How do I know if my arrow spine is too stiff?
The best way to tell if an arrow is too stiff or too weak is to videotape the flight of the arrow. Watching the flight of your arrow, you’ll be able to see if the arrow is veering to the right (too weak) to the left (too stiff).
How do you use a RAM spine tester?
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- Sort your arrows for perfect consistency of spine (dynamic stiffnesss).
- Precisely index arrow nocks to the stiffest portion of the arrow shaft for the tightest groups.
- Check the concentricity of your broadheads to an amazing +/-.
- Measure the straightness of arrows from the tip to tip.
What does an arrow spinner do?
An inexpensive arrow spinner can increase your downrange accuracy. If your arrow has a dent, isn’t straight, or has some other imperfection that can’t be seen by looking at the arrow, the Arrow Inspector™ from Pine Ridge Archery will reveal if something is wrong.
What does a spine tester do?
Arrow spine is a critical component of archery accuracy. When you are finished, you’ll have a spine tester that will help you measure spine of any arrow and narrow down the shafts that you will select for your competitive archery needs.
How do you use arrow inspector?
Using The Arrow Inspector is very simple, just place the arrow on top of the aluminum wheels and spin the arrow. As I mentioned, you can check for arrow shaft straightness, broadhead balance and straightness, nock alignment, and vane or feather balance. I use carbon arrows with aluminum inserts and plastic vanes.
What is an arrow spine tester?
Spine Testers & Scales, Archery Arrow Tools | 3Rivers Archery Arrow spine testers measure the deflection (stiffness) of an arrow shaft. Matching the right arrow spine to your bow will improve your shooting accuracy.
How do you use a spine tester?
Using the spine tester is pretty straightforward. Begin by setting your caliper (if you have a digital version like mine) mode to decimal inches. Then insert an arrow shaft into the two eye screws that mark your end points and orient it so that the grain on your arrow shafts is going vertically.
How do you measure the spine of an arrow?
Traditionally, spine is measured by bracing your arrow shaft exactly 26 inches apart and suspending a 2 pound weight from the center. The distance that the shaft deflects when the weight is placed on it will tell you your arrow spine– you then match your spine to your bow draw weight.
How do you test an arrow caliper?
If not, screw your eye screws in or out as needed until the tip of the caliper hits the center of your arrow shaft. Using the spine tester is pretty straightforward. Begin by setting your caliper (if you have a digital version like mine) mode to decimal inches.