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  1. Political Soapbox
    Common scientific "truths" can often turn out to be myths, not necessarily maliciously created, but the result of popularizing science for the general public. The danger comes when we believe the myths to be true and use them to drive policy. Once embedded in our culture the myth can be...
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    Gentlefolk...I've recently resolved a problem I was having concerning the use of "Tabs" whereby I concluded that a certain tab made of comparatively THICK cordovan leather proved unsuitable for use by me and was simply "Too Thick & Too Stiff" to allow the string of my low poundage target rig to...
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    Washington Post editorial http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/11/AR2010061103259.html
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    Column on the politics of HCR. Looks like this turkey is gonna pass; the Democratic party is betting the house on it... http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/18/AR2010031801518.html
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    for a long time I compared the distance a bow would shoot an arrow (flight shot) at 10gr/# to see "how good" a bow was. of course I think I can tell how good the bow's manners are. if ya shoot carefully how good an indacator is flight shooting on "how good" a bow is given that the bows manners...
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    There are quite a few myths that are so popular that they're frequently repeated as archery axioms but are so damaging that they can keep an archer from ever reaching his full potential. I thought it would be interesting to dig up some of them and examine them, so let's hear some input. I'll...
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    It looks like it's about time to start putting together an article about the myths that make us miss. The traditional archery group-consciousness is troubled by more than a few, so let's put some ideas on the board and discuss what we feel are myths that make it hard for people to shoot well...
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