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    For the Virginia Senior Games, you shoot an NFAA...

    For the Virginia Senior Games, you shoot an NFAA 900 round which is 30 arrows each at 40, 50, 60 yards. The target face is a 122-cm multi-colored face.
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    I have also had good luck with Walmart hot melt...

    I have also had good luck with Walmart hot melt glue sticks.
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    We have not used ceiling tiles, but may have used...

    We have not used ceiling tiles, but may have used something similar. Some years ago we used a roofing underlayment product that had Perlite in it, I believe it was made by Johns Manville. It did...
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    Some clubs near us have used a material called...

    Some clubs near us have used a material called "Hushboard". It is a type of fiber board that does not have the black tar that normal fiberboard does. Our club looked into it but after checking...
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    Lynda, I am really glad this discussion came...

    Lynda,

    I am really glad this discussion came up and you are giving some female points of view. I teach a lot of Level 1 classes with mostly women and the question about upper-body string contact...
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    You set the arrow length to what you need. If...

    You set the arrow length to what you need. If you are shooting fixed blade broadheads, you need an arrow long enough so that the broadhead clears the front of the riser. You don't want fixed blades...
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    You might try contacting Neil's Archery in...

    You might try contacting Neil's Archery in Endicott, NY: http://www.neilsarchery.com/

    Some years ago, I got some wide axle kits from them for a couple of older Hoyts. They have been in business...
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    Here is a picture of Brady Ellison shooting his...

    Here is a picture of Brady Ellison shooting his olympic recurve with two side rods. A lot of compound archers only use one.2165194
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    No, you don't need magnification and I would...

    No, you don't need magnification and I would highly recommend trying and/or borrowing a scope before buying. I know many bowhunter class archers shooting fixed pin sights who can outshoot freestyle...
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    Jwrigley gives some good advice, stick with the...

    Jwrigley gives some good advice, stick with the major suppliers: Axcel, Sure-lok, Shibuya, CBE. Do not go cheap if you can avoid it. If your budget is limited, look in the classifieds for used. ...
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    cschmanz, A little more information about what...

    cschmanz,

    A little more information about what you are looking for. Do you want a fixed-pin sight or a moveable sight? Will you be competing in a bowhunter class or a freestyle class? Bowhunter...
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    Looks like around $40 for a 4 x 6 sheet. ...

    Looks like around $40 for a 4 x 6 sheet.

    http://www.tractorsupply.com/en/store/rubber-horse-stall-mat-4-ft-x-6-ft
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    Something we use at our club is old carpet. Hang...

    Something we use at our club is old carpet. Hang one or more sheets behind the target. Just make sure to put some space between whatever you use as a backstop and your fence. A fast arrow will...
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    Totally agree. You need to start at a weight you...

    Totally agree. You need to start at a weight you feel comfortable with and work up from there. If you are considering buying a recurve, I would suggest getting something with ILF-type limbs so you...
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    +1 on dental floss. I alway carry a roll in my...

    +1 on dental floss. I alway carry a roll in my quiver.
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    For those of you that like DIY projects, making...

    For those of you that like DIY projects, making your own circles and dots is very easy and will give you and unlimited supply to experiment with. I use reflective bumper tape and punch out the dots...
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    The answer I will give is very simple, but true. ...

    The answer I will give is very simple, but true. You are trying to learn a new skill, shooting a hinge. Most people don't just pick up a new skill and excel at it, learning the skill takes time. ...
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    Sticky: tmorelli, What options/methods are there for...

    tmorelli,

    What options/methods are there for fine tuning drawlength of a hybrid cam system like the ME for and in-between amount, like 1/4"?
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    by JF from VA
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    Gold Tip has Name the Game arrows in pink: ...

    Gold Tip has Name the Game arrows in pink: http://www.goldtip.com/productdetail.aspx?ptid=172
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    Second what Brian says. See if you can find a...

    Second what Brian says. See if you can find a small homeowner's propane torch used for plumbing repairs. Heat the tip up for a few seconds and then see if you can move it with a pair of pliers. It...
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    I have several Specialty Archery clarifiers but I...

    I have several Specialty Archery clarifiers but I don't use them any more. They worked well, but the problems outweighed the benefits for me. The main problem being keeping water and dust out of...
  22. I just attended a USAA Level 3-NTS class at...

    I just attended a USAA Level 3-NTS class at Lancaster taught by Larry Wise. I am already a Level 3, but I attended it more out of curiosity than anything because I wanted to see what was being...
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    I have found a click to be most helpful when...

    I have found a click to be most helpful when shooting on uneven ground, uphill or downhill, particularly uphill. The click can tell you where you are in the firing process. When shooting uphill,...
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    This is very typical. Because of the way...

    This is very typical. Because of the way different releases fit in your hand, your anchor point on your face will usually change. Also, the configuration of the release hook in relation to your...
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    I do the same as erdman41. I have a drawer full...

    I do the same as erdman41. I have a drawer full of various caliber brass cases and use a Lee chamfering tool to sharpen the case mouths. Using these, I can punch out about any size I want.
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    If you are shooting a standard field round (or...

    If you are shooting a standard field round (or any other outdoor round with varying yardages), you would want to use a multi-pin sight to cover the spread of yardages in the round. For a field round...
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    You can have up to 5 fixed pins if you want to...

    You can have up to 5 fixed pins if you want to use a multi-pin sight.
  28. Good suggestion, thwackaddict. Here is a video...

    Good suggestion, thwackaddict. Here is a video that describes the process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lH3CdQtiCv0
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    Yes, they are designed to be totally removed from...

    Yes, they are designed to be totally removed from the bushing.
  30. Thread: Stabilizers

    by JF from VA
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    I do! :)

    I do! :)
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