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    From Bow International regarding - among other things - the Quiet Eye for archers : https://www.bow-international.com/features/release-the-pressure/ ------------------ The Quiet Eye "The Quiet Eye has five measureable characteristics. It is formally defined as the final fixation or tracking...
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    Here is an interesting video from NuSencei discussing whether historical archers aimed. NuSencei has some really good archery content.
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    Based on the fact that a couple hundred years ago to way back when the best bows they had were most likely recurves or horse bows made out of wood and horn etc. Now if I look at almost any type of archery competition these days they have plungers and rests and sights etc, traditional archers...
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    I've made a target face PDF generator. With it you can generate printable pdf targets that take into account your arrow width so you can score from the comfort of your short distance range. The scores are correct (as the 10ring gets smaller the thicker the arrows, the shorted the distance). it...
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    I was looking at impaired, legally blind and completely blind archery on YouTube. I admire their desire and efforts however, I do not condone legally blind or completely blind archery. A bow and arrow combined can be a deadly weapon. Launching a projectile without the benefit of a reasonable...
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    Had a great shoot at Indian River Archers today with 5 of us single string types...Joe on a Bear Grizzly, Dennis Piper on his Ricky Welsh Longbow, Mike on a Bear Super Kodiak, Julie on a Lucas Novotny Saluki Horse Bow and I shot my Border CVX Limbs on a 25" Border ILF Wood/CF ILF riser and we...
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    i am just looking to shoot with some with other barebow folks if you are going hit me up. i will be there shooting with a few scouts and their parents but they are all compound shooters and i would also like to shoot through with some trad shooters. i am taking a recurve and a few self bows. as...
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    Calling all CT, NY, NJ, MA and vicinity archers - 4/8 - Cos Cob CT Trad Only Shoot & Swap Meet. Sunday, April 8, 8:00am - 3:00pm Cos Cob Archers in Cos Cob, CT will host its first (we hope annual) Traditional Only Hunters Shoot & Swap Meeting. The newly designed course features over 40...
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    As this guy shows, if you are used to chopsticks, get some food to eat and have arrows, no problem!
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    As fire becomes more and more a part of the Southern California archer's life, it is important to keep safety at the top of your mind. Just like rising ocean levels, fires can be a nuisance, but they do not have to get in the way of your enjoyment of the sport. Most importantly, keep in mind...
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    I was thinking as I read through the Lancaster Classic thread that barebow must be the fastest growing class in archery today. Even a lot of "trad" guys are incorporating rests and plungers in their setup these days, crossing the line into barebow. Does this sound right? Thoughts?
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    I think there are several members from Florida on this forum, hopefully all will be safe over the next few days.
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    Looking at Mr. Demmer's pix on another thread, I noticed that a lot of archers closed/squinted their non-aiming eye. I do that, too, but it's because of my cross-dominance. I'm guessing that's not the reason for most of them. So, why do they do that?
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    Did Gallic, Celtic and Germanic tribes use the bow in everyday warfare? And what type of bow would that have been? I spotted one source on the Web that speculated they used composite bows. But that doesn't really make sense in the wet environment in mainland Europe, nor Brittania. We know the...
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    If you're in the CT area on March 19th come stop by for a great day of 3D shooting. Most of your Traditional shots range from 15-25 depending on the size of the target we do set a few out in the 30-35 range but normally only 1 or 2 per shoot. 30 3D-Targets set threw out our club grounds, we...
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    Since I'm feeling a bit lonely and saw a lot of longbow archers respond on the other topics... *raises hand* [emoji1] Nancy Verstuurd vanaf mijn SM-C115 met Tapatalk
  17. The Philosophical Archer
    I'm researching the history of archery here in the U.S and I'd like to know peoples thoughts on who the heroes of archery are? Who will go down as important to the sport and why? Who else is there beyond Howard Hill, Fred Bear, Pope and Young? What contemporary archers have added to that...
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    Well Folks?...after a rocky start and med related illness depriving me of my 1st day of this event?...I'm back home and man am I glad I manned up and attended this shoot despite not feeling up to snuff but?...this post isn't "about me" (or bows) it's..."By Me"...and not only about the...
  19. 3D shooting
    30 3D-Targets set threw out our club grounds, we attempt to give you realistic hunting scenario shots at the targets to practice your skill as both a marksman and hunter. There is a prize for the top shooter of the day as well as a door raffle prize which your entry fee automatically puts you in...
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