foofoo wrote:i was told by a source i trust that moons were just fine to shoot . i use the carbon express maxima hunters. they come with both type plastic nocks. the same person told me that partial dry fires have occured using the plastic flat nocks due to them slipping off the string.i have had no problems with moons on my AXIOM but maybe someone can enlighten us now that plastic flat nocks are used in some of the premium type carbon arrows.
My Excalibur arrows came without nocks on them. Are they missing?
The bow is designed to use a flat butt ended arrow. Your options are either to use a plug type insert which cannot be used to withdraw the arrow from a target in which it has sunk too far, or a CAP insert which can.
Moon nocks are a no-no since they are totally without purpose and can direct the string under the arrow if you don't align them correctly.
Being of the mind that purpose is of more importance than appearance, we continue to use CAP inserts. The reason the rear inserts are threaded is so our T handle arrow puller can be threaded into the end of the arrow to remove the it from a target.
strum wrote:hello Coop and welcome to the forum...My thinking is ,,you have a nice new Vortex that the maker says use flat nocks ..why mess around with that? Its your choice but you wont catch me putting a moon nocked arrow in mine.
coop wrote:Shot them today no problems at all. Man this thing is more accurate than the Barnett I had...very 1st time I aimed at same dot at 25yds got a Robinhood. 17 dollars worth of arrow ruined.
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