Took the new arrows out for a little shooting last night.  The bodkins are too much for the lightweight straw bales I have right now.  The arrows shoot very straight and true but pass through the bales as if they weren’t even there.  At least with broadheads you get some drag as they cut the straw.  I’ll have to get a new setup this weekend or put some regular target points on.  As can be seen above, they have a first coat of red ochre painted on and are waiting for a coat of oil tonight.  Next, polish the heads and call them done.  Then… start the process of slowly destroying them by shooting.

4 thoughts on “Arrows

  1. And now we know why hay bale armour was gradually phased out after the invention of the bodkin…. nothing like experimental archery!

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