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  1. No string builders pay the tax. The customers...

    No string builders pay the tax. The customers pay the tax.

    I am a tax collectors nightmare. I cut my own firewood, grow my own fruit, grow my own vegetables, and make my own strings. I do...
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    I don't see any reason not to try a 28" draw...

    I don't see any reason not to try a 28" draw length. You look way short on the dl to me.
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    2712= 27/64" outside dia. with 0.012" wall...

    2712= 27/64" outside dia. with 0.012" wall thickness.
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    My miss fires occur when I creep and try to keep...

    My miss fires occur when I creep and try to keep the bow from pulling me down or when I draw too fast and bounce forward off the wall. The fix is to draw under control and maintain back tension.
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    Those mercury strings look great. The small...

    Those mercury strings look great. The small diameter really makes a nice round string.

    At some point the diameter of the strands is going to be too small. The smaller the strand the easier the...
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    When fuel prices went up the price of food went...

    When fuel prices went up the price of food went up. Now that fuel prices are down I have not seen any reduction in food cost.

    I am going to hold my breath until the prices drop. I am going past...
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    If it sounds like a screen door opening, it is...

    If it sounds like a screen door opening, it is probably the QCC's. Take these off the axle and use some 1000 grit sand paper and scuff up the sides. If it is a quick click or quick squeak it is...
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    Op, you need to lawyer up and get the lawyer to...

    Op, you need to lawyer up and get the lawyer to write the letter. The last thing that you want to do is admit to breaking a law. There may have been laws broken that you are not aware of. Be...
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    Thanks for posting up about your experience at...

    Thanks for posting up about your experience at the shoot.

    I kept on waiting for someone to tell Ron to go away until the end of the shooting. I know that when someone strikes up a conversation...
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    Did you go to the Lancaster Classic?

    If you got to go how did you do?

    I haven't heard anything about ladybowhunter12 in a year or so. If anyone saw her how was she shooting?
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    Move up so close to the target that you can't...

    Move up so close to the target that you can't miss. If you punching is caused by trying to time the shot, you should not punch while close to the target. If you continue punching while close to the...
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    Since you haven't done this before one tip is to...

    Since you haven't done this before one tip is to only press the bow enough to get the strings off. Don't over press the bow. When putting the strings back on put the loops onto the post and then...
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    I don't know if adding a peep will shorten the...

    I don't know if adding a peep will shorten the string enough to reduce the draw weight by 5 pounds, but when you shorten the string the draw weight does drop. A few twist added to the cable or...
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    Keep buying. Your money helps to advance the...

    Keep buying. Your money helps to advance the technology.
  15. Sounds like a bargain for the serious string...

    Sounds like a bargain for the serious string makers. If they are really serious string makers they would pay much more. :)
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    Pucker eliminator.

    Pucker eliminator.
  17. You can get some glasses from zenni optical for...

    You can get some glasses from zenni optical for $20 to $30.

    If you can see everything except the sight adjustment without glasses, then tie a small magnifying glass to the sight.
  18. Thread: Turbonocks

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    I tried turbo nocks several years ago. I found...

    I tried turbo nocks several years ago. I found that if I rotated the arrow 180 degrees that I got different impacts on the target. This made me think that the nocks were not symmetrical.

    I...
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    The next big innovation is the $200 flagship bow.

    The next big innovation is the $200 flagship bow.
  20. Thread: Beard pull.

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    Tie some velcro on the string. After a few shots...

    Tie some velcro on the string. After a few shots there will be no more beard pull.
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    I wish that they had to use their AT user names. ...

    I wish that they had to use their AT user names. I want to see how those 2" group at 50 yard shooters are doing.

    On a serious note does anyone know if ladybowhunter12 is shooting and how she is...
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    Hamburger just might be a carrier. Vegetarians...

    Hamburger just might be a carrier. Vegetarians are not safe either. Lettuce just might be a carrier.

    Enjoy today because tomorrow may not come.
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    If your son really likes shooting, invest the...

    If your son really likes shooting, invest the money in coaching. Keep the present bow until his draw length hits 27" and he can easily draw 50 lbs. At this point there will be many more bows to...
  24. Thread: Draw length

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    One big mistake to avoid is getting a bow with...

    One big mistake to avoid is getting a bow with too much draw weight. Make sure that you can easily draw the bow. Maybe sit in a chair and lift your feet off the floor and then draw the bow. A bow...
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    Is this rest made like a qad? I asked about...

    Is this rest made like a qad? I asked about taking a qad apart and I was made fun of for even wanting to take the rest apart.

    Is the chinese rest made like a hunter qad or a top of the line...
  26. Thanks for the information. I try to do all of...

    Thanks for the information.

    I try to do all of my own rehab. I have the time and don't want to pay someone to cause me pain. I like making my own pain.

    If I knew the special techniques that...
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    I agree with you and Sonny. I have enough old...

    I agree with you and Sonny. I have enough old bows to last for the rest of my life. If the bow companies want me to buy a new bow they better get the price down very low.

    In my opinion the best...
  28. If you own the property and you don't want dogs...

    If you own the property and you don't want dogs on it, put up a field fence. The fence will increase the value of the property. 20 years ago I fenced in 30 acres. It cost around $3000.

    Ok so...
  29. Good fences make good neighbors. Most dogs wont...

    Good fences make good neighbors. Most dogs wont go over 4 feet high field fencing. Fencing cost money but when people wont take care of their dogs and other stock, it is money well spent.
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    The shadow stabilizers are a good buy and do a...

    The shadow stabilizers are a good buy and do a good job. I don't like a stabilizer less than 10".
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