Parallel Sitka Spruce Shafts


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Sitka Spruce is used for arrows because of its high strength-to-weight ratio. About the same weight as Cedar.

Parallel-design shafts are easily the most common, most widely available, and least costly type of arrow shaft.  They are well suited for all-around use and require little guesswork when it comes to setup and tuning.

All our parallel shafts are premium quality and hand-spined in 5# increments, with grain-weight matched to + or – 10 grains. Available in 40# to 70# weights in 11/32 diameter. Please call us if your spine weight is over 70#. Available as a dozen only.

Your Choices for Ordering

1.  Footed Hardwood Shaft (+$75.00)

Our footed arrows consist of a short length of hardwood at the head of the arrow. This hardwood reinforces the area that receives the most impact stress and helps add to the life of your arrow.

2.  Self Nock with Insert (+$60.00)

Self nock are cut right into the shaft itself, inserts are placed in the back of the shaft of the arrow for reinforcement and are made from a variety of hard woods.

3.  Spine Weight

Refers to the stiffness of your arrow, or how much the arrow resists being bent. When determining your spine weight, consider:  the stiffness of the shaft material, the length of the shaft and the weight of the tip (i.e. arrowhead, field point, etc).

4.  Arrow Length from Back of Point

This is the measurement from the crotch of the nock to the back of your point of your arrow.  It should be slightly( 1″) longer than your draw length, so that when you have your arrow in full draw, the point of your arrow extends beyond the shelf of your bow.

Additional information

Footed Hardwood Shaft

None, Ipe, Osage, Purple Heart, Black Walnut

Self Nock Insert

None, Ipe, Osage, Purple Heart, Black Walnut

Spine Weight

40# to 45#, 45# to 50#, 50# to 55#, 55# to 60#, 60# to 65#, 65# to 70#

Arrow Length from Back of Point

24, 24.5, 25, 25.5, 26, 26.5, 27, 27.5, 28, 28.5, 29, 29.5, 30, 30.5, 31


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