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    Good luck with your Doctors appointment. You're...

    Good luck with your Doctors appointment. You're smart to take a break and get it checked out. If you don't have any serious issues and get the go ahead to resume shooting, you might want to try out...
  2. I can definitely remember what it felt like. ...

    I can definitely remember what it felt like. Taking deep breaths didn't really seem to make it hurt more or less. Tried to stay calm, breath evenly and relax, hoping it would pass. The pain kept...
  3. Came across this old thread and it brought back...

    Came across this old thread and it brought back memories. The injury healed fairly quickly and a month later the bill for the ER visit came in. Total bill was just under $20,000. The biggest cost...
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    Poll: Nikon Rifle hunter 550 for me. Just like the...

    Nikon Rifle hunter 550 for me. Just like the Archers Choice but reaches out to 550 yards for my other shooting sports. Angle compensation is nice. The Leicas are nicer but the NIkons are hard to...
  5. Taking a little time off from shooting to heal up...

    Taking a little time off from shooting to heal up then will gradually start up again. I went from almost no shooting for months to shooting 75 or so arrows a couple times a week at the same draw...
  6. OK so after 2 days of worrying about it I decided...

    OK so after 2 days of worrying about it I decided to go to the Doctor to get checked out. Urgent Care immediately referred me to the emergency room so I traveled across town and checked in at Sacred...
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    I started both of my kids with Beeman ICS 550's. ...

    I started both of my kids with Beeman ICS 550's. They will graduate to Gold Tips when they start shooting higher poundage. The Beemans are light, accurate, they go fast and fly straight. My...
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    I once fought a long battle with cork screwing. ...

    I once fought a long battle with cork screwing. In my case it was a combination of factors. My arrows were under-spined which resulted in to much flex. That extra flex going through a full capture...
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    Im 54 and my last vision test came out 20/10...

    Im 54 and my last vision test came out 20/10 which seems pretty amazing for my age. My near vision is fading though and I use reading glasses occasionally. The funny thing is my near vision is...
  10. Serious chest and back pain after shooting

    I went out the range yesterday and shot 30 or so arrows while waiting for friends to arrive (no stretching or warm up of course). I haven't been shooting that much lately so I intentionally stopped...
  11. Lost 4 arrows in one 3D shoot. One arrow passed...

    Lost 4 arrows in one 3D shoot. One arrow passed through the top edge of a hog with a sandy bank behind it. Turns out there was a rock under the sand - exploded my arrow. I should mention that our...
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    Thanks all for the recommendations guys. I'm...

    Thanks all for the recommendations guys. I'm gonna have to do some research on these arrow choices and pick something out. Long term I really should just set up two bows and not have to bother with...
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    Wow! Never thought I'd get three recommendations...

    Wow! Never thought I'd get three recommendations for the same arrow at Archery Talk :-). I need to check out the Gold Tip 22 series.
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    Olive Drab is a pretty standard color and what...

    Olive Drab is a pretty standard color and what you ended up with is not even close. If you're not happy with it I would ask them to replace it. That you're even asking the question tells me you're...
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    3D Arrow Recommendations?

    I'm thinking about trying some different arrows for target practice and the occasional 3D shoot. I shoot a Mathews Drenalin 70 Lb bow - usually set at 65-66 lbs, 29 inch draw length, Trophy Taker...
  16. Thread: Grips

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    I put a torqueless grip for my Mathews Drenalin...

    I put a torqueless grip for my Mathews Drenalin and love it. Lots of different wood selections to choose from. I'm shooting better and don't tourqe the bow like I used to. The slimmer grip fits my...
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    I just put a torqueless grip on my 08 Drenalin...

    I just put a torqueless grip on my 08 Drenalin and really like it. Its slim and does help with torquing issues. My grip is much more consistent now and I have a lot fewer left-right misses. It was...
  18. Great shot and a great story Heath! I printed...

    Great shot and a great story Heath! I printed out the picture in case I need some good blackmail one of these days :-)
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    Kudos to you for getting your girlfriend started...

    Kudos to you for getting your girlfriend started in archery. My daughter has the same bow and shot a Robin Hood her thrid time shooting! It's a great bow with amazing adjustability to fit a lot of...
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    For arrows, my kids are both shooting Beman ICS...

    For arrows, my kids are both shooting Beman ICS HUnter 500's and doing very well with them. They are good quality arrows, light and fast and reasonably priced so it won't be as expensive when they...
  21. The blinds that typically get the most...

    The blinds that typically get the most recommendations are the Rhino and Double Bull. Do a search on AT and you'll find several threads with recommendations - some with pictures. After considerable...
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    To the top... anyone have pricing on Z7 limbs

    To the top... anyone have pricing on Z7 limbs
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    My 13 year old daughter shoots a Diamond Razors...

    My 13 year old daughter shoots a Diamond Razors Edge and does really well with it. On her third shooting sesion she shot a Robin Hood with it. She regulary clips flechings and busts nocks with it. ...
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    Price for Mathews Z7 limbs?

    My buddy (a new archer) just bought a new Z7 in 70 lb. After a few extended shooting sessions he's having some shoulder problems and may need to drop to 60 lb limbs for awhile. (currently shooting...
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    Others have covered most of the key points but...

    Others have covered most of the key points but Ill add a couple. Try some other bows with different ATA's and grips. You might find another setup that holds a lot better for you. I've noticed that...
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    After years of carrying a Buck Folding hunter, I...

    After years of carrying a Buck Folding hunter, I recently picked up a Buck Vanguard - The Cabelas Alaskan Guide version. By far the best knife I've ever owned - and nice to look at too! It does...
  27. Here's one that our local club did at...

    Here's one that our local club did at Thanksgiving - it could be adapted pretty easily. Draw some colorful (large) pictures - target sized - get the kids and artists involved. We used hand drawn...
  28. I like to see my peep circle the sight ring...

    I like to see my peep circle the sight ring perfectly with no gaps. Makes it pretty obvious when your peep and sight ring are not aligned correctly. It also takes advantage of your inherent visual...
  29. Way to go Dan. That was the most constructive...

    Way to go Dan. That was the most constructive post I've read on this thread - and very generous of you to offer your own gear and some help with installation.

    Mike
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    To the top for more recommendations

    I'm looking for packable raingear as well.
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