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nock

1. a notch on an arrow that fits on the bowstring
2. either of the grooves at each end of a bow that hold the bowstring
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Once you have checked your fit, the next thing to check is the position of the nocking points themselves.
Most archers refer to a string nocking loop simply as "the loop.
A nocking point ensures identical arrow placement on the string from shot to shot.
First off is making sure your nocking loop does not pinch the nock too much at full draw.
Or that using serving material to tie a nocking point onto your string instead of using a brass nock set will decrease weight on the string even further for a couple more feet per second?
I remember when setting up new bows meant no more than adding a stick-on rubber rest, installing a brass nocking point a bit above square, assuring both limb bolts were tightened evenly and consulting an Easton aluminum arrow chart.
Every method has strengths and weaknesses, but of all the methods I've tried, the string nocking loop is the best.
The problem that plagues us most is the peep sight and/or nocking loop changing location.
Let me use an example: when paper tuning a bow with a nock-high-left tear, most archers would try to correct it all at once by making several changes, like raising their nocking point, moving the arrow rest laterally, and changing the spring tension of the arrow rest.
the bowstring at the nocking point when at full draw.