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    I have the itch for a Hill style longbow. I’ve owned them before so I know they are slow and some have hand shock. I’m looking at a HH tembo. I can’t decide what grip to go with between the trad straight grip, dished or locator. Locator might fit me better since I shoot low wrist recurves.
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    Up for sale I have a Heavy Weight Hill Style Longbow. RH. 62” [email protected](yes 93) This bow is built like a Wesley special with multiple bamboo Laminations. Sell for $265.00 shipped to lower 48 states or trade for ILF riser or limbs of equal value.
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    Would like to find a classic wood B riser to match my growing collection of C risers. Ok with modifications such as inletting sight window or added plunger. Also ok with the shelf area and lower part of window being a bit torn up- I plan to inlet if not already to get CenterShot and add...
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    Nock Point, Tiller, and draw style... (ideas from the recent "string walking" thread) In the recent thread on string walking I asked a question about string walking pulling closer to the center of the string. I decided to start a new thread since it was veering off topic a bit. The comments...
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    So I came across I interesting style messing around in the yard. As you draw aim high in line, all weight on front foot and slightly fall forward till ur line with Target and then loose , this is definitely a instict as oposed to aiming style what do y'all think. I think the benefit is your...
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    I think I'm getting addicted to archery (traditional in particular) after almost 2 months trying to learn it. And I'm now set on getting a step-up from my current Samick Discovery. I also want to learn to shoot off the shelf whatever it takes. I'm currently torn between the Hoyt Satori (21")...
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    Fletching . . . Do you prefer helical fletching, or straight fletching, or straight with an offset. . . and why ??? regards, John
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    It seems there are a few bowyers making 21st Century style longbows, never got the chance to shoot or own an original so I was curious to know what they are like to shoot compared to other reflex/deflex longbows and who is making these types of bows besides the Javaman Impala?
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    Fired up the forge today, Started 10 1/2 inch knife from 5160 carbon steel, ground and fitted to bear tibia bone. Next to quench & temper then glued & pinned blade to bone. Finally poured pewter bolster and tea stain/antique bone & blade finish.... Tea Bath...
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    Fellow archers, Finally at a stage with my shooting where I believe a more customized grip can make me even more consistent! Looking to test a high grip on my Tempest and am considering the Jäger Best or 3.0 styles. The “Best” looks appealing but there are warnings that it requires a different...
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    So?...about a year ago I had my first Hex7 CH that was 60"/45#'s and seeing it loved stiffly spined heavy arrows?...I wound up getting Utopian like results using .350 spine CX Mayhem Hunter shafts cut too 29"s sporting 250gr screw-ins. Now?...while they proved just a touch too stiff to hit tune...
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    I would think the ILF system was overwhelmingly geared to first Olympic style recurves, and more recently shorter risered recurves. If shooting a 21 to 25 inch riser are there any quirks or drawbacks or pluses to using long bow limbs on them?
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