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    I think one of the very best archers in history,...

    I think one of the very best archers in history, a guy who posts on this board and sells arrows had a million dollar contingency offer for the last olympics. I suspect that would dwarf whatever...
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    when I was a kid, the US men and the US women...

    when I was a kid, the US men and the US women were equally dominant. John Williams Hardy Ward, Rick McKinney, Darrell Pace, Rod Baston etc were winning major titles. But Doreen Wilbur, Linda...
  3. I don't know about that. a good elbow and good...

    I don't know about that. a good elbow and good shoulder ago I shot 47+ pounds indoor. when I dropped weight, I never could get the same indoor scores. a heavier bow is more forgiving of a less than...
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    best order up a badminton racquet for self...

    best order up a badminton racquet for self defense!
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    how often has the guy with the most points in the...

    how often has the guy with the most points in the qualifying round won a tournament lately/ who had the most points in the pan am games final? I don't recall the points for the last olympics but I...
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    I have a rather intimate understanding of sports...

    I have a rather intimate understanding of sports rules and serve as the chairman of another NGB's ethics and grievance committee which deals with alleged violations of our rules and our code of...
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    I agree with you-I believe the rules are needing...

    I agree with you-I believe the rules are needing a change in this case. nothing more nothing less given that the arrow values and the electronic scoring clearly indicate the proper value.
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    our women's team wins major titles. the men do...

    our women's team wins major titles. the men do not in soccer.
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    I agree but its unfair to the two other archers...

    I agree but its unfair to the two other archers who get knocked out of the team event. It doesn't help the world archery organization especially when the arrow values are there.
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    nothing like that but back about 12 years or so...

    nothing like that but back about 12 years or so ago, I was shooting the National Field tournament at Don Casteel's range in Eastern Ohio. there was an area where each squad would stop for lunch and...
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    I would agree if there is a discrepancy in the...

    I would agree if there is a discrepancy in the arrow value, the judges take the lower of the two. but (while I have not seen the score card) it appears the arrow values support the proper score and...
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    Yeah that is a good point, I don't know what is...

    Yeah that is a good point, I don't know what is worse, signing a score card with the obviously wrong number or the guy who actually wrote down 242 instead of 342. How that happened is beyond any...
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    Its hard to figure what Decatur's clubs did that...

    Its hard to figure what Decatur's clubs did that we didn't do in Hamilton Rick. Yankton sucked btw according to shooters I know who went there. I'd be happy to have nationals at that area you were...
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    if they solve the backstop issue and the...

    if they solve the backstop issue and the spectator seating issue you will be right. the 50M-70M should be on the main field. The 25-30 on what was the south (50M) field. the clout field for...
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    apparently he claimed he thought it was a three...

    apparently he claimed he thought it was a three and that is what the score keeper said he wrote
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    which was also the case in Chicago, St Louis,...

    which was also the case in Chicago, St Louis, Colorado springs and of course anyplace south of Hamilton

    playing percentages, Hamilton is NORMALLY cooler than Decatur. Chicago is normally cooler...
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    well they produce all carbon beginner arrows...

    well they produce all carbon beginner arrows because those are cheaper and most beginners are not going to pay the 150 that the "cheapest" ACC arrows go for. England obviously believes all carbon...
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    I doubt there are many people who have found as...

    I doubt there are many people who have found as many arrows as I have or has as much experience and all carbon arrows on dirty fields are a complete pain in the ass to find. especially if there is no...
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    WELL I suppose I could see the leadership of USA...

    WELL I suppose I could see the leadership of USA to be less "supportive" of a team that doesn't produce the all important USOC dollars. what will be interesting is based on what I am sure we both...
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    excellent point. given the fact that the USA is...

    excellent point. given the fact that the USA is top heavy with female leadership is this due to an anti female bias or more likely due to the fact that since 1988, the US Men have won a gold, a...
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    pretty slick. I was there as the assistant chief...

    pretty slick. I was there as the assistant chief of Judges on the Youth Field during USA NTC over the fourth of July weekend. I never heard anyone mention this range but if the NTC is back there...
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    I discourage my archers from shooting all carbon...

    I discourage my archers from shooting all carbon on a field that is used for football or soccer BTW and if I were a tournament organizer, I wouldn't allow them either on such a field. In some cases,...
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    my qualification was not merely performance (I...

    my qualification was not merely performance (I can get rick's arrows to tune as well as any X10) but being able to be found easily
    remind me if those arrows are legal say in public parks in England....
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    until someone actually comes up with shafts that...

    until someone actually comes up with shafts that are the equivalent to X10s in terms of performance for a lower price, there is not much that can be done. that would include arrows that are as thin,...
  25. target crossbows generally use 17/64 sized...

    target crossbows generally use 17/64 sized shafting. we normally use very small fletching since the tracks on the target bows like the AUSBOW CONTENDER are very shallow. these new vanes might work...
  26. its a good starting point. I find some of those...

    its a good starting point. I find some of those are a bit light (weak) based on MY experience. a 30 inch 1000 spine arrow with 30 pounds at the fingers is going to have the bare shaft (out of a RH...
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    One of the main reasons why the Xpert and its...

    One of the main reasons why the Xpert and its smaller discontinued cousin-the Arista-was so popular with Lizard and I was that they are A/C which means when our young flingers whiff the bale-a common...
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    Cartel xpert ac shafts

    I have had good luck with these shafts that tend to be slightly lighter than equivalent Easton ACC shafts and about the same price-but using more common ACE components. LAS recently discontinued...
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    I agree about the 20 dollars given liz and I...

    I agree about the 20 dollars given liz and I don't coach for money nor do we demand our archers pay for our credentials. but again, each archer has to be treated equally and its unreasonable to tell...
  30. I mainly became a judge to save CJO fees when we...

    I mainly became a judge to save CJO fees when we hold tournaments. I do indoor nationals (DOS this year, COJ in past years) and was an ACOJ at Nationals. I am going to be there anyway. I...
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