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    I shoot both, competitive archery and am starting...

    I shoot both, competitive archery and am starting to shoot competitive firearms.... I disagree that firearm accuracy has nothing to do with the precision of the weapon. If that were the case, there...
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    Also consider the cost of traveling for the Pro...

    Also consider the cost of traveling for the Pro Circuit. Top Pros can travel hundreds of thousands of miles per year, then add on the entry fees, hotels, food, lodging, rental vehicles, time off from...
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    Here we go again....I was not disputing the need...

    Here we go again....I was not disputing the need for 3rd axis leveling, just the fact that it does not need to be done with the bow at full draw. I have yet to use this method and I even have a...
  4. Thread: Bow Shoulder

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    It looks like you have to decrease your DL by at...

    It looks like you have to decrease your DL by at least 0.75". In the first video, it is clear that you're aligning your draw elbow behind the line of the arrow. In all 3 videos, you're leaning back...
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    Two of my archery friends have been shooting for...

    Two of my archery friends have been shooting for several decades and have won 9 national field championships between them. They do not set their 3rd axis with the bow at full draw, but have very...
  6. Thread: Spin on vanes

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    Grant, sorry for the late reply. Yes, I am...

    Grant, sorry for the late reply. Yes, I am shooting the XS Wings with a 0.10 blade set at the usual angle. I also use a 2 degree offset, but suspect they would also work well if fletched straight--I...
  7. Thread: Spin on vanes

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    Heating vanes to get the curl is very old school...

    Heating vanes to get the curl is very old school and difficult to get a consistent rate of curl for a set of vanes. XS Wings does make a vane that is compatible for compound use and they come in a...
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    I had tried this method also, but still ended up...

    I had tried this method also, but still ended up with cracks when shooting field. They just do not like being hit from behind. Moved on to Nanos; problem solved!
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    Agree... Congrats, Mr. Bass!! #FreeHenry!!

    Agree... Congrats, Mr. Bass!! #FreeHenry!!
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    Sounds like you found your issue. To add...

    Sounds like you found your issue. To add credence to it, when I tune my Bowtech Fuel, I set the nocking point so that the shaft splits the Berger hole in the center and the cam stops hitting evenly.
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    Level III NTS re-cert change

    Seems there has been a lot of little changes at USA Archery. According to what is posted on the USA Archery site, they withdrew the mandatory Mental Management requirement to obtain Level III coach...
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    Agree with Dale here. Make sure your cams are...

    Agree with Dale here. Make sure your cams are timed and center shot properly adjusted. Then make sure you are not torqueing the bow with your grip. After all of this, purchase an archery arrow...
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    You stated that you hired a well-qualified coach...

    You stated that you hired a well-qualified coach to help you with these goals you have set for yourself and to pattern some new ones. My suggestion to you is that you wait the couple of weeks until...
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    PM me your email address. I have some materials...

    PM me your email address. I have some materials that should prove to be very helpful for your situation.

    ~Gail
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    If you want to shoot targets, it is best done...

    If you want to shoot targets, it is best done with a bow with low let off and high holding weight. For a hunting rig, most prefer a bow with high let off and low holding weight. Get the right tool...
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    You're over thinking this. No need to worry...

    You're over thinking this. No need to worry about the weight of the side bar mount because it is right against the bow--may even help a little by adding a touch more mass weight close to the bow's...
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    Don't even start thinking about paper tuning...

    Don't even start thinking about paper tuning until you are sure your cams are in sync and properly timed. You'll be chasing your tail forever, otherwise....
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    Generally, for a long distance (>40 yds) target...

    Generally, for a long distance (>40 yds) target arrow, if you get your FOC to land somewhere between 12-14%, you should be golden. It is very easy to overthink this concept....
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    The Nano Pro 400s out of your Podium 37 should...

    The Nano Pro 400s out of your Podium 37 should tune well cut to 26.5" with a 110gr point. At 27" they are slightly weak with the 110gr point, so the 120gr point would weaken them even further.
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    Funny this should come up now as we discussed...

    Funny this should come up now as we discussed this at some length at a recent seminar put on by GRIV. No, shooting bows and shooting rifles are two different disciplines that require different...
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    I'm running 3oz on a 27" front bar and 11oz on a...

    I'm running 3oz on a 27" front bar and 11oz on a 15" side bar that's close into the riser and down toward the cam on my HyperEdge. Remember when setting these up, the front bar controls the vertical...
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    Not a usual problem with this bow. I would take...

    Not a usual problem with this bow. I would take it back to Bass Pro with a copy of your sales receipt. They may exchange the bow for you right there.
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    [For Sale] PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    Agreed. These types of cat and mouse games...

    Agreed. These types of cat and mouse games (played by both sides) have been happening for decades. Just young men and women having a bit of fun.
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    Blind, I've personally have had no issue...

    Blind, I've personally have had no issue describing, in detail, a posted photo for you that is posted on one of the forums, but you have been kind enough to explain your circumstances and the...
  26. Haha....When I was visiting Japan about 10 years...

    Haha....When I was visiting Japan about 10 years ago for martial arts training, the going rate at McDs for a burger fries and soda (all regular size) was $14.00....:mg: Needless to say I ate a lot...
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    Wish you did not post this Robert. Got me...

    Wish you did not post this Robert. Got me thinking about photography and made me buy a nice walk about lens for my full-frame DSLR..... You owe me $$$...haha
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    If I remember correctly, Dave Cousins had to do...

    If I remember correctly, Dave Cousins had to do quite a bit of shimming the with original Prime One to get it to shoot the way he liked. That would be my advice.
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    Too much work, I'd rather just slap on different...

    Too much work, I'd rather just slap on different angled grips or without that option, adjust the tiller, rest and cams accordingly. :wink:

    Personally, if I had to make a choice, I'd prefer a...
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    Wanting to know how this all worked (I'm a...

    Wanting to know how this all worked (I'm a release shooter) I recently had this same conversation with a friend of mine who shot barebow for years and was told that his point on distance for field...
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