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Compound Bows

Locations: Southern Draw Archery

Compound bows are hand-drawn, hand-held bows with a mechanical component that reduces the draw weight and increases the speed of the arrow. Cables and cams (or pulleys) ease the draw and reduce the bow’s holding weight (called let-off). These vary from traditional bows in that they have these added mechanisms, and are often heavier. Depending on your skill level, shooting interest, capabilities, and simple preferences, a compound bow could be the right type of bow for new shooters. Not sure? Just ask our helpful associates or rent a bow and try it out in our shooting range.

How to Calculate Arrow Weight and Why

14 June 2018, 10:40 am

How to Calculate Arrow Weight and Why

How much should your arrow weigh? That’s a loaded question. An arrow’s weight helps determines how it flies. An arrow’s path from bow to target seems simple, but arrow weight partly determines the physics of each shot. Arrows are propelled by kinetic energy produced by drawing a bow. That energy transfers to the arrow when […]