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====Display Arrows====
 
====Display Arrows====
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'''Display arrows''' despite their name are not soley for display, They are also used for testing arrow penetration and target archery as well as being used for display. In general they use forged heads on [[wood]]en [[shaft]]s, [[feather]] fletches (often cut from natural feathers), bound with [[linen]] thread and have appropriate [[nock]]s.
  
 
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====Combat Archery====
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'''Combat archery blunts''' are used for [[combat archery]]. They use rubber blunts (HTM and Riverhaven MKII style being preferred), on [[wood]]en [[shaft]]s of 11/32nds of an inch diameter and having no greater than 28 inch draw from the back of the blunt to the nocking point. The end of the shaft which will be inserted into the rubber blunt shall have it's end rounded and it is recommended that shafts be taped with Scotch 898, or equivalent, fibreglass tape from the base of the [[feather|fletching]] to the tip of the [[shaft]].
  
 
====Archery in Combat====
 
====Archery in Combat====
Archery in Combat differs from combat archery in that it is only done in set volleys at the beginning of combat and does not require the same standard of protection for the receivers of flights should be bound at each end and for their entire length. (Unbound flights will be accepted at presentshould to reduce the risk of shattering.  
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Archery in Combat differs from combat archery in that it is only done in set volleys at the beginning of combat and does not require the same standard of protection for the receivers of flights should be bound at each end and for their entire length. (Unbound flights will be accepted at present).
*[[Nock]]s should be [[wood]]. [[Horn]] inserts into the nock are acceptable. (Plastic is currently tolerated, but is not desirable and may be refused in type (HTM and Riverhaven MKII) are to be used.
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*[[Shaft]]s should be regularly oiled to reduce the risk of shattering.  
 
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*[[Nock]]s should be carved into the [[wood]]. [[Horn]] inserts into the nock are acceptable. (Plastic is currently tolerated, but is not desirable and may be refused in future).
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*Only genuine rubber archery blunts of an approved type (HTM and Riverhaven MKII) are to be used.
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===United Kingdom===
 
===United Kingdom===
 
====Combat Blunts====
 
====Combat Blunts====

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