Difference between revisions of "Arrow"

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*flights or fletches that are bound along the length of the [[feather]]s and before and aft of the same
 
*flights or fletches that are bound along the length of the [[feather]]s and before and aft of the same
  
*a nock typically cut into the end of the shaft itself and sometimes set with a [[horn]] insert. Some Viking arrows have been found with fitted [[bronze]] nocks but rhese bare no resemblance to [[modern]] [[plastic]] nocks.
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*a nock typically cut into the end of the shaft itself and sometimes set with a [[horn]] insert. Some Viking arrows have been found with fitted [[bronze]] nocks but these bare no resemblance to [[modern]] [[plastic]] nocks.
  
 
The heads can be of many different types. They may be barbed for hunting, bodkins for penetrating some forms of [[armour]] or broadheads for cutting others.
 
The heads can be of many different types. They may be barbed for hunting, bodkins for penetrating some forms of [[armour]] or broadheads for cutting others.

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