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Old 05-12-2017, 06:23 PM   #1
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20 yards. Fletched has a Magnus stinger bare has a field point. I'm happy with that. I have tuned now 9.5 GPP, 10.6 GPP, 12.5 GPP. Bare shaft tuning really helps you see where your making mistakes and has helped me to be better.
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Old 05-12-2017, 06:39 PM   #2
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Good form and proper tune are the keys to success!

Looks like you got it figured out!

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Old 05-14-2017, 05:19 AM   #3
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Good Shooting!!!

I have been called a "Tuning Nerd".

Shooting bare shafts regular is a great form check, even though all is tuned.
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Old 05-16-2017, 12:45 PM   #4
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Do you have all those gpp variances tuned to the same bow? Does your point of aim change for the different gpp setups?
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Old 05-16-2017, 01:18 PM   #5
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Do you have all those gpp variances tuned to the same bow? Does your point of aim change for the different gpp setups?
Yes all the same bow. I don't really have a point of aim. There's not really any change in trajectory noticed unless I shoot em all at the same time. I'm sure past 25 yards I'd notice a big difference between the lightest and the heaviest. Probably going to stick to the middle weight cause it's the most versatile.
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Old 05-16-2017, 01:55 PM   #6
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Could you give a summary of your tuning process? I'm about to dive into this for a complete overhaul on my bow


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Old 05-16-2017, 02:00 PM   #7
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Very good! All you need now are some hairy targets.
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Old 05-16-2017, 02:13 PM   #8
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This is the way I tune.
http://www.acsbows.com/bareshaftplaning.html
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Yes all the same bow. I don't really have a point of aim. There's not really any change in trajectory noticed unless I shoot em all at the same time. I'm sure past 25 yards I'd notice a big difference between the lightest and the heaviest. Probably going to stick to the middle weight cause it's the most versatile.
Cool. Thanks and very interesting. I dont reckon you gap shoot...Im speculating instinctive to split vision...?

What does that preferred middle setup entail for you?...What is the middle weight arrow's construction? The others?...lighter and heavier...for comparison.

Mr Field...thanks for the tuning link.
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Old 05-17-2017, 04:23 PM   #10
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Cool. Thanks and very interesting. I dont reckon you gap shoot...Im speculating instinctive to split vision...?

What does that preferred middle setup entail for you?...What is the middle weight arrow's construction? The others?...lighter and heavier...for comparison.

Mr Field...thanks for the tuning link.
Drawing 54# Sarrels superstition
Center cut measures + 1/32" with calf hair strike plate
Middle set up is 10.6 GPP.
31" Beman Centershot 400
125 grain point
75 grain insert
35 grain home made weight (1" #8 THHN copper wire with two wraps of masking tape) shoved down back side with a gun cleaning stick.

#8 THHN with insulation and the two wraps of masking tape fits tightly down a .233 (h nock) shaft and weighs exactly 35 grains per inch. It makes a really handy tool for tuning and has never moved inside the shaft. You come up with stuff when you draw 30" to make full length shafts work.
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Drawing 54# Sarrels superstition
Center cut measures + 1/32" with calf hair strike plate
Middle set up is 10.6 GPP.
31" Beman Centershot 400
125 grain point
75 grain insert
35 grain home made weight (1" #8 THHN copper wire with two wraps of masking tape) shoved down back side with a gun cleaning stick.

#8 THHN with insulation and the two wraps of masking tape fits tightly down a .233 (h nock) shaft and weighs exactly 35 grains per inch. It makes a really handy tool for tuning and has never moved inside the shaft. You come up with stuff when you draw 30" to make full length shafts work.
Cool beans. Thank you! Im shooting all full length shafts too. Ive saved some 25gr brass breakoffs from accidental breakage for shoving down shafts and glueing for front loading in the future.

After tuning my current setup for killing hogs...Im gonna try and work my way to lighter point weights with weaker spine. My goal is to eventually get to shooting 100gr judos and blunt tips accurately for small game...theyre gonna reincarnate some critters into the afterlife...supper.
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