Can you use an alpha-nocks instead of Omni nocks?
The Alpha-Nock can be used in any TenPoint, Wicked Ridge, or Horton Crossbow Innovations crossbow. Use of the Alpha-Nock in any of these crossbows will not void the warranty, even if your crossbow originally required the use of a flat nock or Omni-Nock.
Do I have to use omni nocks?
Yes, you need to use the Omni nocks and the vanes need to be less than 1/2 inch. One of the benefits with the Omni nock is there is no wrong way to load it, so no matter which vane your granddaughter puts down in the barrel track, it will load correctly.
What replaced Omni nocks?
TenPoint has determined that use of the Alpha-Nock in the new ultra-narrow crossbows leads to 28% better accuracy as compared to using the Omni-Nock. Alpha-Nocks are now required for use on all crossbows in TenPoint’s 2019 line-up, and they are included with the arrows in every TenPoint-branded bow package.
Can you shoot Half Moon nocks vs Omni nocks?
Omni nocks are a supposed “improvement” over flat nocks, in bows that can shoot them if they are installed correctly, but are also an improvement over the moon nock. Arrows with moon nocks can be mis-loaded in the dark or the excitement of the hunt. If the moon nock is 120 degrees off, a dry fire will likely result.
What happened Omni Nock?
Yes, the Omni has been discontinued for 2020. All TenPoint bows shoot the Alpha this year. The Alpha will work on any bow we have made previously. Good to know the Alpha nocks will work on the older bows.
What is a moon nock on an arrow?
The moon nock. This allows the crossbow string to have a depression in which to rest to better ensure the string does not slip above or below the arrow during firing. The moon nock is mounted in such a way that you can only load an arrow with a vane pointing straight down or straight up.
Does TenPoint still make Omni nocks?
TenPoint Representative Yes, the Omni has been discontinued for 2020. All TenPoint bows shoot the Alpha this year. The Alpha will work on any bow we have made previously.
Are Omni Nocks safe?
Omni nocks can always be used safely if the crossbow is capable of shooting flat nocks, but if it’s designed for moon nocks I would stay with moon nocks or capture nocks.
Is there a difference between Moon and Half Moon nocks?
No there is no difference in the two. Some call them half moon nocks and others call them moon nocks but they are they are same thing.