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Old 09-28-2017, 06:20 AM
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I'm hoping you guys might be able to help me out a little here with a sighting issue. I've been shooting a recurve since i was a teen but just recently i bought a used Diamond Razor Edge off CL very cheap just to get into compounds. I soon found out the Razor was too small for me but fit my kid just right. I ended up buying a new Diamond Infinite Edge for the 31" draw. Now, when i was shooting the Razor my grouping was way left of the sights, which i attributed to my lack of proper form, incorrect setup, etc. So i got the Infinite and although it's a little better, my grouping is still to the left and my kid's grouping using the Razor is also way to the left. I know the sights are adjustable but they cant be moved over that much to compensate.

I assume it's probably my form, which i need to work on, but what's your opinion on this?
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Old 09-28-2017, 09:35 AM
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Move the rest to the right. The bow string should split the limbs and cover the rest and sight pins. Sounds like your setup is set to shoot the arrows leftward instead of center.

Shooting through paper may provide valuable information regarding the direction the arrow is leaving the bow.

Finger shooting can affect the arrow flight. If you are using a release, there should be no horizontal influence upon the arrow unless your setup is incorrect.
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Old 10-02-2017, 03:58 AM
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After some target time i was able to tune both bows to where they should be. And surprisingly didnt lose any arrows!!! I was amazed how far off my kid's bow was. Not sure if the previous owner was cross-eyed or what.
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Old 12-22-2017, 05:53 AM
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The way you grip your bow can also make pull your arrows. I also switched this year from my recurve to a compound. I have shot my Bear recurve since 1964. My grip had to be changed up.
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