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#3538913 - 01/09/14 12:55 PM height Vs draw length
Eric Kilby
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How does your draw length compare to your height? I'm 6ft and shoot 27.5 inch drawn length
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#3538926 - 01/09/14 01:00 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: Eric Kilby]
maddhatter82
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6'4" 30" draw
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#3538970 - 01/09/14 01:25 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: maddhatter82]
DixieCrafter
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5'11" 29.5 draw

The best method I have found for measuring draw length is wingspan divided by 2.5. This method is greater than 95% effective for measuring one's draw length. Shaq probably falls outside the effective parameters of this equation!
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#3539012 - 01/09/14 01:47 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: DixieCrafter]
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5`11" 29 inch draw
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#3539081 - 01/09/14 02:25 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: deerhunter10]
TNDeerGuy
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6'1" 29"
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#3539083 - 01/09/14 02:28 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: Eric Kilby]
TNDeerGuy
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 Originally Posted By: Eric Kilby
How does your draw length compare to your height? I'm 6ft and shoot 27.5 inch drawn length


Your draw length is a little low when compared to your height if you look at averages. Of course, your body type will dictate the draw length.

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#3539196 - 01/09/14 03:25 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: TNDeerGuy]
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5'8 28inch draw length.
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#3539231 - 01/09/14 03:54 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: thetoolman]
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6'1 28 1/2
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#3539232 - 01/09/14 03:54 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: thetoolman]
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5'7 26" draw.
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#3539266 - 01/09/14 04:20 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: bowhunter163]
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Also depends a lot on brand of bows, some lengths actually measure longer than stated on cam or mods.
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#3539297 - 01/09/14 04:41 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: burninpowder]
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 Originally Posted By: burninpowder
Also depends a lot on brand of bows, some lengths actually measure longer than stated on cam or mods.


I measure mine by taking the length between oustretched arms to finger tips and divde by 2.5.
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#3539586 - 01/09/14 07:14 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: muddyboots]
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6'3"- 32"
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#3539603 - 01/09/14 07:24 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: burninpowder]
turk870
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5'8".27.5in
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#3539640 - 01/09/14 07:39 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: turk870]
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5' 7" @ 28"
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#3540816 - 01/10/14 02:48 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: TheAirMan]
WVBulldog
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6'0" 28.5"
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#3541182 - 01/10/14 07:02 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: WVBulldog]
The_Lawman
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6' 2" tall. 30 inch draw
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#3541242 - 01/10/14 07:32 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: The_Lawman]
UTGrad
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5' 10" 28.5"
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#3541312 - 01/10/14 08:23 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: UTGrad]
hunter82
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5'11@29" draw
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#3541794 - 01/11/14 09:46 AM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: hunter82]
Dale817
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6'2"and 30"dl
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#3541930 - 01/11/14 11:54 AM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: Dale817]
SES
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6'0" and 28.5" draw.
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#3541933 - 01/11/14 11:55 AM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: SES]
Eric Kilby
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Some of you guys make me feel like I'm built like a t-rex
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#3542458 - 01/11/14 07:42 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: Eric Kilby]
DixieCrafter
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 Originally Posted By: Eric Kilby
Some of you guys make me feel like I'm built like a t-rex


Don't think TeeRex would have a shorty draw of 27.5"!
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#3542704 - 01/12/14 12:19 AM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: SES]
FLTENNHUNTER1
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6'1" 29

I shot 30" for many years, switched to 29 and never had the sling slap my arm again.
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#3543162 - 01/12/14 01:27 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: FLTENNHUNTER1]
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6'0'' 29
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#3543178 - 01/12/14 01:34 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: FLTENNHUNTER1]
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 Originally Posted By: FLTENNHUNTER1
6'1" 29

I shot 30" for many years, switched to 29 and never had the sling slap my arm again.


Not uncommon, a large percentage of archers have draw lengths that are set too long for one reason or another.

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#3543378 - 01/12/14 04:32 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: TNDeerGuy]
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 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
 Originally Posted By: FLTENNHUNTER1
6'1" 29

I shot 30" for many years, switched to 29 and never had the sling slap my arm again.


Not uncommon, a large percentage of archers have draw lengths that are set too long for one reason or another.
very large percentage .
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#3543985 - 01/12/14 09:37 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: burninpowder]
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6.3". 30.5
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#3545011 - 01/13/14 03:57 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: burninpowder]
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5'11" 29"
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#3545344 - 01/13/14 07:24 PM Re: height Vs draw length [Re: Engine2c]
Pinwheeled
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5'10" 27.5"
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