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    First get a different release. Not that there...

    First get a different release. Not that there is something wrong with the releases you are now shooting, but a change will help.

    Then write down your shot sequence. Include everything from...
  2. I suspect everyone is different. However, at my...

    I suspect everyone is different. However, at my age, 64, I find that my shooting skills are much more perishable than they were when I was younger. I have to shoot 6 days a week to keep what I have...
  3. It's likely not due to a straight bow arm. More...

    It's likely not due to a straight bow arm. More likely due to over extended or bow shoulder too high. The long DL may also play a part.

    Get some help with your form and DL. It will make...
  4. Thread: Dr. David Ashby

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    Actually he is an Ophthalmologist. This is an MD...

    Actually he is an Ophthalmologist. This is an MD who specializes in diseases of the eye. An optometrist isn't an MD.
  5. Thread: Dr. David Ashby

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    Here is a link to all of Dr Ashby's reports: ...

    Here is a link to all of Dr Ashby's reports:

    http://www.alaskabowhunting.com/Dr.-Ed-Ashby-W26.aspx
  6. Thread: Dr. David Ashby

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    Dr Ashby himself has said that his study is not...

    Dr Ashby himself has said that his study is not the final word on arrow lethality. However, it is the best information we currently have available. No one else has done anywhere near as much to...
  7. Thread: Vane pullers...

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    I've been pulling arrows by the vanes for years...

    I've been pulling arrows by the vanes for years with no problems. If a vane comes off, it means that I didn't glue it on good enough. It happens, but not often.

    If you don't want someone to grab...
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    Through lack of shooting, your archery muscles...

    Through lack of shooting, your archery muscles have weakened. This results in a less steady hold than you are used to seeing. This leads to trying to hold steadier by engaging more muscle. More...
  9. Thread: Curious about TP

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    One of the best post ever on the subject of TP!

    One of the best post ever on the subject of TP!
  10. Best of luck for a great partnership!

    Best of luck for a great partnership!
  11. Thread: Curious about TP

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    Former US Olympic coach Larry Skinner addresses...

    Former US Olympic coach Larry Skinner addresses this in his book & video. He defines TP as a missing or out of sequence step in your shot sequence.

    Others have defined it as a lack of trust in...
  12. Your best bet would be to find a coach locally...

    Your best bet would be to find a coach locally who can get you started right. It's easy to develop bad habits and really difficult to break them. A coach can check to be sure your bow fits you and...
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    If you are just stropping to get rid of the burr,...

    If you are just stropping to get rid of the burr, you don't need anything but the bare leather. The chrome paste is only useful if you are trying for a highly refined and polished edge, which is not...
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    A little more on stropping: ...

    A little more on stropping:

    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/750008-Stropping-angle-plus-pressure
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    smooth

    smooth
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    You might try practicing the out of position...

    You might try practicing the out of position shots so that you know for sure if your bow's DL is optimum for hunting. If you hunt from a tree stand, get up in one and try shots from every angle and...
  17. Thread: Longer ata bow

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    It hasn't been that many years since a 40" bow...

    It hasn't been that many years since a 40" bow was considered short. I'm 5'-9" and won't shoot anything shorter than 37" & I don't feel any disadvantage. I jumped on the short bow bandwagon back in...
  18. Thread: D loop pliers

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    I use snap ring pliers that Harbor Freight used...

    I use snap ring pliers that Harbor Freight used to sell. I've also seen them at gun shows. They are not very good for snap rings which is probably why HF doesn't sell them any more, but they work...
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    Good stuff! Thanks for posting. I look...

    Good stuff!

    Thanks for posting. I look forward to the expanded article.

    I agree that this is an overlooked part of archery, at least for most. The guys doing all the winning don't overlook...
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    Spot Hogg has a couple with very similar...

    Spot Hogg has a couple with very similar geometry. I don't know anything else about them.
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    At the end of indoor season last year, I took a...

    At the end of indoor season last year, I took a look at my shooting. What I saw wasn't pretty. As much time, effort and money as I put into this sport trying to do it alone, well to put it mildly,...
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    There is an entire forum here on AT for compound...

    There is an entire forum here on AT for compound finger shooters:

    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/forumdisplay.php?f=115

    hope this helps,
    Allen
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    We can't tell too much from static photos or even...

    We can't tell too much from static photos or even videos. Chances are you will find additional points from improvements to execution and they mental game. It will come from the little things that...
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    Your form looks pretty good, certainly good...

    Your form looks pretty good, certainly good enough to shoot better than average scores. What scores are you shooting and what scores do you want to shoot?

    Are you a 1000 shooter trying to break...
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    Do you have the standard hook shaped arrow holder...

    Do you have the standard hook shaped arrow holder or the one I linked above?

    I don't have any problem with my Grayling & 2712's. Are the GT XXX' bigger than these?

    Allen
  26. Thread: How am I doing?

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    Please get some coaching. I can see that you...

    Please get some coaching. I can see that you have some talent at this and reading your post, you have a strong interest in archery. To be able to shoot good groups like you have this soon, you are...
  27. Thread: Shoulder Pain

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    Dale may be a little harsh, but he is right. If...

    Dale may be a little harsh, but he is right. If it hurts, quit doing it.

    And the best medical advice you can get when something hurts enough to worry about it, is "go see a doctor". However,...
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    The originals of those bows were the first...

    The originals of those bows were the first composit bows. The power lamination was horn. I'm not sure of the other layers. Building faithful reproductions is a difficult, time consuming process.
    ...
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    I've owned three portable presses and IMO they...

    I've owned three portable presses and IMO they are all a PIA to use. The Bowmaster was the worst. The ratchelock the next worse & the Feather Vision (no longer available) was the best of a bad lot....
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    There is a guy on youtube that makes these out of...

    There is a guy on youtube that makes these out of PVC.
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