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Old 06-23-2008, 10:46 PM
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Let's say I adjust my draw length from 29.5 to 29 or even 28.5. Do I have to cut my arrows to accommodate the shorter draw length?
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:05 AM
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I don't suppose you have too.

I probably wouldn't until you decide on your final length. (you can't make arrows longer!)

The shorter your arrow is the more speed and possible flatter trajectory you will have due to less weight.

Anyone (i.e. Monie) correct me if I'm wrong!!!!!
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Old 06-24-2008, 12:18 PM
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lol....

YorkArhcer is right. Leave your arrows uncut until you find a comfortable draw length.

Typically, once the draw length is set and won't be moved again, the arrow is cut so it extends about an inch in front of the arrow rest while at full draw.
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Old 06-24-2008, 02:08 PM
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Take York's and Monie's advice.
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Old 06-24-2008, 06:48 PM
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I like to leave and inch past my draw length. So I am shooting 30 inch arrows with a 29 inch draw.
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Old 06-25-2008, 02:30 AM
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if you want to get super picky type your info into Ontarget2 and see which length gives you the best spine. Changing an arrow length will change the spine, the shorter the stiffer. Longer the weaker.
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Old 06-25-2008, 09:07 AM
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This is true. It's something I thought about but didn't want to cornfuse Owaatta'. I could be wrong, but with his draw weight, I kinda doubt taking an inch off his arrows will make a huge difference.
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Old 06-25-2008, 09:36 AM
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Agreed. Besides there are ways of adjusting for spine problems.

adjust your field tip / broadhead weight

Adjusting your draw weight.

to name a few
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Old 06-25-2008, 11:28 AM
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i would suggest shooting the arrows and see how mutch the sights change. if you cut off to mutch, it will change the spine, and you may have to change your arrows.
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Old 06-25-2008, 02:25 PM
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I moved my draw length from 29.5 to 29, as Monie suggested in another post. On my particular bow all it takes is one little screw and an adjustment. I shot the arrows cut for my original draw length and the point of impact has changed not one bit. Monie, you were right, the shorter draw length is much more forgiving. I may even try 28.5, but 29 feels good.
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