Slip the loop of the bowstring over the nock and down the limb of the bow and tie the free end of the string to the other nock using a timber hitch, bowline or similar non-stressing knot.
The index finger is placed above the arrow nock and the second and third fingers are placed below the arrow nock .
To put new fletching and a new nock on an arrow runs the customer about $2.50, Julio said.
Using a skilful flick of her thumb she looped the flex into the nock on the end of the bow, then released the bent shape so it jumped out of the ground.
Often nocks would be reinforced by cutting a slot at right angles to the nock and inserting a short section of horn or bone.
The orientation of the fletches in relation to the nock must suit the type of arrow rest used.
Usually two are used, one either side of the arrow nock .
A forked nock suitable for trackless crossbows can be made by enlarging the fork of a plastic arrow nock with a file or a heated metal rod to fit around the larger diameter of crossbow bowstrings.
The archers nocked their arrows and pulled back their bows.
Slowly, he took his own long bow from his back and nocked an arrow, pointed at the ground.