Introduction: How to Sight Your Bow
This tutorial will take you step by step through everything you need to know about getting your compound bow sighted in so you can shoot and hit targets up to 50
Step 1: Things You Need
1) A bow with a traditional pin sight
2) Allen wrenches to adjust your pins and sight
3) A target or a spot to shoot your arrows
Step 2: Shooting
You need to first shoot your bow to figure out where your pins currently are set at
Set up your target and take 3 - 6 shots with your best technique at the center using your 1st pin as your point of aim.
Try to keep your shots as consistent as possible.
Step 3: Retrieving Data
Go look at where your arrows hit the target, you should see a small group of them and maybe a loan arrow somewhere else depending on how good your technique is. In this picture you can tell my arrows are shooting too low.
Step 4: Adjust Your Pins
Now here is where the important part is. If your arrows have a group that is low of the location where you wanted to hit, then you would adjust your 1st pin (20 yard pin) and move it downward.
The key to getting your bow sighted in is to always follow your group of arrows. If your shooting low then move your pin lower. If you are shooting left, then move your sights left to follow the arrows.
Step 5: Shoot Again
Now after you adjust your pin to where you want it, then step back to 20 yards again and shoot your arrows once more. Trying to be as consistent as possible.
Step 6: Repeat Over Until Happy
If you always follow your group of arrows with your pins then you will not have any problem with the rest of your pins. Just move your target back to 30 yards and shoot again and adjust the next pin under your 1st.