Archery Terminolgy or the words used in modern day archery are very
unique and different. A feather on a bow is no longer a feather
it is a fletch. The tip of the arrow is no longer just a tip it
is called a broadhead.
When I first started shooting I had to keep going back to the
glossary terms in order to understand what to buy and what to call what
I suppose to ask for.
I remember the first time I went to Cabela's I had no idea what to
ask for. I just wanted a target arrow, just a simple arrow to
shoot. I ended up buying target arrows alright but I had to glue
the inserts into the shaft and I also had to buy the tips to screw into
Actually I was intimidated by the process of going
to the a sporting good store because the terms used was so
different. The bows, well that was a whole different story.
When I started looking a bows all I saw was the price and I quickly
changed my mind about buying a bow. Finally, as you already know
I made my own and it worked so I start making more and selling them at
This page is going to provide you with a little information about archery terminology and a few other tips about archery..
First and formost if you have any questions please feel free to
ask. I certainly don't know all the answer and I consider myself
a novice in the field of archery but I can find the answers. So
don't hesitate to give me a call.
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If you are on the site to receive instructions about the bow you purchased please notice the navigation links at the top, side and bottom of the page.
To determine which link you need for your bow just look on the invoice to see if you have a Take Down , Full Length or a Light Bow. After you determine which one you have click on the link for instructions and a few videos.