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#1 ricfirefighter


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Posted 24 August 2008 - 09:53 AM

i was showed this at work don't think i've seen it before.
take one of your arrows with a tip on it first mesure it like you would normaly and mark half way example if you shot 28 inch arrows put a mark at 14. then balance your arrow on your finger and mark the balance point. now mesure the distance between the 2 marks take that # and divide it by the lenth of your arrow then multiple that # by 100 this will give you the % of weight at the tip. 10 - 12% is optimal. let me know what you think.

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Posted 24 August 2008 - 05:42 PM

Man, I sure hope I don't sound like a jerk but I thought everyone knew how to figure Front of Center. I know we've covered it before. ;)

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Posted 25 August 2008 - 07:10 AM

Yes but I bet some of us guys forgot it. That's for reminding us though and I'm sure there are a few new guys that haven't been exposed to the force. :D
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Posted 26 August 2008 - 01:32 PM

For carbon shafts you really want at least 10% FOC. You can get away with as low as 8% on the heavier aluminums.

In General the lighter the shaft the more FOC you need to get good arrow flight AND straight penetration.
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