby shows you how to squeeze out every last point on the way to 600. In recent years indoor archery has become about the pursuit for perfection; this indoor season alone has seen world records falling in the compound

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New year, new gear

Out with the old, in with the new! First up is what’s new in January JANUARY: WHEN ARCHERY GETS SERIOUS If you’re not gearing up specifically for a big indoor tournament, in which case it might be better to put

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Hoyt 2020 Risers: On test

With some brand new technology on offer, how do the latest top-line Hoyt recurve offerings work out? By Mark Brown and John Stanley The new-for-2020 Hoyt Xceed Grand Prix riser sees a continuation of the new features introduced to Hoyt’s

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Aurora Techno Recurve Backpack and Techno Lite Quiver

Rebekah Tipping looks at some thoroughly modern new kit from Italy.  Aurora Techno recurve backpack This well organised backpack from the Bignami stable is great addition for any recurve archer. I’ve been using a smaller Aurora backpack for seven years

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Carbon arrows: what you should know

When it comes to selecting carbons, it’s still best to approach things carefully. By Andrew Smith Competitive archers are always looking for an advantage and constantly musing over how they can improve their equipment. Arrows are always high on the

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Arrows are not bullets

Real world arrow deflection tests provide insight into range safety and the safe design of field archery ranges. By Simon Allen. Since Archery GB produced their 2017 ‘A guide to field archery courses’ there has been much debate over the

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Fat or thin? We have the definitive answer

Forget the anecdotal evidence – we’ve run the numbers. By Ferdinand Wegrostek and Bernd Kolmanz For indoor shooting (e.g. WA 18) the use of thicker arrow shafts instead of thinner ones is discussed again and again. Do thicker arrows really

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Ask the experts

It’s that time again for our experts to answer your questions, so if you have any then please send them to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I usually shoot with a back tension release but it’s difficult to use in bad weather, would

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Shooting with curves

USA senior athlete Amy Skogen has a couple of things to talk about This article is intended for everyone, but just a warning before we start: a great deal of it will be talking about boobs. When I started learning

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve got a new set of arrows and one is a bareshaft as normal for tuning. But how often should I shoot it? Seems a bit of a waste

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