Chapter 16: Shooting In
Now for the fun part, shooting in. All we’re doing is shooting the bow for ideally a hundred or two hundred shots. If any of the issues we talked about come up, especially tillering issues, then consider going back a step or two to troubleshoot and repeat.
A properly spined arrow bends around the bow as it is shot. If you’re buying arrows online, either get arrows that correspond to your draw weight, or use the manufacturer’s spine chart.
A well spined arrow allows a bow that isn’t centershot to shoot perfectly accurately. You don’t need a centershot sight window if you tune your equipment correctly.
Notice the arrow bending around the arrow pass. Watch out for excessive scuffing in this spot, indicating that your grip is too bulky, or your arrows are overspined.
The arrow oscillating as it swims towards the target