Designed for carbon arrows. String contact-activated LED light will illuminate the arrow all the way to the target and is easy to turn on and off. Sized perfectly for .244 arrow shaft, with almost no fit problems noted.
Heavier than non-lighted nocks due to its battery, causing excessive arrow drop.
Nicely balanced for carbon arrows but will fit aluminum arrows as well. Designed to install without damaging the arrow material. The polycarbonate material is strong but has a bit of give so the nock tips can be adjusted slightly.
Archers must check the nock’s inside diameter when ordering, so they get the right size.
Precision fit that is perfect for most arrows. Groove holds the bowstring well and doesn’t loosen up even after months of use. Fluorescent green color shows up well against targets. Includes a nock tool to install on arrows.
May fit too tightly on some arrows.
Its design looks simple, but this small, lightweight conventional nock boasts 30 years of design updates. An index mark allows archers to easily align the nock with the arrow shaft. The nock throat is shaped to prevent accidental dry fires, which can damage the bow.
Designed for wooden arrows, so they do not fit aluminum or carbon arrows well.
Contact-activated LED light increases this nock’s visibility when arrow is in flight, reducing lost arrows. Its wider inside diameter fits notoriously loose Gold Tip arrows. Weighs less than other illuminated nocks, helping maintain arrow balance. Battery life is impressive, lasting through weeks of use.
Lights can fail quickly, particularly with powerful hunting bows.
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An archery nock is a grooved fitting on the back end of an arrow that receives the bowstring when drawing the bow. It’s essential to a successful release – without a nock, an arrow is going nowhere. Modern archers have an array of polycarbonate nocks to choose from, with small and large groove sizing to fit most bowstring widths. Press-fit nocks, which slide into the arrow shaft quickly and can be adjusted instantly, are the most popular, but choosing the right size is important. Pin nocks come in just one size, as they fit over a pin bushing that is fitted into the end of the arrow. They are similar to conventional nocks, which can be pressed into place over an arrow shaft that has a cone-shaped end. Overnocks slide over the arrow shaft and are most often used with carbon-fiber arrows. Archery nocks are very durable, but exposure to chemicals or solvent-based adhesives can warp them.