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Xtreme007
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I was wondering what most people point on is with 3 under. For some reason mine seems less then what I read about.

On all my bows it seem my point on is about 28 yards.

I shoot 3 under and use my pointer finger In corner of mouth as anchor

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It will vary to a degree depending on the shooters draw length, bow's efficiency and the arrows finished weight. What is your setup?

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40 yards is pretty typical for me on most of my setups.

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Mine is about 30 yards when I do everything correctly like keeping my head up and not moving it toward the arrow. Lots of factors including how high your anchor point is on your face--like you I use my index finger about even with mouth--middle finger and even ring finger even with mouth will bring your point on even closer, but I find I struggle with alignment and back tension with a higher anchor. Longer arrows=closer point on, short arrows=farther point on... I do find arrow length makes a much bigger impact on point on for me than arrow weight excluding longer distances.
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nineworlds9
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Rifle indeed mentioned something I forgot, yes arrow length is also key.

Def would like to hear your setup specs

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mine is 30-32 yds with long arrows and heavy points

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I setup all my hunting and 3D bows for a 25 yard point-on. My windows from 25 yards and in remain consistant and under the pressure of a shot in the field, i won't have to rethink my point of aim.

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22yds. High anchor, middle finger about corner of mouth, thumb knuckle tight under cheekbone. 29 1/2" arrow bop.

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Depends! I shoot different arrows for different purposes. If I am going to be shooting long distance I will also vary my anchor point. I can shoot point on anywhere from 25-50 yards with the same bow depending on arrow and anchor.
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I set up all my bows for 25 yards point on.
Depending on the bow; I vary the arrow length, weight, and nocking point to achieve this. I also shoot three under with my middle finger in the corner of my mouth. Being a gap shooter, this reduces the amount of gap for the closer shots over a point on out there at 40 yards or so.

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...switched to 3 under about two years ago or so.

Point on is about 31 yards. Length of arrow will and where you anchor will change your point on, as I suspect you know.

I bet if you used middle finger instead at your anchor, your point on would drop 4-5 yards less.

I anchor w/ pointing finger to, but behind canine, a bit.

I shoot mainly 3D...

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For my regular hunting rig, my point-on is about 25 yards. My arrows for this setup are full-length carbons and about 640 gr off a 50# bow. If I'm at a 3D shoot, where distances are usually 25+ yards, I'll switch to an index finger anchor, which puts my point-on at 35 yards.

For my homemade bows, my gaps are smaller & point-ons shorter. My last one came in with a 20-yard point-on range for 28" wood shafts weighing in at just under 600 gr. and pulled with about 45# of draw weight.

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