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Old 10-14-2018, 12:08 PM
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How far passed the whisker biscuit or drop away do you guys prefer to have the arrow tip at full draw?

Will shooting a 29inch arrow and a 30 inch arrow have any effect on groupings? Or should they both fly the same?

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Old 10-14-2018, 01:50 PM
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I'm pretty rusty at this but the old theory was that the ideal length was one that the node point of the arrow was on the rest @ full draw. Not sure if that's still a thing, but it certainly was for a while.
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Old 10-14-2018, 02:47 PM
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Mine is 1” past the rest at full draw and I’m hitting bullseye at 20 yards.
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Old 10-14-2018, 04:48 PM
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For hunting, even to the front of the riser.

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Old 10-14-2018, 04:51 PM
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1" past rest
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Old 10-14-2018, 05:07 PM
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1" past. And yes the shorter the arrow the more accurate/ better groupings you would have.
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Old 10-14-2018, 08:47 PM
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1" past. And yes the shorter the arrow the more accurate/ better groupings you would have.
This doesn’t always hold true...it depends on so many things. Many target archers shoot arrows at full length, due to spine.

Most hunters cut arrows to cut weight and maintain decent speed.

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Old 10-15-2018, 07:30 AM
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This doesn’t always hold true...it depends on so many things. Many target archers shoot arrows at full length, due to spine.

Most hunters cut arrows to cut weight and maintain decent speed.

LC
Shorter arrow is straighter, less wind drift, stiffer dynamic spine. All benefits.
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Old 10-15-2018, 08:03 AM
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Shorter arrow is straighter, less wind drift, stiffer dynamic spine. All benefits.
Having a stiffer dynamic spine is not always a benefit. It depends on the bow, poundage, DL, cams, and riser flex. My Primes always shot better and group tuned with a weaker spine. PSE and a Darton really liked a stiff spine.
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:13 PM
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Having a stiffer dynamic spine is not always a benefit. It depends on the bow, poundage, DL, cams, and riser flex. My Primes always shot better and group tuned with a weaker spine. PSE and a Darton really liked a stiff spine.

I agree, no one "Theory" proves to be the best, Ive shot a Bear Agenda and had them an inch in front of the rest on a 9.1 gpi arrow at a 27"draw and it shot tacks.
Im shooting now an older Bowtech and I am still having spine issues playing around with different GPI and length of arrows having my arrows kick right. They still correct themselves out to 50-60 yards but I haven't found the right spine yet.. trial and error. If they fly true, keep buying those arrows and that length and that head weight. If they don't, youll have to find the correct spine or GPI arrow to fly the most true for your set-up.
Carson at Jim Bows is a stellar dude in Edmonton, he can definitely help out with any questions and answers.

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Old 10-20-2018, 09:01 AM
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1 inches past.
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