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Tuning Your Bow and Arrows

A finely tuned bow and perfect arrows are critical to bowhunting accuracy. To ensure your arrows are straight, give them a spin on either side of your palm. You will not feel any wobble or vibration if your broadhead is precisely aligned with the shaft. (Photo courtesy of BowhuntingMag.com)
A finely tuned bow and perfect arrows are critical to bowhunting accuracy. To ensure your arrows are straight, give them a spin on either side of your palm. You will not feel any wobble or vibration if your broadhead is precisely aligned with the shaft. (Photo courtesy of BowhuntingMag.com)

Hunting accuracy starts with your gear: a well-tuned bow and perfect arrows

There is no way to justify not tuning your bow and your arrows. It is an essential skill of bowhunting.

While most bows are easy to tune, there are some that will test your patience. Rather than diving into the technical aspects of bow tuning, I will let you address that with your local pro shop. There are lots of folks there willing and able to help. In this column, I am going to delve into why some bows can’t be tuned and how to avoid them. Then I will come back with a discussion on arrows.

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