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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-02-2020, 10:03 AM Thread Starter
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Lighted Nocks

I need to build some more bolts for my crossbow and I was thinking of switching to Lighted nocks. My concern is a Luminok weights 27 gr and a regular nock weighs 10

I assume this may affect the flight.

Anybody have suggestions for using lighted nocks and which brand ?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-07-2020, 07:36 AM
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I've use lumenocks on my Parker crossbow for years. The only real difference I notice is that the arrows with the lighted nocks is they drop slightly more at a given distance. Like for my 30 yd pin/mark on the scope if the normal nock is dead on, the lighted nock hits 1/2" low. I assume this is because the very small gap between the nock and the bolt shaft that is needed to keep the nock turned off until the arrow is shot.

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I used Nockturnals on my Parker and they worked great. Weight was not an issue. I sighted the bow in and saw no difference between the original Parker nocks and the Nocturnals.

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