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    I use both OT2 and Archer's Advantages. There...

    I use both OT2 and Archer's Advantages.
    There are numerous advantages to OT2, among them being many more options of how to print out your sight tapes. In addition, with OT2, you have the option of...
  2. OT2 will give a stiffer spine than AA per my...

    OT2 will give a stiffer spine than AA per my experiences over the years. However, when I put in the same data for my sight settings (which is a different algorithm than the spine charts), the sight...
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    Sticky: Poll: I was "messing around" with my new Darton Vegas a...

    I was "messing around" with my new Darton Vegas a few weeks ago and decided to try something, just to be different:
    I run a 28" front stabilizer with 2.5 oz tip weight.
    I was using a single 8" back...
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    Both you and I apparently had to learn pretty...

    Both you and I apparently had to learn pretty much everything and get our experiences through the "school of hard knocks" because those that knew the stuff were unwilling to share said information. ...
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    I agree that there is a need for investigation...

    I agree that there is a need for investigation after having been provided information to figure something out on one's own or a group's own...We science educators called these "inquiry-based...
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    Yes, BUT...isn't there a rule in there concerning...

    Yes, BUT...isn't there a rule in there concerning damaging or opening up an opponent's arrow whereby you get the same score as the arrow you destroyed or damaged? THAT is the part I'm raising the...
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    Nobody said the word "idiot"...poor choice of a...

    Nobody said the word "idiot"...poor choice of a word. Spend a few weeks or months in a "training environment" or a classroom environment and you'll quickly understand what "taking things for granted...
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    A good process comes about by testing ONE...

    A good process comes about by testing ONE variable at a time, too. Scientific Method is quite "precise" with regard to variables, elimination of variables, and ALWAYS testing only ONE variable at a...
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    Used to be you put your front foot on or even...

    Used to be you put your front foot on or even with the stake. I think the "new rule" is that you straddle the shooting position. That .5 to .75 yard can be a killer; especially if the yardage is...
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    \\ Simple. FIELD courses are "marked...

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    Simple. FIELD courses are "marked distance" courses and are not intended to be roving courses at all. The course layouts have been specified for years and years, the distances are "standard"...
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    So, let's add something else here...Let's say...

    So, let's add something else here...Let's say that your arrow strikes the arrow that the guy didn't call for the upper "12". Your arrow opens up the end of his arrow that is in the upper "12", but...
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    Now, I'll add to this one more thing not...

    Now, I'll add to this one more thing not mentioned above.
    If you have had to move that peep site down (in most cases that is what you will have to do as compared to your 20 yard peep height...
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    The NFAA Constitution and By-Laws PROHIBIT the...

    The NFAA Constitution and By-Laws PROHIBIT the use of a "range finder" for setting the yardage stakes for any field, hunter, animal, or International or other NFAA approved archery range. That is,...
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    "Never go into battle with an untested weapon."...

    "Never go into battle with an untested weapon." hahaha.
    I'll be getting out with a new bow, a new bow sight, and my trusty "calculator based" data entry sheet. I'll shoot my 20 yard setting in on a...
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    I think that by bringing up the "correction...

    I think that by bringing up the "correction factor" thing with regard to any electronic instrument...or for that matter something as simple as the magnifier on your site scale has helped immensely....
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    Bad thing about that is that with today's carbon...

    Bad thing about that is that with today's carbon arrows, the metal could/would easily crack the shaft and create a safety hazard for the shooter when he/she shoots the arrow again...and also creates...
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    In the photo I posted, the shooter(s) had NO SAY...

    In the photo I posted, the shooter(s) had NO SAY in the call nor a question. In fact, the shooters weren't permitted to advance to the target to "make", question, or even observe the "call." The...
  18. Thread: Hamskea rest ?

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    I've been using my Hamskea on my primary bow in...

    I've been using my Hamskea on my primary bow in the lower limb driven mode and much prefer lower limb over upper limb.
    On my backup bow, I'm using a Hamskea in the launcher mode (not a fall away)...
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    Ok....This is of a shot from an ASA tournament. ...

    Ok....This is of a shot from an ASA tournament. The attached photo is a blown up screen print (300X) out of the live video right after the arrow impacted the foam.
    I will tell you in advance that...
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    Field shooters, or at least "ProActive" field...

    Field shooters, or at least "ProActive" field shooters have done this for years and years so that they know how THEIR bow shoots based upon a "mis-set sight". WHEN they are shooting on an unfamiliar...
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    As a former professional educator and trainer,...

    As a former professional educator and trainer, NEVER trust anything to be "intuitive" and don't take for granted that just because they might be "mid-level" that they already know this stuff!!! Been...
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    Now THIS is important for those readers on here...

    Now THIS is important for those readers on here to realize, isn't it? You and I both have experience with our preferred methods and like so many other experienced people, take some things for...
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    BINGO!!! As Michael Douglas said in 'Ghosts in...

    BINGO!!! As Michael Douglas said in 'Ghosts in the Darkness": "You NEVER go into battle with an UNTESTED weapon!"
    If you wait until the day before a competition to get sight settings and trust...
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    Bingo in red above! However, I did NOT say I...

    Bingo in red above! However, I did NOT say I have 'little practical experience' in making and using site tapes!!! I couldn't possibly have included those chapters in "ProActive Archery" if I didn't...
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    I see where you are coming from on this,...

    I see where you are coming from on this, but....When I was shooting my best (my personal best field and hunter scores are 557's and lots of scores in the mid 550's) back in the early to late 1990's,...
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    I see where you are coming from on this,...

    I see where you are coming from on this, but....When I was shooting my best (my personal best field and hunter scores are 557's and lots of scores in the mid 550's) back in the early to late 1990's,...
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    The key to getting a "good" 80 is to NOT shoot...

    The key to getting a "good" 80 is to NOT shoot for "groups" at a dot. set up a HORIZONTAL tape of say 2" wide and then shoot for impact point, NOT groups. If you cannot hold on a 2" wide piece of...
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    If you are referring to me, it is because after...

    If you are referring to me, it is because after "collaborating" with the authors of both OT2 and AA concerning my chapters in "ProActive Archery" and concerning the "most preferred method" for...
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    Yepper....mounting the tape properly is as or...

    Yepper....mounting the tape properly is as or maybe even more important that getting accurate numbers for the tape's generation out of the program...or...matching them up with the pre-printed tapes...
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    Here is what Archer's Advantage has to say about...

    Here is what Archer's Advantage has to say about using Chronograph Speed as the primary, and I quote:
    He talks about the 3 methods as follows"
    "There are three methods for sighting Archer's...
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