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    Once I tune my three bows for 'heads I leave...

    Once I tune my three bows for 'heads I leave things be, FT may be a bit off but I know the broadheads are still on.
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    On the bright side it's why I was able to sell my...

    On the bright side it's why I was able to sell my Cyclone..the buyers Barnett 'blew' a riser and he needed a bow in a hurry with season opening.
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    Yup, you're ready. NOW, try to replicate that...

    Yup, you're ready. NOW, try to replicate that feat from a stand, with your heart hammering in your chest and your mind sending shoot, SHOOT messages.:wink:
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    Foiled by HIEFERS

    The wind is finally right for the soybean field stand and strong enough to make hunting there promising. Get in the stand early, settled in with high expectations. Excalibur Vortex, my bow du jour,...
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    They only serve to slow arrow speed...without...

    They only serve to slow arrow speed...without much affect on noise. Just sayin' but they look cool.
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    Try sighting in 2'' left at 20

    Try sighting in 2'' left at 20
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    There is always a chance that one of the blades...

    There is always a chance that one of the blades is less 'cammed' than the other two, found that to be the case with the Grim Reaper Whitetail Specials I purchased recently. My hope is that using 1/4"...
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    One can buy speed; hunting skills and morality...

    One can buy speed; hunting skills and morality have to be DEVELOPED. Many folks wont spend the time capital necessary to make that happen.
  9. Thread: 9/11/2001

    by Cossack2
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    Even sadder is that there are folks who actually...

    Even sadder is that there are folks who actually think our own GOVERNMENT caused or facilitated the action and political pundits who foment that notion. e.g. Bech, Rush.
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    The speed ring is nothing more than the variable...

    The speed ring is nothing more than the variable magnifications adjustment dial on this variable power scope. So, by changing it to a lower setting you're increasing the distance between the aiming...
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    I cock mine at the stand, haul it up with a rope,...

    I cock mine at the stand, haul it up with a rope, then load it. Let it down cocked as well, w/o arrow.
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    A MISSION 320 (FPS) costs some $600 LESS than the...

    A MISSION 320 (FPS) costs some $600 LESS than the Mission 400 (400fps). Same bow, 20 lbs more draw weight, 2" longer power stroke, costs DOUBLE the slower bow. Why? Because folks want to be...
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    Speed may not be necessary, often it's just the...

    Speed may not be necessary, often it's just the owner's bragging point. Same thing as ultra fast guns. Reminds me of the skinny lil guy buying cartridges for his 338 whizbang magnum at a short shop...
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    Care to elaborate how wraps make refletching...

    Care to elaborate how wraps make refletching easier?
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    ACTUALLY, FLORESCENT VANES GLOW UNDER BLACK...

    ACTUALLY, FLORESCENT VANES GLOW UNDER BLACK LIGHT. and they don't add weight to the back of the arrow thereby affecting FOC. Problem with wraps id they get scratched easily and if just one vane...
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    Changing string/cable length

    Been twisting up strings on recurves for yrs but changing compound's string length is a new game for me. Here's the scene:
    Two identical Missions, one is yr older, been shot more. Both accurate too...
  17. Thread: arrow weight

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    I'd opt for @ 400 grains total wt. FOC between...

    I'd opt for @ 400 grains total wt. FOC between 14-20%.
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    Just remember: ANYTHING on limbs, string...

    Just remember: ANYTHING on limbs, string (including arrow wt) reduces speed by 1 fps by every 4 grains of weight added. Noise per se is generally not reduced much, vibrations some.
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    Or get a Mission...no foot stirrup, step on limb....

    Or get a Mission...no foot stirrup, step on limb. vShortening the rope by some5" will do the trick (Amounts to 2.5 inches per side in cocking distance).
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    Same here. Met only one bow that I couldn't...

    Same here. Met only one bow that I couldn't uncock: double safety TenPoint, required three hands. Otherwise have uncocked the 3 Excals, two Parkers and most recently two Missions. Uncocking the Excal...
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    Been there done that, let me save you the...

    Been there done that, let me save you the trouble. MOST Excals strings are right down on rail and have large diameter serving. In the case of capture nocks, the string comes down on the somewhat fat...
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    Omnies were created to prevent the less than...

    Omnies were created to prevent the less than crossbow knowledgeable from loading a moon backed arrow incorrectly. But since they don't have wings like moons or capture nocks, the bumps can make the...
  23. 'Sides, boneing out deer in the woods is a no no...

    'Sides, boneing out deer in the woods is a no no here. Both for transport and littering.
  24. Thread: advice please

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    And string stoppers (REDS or Danny's) don't do...

    And string stoppers (REDS or Danny's) don't do much noise reduction either...vibration, yes, noise not so much. Most noise reduction may make a diffeence to human ears; there is NOTHING that will...
  25. MN has had it several yrs. Great idea, wastes a...

    MN has had it several yrs. Great idea, wastes a lot less time than hauling a deer to registration station.
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    How about using some shrink tubing on it? Two...

    How about using some shrink tubing on it? Two layers. A flinch is no joke, I developed one after one of my bows suffered a 'spontaneous unanticipated self-disassemble' caused by a failed cheap nock....
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    2029782Cool> I've done the same thing using :...

    2029782Cool> I've done the same thing using : Limbsaver pucks and the two sided rubber tape used to install glass in windows (tinkerer, me?). Looks cool but don't do much for dampening vibrations....
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    Can't agree more, 4 of the bows I purchased in...

    Can't agree more, 4 of the bows I purchased in the last eight yrs have been sold.The rapid pace of crossbow development largely caused the changes; several became obsolete within 2 yrs of release....
  29. Lifetime is a long time, something few of us will...

    Lifetime is a long time, something few of us will likely get to test. Parker claims lifetime BUT the Terminator I sent in for cracked stock (discontinued 5 yr old model) came back with a current...
  30. Funny thing, my Mission 320 is 7 fps 'slower'...

    Funny thing, my Mission 320 is 7 fps 'slower' than the Dagger using 20 inch arrow that weigh 400 grns.
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