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  1. I prefer lighter bows, you can put weight where...

    I prefer lighter bows, you can put weight where you want to balance them and end up with a sensible overall weight.
    I'd rather that than start with a heavy bow and end up with something that weighs...
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    Whiskers are really the most effective. On my...

    Whiskers are really the most effective.
    On my hunting bow I put them on strings and cables, the 3D bows just on the string.
    Not sure if having them on the cables makes that much difference, I just...
  3. If you use a press that only puts pressure on the...

    If you use a press that only puts pressure on the limb tips, you won't have a problem.
    This mirrors the way the limbs flex when the bow is drawn.
    Using this type of press is quicker and easier than...
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    I can get 5 yards if I stand in my garage...

    I can get 5 yards if I stand in my garage doorway, 12ish if I go and stand in front of one of the neighbours garages (all the garages in my block are in 2 rows facing each other to the side of the...
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    Carbon Nano shafts are 300 ($450) a dozen over here, and you still have to fletch them and fit points.
    Easton X10 arrows are 350 a dozen, but at least they are assembled LoL.
    Luckily I don't need...
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    You'd be surprised at the people over here...

    You'd be surprised at the people over here shooting short ATA bows with fingers in 3D (especially in 'Bowhunter' which is our unsighted compound class).
    I see them as short as 29/30'' ATA, don't...
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    :ROFLMAO: I've never personally had a...

    :ROFLMAO:




    I've never personally had a problem with all the sets I've bought and fitted in the last 4 years, not just mine but all my buddies and club mates as well.
    Some of them were custom...
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    I've dug them out of tree's and ploughed them...

    I've dug them out of tree's and ploughed them into the dirt before now:embara: (misjudged range shooting 3D):zip:
    Not all, but most of them survived intact.

    Kev
  9. I have a Parker Trailblazer, well, mostly a...

    I have a Parker Trailblazer, well, mostly a Parker.
    I have fitted Hoyt cam & 1/2's to it.
    Nice little shooter.
    Does it still qualify LoL?

    Kev
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    Bowmaster do not recommend the use of their press...

    Bowmaster do not recommend the use of their press on past parallel limb bows.
    I have the 'J' brackets which work well on up to parallel limb bows, I would not press a past parallel limb bow.

    Kev
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    My Scott Sharks adjust from 3 1/2'' to 4 1/4''...

    My Scott Sharks adjust from 3 1/2'' to 4 1/4'' from tip of caliper jaws to end of rod.

    Kev
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    I still have one of those. The instructions...

    I still have one of those.

    The instructions are stamped on the outer casing.
    Basically, look at something at a known distance around the thirty yard mark (post or similar is best) rotate the...
  13. Never with Monarch, but I have brought bows back...

    Never with Monarch, but I have brought bows back to the UK with me with no problems.
    You may have to pay extra baggage if you have not got enough allowance, also, be prepared to pay import duties at...
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    Depends on the peep, if you remove too much metal...

    Depends on the peep, if you remove too much metal I could see that happening.
    I use the Fletcher peeps because the outer ring is the same.
    The internal size is regulated by having a thin 'web'...
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    So everyone who say's 'just get a peep the right...

    So everyone who say's 'just get a peep the right size' never has a problem with standard size peeps not fitting the front sight properly?
    I keep 1/8'' Jim Fletcher peeps in stock and then drill them...
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    Alternative name for motorcycle riders....Organ...

    Alternative name for motorcycle riders....Organ doners LoL:wink:

    Gave the bikes up in my late 20's.

    Kev
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    No, past parallel limb bows cannot be pressed...

    No, past parallel limb bows cannot be pressed with a Bowmaster.

    Kev
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    http://www.backcountrybowhunting.com/articles/calc...

    http://www.backcountrybowhunting.com/articles/calc/

    This will give you an idea of both speed and energy, you will need an overall arrow weight though.
    I just punched in the details with a...
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    Burlap sack stuffed with old plastic wrapping....

    Burlap sack stuffed with old plastic wrapping.
    Find a store/workshop that gets lots of deliveries where the boxes/pallets etc are wrapped in plastic.
    They throw it out so should be pleased for...
  20. I built mine so I could clamp it to the work top....

    I built mine so I could clamp it to the work top.
    My press and draw board are done the same.
    This way I don't have top space taken up on a permanent basis.
    I would imagine by lengthening the...
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    Folk's are recommending he keeps the better...

    Folk's are recommending he keeps the better release because they think it will be benificial for him.



    This part of my post still applies!!

    Kev
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    When your bow is tuned and sighted in, any...

    When your bow is tuned and sighted in, any changes will require retuning/sighting.
    This includes changing the release.
    Different releases will have different point of aim due the the string release...
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    Hair that long, or actually growing all the way...

    Hair that long, or actually growing all the way down your back?:mg::wink:

    :ROFLMAO: only joking, couldn't resist, sorry!

    Kev
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    I use a mixture of soft and hard. Each of my 3D...

    I use a mixture of soft and hard.
    Each of my 3D bows live in a Flambeau soft case, the arrows are in a case in the side pocket.
    My hunting bows have hard cases 'cos I have to fly out of the country...
  25. Thread: What bow..

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    Definately my 2003 Hoyt RazorTec, I even have new...

    Definately my 2003 Hoyt RazorTec, I even have new limbs and cams on the shelf just to make sure I can keep it going till I quit shooting.
    Add to that my 3 AlienX bows, love how they shoot.

    Kev
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    Saunders Combo points, reasonable cost, shoot...

    Saunders Combo points, reasonable cost, shoot well.

    Kev
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    Kept one for use on the beard when I trim it....

    Kept one for use on the beard when I trim it.
    What's left of the hair gets a buzz cut so no need there LoL

    Kev
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    At the point where you lose/break or otherwise...

    At the point where you lose/break or otherwise end up without a release, you are no longer a bowhunter either good or bad.
    You are just a guy out in the woods carrying a bow:wink: LoL

    I...
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    Poll: Way to stereotype:pukey: Maybe some of us make...

    Way to stereotype:pukey:
    Maybe some of us make informed decisions about the type of release we shoot and use them 'cos we like them better.
    Others maybe just follow like sheep 'hooks cost more so...
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    Limb deflection of 115 will give you 55-70lb draw...

    Limb deflection of 115 will give you 55-70lb draw weight.

    Kev
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