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Draw Length?

Discussion in 'General Slingshot Talk' started by The preacher, May 9, 2021.

By The preacher on May 9, 2021 at 1:17 PM
  1. The preacher

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    I use to anchor at the corner of my mouth, but recently started anchoring behind my jawbone. My draw length went from 28 1/2" to 32".
    I set up my bands using a factor of 5 to get my active band length, 32"÷5" = 6 3/3".
    Now here's my question, does the longer draw length and band length seem to have any advantages? If so what are they?

    Thanks!

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Discussion in 'General Slingshot Talk' started by The preacher, May 9, 2021.

    1. Palmettoflyer

      Palmettoflyer Veteran Member

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      With such a small change in length, the only advantage is repetitive consistency. Which anchor point that you are best with is the best to stick with.
       
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    2. Palmettoflyer

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      This includes pouch release. Which position do you have the best release?

      Repetitive accuracy is 90% pouch control, 10% aim.
       
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    3. The preacher

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      The longer anchor point, I seem to be able to anchor more quickly and it just seems to feel more natural.

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    4. KawKan

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      The longer relaxed length amounts to almost 20 percent more latex. That's roughly 20 percent more potential power with no additional draw weight. That's a pretty good bonus.
       
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    5. MakoPat

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      Good question and answers.
      I am working on exactly the same thibg except with an even smaller increased draw length.

      All this makes sense and is being stored for use.

      Thanks, ere'body.
       
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    6. cromag

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      Almost identical results for me when anchoring from corner to jaw , ditto to what Monroe says about release , the thumb position under the ear is more comfortable than in the corner of the mouth and seems more repeatable. The only issue is I occasionally lose a beard hair or two in the most unpleasant fashion.:)
       
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    7. The preacher

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      I see the spell check did it again.
      32" ÷ 5" = 6 3/8" not 6 3/3"

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      This right here ^^^^^:tu::tu:
       
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    9. Clint

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      Yes power = flatter shooting less poi adjustment at derf. Distances, if just target shooting at a set distances any consistent shooting will be better than power shooting ,but hunting flat to rectory at different distances is better less adjustment to make shot. Just my two cense
       
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