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  1. Thread: Phantom

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    I have the Phantom, and love it. I've not tried...

    I have the Phantom, and love it. I've not tried to tune the bow and am right in the middle of Lancasters recommended brace height of 8 1/4--8 3/4. The bow shoots quiet enough for me with limb savers...
  2. Thread: Hello

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    Steve- Welcome to the forum, and to traditional...

    Steve- Welcome to the forum, and to traditional archery :). There are many very knowledgeable people here who can point you in the right direction. Try to remember that you are new to this, so do not...
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    Excellent post, and something I need to get...

    Excellent post, and something I need to get myself to do. I am one of those who is guilty of avoiding paper, because I don't find it as fun as roving. However, I am aware that if I ever want to see...
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    [For Sale] Pass for now, thank you for sending photos.

    Pass for now, thank you for sending photos.
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    [For Sale] Can I get photos of both Colts to...

    Can I get photos of both Colts to bytesback15@gmail.com. Thanks
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    I started on the recurves, and have not had the...

    I started on the recurves, and have not had the opportunity to shoot a longbow yet. I think when it comes to aesthetics, I prefer the curves of the recurve to the simplicity of a longbow. I do want...
  7. I get out and shoot nearly every day, at the very...

    I get out and shoot nearly every day, at the very least every few days, but my daily shot count is nowhere near there. Most of my shooting is roving around the woods in my area stumping, and in a 5...
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    I used to have the Samick Sage, and my fiancee...

    I used to have the Samick Sage, and my fiancee shot the 58" Little fox. I do not recall our risers being the same size. Hopefully they shipped the correct riser in the wrong box. The sage riser is...
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    Same thing happened to my fiancee when she first...

    Same thing happened to my fiancee when she first started shooting. The low poundage arrows that came with her bow had extremely stiff fletching, and she was gripping the bow weird when she shot. Only...
  10. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Bowmania-Nice photo, thanks for sharing. I just...

    Bowmania-Nice photo, thanks for sharing. I just don't like the noise, and since the noise persists despite having limb tips and limb pockets padded, and the strings silencers on, I can only assume...
  11. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Barney- Next time I shoot with friends, I am...

    Barney- Next time I shoot with friends, I am going to ask to shoot theirs, and ask them to shoot mine to see how things vary. Great idea, thank you for the advice. I do have soft Velcro between...
  12. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Ismo- That might take care of the noise, but not...

    Ismo- That might take care of the noise, but not the cause of it. If my shots are noisy, that means something is off in my shot sequence, be it form or tuning. I would like to find out where I am...
  13. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Corene-Its a FF string from 3 rivers, I believe...

    Corene-Its a FF string from 3 rivers, I believe it said 18 strand. As I understand it, FF Strings are generally pretty quiet. I really think the problem lies in my form somewhere, or my tuning. Just...
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    Ebays a good source to get an idea of a bows...

    Ebays a good source to get an idea of a bows worth. They have browning Nomads listed on there between $75-$140, as low as $40 if its in poor condition.
  15. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Shooting 3 under. Its not for hunting that I want...

    Shooting 3 under. Its not for hunting that I want to quiet my shots down, it just drives me nuts to hear the noise when I shoot. I know the shot can be quieted, and if I can learn to do so, I'd be...
  16. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Dave- Its an exercise illustrated in Shooting the...

    Dave- Its an exercise illustrated in Shooting the Stickbow to determine if your torquing the string when you draw and release. You put an arrow vertically in the elbow crease of your draw arm, and...
  17. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Mgf- On the contrary, you've been very helpful....

    Mgf- On the contrary, you've been very helpful. I'm still very much in the learning phase. I read shooting the stickbow when I first bought it, and focused on retaining only the basic stuff as that's...
  18. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    I do think that "torquing" is a possibility, I am...

    I do think that "torquing" is a possibility, I am going to try the arrow in elbow crease exercise when I get a chance to see if I am torquing. I am going to trim tab and lower brace height, and see...
  19. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Okay, I'll drop brace height, trim tab and this...

    Okay, I'll drop brace height, trim tab and this attempt some tuning next weekend once I get a chance. Thanks guys. Appreciate it.
  20. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Zonic- Its pretty loud with both bows, louder on...

    Zonic- Its pretty loud with both bows, louder on the Pearson but it doesn't have silencers. I've looked into limbsavers but have never tried them, might be worth a shot. I recently switched to...
  21. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Mgf- I have never attempted to tune since I shoot...

    Mgf- I have never attempted to tune since I shoot recreationally and not competitively, it didn't seem necessary. I'm going off recommendations from bow manufacturer for brace height and on this site...
  22. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Ross- I do have silencers on the bow, shots are...

    Ross- I do have silencers on the bow, shots are still loud. Also, you are correct, I meant to make the arrow heavier, not stiffen. As I understand it, adding weight to the light carbon arrows can...
  23. Thread: Noisy Shots

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    Noisy Shots

    Hello All

    I have been shooting for a few years now, and am having no luck at all in quieting down my shots. I have assumed for a long time now that it was due to improper releases, but couldn't...
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    Good choice BG, I had a 35lb Sage, and its a...

    Good choice BG, I had a 35lb Sage, and its a great little bow for low cost. It will make a big difference in learning form, and before too long you'll be seeing the results with the Devastator
  25. [For Sale] Beautiful bow!

    Beautiful bow!
  26. Nice shooting, great video.

    Nice shooting, great video.
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    Really like the woods of the riser. The...

    Really like the woods of the riser. The Devastator or the Squall will most likely be my next purchase.
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    45lbs is probably not ideal to start on, but as...

    45lbs is probably not ideal to start on, but as its a cost free bow, I'd say happy shooting. If you get the chance, I'd invest $20 in a book called "Shooting the Stickbow", it is filled with a ton of...
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    Love the futurewood on the Cheyenne.

    Love the futurewood on the Cheyenne.
  30. Congrats on the pup, nothing lifts the spirit...

    Congrats on the pup, nothing lifts the spirit like a good dog :)
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