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    I'm about to order some feathers and fletch my first set of arrows! I've got a Bitz jig, left helical clamp, and some Bohning Platinum Fletch Tite. All I need are feathers. Without price being any concern, what's your favorite feathers? My eyes are on Trueflight L/W Shield Cut in 5". Anything...
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    Ive seen several posts on favorite grills, favorite beer, and favorite whiskey. Anyone else in here enjoy good cigars. My 3 go-to's are Rocky Patel Decade, all padron cigars, and if I need a cheap one then an Oliva Serie G.
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    Beman Centershots are the only traditional arrows my local shop sells, and they're the only arrows I've used. They've held up extremely well to the abuse I subjected them to in my first few months of learning this craft. To make a long story short, I'm getting a Bitz fletching jig for Christmas...
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    Hi All, I have a 2 sets of Border Hex 7 limbs that can be set up for draw weights on both sides of 50#, depending on the riser length and limb bolt settings. I’m shooting one set on a DAS Gen I riser with DAS fittings. I like it just fine, but it’s not the sweetest bow that I own. For the...
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    I'm looking for a 3 piece takedown longbow and want to know what everyone recommends. Im not looking for the best because I know that's a matter of opinion. Unfortunately where I live in central texas there aren't many places for me to go and try bows out. I haven't found many people that deal...
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    Couple of my "go to" training drills; 1.The "draw, hold and let down". I draw hold on my gap point for a slow count of 5 then let down. This helps with mental control of the shot 2. The Vertical string. I hang a vertical string on the bale and shoot for it. I pay no attention to elevation of...
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    Couldn't find an older thread to bump and thought this might be interesting enough. I'm curious what unique knives everyone has. I'm not much of a collector, but I've got a couple that I've acquired over the years that are special. Mostly they remind me of good people, but they're also nearly...
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    What's everyone's favorite carbon arrow for hunting and why? Value, durability, ect.
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    For those of us who don't have easy access to good coaching or trad archers with more experience, instructional "How To" books and videos are an important part of our learning process - in many areas of trad archery. I'm eager to hear which "How To" books and videos have been most useful to...
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    i am now shooting a galaxy crescent with carbon foam limbs and a nexus a1 plunger with a hoyt super rest. i love the bow after shooting it hard all week. it is more accurate then i thought was possible for me :) probably why i love it now i would like to change arrow rests to one which is a...
  11. Vendor Deals
    We dug through this month's Kickstarter projects and cherry picked some of our personal favorites in the Outdoor/Exploration/EDC/Gear space. Enjoy! https://www.wiseguide.com/outdoors/kickstarter-outdoor-gear-indiegogo/
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    Here is a video on my current 3 favorite bows They are all different One is a 3 piece take down the other 2 are one piece bows. All together 2 super recurves and 1 hybrid As the season draws near I'm trying to amp up my shooting and these 3 bows have risen to the top
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    A few of my favorite rings . . . From right to left : - Turkish - Mughal - Victory (from Vermil) - Bronze Victory - Manchu - King Rui Right now the odds-on-favorite is the Mughal (although recently acquired). I like the feel of the bow string on the exact placement of my...
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    I want to try out some different arrow shafts. I realize that arrow selection has become very specialized and task specific, but here is my question. If we take hunting out of the picture, as hunting arrows are kind of in their own world, If you could only shoot one arrow for target, 3D, field...
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    I have shot and own lots of bows, both curves and LB;s..but I now want to venture into the ilf realm,I mostly shoot in the yard, stump shoot,and HUNTING..I would like to go with a fixed crawl method (also new to me)of aiming. I have a 28inch draw with a Hill style of shooting,after learning this...
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    Not hunting, not 3d, not random distances on random spot on target "groups". Real, actual, marked distances, shot at a defined target face center, over and over and over again lol. . Barebow and/or Olympic. I basically shoot everything the same once I get use to the limb. I've gone from...
  17. Watering Hole
    I like the Lynch fool proof 101, yours?
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