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Archery Definitions

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Warning! Not a toy

STRINGING THE BOW

* Wooden Bows are best strung using a Bow Stringer

  1. Hook string onto the end of the lower limb so that the string runs along the face of the bow. (Figure 1 b)
  2. Grasp the loose end of the string with your left hand and grasp upper limb near the top with your right hand. Your right hand should be on the back of the bow.
  3. Lay curve of lower limb over left ankle. (Figure 2)
  4. Step right foot over bow so that the face of the bow touches the back of your right thigh.
  5. Push slightly against the bow with your right hand.
  6. Raise left heel off ground, lock right knee and push forward with right hand so bow bends naturally. Insert string loop through hole and hook loop over limb end. (Figure la & Figure 2)

TO UNSTRING BOW:

Reverse the process above. It is a good idea to string and unstring your bow several times until it becomes easy and natural to do. As well, you should take the string off the bow when you have finished shooting.

STRINGING THE BOW - Figure 2

The ARROW:

The arrow nock always has the groove positioned so that the index vane (Figure 3) clears the bow in the best fashion.

The ARROW

NOCKING THE ARROW:


Place the arrow nock groove on the string, Make sure the arrow nock groove is completely seated on the string. The arrow should be 9O degree (right angle) to the string. 

(Figure 4) If nock point is installed on string: Place arrow UNDER nock point (not over).

NOCKING THE ARROW

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Bows and arrows are not toys!
Safety precautions should be taken just as with an air rifle or darts or any other projectile.
The user MUST read, understand and follow these guidelines:

Loading the string _ Figure 1