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Archery quick tips

Some factoids/tips I found useful (and which may not apply to you!)
  1. A toxophilite is a person who is devoted to archery
  2. A right hand bow is held in the left hand and shot by a right eye dominant person
  3. An adult taking up archery should start with a 30# or less bow
  4. For target archery a bow with 30-40# is sufficient
  5. For target archery 75gr points are sufficient
  6. A longer bow is more stable. For a medium height person a 62-66" bow is recommended
  7. Bow poundages are measured at 28" draw
  8. Drop-away arrow rests are meant for compound bows, not recurves, which use at most a plunger.
  9. Outdoor target archery ranges are from 30m to 90m

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