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    Single vision glasses shouldn't be a big issue....

    Single vision glasses shouldn't be a big issue. Progressive bi-focals are a huge issue with most people. I wear progressives and, like everybody I've heard of, I have to look squarely thru the center...
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    Poll: As to the noise issue with 3 under, it's easier...

    As to the noise issue with 3 under, it's easier to pluck the string shooting 3 under especially if you "overuse" your ring finger.
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    Poll: 2 under.

    2 under.
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    In general, a typical longbow like yours has a...

    In general, a typical longbow like yours has a lower brace height than a recurve. Often a lot lower. And that usually means your bow arm is going to get slapped a lot more easily. What I do is keep...
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    I really like Nate's work, I had one of his...

    I really like Nate's work, I had one of his Tributes and it was a beauty but sadly, too heavy for me at 93# LOL

    And his leather work is first rate for sure. I find it more than a little irritating...
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    I'll elaborate a bit on what works for me. I...

    I'll elaborate a bit on what works for me. I initially hook the string extremely deep, in the middle joint but as I draw my hand relaxes and the string rolls into the slight pocket that forms just...
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    I shoot two under and I go slightly past the...

    I shoot two under and I go slightly past the first joint. If you go into the crease you'll get nerve damage eventually.

    http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h312/pjriss/20140607_121139.jpg
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    A well tuned warf, 21" PSE riser with Trad Tech...

    A well tuned warf, 21" PSE riser with Trad Tech black max longs, SBD 8 string with cat whiskers and yarn wraps (limb silencers) at the loops. It's par with my longbows and I've got some really quiet...
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    Plain ol' cat whiskers. Just don't cut 'em too...

    Plain ol' cat whiskers. Just don't cut 'em too long or they rattle.
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    I can tell you they're a perfect match for that...

    I can tell you they're a perfect match for that Holmegaard bow you sold me! :thumbs_up:thumbs_up
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    You want great bamboo shafts at a decent price...

    You want great bamboo shafts at a decent price look up longbowmark on the big auction site. I have several dozen of his weight matched shafts and and couldn't be happier. Best boo around IMHO.
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    They'll probably be plenty accurate but your bow...

    They'll probably be plenty accurate but your bow will take a beating with arrows that light. So yes I recommend weight tubes.
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    Get some weight tubes from 3 rivers if you're...

    Get some weight tubes from 3 rivers if you're going to use carbon.

    http://www.3riversarchery.com/3Rivers+Arrow+Weight+Tubes_i6731X_baseitem.html

    2020 is actually the size. The spine is just...
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    My BE2 has the same specs as yours and it does...

    My BE2 has the same specs as yours and it does really well with Easton 2020's. 28" arrows with 175-200 gr up front.
  15. Thread: WTB Howard Hill

    by Paul_J
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    [Want To Buy] HHA has a lot of bows in stock right now... ...

    HHA has a lot of bows in stock right now...

    http://howardhillarchery.com/stock-bows-ready-to-ship.html
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    The ideal combo so far would be horse stall mat...

    The ideal combo so far would be horse stall mat hanging about 2' in front of OSB set about 1' in front of the wall. Stall mat will slow an arrow from my 50# longbows but not always stop it before the...
  17. Thanks for posting that. I've tried the lip ring...

    Thanks for posting that. I've tried the lip ring but never the Manchu, I'll have to make one now and give it a shot.
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    Yes that's the proper way. With fingers or thumb...

    Yes that's the proper way. With fingers or thumb it's all about which way the string rolls as you release. You want it to roll in whichever direction tends move the arrow toward the riser. Fingers...
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    Mariner operates out of the bay area and they...

    Mariner operates out of the bay area and they have a lot of happy customers. You can set up a meeting and try their bows and even get some coaching.
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    The difference is barely measurable much less...

    The difference is barely measurable much less noticeable and it's only an issue at all if your nocks are glued on and cant be oriented anywhere you want.
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    Tried and ditched several fletching jigs and the...

    Tried and ditched several fletching jigs and the Bitz is all I use. Haven't tried blazers but other vanes are no problem.
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    I cant a little bit just to insure that the arrow...

    I cant a little bit just to insure that the arrow stays on the shelf as I draw. I shoot mostly Hill style bows and it's an issue.
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    Maybe I'm just sensitive coming from a trad...

    Maybe I'm just sensitive coming from a trad longbow background but I think my QAD HDX is unbelievably noisy. It's not hitting the shelf or riser either, it's internal to the dang thing. Sounds like a...
  24. Thread: 3 Under?

    by Paul_J
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    I've read a lot of complaints about 3 under...

    I've read a lot of complaints about 3 under making more noise than split but I never noticed that. What I do notice is that my ring finger causes me nothing but grief with a 3 under release. I get a...
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    I had one and liked it. Fun to shoot and pretty...

    I had one and liked it. Fun to shoot and pretty forgiving when it comes to sloppy form which makes it a good beginners bow. It aint no speed demon but what trad bow really is? Definitely not worth...
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    Dang all my stuff runs around 50#

    Dang all my stuff runs around 50#
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    Easton 2020's fly great from my BE II ESC, 50#@28"

    Easton 2020's fly great from my BE II ESC, 50#@28"
  28. Thread: Mission Menace

    by Paul_J
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    [For Sale] PM sent

    PM sent
  29. Thread: First Oneida

    by Paul_J
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    Are you talking about cam lean? The only torque I...

    Are you talking about cam lean? The only torque I associate with bows is grip torque...
  30. Thread: First Oneida

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    I'm curious what you mean by that.

    I'm curious what you mean by that.
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