Since the beginning of time, arrows have been good for only two things:
piercing human body parts, e.g. that overrated cardiac muscle known as the heart, Achilles’ precious heel, and others. If you ask us, we love arrows more when it’s doing the latter—just to create some friction around here once in a while.
(We’re kidding, sort of.)
Sadly, we encounter the boring kind of arrows most of the time—the kind that tells us where to go, and how to do things. Arrows can be demanding, too. But on their good days, they can be efficient and birth technology that give our wandering lives some direction, like that thing called the GPS and famed apps that seeped right into our daily routine. “In 200 meters, turn ri—“ Yes, we get it.
When it comes to the kind of arrows that are used for target practice, big game hunting, or simple piercing of living things, the different types of arrow points are: