Brace height

Discussion in '2011 Whitetail General' started by knockemdeadd, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. knockemdeadd

    knockemdeadd Active Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    Arnold(St Louis)
    What does this mean? I know what it is, my Lights Out is like 7 1/2 or something. Some are lower, like 6. Ive been told that larger brace height = more forgiving. I got that part...

    What exactly does it mean? What does it do? Why would smaller be harder to shoot ?
  2. goosekilla

    goosekilla Senior Member

    Dec 9, 2008
    west of STL
    Brace height is the distance between the deepest part of the grip to the string. The closer the arrow rest is to the string the harder the shot will be to control. shorter = faster, less forgiving. Longer = slower but more accurate.