Grains???

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mag30079
 
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Grains???

Postby mag30079 » Sun Aug 31, 2008 4:03 am

Can someone tell me why we measure weight of arrows in grains of gun powder? Why not oz. or grams?

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RE: Grains???

Postby howhill1 » Sun Aug 31, 2008 4:27 am

"hows a rainbow made? how does the posi trac rear end on a plymouth work? it just does" LOL   i truly dont know. id have to do some research.
  im gonna go out on a limb and say that  nessecity was the mother of invention again in the fact that some of the first "pro shops" so to speak were gunsmiths at first were measuring this way any how?
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RE: Grains???

Postby GTOHunter » Sun Aug 31, 2008 5:47 am

I'm thinking that "Grains" are a finer measurement and easier to use and understand when refering to how much an arrow weighs in at,plus it is similar to the weight of a bullet? 

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RE: Grains???

Postby fasteddie » Sun Aug 31, 2008 7:55 am

Grains is a much finer measurement than ounces or grams !

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RE: Grains???

Postby Highlander Archery » Sun Aug 31, 2008 9:19 am

Precision, consistency and accuracy.

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RE: Grains???

Postby mag30079 » Mon Sep 01, 2008 7:12 am

Not sure how rainbows are formed but I do know a few things about mopar posi units...lol
 
Percision??? You can measure grams or oz. out to .00001
Just seems out dated. The traditional part I can respect, but I'm just sick of converting. I use a penny alot of times because a penny= 24 grain
 
 
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