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I never knew about swivel forks till I looked here.

I'd have expected it to reduce finesse and be unnecessary. Why is it used? Is it something to do with wrist flex when using powerful bands?
 

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The swiveling will automatically center the fork, you can not cant it in a wrong angle. This means that

a) you will never experience fork hits
you are more accurate

This is great for beginners, less learning required. But it is also great for powerful designs, as the fork can be lower due to the lack of dangerous fork or hand hits. Also you can shoot faster, less "thinking" is required.
 

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Thanks very much. I have some hunter bands, but haven't shot them. The strongest I have shot is theraband silver and have never had a fork hit. Maybe I'm just lucky or maybe it's my beginner's archery-influenced style. If I get more instinctive and shoot bigger bands, I may have to consider it.
 
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