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    Why bother to go through all that to get your...

    Why bother to go through all that to get your letoff %.

    It is easy: Get your peak weight. Get your holding weight. Divide the holding weight by the peak weight which will give you a decimal. ...
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    Why? can't you mentally move the decimal point...

    Why? can't you mentally move the decimal point to the right by two places. Further more, to do that, you would multiply by 100 anyways.
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    So, change it to something you can relate to. I...

    So, change it to something you can relate to. I changed mine in a jiffy; wasn't all that difficult.
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    Poll: I heard that several shooters this year elected...

    I heard that several shooters this year elected NOT to shoot the big-arsed logs (27 diameter) and were shooting 9.3 WFA legal shaft diameters. I KNOW that for the World Cup portion of this...
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    Poll: My thoughts on the entire thing are as follows. ...

    My thoughts on the entire thing are as follows. Fine to keep the "Lucky Dog" just like it is with those shooting 899's getting a chance to go against those that shot perfect 900.
    However,...
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    It is in the NFAA Rule book that all arrows are...

    It is in the NFAA Rule book that all arrows are to be the same size, length, and fletching, et cetera, with allowances for wear and tear.
    MOST tournaments also do NOT allow for the shooter to...
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    Sonny, I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings,...

    Sonny,
    I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, but if I recall you are right-handed, correct? (Your photo shows the release hooked up for a right handed shooter)If so, your photo shows the d-loop...
  8. You all need to understand that the initially...

    You all need to understand that the initially mentioned measurements, ESPECIALLY the wing-span method, are STARTING POINTS and 'should' get you within 1/2" of your AMO draw length. Sad, but true,...
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    besides Archery Focus, the other great TARGET...

    besides Archery Focus, the other great TARGET archer's magazine is US & International Archer magazine.
    The NFAA's magazine Archery is OK, but not to the extent of the other two.

    field14 (Tom D.)
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    roflmao!

    roflmao!
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    Simple process. BEFORE you change the existing...

    Simple process. BEFORE you change the existing loop, measure and mark the positioning. MORE IMPORTANTLY...MEASURE and write down the length of the d-loop OPENING so that you tighten the new loop to...
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    You also don't have to be an NFAA member to shoot...

    You also don't have to be an NFAA member to shoot any of the Midwest Triple Crown events, Redding, the Dakota Classic. I also think you don't have to be a member of the NFAA to shoot Lancaster's...
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    Interestingly enough, participation levels...

    Interestingly enough, participation levels overseas on all continents is on the RISE...with the "petit dix" scoring in effect! WHEN our USA Archery competitors and other 'guns' go overseas to events...
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    Yep, you are right...but you'd be surprised at...

    Yep, you are right...but you'd be surprised at the GROWTH of the former NAA (Now USA Archery) with regard to participation when compared to the participation of the NFAA!
    In addition, The WFA...
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    First off those shooting US Archery and World Cup...

    First off those shooting US Archery and World Cup events are NOT permitted to use anything larger in diameter than a 2315. Most don't use arrows that big outdoors, but will indoors.
    That being...
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    How's about the NFAA was the ONLY archery...

    How's about the NFAA was the ONLY archery organization on the planet to have its Senior Division at age 55? How's about STANDARDIZATION in archery for a change?
    That includes, IMHO, shaft size,...
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    Why not the International Round? 10 target...

    Why not the International Round? 10 target halves, 3 arrows per target. 60 arrows for the entire round, 300 possible score. Yardages are 20 to 65 yards in 5-yard increments. Can be set up easily....
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    Just remember one very, very important thing...

    Just remember one very, very important thing about this "hard into the wall thing"...For every millimeter you pull 'harder' into the wall, you increase the holding weight and thus the thrust of the...
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    That is a STARTING POINT and normally gets you...

    That is a STARTING POINT and normally gets you within 1/2". However, it was initially done for FINGER SHOOTERS shooting recurved bows which obviously were longer (66", 70", 72" most common) than the...
  20. Yep, but just like the Vegas shoot and any other...

    Yep, but just like the Vegas shoot and any other tournament. EVERYONE knows the scoring rules well in advance, and everyone uses the same scoring rules; albeit different for "Pros" versus "Joes."
  21. Yep, I hear you on the "they all shoot 360, now,...

    Yep, I hear you on the "they all shoot 360, now, don't they?" That and the blue face is "boring", "too easy", "too many arrows to have to concentrate that long for," "a marathon round." There are...
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    Don't cornfuse yourself... Keep it SIMPLE... TOP...

    Don't cornfuse yourself... Keep it SIMPLE... TOP LIMB INTO THE WIND and that takes care of which way to go. TOP LIMB INTO THE WIND. But how much? You have to learn your impact points during calm...
  23. In all honesty, I don't like it either, Don. ...

    In all honesty, I don't like it either, Don. However, since the PROS have to go with this (at the PROS request, wasn't it?), then c'est la guerre. However, that being said, this scoring does allow...
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    Say What? You think 50 arrows in just under 9...

    Say What? You think 50 arrows in just under 9 hours is fast? OR are you being facetious? For NFAA Competitions, 116 shots, FOUR shooters, FOUR arrows each per target, 28 targets...all done in 5-6...
  25. Results are posted. Unfortunately, the TOTAL...

    Results are posted. Unfortunately, the TOTAL Scores are NOT posted, so you gotta add them up yourself to see the ties, and all that stuff...GRRRRRRRR>...
  26. Rodger Willett won the Senior PRO Men's Freestyle...

    Rodger Willett won the Senior PRO Men's Freestyle National Title.
    field14 (Tom D.)
  27. It took a few years of the X+1 scoring to shake...

    It took a few years of the X+1 scoring to shake things loose, but FINALLY, things were very, very close. The first few years of this, the tournament was "over" after the first field round. Obviously...
  28. Be thankful for what we have. We've NEVER had...

    Be thankful for what we have. We've NEVER had this type of coverage for field archery before! Leave well enough alone, please.




    field14 (Tom D.)
  29. Kendall Woody wins in the 4-arrow shootoff. More...

    Kendall Woody wins in the 4-arrow shootoff. More X's than Jesse.
    Paige Pearce wins Women's PRO title.

    field14 (Tom D.)
  30. Kendall Woody over Jesse Broadwater in a 4-arrow...

    Kendall Woody over Jesse Broadwater in a 4-arrow shootoff at 80 yards. Kendall wins on X-count for the 4-arrow shootoff.
    Paige Pearce wins Women's Pro Title.

    field14 (Tom D.)
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