What is knock point?

What is knock point?

The nocking point marks where you clip your arrow to the bowstring, and keeps it there as you draw and shoot. Every bowstring needs at least one nocking point. If you go with that lone nocking point, your arrow nock sits snugly beneath it.

What is the Nocking point on an arrow?

The nock of an arrow is made of plastic and serves as the attachment point to place an arrow on a bowstring. Snap-on nocks lightly snap onto or grasp the bowstring to prevent unintentional separation of the arrow from the bowstring.

How do you find the nock point?

We find that most traditional bows like to have the nocking point approximately 1/2 inch above the shelf. Start by attaching your nocking point 1/2 inch high. This means that the bottom of the brass nock is 1/2 inch above the arrow shelf. Your T-Square makes this measurement easy.

What can I use for Nocking point?

  • Run the thread you’ll use for the nocking point through the stick of hot-melt glue.
  • Clip your bracing height gauge, also known as a T-square, onto your string, resting it gently on your arrow rest.
  • Choose a mark above the bottom line of the gauge for the top nocking point.

Are Nocking points necessary?

No, they are not needed and you will have just as good of results down range. The only reason I install them is the convenience owhen it comes to changing D loops for my customers if they need to change their d loop down the road. The nock point is already set by the tied in soft nocks.

What is the knock on a compound bow?

Correct Way to Nock an Arrow On a Recurve and Compound Bow, with a whisker biscuit, and a Drop Away Rest. Nocking the arrow is the process of loading the arrow onto the bowstring. Once nocked, the nock should snap securely into place without getting lose from the string.

Does the arrow go above or below the nock point?

Therefore, the arrow nock at your corner of mouth anchor, the arrow nock is ABOVE the deepest part of the curve on the GRIP, when the arrow is DEAD LEVEL. So, to prevent the arrow nock from SLIDING UP the bowstring, you put the arrow nock BELOW the nock point.

What does Nock high mean?

Post count: 2375. #62972. As Troy says, it usually means the nock set is too high on the string. But it can also mean it is too low. If it is too low, the arrow will bounce off the shelf and give you a nock high flight.

Where does the Nocking point go on a compound bow?

The nocking point and the horizontal position of the arrow rest are at the heart of a well tuned bow. By centering the initial nocking point between the bows axles and adjusting the arrow rest accordingly with the string splitting the arrow when viewed from the string side it puts you in the ball park.

Is a bow square necessary?

When setting up a new bow for the first time, one of the most important things you should do is set up your nocking point. This indicator helps you to know precisely where to nock your arrow onto your bowstring each time for the most consistent shots. For this, you’ll need to use a tool called a bow square.