Kinetic Energy (KE for short) is described as the energy stored within a moving body. In the world of compound bows, KE is used to determine how much damage an arrow will will cause, or how deeply it will penetrate, once it impacts the target. To calculate KE, an archer will need to know the […]
What’s Your Bow’s REAL Speed?
Most compound bows nowadays have an advertised speed of between 300 and 340 FPS. There are a few things you need to understand about these numbers so that you can reasonably manage your expectations. This Is Point-Blank Speed A bow advertised as delivering 320 FPS will shoot an arrow with a velocity of 320 feet per […]