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I often hear archers bragging about robin hoods, but unless you actually intended to stick one arrow directly into the back of anohter arrow it was just an accident and nothing to be proud of.

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At $5 to $10 an arrow. I would never attempt a robin hood but if I get one. I'm having a great day at the range. They call them wall hangers.

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Ok, so you didn't mean to robin hood the arrow so it was an accident that it occurred - why then does that make for a good day or a wall hanger?

It just means that you missed in the same spot twice.

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Or I hit the same place twice. Good shootin' Big smile Thumbs up

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Or I hit the same place twice. Good shootin' Big smile Thumbs up

In that case then it is good shooting.

I'm so good I've gone to shooting at five spots so I don't lose too many arrows Laugh Yeah, I wish.

I did put a new grip and sight on my bow and I am shooting more x's.

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Great Thumbs up but, how big are the X's. Big smile

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Oh they're just itty bitty.

I put on a torqueless grip and I do believe it has helped my shooting. I think I'm able to grip the bow more consistently with less torque.

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i agree! shooting the same place twice would be really great. isnt it??

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Did it once while i was bare shaft tuning.i stopped my tune session right there and called it good.Lucky. absolutely.

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I robin hooded two arrows accidentally in the same week. the first time was cool. the second time it happened....i was pretty mad. Arrows are expensive. Laugh

it's a lot easier to robin hood a carbon arrow than an aluminum one because of the way the noch is attached so i would say that robin hooding happens a lot more than it used to

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I know I haven't been here of late, but with the cost of my arrows I can not afford to group them. I use a 5 spot targets to the Target Sheet for indoor leagues, and view each spot target as a kill zone. One arrow per spot target saves you money. I shoot Easton Axis FMJ 340 shafts and they are expensive to say the least.

If you want to see how well you do with just one arrow, get a Caldwell cardboard buck target or a 3D Buck and shoot just one arrow at that target. Your deer or elk is not going to stand there and let you group your arrows when your hunting.

Michael Corrigan writes for Bowhunt America, and I have the Fall 08 issue that was the Whitetail Specail but on page 26 he writes The First Shot You know that bowhunting is, for the most part, a one-shot game. In this artical he recomends that you just shoot one arrow and leave all the rest in your quiver. After your first shot, retrieve your arrow from the target and put your bow away, as your practice session is done. Then in an hour or so, do it again with just one arrow into your target. If you haven't practiced with this one-arrow manner, you might be surprized at the condidence-building results. Its a great artical I wish they had archived this so I could post a link to it for you all.

If you keep grouping your arrows, sooner or later you will "Robin Hood" your arrows, only because you were shooting groups, not because you were accurate. If you were that accurate, you could Robin Hood your second arrow without any problem at all, but its usually on the 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th arrow that a Robin Hood happens. And its only because your group has grown from one arrow to a much larger tightly grouped bunch, that you can not help but hit one of the arrows that is already in the target.

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