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#3352964 - 09/09/13 03:03 PM arrow length
Eric Kilby
10 Point

Registered: 04/06/06
Posts: 3786
Loc: Tellico Plains

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Where does your arrow end? Reading about some drop away rest I noticed that some people cut theirs to position the broad head / tip over the shelf, some cut the arrows to the end of the riser and other cut theirs 1 inch past the end of the riser. Where does your arrows end?
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#3352974 - 09/09/13 03:07 PM Re: arrow length [Re: Eric Kilby]
12 Point

Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 6143
Loc: Old Hickory/Mt.Juliet, TN

Arrows should be cut to where you have clearance from the rest and where you get the best spine. For that my arrow is cut 3/4" past my rest and it puts the broadhead in the front-middle of the shelf.

#3353043 - 09/09/13 03:47 PM Re: arrow length [Re: TNDeerGuy]

Registered: 08/19/01
Posts: 31209
Loc: Kansas City, Mo.

Mine are about 1.5" from the rest . I cut them for the best spine as well . Longer arrows are weaker in spine than a shortened arrow with the same spine deflection rating ..

#3353649 - 09/10/13 07:08 AM Re: arrow length [Re: Radar]
12 Point

Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 6247
Loc: tn

just long enough for broadhead not to hit my rest!!
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#3354575 - 09/10/13 08:56 PM Re: arrow length [Re: knightrider]
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Registered: 07/15/12
Posts: 1513
Loc: USofA

I cut mine just long enough that when I pull it back the blades are in front of my knuckles. I wouldn't want to make a bad move and the blades swipe my fingers.
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