Bow Center Cut

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Les
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Bow Center Cut

Post by Les » Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:01 pm

I just finished updating my database of bow center cuts. The list is now up to 157 bows. :applaud:
You can download this file in pdf format from this link. http://heilakka.com/Bowcentercut.pdf
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Re: Bow Center Cut

Post by Night Wing » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:13 am

Sweet. Should make tuning the bow/arrow combination easier for people if they know how thick their side strike plate is.
Blacktail TD Recurve: 66", 42# @ 30". Arrow: 32", 2212. PW: 75 Grains. AW: 421 Grains. SPD: 185 fps. GPP: 10.02
Blacktail TD Recurve: 66", 37# @ 30". Arrow: 32", 2212. PW: 75 Grains. AW: 421 Grains. SPD: 174 fps. GPP: 11.37

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Re: Bow Center Cut

Post by Greywolf » Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:33 pm

I cut mine a thin 1/8th past center the thin my pad as needed to tune. then I see how much correction was made and reduce or leave the window as needed to match most plates on the market.
It's all a game of what do you want... heavy hunting arrow light 3-d arrow or something in the middle to use all the time arrow.

Most of the time I can get my bows to tune so, if you do change arrows, most of the time it can be re tuned using just a little heavier head. Cut past center bows are (IMHO ) easier to use multi arrows out of.
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Re: Bow Center Cut

Post by Night Wing » Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:11 am

Greywolf wrote:Cut past center bows are (IMHO ) easier to use multi arrows out of.
I'll agree with the above. Both of my Blacktail TD recurves are cut 3/16" past center and my side strike plate is also 1/8" thick. Depending on point weight and a maybe a little adjustment on brace height, my 42# bow can shoot a 32" BOP (back of point) 2212, 2213, 2215 and 2117 arrow.

But, it has a quirk too. Although it should be able to shoot a 2018, it doesn't like it.
Blacktail TD Recurve: 66", 42# @ 30". Arrow: 32", 2212. PW: 75 Grains. AW: 421 Grains. SPD: 185 fps. GPP: 10.02
Blacktail TD Recurve: 66", 37# @ 30". Arrow: 32", 2212. PW: 75 Grains. AW: 421 Grains. SPD: 174 fps. GPP: 11.37

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