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  1. Thread: wrist injury

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    Thanks guys. BTW, if a doctor prescribes steroids...

    Thanks guys. BTW, if a doctor prescribes steroids for inflammation be careful. This stuff has me jumping out of my skin. You might be better off with ice and ibuprofen. Since I've already started, I...
  2. Thread: wrist injury

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    wrist injury

    the wrist on my bow arm has been hurting after I shoot. Went to the doc Friday. Tendonitis. X-ray negative so no hairline fracture. Two weeks in a splint, steroids for 6 days, muscle relaxers as...
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    Good for you Steve. I've been forced to take a...

    Good for you Steve. I've been forced to take a break. Severe tendonitis in the wrist on my bow arm. Steroids, splint, muscle relaxers for two weeks. It's driving me nuts. Buy maybe by being forced to...
  4. Thread: Stupid rules

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    Stupid rules

    I know this is an archery forum but let's hope that none of the organizations that we belong to start hanging out with the ncaa. The ncaa just said that players can no longer roll up their jerseys...
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    Sold

    Sold
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    This bow has been sold

    This bow has been sold
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    Well critical muscle depends on who's feeling the...

    Well critical muscle depends on who's feeling the pain :)
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    new finger sling, kinda

    So I started using a finger sling about a month ago. My wrist was feeling sore only to find out that the pain was radiating from the extensor pollicis longus tendon along the top of my thumb. I'm...
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    Thanks. I'm shooting platinum plus with 80 grain...

    Thanks. I'm shooting platinum plus with 80 grain points. If lowering the brace height makes them shoot stiff, I can put 100 or 125's on.
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    would lowering brace height require...?

    I've got a new string coming and I was thinking of lowering my brace height to 7" from 7 1/2. If I lower the brace height, would that require a different spined arrow?
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    Thanks for the help guys. It has to be an...

    Thanks for the help guys. It has to be an alignment problem. So I am going to move the aperture to the correct position and work on aligning the eye properly. I have changed my anchor point to the...
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    Sorry, stupid sight position question

    I shoot left handed and left eye dominant. I have been shooting barebow for the last couple of years. Eye position right over the shaft. So I want to come into your world. I put a sight on my bow and...
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    The sight I have is low end and the threaded...

    The sight I have is low end and the threaded piece isn't that long to begin with. It's not that far out. I use a finger sling and my stab is on the way.
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    So I'm shooting in my house at just 9 yards....

    So I'm shooting in my house at just 9 yards. That's all the space I have and there's too much snow on the ground. Moved the sight all the way out, closed my left eye, adjusted the sight up and out,...
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    Larry, I am right handed and left eye dominant. I...

    Larry, I am right handed and left eye dominant. I shoot left handed because I started out barebow. Now that I have added a sight, the sight line up issue I described is at hand. I have shot right...
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    That is another question I had Viper. Looking at...

    That is another question I had Viper. Looking at the under the chin anchor and the string touching the middle of the nose, how in the world do you get your eye/sight line up on the "outside" of the...
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    So a new development. I've got the bow sighted in...

    So a new development. I've got the bow sighted in at 9 yards with the corner of my mouth as an anchor. Problem, the sight is so far down the "rail" that if I move back to 20 yards, I would have to...
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    The way I understand it, when you shoot...

    The way I understand it, when you shoot "instinctively" you are actually gap shooting subconsciously. You aren't focusing on the end of the arrow but your brain is. Your brain does the calculations...
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    I have no intention on getting a clicker. I have...

    I have no intention on getting a clicker. I have had a hard time not snap shooting when I didn't have a sight. If I put a clicker on, I just think it will make me more jumpy. I will trust my draw...
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    Nooooooooo! :)

    Nooooooooo! :)
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    I'm shooting a 30# 66" recurve. I'm still...

    I'm shooting a 30# 66" recurve. I'm still learning so I'm at the samick Polaris level. I'm going to play with this for a while, maybe a year and then upgrade. Don't know if I ever want to use a...
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    Interesting sight experiment

    So I have a very inexpensive FITA sight that I thought I would put on my bow just to see what happens. Sighted it in at 9 yards because it's too cold and windy outside and that's all the space I have...
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    Fantastic idea. And handy since I belong to a gun...

    Fantastic idea. And handy since I belong to a gun club.
  24. Thread: Congrat Dewayne!

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    Fantastic shooting Dewayne. Way to represent...

    Fantastic shooting Dewayne. Way to represent Virginia.
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    Used the two sided tape. A little bit of a...

    Used the two sided tape. A little bit of a challenge cutting the hole for the plunger button but done. There is something to be said for shooting off the shelf.
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    Viper, the inadequate prep was me. Going to stop...

    Viper, the inadequate prep was me. Going to stop by ACE on the way home in the morning a pick up the two sided tape. I've got everything else. Gnome, contact cement scares me to put on a riser for a...
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    What glue for rest?

    So my stick on rest came off my metal riser today. So what glue would you use to put it back? I was thinking of fletching glue because it holds feathers on aluminum arrows. Why wouldn't it hold a...
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    3D shoot/hunting question results

    Well guys here's something a little interesting. So myself, recurve, and 3 compound shooters shot our 15 target 3D range today. 7 out of the 15 were in a sitting or kneeling position and all of the...
  29. Thread: hunting question

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    Well guys here's something a little interesting....

    Well guys here's something a little interesting. So myself, recurve, and 3 compound shooters shot our 15 target 3D range today. 7 out of the 15 were in a sitting or kneeling position and all of the...
  30. Thread: hunting question

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    Interesting. The pressure issue I agree with....

    Interesting. The pressure issue I agree with. However, at least for me, NBA players don't practice free throws from the 3pt line. Many don't practice at all, ha ha. There comes a time when you have...
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