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    [For Sale] Please make some adjustable side bar mounts.

    Please make some adjustable side bar mounts.
  2. Thread: Release handles

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    Does anyone know of a paint that could be applied...

    Does anyone know of a paint that could be applied in certain places on the release handle that would make the handle slicker. I would like for my index finger to slide more on the release.
  3. Thread: Bow Grip

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    A slick shot hand pad might help with the grip. ...

    A slick shot hand pad might help with the grip. I can easily move shots a couple of inches just by pressing my thumb into the riser. It seems that every thing is critical when it comes to getting...
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    Release handles

    Do you prefer a hinge release to have a heavy handle or do you prefer to have a light handle on a hinge release?

    I have always shot an aluminum handle. A couple of days ago I tried a brass handle...
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    I have heard that super glue kills the light...

    I have heard that super glue kills the light transmission qualities of the fiber.
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    Polish the hook. start with 200 grit and work...

    Polish the hook. start with 200 grit and work down to at least 600 grit. As you shoot you can bend the hook to make the release fire harder or easier.
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    If you are a usaa coach and a student sues you...

    If you are a usaa coach and a student sues you for improper instruction will the usaa come to your legal defense?
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    With as much information that is available here...

    With as much information that is available here and other places, it just seems foolish to pay an organization to cristen you a coach. But if you want to spend your money for a certificate, I wont...
  9. Thread: Holding steady

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    Thanks for the advice. I reduced my draw weight...

    Thanks for the advice. I reduced my draw weight by one turn of the limb bolts and I added 17 ounces of weight to my stabilizers.

    Today I shot better than I have shot for 4 years. I didn't keep...
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    A 1/32" peep will also clear up the target.

    A 1/32" peep will also clear up the target.
  11. Thread: Holding steady

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    You have to get the tungsten carbide weights. ...

    You have to get the tungsten carbide weights. Only $300.

    I dropped my draw weight by one turn of the limb bolt. My float was a little slower and not as large. Maybe less weight and slightly...
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    My bare shaft tuning adventure

    I have been trying to get my Pearson 2010 advantage to bare shaft tune for 4 years.

    I tried changing draw length and I tried shimming the cams. No matter what I did the bare shafts just didn't...
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    According to the document, I need to decrease my...

    According to the document, I need to decrease my draw weight. That is based on pin movements shown.
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    Now that I have tried this weight, I am thinking...

    Now that I have tried this weight, I am thinking that I will double the weight and see what happens.
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    My float is a little jerky and likes to bounce at...

    My float is a little jerky and likes to bounce at times. I think that I will drop the draw weight a few pounds and see if I get any improvement.

    In my younger days I shot a bow with the draw...
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    Holding steady

    When it comes to holding center on the X, what seems to have the most impact? Draw length, holding weight, how hard you pull into the wall,

    I probably shoot around 280 and my hold is usually...
  17. Thread: Hinge Flat Spot?

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    I wanted a straight handle on my release, so I...

    I wanted a straight handle on my release, so I got out the epoxy putty and now I have a straight handle. When my hand is relaxed the second joints in my fingers form a fairly straight line.

    If...
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    You can take a bow that has a holding weight of 5...

    You can take a bow that has a holding weight of 5 lbs and pull into the wall until you are holding 20 lbs. You can decide how hard you want to pull into the wall. You will never know how much...
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    It would be nice if coaches and pro's were...

    It would be nice if coaches and pro's were identified by a star or a rating. This would let others know if the person giving information had credentials. Not all coaches agree and not all pro's...
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    When cleaning or tapping go in from the inside of...

    When cleaning or tapping go in from the inside of the riser where the threads are still good. This will make sure that the treads are lined up correctly and not cross threaded.
  21. Thread: Pro form

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    I think that you are 100% correct in your...

    I think that you are 100% correct in your thinking. I am no where near your level of shooting but I still try to not over think things. I like the analogy of driving a car. The more you drive the...
  22. Thread: Pro form

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    Well Mike I hate to tell you but you are doing...

    Well Mike I hate to tell you but you are doing everything wrong. :)

    Thanks for some great input. I think that most of us have analysis paralysis. When our shots are not landing where we want,...
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    looks like I wilol have one chance in a thousand....

    looks like I wilol have one chance in a thousand. So go ahead and print the mailing address.
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    I am going to try some home made stabilizers out...

    I am going to try some home made stabilizers out to see how they hold.
  25. Thread: Pro form

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    Unless you are extremely gifted lots of perfect...

    Unless you are extremely gifted lots of perfect practice will not get you on the world podium.

    It is going to be very tough to reach the top with very little talent. With the best equipment and...
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    This tungsten carbide is some interesting...

    This tungsten carbide is some interesting material. I never knew how dense it is. It is too bad that it can't be as soft as lead or at least like soft steel for machining.

    I have some old teeth...
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    The specific gravity of tungsten is pretty high...

    The specific gravity of tungsten is pretty high even higher than gold. But the specific gravity of tungsten carbide is about 1.5 times the specific gravity of lead.

    How would pure tungsten work...
  28. Thread: Pro form

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    I would like to hear what any pro had to say...

    I would like to hear what any pro had to say about their form and why they did certain things. Many may not know why they shoot like they do. They just know that certain things work best for them....
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    I took some sheets of lead and cut off a 2" strip...

    I took some sheets of lead and cut off a 2" strip and rolled it around a bolt. I got one that weighs 4 oz and one that is 16 oz. So this will keep me going until I find something better.

    Thanks...
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    DIY stabilizer weights

    Other than fender washers what have you used as stabilizer weights?

    If you have used sockets which size did you use?

    I am looking for about 5 oz of front weight and 20 oz of back weight.
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