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#864434 - 08/12/08 07:09 AM Arrow ?
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This may be a stupid question to most of you, but here it goes... How do you know what size to cut your arrows to? Should I go to a bow shop and be measured or does it have something to do with the draw length?

Please explain & help.

Thanks very much...
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#864453 - 08/12/08 07:17 AM Re: Arrow ? [Re: Outdoor Lady]
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Go to the archery shop and get measured.
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#864461 - 08/12/08 07:21 AM Re: Arrow ? [Re: A.Hall]
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With the correct draw length bow , 1-1.5" past the arrow rest , assuming your bow has a riser cut past center allowing the broadheads to clear the front of the riser .
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#865387 - 08/12/08 05:04 PM Re: Arrow ? [Re: Radar]
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now days it is usually about half an inch shorter than your draw length...easiest way go to a pro shot. Second options, draw and get a buddy to put white out at the edge of your shelf on an old arrow then measure.
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#865597 - 08/12/08 07:10 PM Re: Arrow ? [Re: ]
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yep, get measured!...you dont need an arrow 32 inches long if you draq 28......They should be tailored to your draw length and pull of the bow for spine stiffness etc........
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#865798 - 08/12/08 08:44 PM Re: Arrow ? [Re: A.Hall]
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 Originally Posted By: spoon
Go to the archery shop and get measured.

ditto
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#866265 - 08/13/08 08:36 AM Re: Arrow ? [Re: buckhorn40]
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Thanks everybody!
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