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  1. Warfin' Wall
    So a friend gave me 2 bows he got from an uncle who passed. The first one (a Bear Whitetail 2) I just did a bolt-on conversion using Sage limbs. Shoots great. The other is a Hoyt Mystic Rebel. The limb pockets were the right size but had a weird hump in the middle that make the limb angle...
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    Don't if any of you recall I commented on a Border thread Nov-Dec about an Estonian female archer that ordered a Border Longbow, Border got the order totally wrong, firstly not confirming in writing on what they agreed as she requested (She was at their 2018 3D Borderfest tourney and got a...
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    I now have 4 unusable bowstrings because they are too tight to fit the nocks on my existing arrows. The most recent one is a 12-strand bought from Amazon. I'm starting to think I maybe either trying to use the wrong type of arrows or have been buying a wrong string material (Dacron). Can you...
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    I've got this set of arrows and can easily source them and custom cut/fletched from a local archery shop. Instead of trying to find the right arrows based on draw weight of a bow, I'm trying to do the opposite. I want to find the optimum bow poundage based on my arrows. Can this be done? I'm...
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    Guys I have been playing around with the idea of building an ilf riser for myself. I have no idea where to find info on the math needed to build these things. How long should it be? What limb pocket angle? Ideal locations for the shelf ect. Are there books and or technical manuals available...
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    My father passed on a bow to me when he passed away that either his father gave to him or bought for him so I'm trying to determine the value of it and get any information I can on it. I know it's an antique but I don't see any markings or name on it. It's about 67 inches from tip to tip. It has...
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    So while cleaning my garage I came across an old arrow box with ten cedar arrows with glue on Snuffers When pulled off they weight is at 145 grains Bowmania (Todd) will know do I need 5/16 0r 11/32 threaded inserts to match with these ? Thx
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    First time post and first vintage bow purchase. I had been looking for a while and finally got, at least what I think, was a good deal. Picked both of these up for a grand total of $65. I have not been shooting long and started with a Sage but wanted to jump into the vintage fray. Got a...
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    Here are some pictures of an find in Yukon that was pretty spectacular. The full article can be found here--http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/archaeologist-ice-patches-copper-arrowhead-yukon-first-nations-1.4485895
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    So, last Tuesday I had my acl reconstruction and meniscus repair surgery. It’s been a long time coming. I have got at least 12 weeks off work which leaves me with far too much time to spend money. I have been shooting one recurve for 5 years now. It’s a Tradtech Titan 3 with Dryad acs-rc...
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    Setting up a couple new bows later this week and would like to hear some opinions on which rest to use? I have always used qads and never had an issue but would like to try something different. Bows that will be getting setup 2013 Hoyt Spyder 30 2016 defiant 30 Google search result, Octane...
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    I am waiting on a new CH riser. Previously I used a leather strip rest and a Bear 1959 strike plate. Considering seal hair for such instead. Where do you get the seal hair rests that I see some folks using?
  13. Warfin' Wall
    Hey guys, I'm looking at a craigslist find black bear compound bow, with the hopes of maybe warfing it in the future. Is there anything I should look for to make sure the riser is in good condition before biting this bullet? Thanks in advance.
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    Please help to find my friend Bob Davis !!! I am Hannes Petak, from Austria and i search for more than twenty years for my friend Bob Davis. He was, is a compassionate Archer with his beloved OK - Bow from Germany. He was born in South Carolina, and for a long time he lived in Europe, Germany...
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