Does walk back tuning work?

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Does walk back tuning work?

Walk-back tuning is a simple and effective method to get your arrows back on track. There are many methods for tunning your arrows. This may be one of the simpliest. Walk-back tuning is beneficial for target archers as well as bowhunters that shoot both fixed blade and mechanical broadheads.

What is a walk back tune?

Walk back tuning is a process where you will shoot arrows at a single point on a target, but your distance increases from the target while still using the same pin. For example, you shoot at 20, 30, and 40 yards while still using your 20-yard pin.

What distance should I paper tune?

5-6 ft
Paper Tuning Distance 1: 5-6 ft.

Why are my arrows hitting high?

If your bow’s cams are not perfectly timed, or your bow does not have perfectly straight nock travel, creeping will cause arrows to hit high or low. A bent axle, or an axle that doesn’t have enough lubrication, can cause high and low hits. A sticky fall-away rest can produce similar results.

Is paper tuning necessary?

They could keep moving back in short increments to find out exactly what their arrow was doing throughout its flight. Rather than fading away with time, paper tuning has become more and more important as bows have become faster and arrows have become smaller and more difficult to see.

What kind of paper do you use for paper tuning?

A roll of wax paper from the grocery store is going to give you the best results. As long as you keep the paper tight when shooting thru it, wax paper will show you even the slightest tear very easily, more so than any other kind of paper.

Why are my arrows wobbling?

This is a result of an imperfect stick. If you had the forces exactly aligned and the stick was completely uniform, it might simply compress and not bow. It’s just how these things behave. The same thing happens to the arrow as it is being loosed.

Why do my arrows fly left?

The wind, alignment issues in the bow, torquing the bow, and canting the bow can all cause the arrow to drift. It is important to remember that a drifting arrow will not be as noticeable when you’re shooting close up. The further you back away from the target, the more the arrow will drift.

Do you have to use paper tuning for bow shooting?

That isn’t to say that paper tuning is the best or only way to get your bow shooting well. You can also tune with bare shafts or walk back tune. However, paper tuning does provide a great starting point that you can build on. What is Paper Tuning a Compound Bow?

What’s the best way to adjust paper tuning?

The preferred way to handle multiple tears is to attack the vertical tears first before moving onto the horizontal tears. Use the same corrections as you would for single tears but take it one step at a time. Remember, paper tuning is a great diagnostic tool to correct arrow flight.

Why does my bow go out of tune?

Your bow itself could be out of tune which is a whole topic in and of itself. Other times your arrow rest could be out of tune, timed incorrectly, or cause fletching contact with your arrow. It’s also possible your arrow spine could be too weak.

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