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Archery combines the use of physical strength with mental strength. So that you have fun shooting at the target or on the course right from the start, you need the right arrows in addition to a bow. Find out in this article what types of arrows there are and what to look for when buying.

• Arrows for archery are offered in a variety of materials. If you are one of the traditional archers, you will be interested in wooden arrows. But there are also more modern arrows made of fiberglass, aluminum and carbon.
• An important parameter of your arrows is the spine value. It indicates the degree of hardness and has a significant influence on the flight behavior of an arrow.
• The length of your arrows depends on your personal extract. The extension describes the distance between the stretched tendon and the bow.

What types of arrows are there?

What is the meaning of spine and extract?

How long should my arrows be?

What arrowheads are there?

What types of arrows are there?

The classic variant of the bow arrow consists of Wood. More modern arrows are made Fiberglass, aluminum or Carbon produced.

• Wooden arrows are a natural product and go perfectly with a classic bow.
• Wooden arrows, for example, are the first choice for traditional longbow shooters.
• If you choose wooden arrows, you have to make compromises in flight characteristics compared to arrows made from modern materials.
• The sturdy wooden arrows are comparatively cheap.

• Fiberglass arrows are good choices for beginners and children. This type of arrow is comparatively heavy and does not have the best flight characteristics. However, it scores with its low price and its robustness.
• Arrows made of fiberglass are particularly popular in the leisure sector.

• Arrows made of aluminum are suitable for experienced shooters and professionals.
• Aluminum arrows are light, fast and have very good flight characteristics.
• A disadvantage of aluminum arrows is their susceptibility to bending.
• Aluminum arrows are priced in the middle range.

• Wooden arrows are a natural product and go perfectly with a classic bow.
• Wooden arrows, for example, are the first choice for traditional longbow shooters.
• If you choose wooden arrows, you have to make compromises in flight characteristics compared to arrows made from modern materials.
• The robust wooden arrows are comparatively cheap.

• Fiberglass arrows are good choices for beginners and children. This type of arrow is comparatively heavy and does not have the best flight characteristics. However, it scores with its low price and its robustness.
• Arrows made of fiberglass are particularly popular in the leisure sector.

• Arrows made of aluminum are suitable for experienced shooters and professionals.
• Aluminum arrows are light, fast and have very good flight characteristics.
• A disadvantage of aluminum arrows is their susceptibility to bending.
• Aluminum arrows are priced in the middle range.

What is the meaning of spine and extension?

As Spine will the Degree of hardness of an arrow designated. If an arrow is released after the bow has been drawn, the energy is transferred from the string to the arrow and the arrow is compressed. The arrow does not fly straight ahead, but instead winds around the bow and then emerges straight out of the bow window. Arrows with a low spine value are harder than arrows with a high value. The spine value must always match your statement.

As abstract is the distance between the stretched tendon and the bow. Tall people tend to have a larger pull-out than short ones. The length of the arrows that are suitable for you depends on your draft.

How long should my arrows be?

Only when you know your extension length can you decide on the right arrow length. An easy way to determine the optimal length of your arrows is to use one Measuring arrow. Another easy option is to put an arrow on your chin. Touches the cam yours chin, the arrowhead should be at least up to your Thumbnail pass. In principle, slightly longer arrows are more advantageous than shorter ones.

What arrowheads are there?

An important task of the arrowhead is to improve the aerodynamic properties. The shape of the arrowhead is critical to how the arrow rests in the air. In addition the arrowhead balances the arrow. Heavy arrowheads cause a shorter flight, with the arrow lying more calmly in the air.

- Tips for wooden and fiberglass arrows
Since arrows are made of wood or fiberglass Solid material the tips for these arrow types are pushed onto the shaft like a sleeve. Usually the tips are used for wooden and fiberglass arrows glued and cannot be exchanged.

- Tips for aluminum and carbon arrows
Arrows made of aluminum or carbon are hollow. This offers the possibility of not slipping the tips over, but of inserting them into the shaft. While the tip of a wooden arrow protrudes, the transition is from the tip of a carbon or aluminum arrow seamless. The tips can either glued in or screwed become.

Tip: Screwed in tips give you a lot of flexibility. If you opt for arrows with a screwed-in tip, you will also need so-called inserts. These are small sleeves that are provided with an internal thread and are inserted into the arrow shaft glued in become. You can replace screw tips at any time with little effort.

We wish you a steady hand with your next shots on the target or on the course!