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    I had a 63 lb. pure bred Springer, several years...

    I had a 63 lb. pure bred Springer, several years ago !. just a big dog, for a springer. he wasn't fat,... just typically "family pet well fed". unfortunately he got Blasto, and passed away at...
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    having fun, is the main thing. first time, don't...

    having fun, is the main thing. first time, don't expect yourself to do exceptionally well, right off the bat. shoot the tourney to get an idea of shooting a tournament.
    several years ago I shot...
  3. a few good threads about this recently. I...

    a few good threads about this recently.
    I shoot with glasses since I was in 9th grade.
    several ears ago, I took my rig right into the optometrist's office held it full draw, while he...
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    creep tuning s about the limb's deflection vs....

    creep tuning s about the limb's deflection vs. cam timing. so as unclejane predicts. moving the stops to coincide with the cams being out of time, will just make the cams stop at their out of time...
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    so are "hoots" less valuable, or more valuable...

    so are "hoots" less valuable, or more valuable than "damns" ?. or does it depend on the issue you're not giving one for ?.
  6. there are benefits to that, maybe not so far...

    there are benefits to that, maybe not so far apart in "window time", that you work from either end of the shot's window range, but somewhere safely or comfortably inside the two extremes.
    ...
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    yup, even at her age, yet ! I have to at least...

    yup, even at her age, yet ! I have to at least be "age appropriate", here. it might be considered "sicko" for me to be interested in some of those younger women !.
  8. hinges have no "speed". the so called "speed", is...

    hinges have no "speed". the so called "speed", is relative to the amount of rotation you develop in contrast to the starting position you prefer to use. both, being measured in the realm of distance,...
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    yea, I guess you're right about the brace issue....

    yea, I guess you're right about the brace issue. I was speaking mainly in terms of changing the attitude of the riser in your hand. you're right, that's not really a "tiller" change,...my bad....put...
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    I don't know, I never gave one, so I never had...

    I don't know, I never gave one, so I never had reason to look up their worth, for a tax write-off !.
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    age adjusted....i'm the big 60 today.....Dianne...

    age adjusted....i'm the big 60 today.....Dianne Lane, makes me weak !. sorry no pic, don't know how.
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    yup, when you move the loop, you change tiller.

    yup, when you move the loop, you change tiller.
  13. Thread: Hinge Flat Spot?

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    yup, hinges do work well with a rope. it changes...

    yup, hinges do work well with a rope. it changes all of the force vectors that account for how easily the hinge rotates to the dump under pressure. most people find that with a rope, the hinge is all...
  14. simple standard trigger geometry, dictates that...

    simple standard trigger geometry, dictates that the sear surface should be at right angle to a line drawn between the bail pivot center and the dump pivot center. very small deviations to this...
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    unfortunately, people don't always see the...

    unfortunately, people don't always see the obvious !
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    tmorelli, you probably remember this as well as I...

    tmorelli, you probably remember this as well as I do,...
    it seems that tiller tuning was a lot bigger an issue on the bows we used to shoot, those with round wheels. i'm thinking it was because...
  17. Thread: Holding steady

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    yea, rods are one of those things that requires...

    yea, rods are one of those things that requires some special stuff to make at home. if you have the facility to make that stuff, they're easy to make, and make well, but if you don't, the best you...
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    you are right to some degree about the loop...

    you are right to some degree about the loop position being "set in stone" to some people, but I think the reason has more to do with not understanding what moving the loop actually does to nock...
  19. Thread: Holding steady

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    yes, that is what I was talking about. although,...

    yes, that is what I was talking about. although, if you can tolerate it, a little extra weight at the end of the stick, will work to your advantage, in the wind.
    the thing about wind, is that it...
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    exactly....I agree 100% about that "knowing...

    exactly....I agree 100% about that "knowing immediately, when you find the right one". the issue of clarifiers and aperture size, is one of those , that, in archery, there is just no way to know...
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    it's not necessary for a control cable track to...

    it's not necessary for a control cable track to have anything other than a round profile. it's job is to maintain unison of rotation in a "clock position sense". concentric profiles, as long as the...
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    interesting piece of information !..... ...

    interesting piece of information !.....
    there's so little actually written about back tension, that it's easy to claim, "there really is no such thing", yet every person that shoots a bow, uses...
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    first post says it weighs 10 lbs. nice...

    first post says it weighs 10 lbs.
    nice project !,
    looks great,....not at all "home made" looking !. I think that's the hardest part about making something like that. ...making look like it...
  24. Thread: Bow Grip

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    a simple rule to remember, is that, " the less...

    a simple rule to remember, is that, " the less hand you have on the grip, the less influence the hand will have on the bow and shot".
    if you look at the palm of your hand, you have a crease,...
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    for all practical purposes, even cam timing with...

    for all practical purposes, even cam timing with a binary system, only makes sense. because the cams are slaved together, they are forced to rotate at the same "speed and synch" every time they...
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    to brutally honest, at 20 yards, given that all...

    to brutally honest, at 20 yards, given that all the shafts are within a reasonable amount of "straightness", spine orientation and spine consistency, is actually more influential to shot placement...
  27. Zenarch, one a release that has no set...

    Zenarch,
    one a release that has no set screw for adjusting engagement depth,....one that relies on depth of ledge to establish "speed" as you call it. rotating the cam, "or moon", only changes...
  28. everybody figures out a way that works best for...

    everybody figures out a way that works best for them. the problem is that usually, people don't give a newly tried way, enough time to really "show it's oats", so-to-speak. all too often, they try...
  29. Thread: Holding steady

    by ron w
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    the best efficiency as a stabilizer, comes in the...

    the best efficiency as a stabilizer, comes in the tube's stiffness and it's weight. the stiffer and lighter it is, the more efficient as a stabilizer it is.
    can someone say , "large diameter,...
  30. it might be a new concept for some, but the ins...

    it might be a new concept for some, but the ins and outs, (or should I say, ...ups and downs !) of thread pitch is a concept that has been around since before the pyramids were built. nothing new...
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