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  1. Assuming the chart is correct, your calculations...

    Assuming the chart is correct, your calculations look correct to me.
  2. Thread: Cam Spacers

    by JF from VA
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    GSX, Refer to post #2 of the sticky thread...

    GSX,

    Refer to post #2 of the sticky thread from tmorelli at the top of the page: http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2201440. He gives the standard shim sizes for PSEs. Lancaster...
  3. Thread: A new bow?

    by JF from VA
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    I shoot a freestyle setup with long stabilizers...

    I shoot a freestyle setup with long stabilizers and movable sight. By going to lighter components, I was able to shave around 6 oz. from my total weight. Also, just for curiosity you might want to...
  4. Thread: A new bow?

    by JF from VA
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    What is your source of pain: is it from holding...

    What is your source of pain: is it from holding the mass weight of your bow or the process of drawing the bow? If you think the mass weight of the bow is the problem, I would try a couple simple...
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    Seeking PVC pipe project ideas

    My wife brought home a bunch of 1" PVC pipe that her school kids had used for a project. Most of it is painted and in 5-6 foot lengths. I am looking for some good (archery) projects to use it on. ...
  6. Bow Dad, Your daughter is considered a Cub...

    Bow Dad,

    Your daughter is considered a Cub (under 12 years old) and would shoot at the Cub distances. Go to this link, https://www.nfaausa.com/sites/default/files/2014-15%20ConstByLaws.pdf, and go...
  7. If both bows are the same, the main difference...

    If both bows are the same, the main difference you will notice will be the holding weight. For example, at 65% let-off, the holding weight difference betweent the two will be about 3.5 lb. The two...
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    Agree. With a 30-inch front and 12-15 inch back...

    Agree. With a 30-inch front and 12-15 inch back bar, you can do a lot of experimenting. For weights, you can get a bunch of large fender washers to play with until you get the weights correct.
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    Personally, I don't think you need a 9" bar for a...

    Personally, I don't think you need a 9" bar for a 12-year old. I think a 6" would work fine. The only thing that a 9" bar buys you is the ability to move the sight out from the bow a few more...
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    Do you have friends that shoot with target...

    Do you have friends that shoot with target stabilizers? See if they will let you try out their stabilizers on your bow. Also, check the classifieds. People are selling stabilizers all the time at...
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    Go to this link,...

    Go to this link, https://www.nfaausa.com/sites/default/files/2014-15%20ConstByLaws.pdf, and look on p. 50. There is a description for the targets required for NFAA field and hunter rounds.
  12. I'm thinking about trying this option for my...

    I'm thinking about trying this option for my Supra, adjusting the draw stops. I have both the stock stops and the Bomars available. What kind of material could I use to build up the stops, I am...
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    With a DL of 26.5 and max draw weight of 40#, you...

    With a DL of 26.5 and max draw weight of 40#, you do not need to look at women-specific bows, most target bows will cover that range, men or women. A bow that I considered recently was the PSE...
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    I really only gave you a partial answer. We hang...

    I really only gave you a partial answer. We hang multiple sheets of carpet, but we also put a sheet of 1" closed cell foam rubber between the layers of carpet. The foam works well but we can't get...
  15. I have never used them but according to the...

    I have never used them but according to the Saunders website, they have been discontinued. Saunders has a toll-free number, 1-800-228-1408, give them a call and see if they can answer your questions.
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    To narrow down what you want and to make some...

    To narrow down what you want and to make some suggestions, can you tell us:

    draw length?
    draw weight?
    budget?
    open to any manufacturer?
    competition only?
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    NFAA has a Sunday schedule and they usually don't...

    NFAA has a Sunday schedule and they usually don't divulge it until Saturday afternoon. It all depends on what class you shoot in, and I have seen it change from year to year. One year I shot the...
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    Sticky: Tony, Would it be reasonable to twist/un-twist...

    Tony,

    Would it be reasonable to twist/un-twist the string to change drawlength 1/4"? Any idea how many twists it might take to do this? The bow is a Supra ME with a string length of around 60".
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    Are you fixed on 2315s? I have about the same...

    Are you fixed on 2315s? I have about the same draw length and draw weight as you, and I shoot 2312 Eclipse with success. For indoor 20-yard games, I see no great reason to go to carbons.
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    For the Virginia Senior Games, you shoot an NFAA...

    For the Virginia Senior Games, you shoot an NFAA 900 round which is 30 arrows each at 40, 50, 60 yards. The target face is a 122-cm multi-colored face.
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    I have also had good luck with Walmart hot melt...

    I have also had good luck with Walmart hot melt glue sticks.
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    We have not used ceiling tiles, but may have used...

    We have not used ceiling tiles, but may have used something similar. Some years ago we used a roofing underlayment product that had Perlite in it, I believe it was made by Johns Manville. It did...
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    Some clubs near us have used a material called...

    Some clubs near us have used a material called "Hushboard". It is a type of fiber board that does not have the black tar that normal fiberboard does. Our club looked into it but after checking...
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    Lynda, I am really glad this discussion came...

    Lynda,

    I am really glad this discussion came up and you are giving some female points of view. I teach a lot of Level 1 classes with mostly women and the question about upper-body string contact...
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    You set the arrow length to what you need. If...

    You set the arrow length to what you need. If you are shooting fixed blade broadheads, you need an arrow long enough so that the broadhead clears the front of the riser. You don't want fixed blades...
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    You might try contacting Neil's Archery in...

    You might try contacting Neil's Archery in Endicott, NY: http://www.neilsarchery.com/

    Some years ago, I got some wide axle kits from them for a couple of older Hoyts. They have been in business...
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    Here is a picture of Brady Ellison shooting his...

    Here is a picture of Brady Ellison shooting his olympic recurve with two side rods. A lot of compound archers only use one.2165194
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    No, you don't need magnification and I would...

    No, you don't need magnification and I would highly recommend trying and/or borrowing a scope before buying. I know many bowhunter class archers shooting fixed pin sights who can outshoot freestyle...
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    Jwrigley gives some good advice, stick with the...

    Jwrigley gives some good advice, stick with the major suppliers: Axcel, Sure-lok, Shibuya, CBE. Do not go cheap if you can avoid it. If your budget is limited, look in the classifieds for used. ...
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    cschmanz, A little more information about what...

    cschmanz,

    A little more information about what you are looking for. Do you want a fixed-pin sight or a moveable sight? Will you be competing in a bowhunter class or a freestyle class? Bowhunter...
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