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How to build accurate arrows, part 1

This advertorial is sponsored by Last Chance Archery At Last Chance Archery, our primary goal is to build, create, and sell products that allow you to tune your equipment better and make it easier. The most crucial step is to

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All-carbon arrows: a big problem

A ‘state of the nation’ plea from arrow builder Adrian Tippins At the end of 2020, Easton announced the sad news that it was stopping making the popular ACC and ACG hybrid shaft models. More disconcerting than that was the

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The Dawn of Archery: Mesolithic Bows from Denmark and Northern Europe

The finds that changed history. By Jan H Sachers, MA Even today’s archaeology, with its sophisticated modern technology, cannot answer the question: when was the bow first invented? It is, however, an established fact that the arrow pre-dated the bow

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Modelling arrows – how to select the best arrow for any situation

By Dr James Park In my recent article “Tips on optimising your field archery gear” in Bow 156, I noted that while I use X10s with my recurve bow on the target range, I use ACEs on the field course.

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The Bow 2021 Christmas gift guide – best present ideas for archers

Give your favourite archer something special Under £20 Parker Steel Ballpoint Pen How are you going to write in your new archery training journal (right) without your new matching arrow pen? This Parker pen will make any writing feel high class;

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Choosing barebow arrows

Kristina Dolgilevica offers advice on how to choose and gives her top picks. Many experienced barebow archers can find it a little overwhelming when shopping for or tuning arrows. When we buy equipment, we want to buy the best available

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The Ring Of Fire: crafting a mahogany bow

When Boo McAfee, founder of Kick Ash Bows, came across some unique wood, something very special had to happen. As the legend has it, in 1979 Johnny Cash became so concerned about the US placing restrictions on certain exotic woods

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GBR Olympic archery team – what’s on your bow?

James Woodgate Riser: Wiawis ATF-X. “It’s a good, solid, all-round riser I feel I can trust. I love the limb alignment adjustability – much better than shims.” Limbs: Wiawis MXT-10s in long; 42lb, drawing 47lb on the fingers. Sight: Axcel

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send them in! Question: Is there a point where the Easton arrow spine chart just doesn’t work anymore? I shoot 38lb but I’m quite small and have 24in arrows, and I simply can’t find

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Online Archery Academy review

Mark Brown takes a look at an online course for recurve beginners. So you’re stuck at home dreaming about taking up archery, waiting for the clubs near you to reopen so you can start learning how to shoot, and take

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