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    That I do not know, you would be safer asking...

    That I do not know, you would be safer asking Easton about shooting them in a compound. In the Lancaster catalog, only to types of Easton pin nocks are listed: regular pin nocks and G Pin nocks. I...
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    For your first question, I am not sure. ...

    For your first question, I am not sure. According to the Easton web site, the PN (725592) of the second nock is a recurve nock: https://eastonarchery.com/product/recurve-pin-nock-large-groove/
    I...
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    What kind of tournament archery do you want to...

    What kind of tournament archery do you want to do: 3-D, field, indoor, etc.? That will have a bearing on the kind of set-up you put together.

    Also, I see you are from Maryland. My suggestion...
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    If you want cheap, take a look at these: ...

    If you want cheap, take a look at these: http://www.lancasterarchery.com/easton-aviator-arrow-shaft.html

    They are 600 spine but you can probably cut them to length.
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    I totally agree with you about the 900 round. ...

    I totally agree with you about the 900 round. Standing out in the sun and wind all day is much more taxing than walking around a field course. In my area most field courses are wooded, so you have...
  6. Thread: Exercises?

    by JF from VA
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    Here is a link to some archery specific exercises...

    Here is a link to some archery specific exercises from Crystal Gauvin, a world class archer. They look so good I plan to try them myself:
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    Hey Ray, can you post or send me the field...

    Hey Ray, can you post or send me the field schedule for the Penn-Dutch league.
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    Indoor season is just about over but check out...

    Indoor season is just about over but check out these links for outdoor shoots:

    WV: http://www.wvarchery.org/

    Virginia: http://vbarchers.com/
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    I have shot CXLs and while they shoot great, they...

    I have shot CXLs and while they shoot great, they do not take much abuse.
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    At the risk of derailing this thread, I also have...

    At the risk of derailing this thread, I also have a question about Hoyt cams. What year did they start adding movable draw stop pegs on target bows? I know this year's cams do, but were they...
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    Out of curiosity I took a look in the Lancaster...

    Out of curiosity I took a look in the Lancaster catalog to see what stock arrow lengths are available. There are actually a few that come in 34" length, although not many. What type of arrows are...
  12. Go ahead and try making a string. You learn by...

    Go ahead and try making a string. You learn by doing. The process is not difficult but it takes some practice to make a good string. Expect to have several failures before you make a good one.
  13. Thread: Site Tape

    by JF from VA
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    It all depends on your ability to get a good mark...

    It all depends on your ability to get a good mark at a shorter distance. At 20 yards and shorter distances, you can go several clicks either way and still hit a dot or whatever you are aiming at. ...
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    Allen, Glad to have you move to our area, but...

    Allen,

    Glad to have you move to our area, but unfortunately our club does not have near-term plans for an indoor range. There are some issues at play and I can PM you about them. From our area,...
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    Unfortunately not. The Gander Mountain store in...

    Unfortunately not. The Gander Mountain store in Fredericksburg had a small 6-lane range that they would let us use, but they closed it and used the space for other things.
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    Manahoac Bowmen in Spotsylvania will be having a...

    Manahoac Bowmen in Spotsylvania will be having a 3-D shoot on Sunday, March 26. For those that like to shoot field, we will be having a field/hunter round on Saturday, March 25. Schedule is here: ...
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    Lancaster Archery Club has a great field course. ...

    Lancaster Archery Club has a great field course. Lot of varied terrain and very challenging.
  18. You might want to also contact Bob Ryder, former...

    You might want to also contact Bob Ryder, former coach at JMU. I believe he is on Facebook and his phone, as listed on the USA Archery coach locator, is 5404333150.
  19. Glad you brought this up. I just made strings...

    Glad you brought this up. I just made strings and cables for a Hoyt and had to add mega twists to the buss to get it right. I think next time, I will take your advice and make it shorter.
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    In the Hoyt line, you might look for deals on a...

    In the Hoyt line, you might look for deals on a Pro Compt Elite, Podium, Contender, or Vantage Elite.
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    What kind of target archery do you want to get...

    What kind of target archery do you want to get into, 3-D, indoor, etc? You are going to need a bow that you will be comfortable for an extended number of shots. For 3-D, you may only shoot 30-40...
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    Go to Amazon and get it in 100-ft lengths: ...

    Go to Amazon and get it in 100-ft lengths: https://www.amazon.com/Thera-Band-Resistance-Exercise-Tubing-Medium/dp/B002M40RW8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1486672773&sr=8-1&keywords=theraband+tubing+red
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    I have used both Easton Lightspeed and Gold Tip...

    I have used both Easton Lightspeed and Gold Tip Ultralights for field. Both are standard diameter carbon and both work well.
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    Yeah, we do "spot" shoots also... :smile:

    Yeah, we do "spot" shoots also... :smile:
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    Manahoac Bowmen in Spotsylvania is about an hour...

    Manahoac Bowmen in Spotsylvania is about an hour from Keswick. We will have 3-D and field shoots starting this month. Here is the schedule and web page: http://www.manahoacbowmen.com/
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    Check this out. These exercises should help: ...

    Check this out. These exercises should help: http://www.crystalgauvin.com/2017/01/11/5-exercises-for-archers/#more-2624
  27. It would probably be better for a recurve than a...

    It would probably be better for a recurve than a modern compound. As it is an all-Dyneema material, you will see some movement in it. It is a larger diameter and earlier version of 8125.
  28. A checklist is a great suggestion. After I built...

    A checklist is a great suggestion. After I built my jig, I copied the checklist that Huntinsker posted early in this thread and have added a few things to it over time. I don't make enough strings...
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    Yes it would. You could also lighten the point...

    Yes it would. You could also lighten the point to make the arrow stiffer.
  30. Thread: Ear buds

    by JF from VA
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    From the NFAA constitution and by-laws, "The use...

    From the NFAA constitution and by-laws, "The use of personal stereo or radio equipment for music or self-coaching is not permitted while on
    the shooting line in competition (or official practice)."
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