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  1. Thread: Field lenses

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    I agree with rsw. For FIELD, I've had great...

    I agree with rsw.
    For FIELD, I've had great success with either a 4x (.5 diopter), or a 6x (.75 diopter), but for 3-d neither of those two work well at all; especially on the "black" or super dark...
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    There are lots of people with the same first and...

    There are lots of people with the same first and last names. Thus it gets next to impossible to tell who is whom.
    Another reason is that SOME States like to put together things concerning how their...
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    Likely, but you had better have the correct spine...

    Likely, but you had better have the correct spine of arrow and the correct nocking point or you will rip the arm right off that arrow rest. It may not last long anyways, ha.
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    My father shot pretty well with his when he...

    My father shot pretty well with his when he mounted a Golden Key Pacesetter Steel arrow rest on the bow, which is the SAME BASIC DESIGN as the launcher blade arrow rests in use today.
    Few of the...
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    I could be off base, but I think, and I know I...

    I could be off base, but I think, and I know I certainly would like to see, the State that each shooter that participates in the event is from in the RESULTS LISTING for ALL NFAA tournaments, not...
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    This is really strange, but I guess when you get...

    This is really strange, but I guess when you get older all sorts of changes happen! I have NEVER in all my years of shooting been able to shoot with both eyes open, but read on because things have...
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    I strongly disagree with the philosophy or...

    I strongly disagree with the philosophy or hypothesis that "the best shooters are naturally born with it." Gimme a break...they get there by HARD WORK and constant practice and a DESIRE to excel. ...
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    Blind Bale technique works really well. It can...

    Blind Bale technique works really well. It can be done at any distance, but I prefer to do this at 20 yards. This is assuming your DRAWLENGTH and "to anchor drawlength" are properly set.


    Take...
  9. Poll: I know of some States that USED TO hold their...

    I know of some States that USED TO hold their State Target and State Field tournaments over two days. However, since those States CHANGED to a ONE DAY format for State Target AND State Field,...
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    Too short of a d-loop can, besides causing...

    Too short of a d-loop can, besides causing unwanted string torque, add even more to this by creating too much face contact AND torquing the string.

    Wanna find out? Get about 6-10 feet away from...
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    NO! Hoyt made compounds BEFORE 1983, in fact,...

    NO! Hoyt made compounds BEFORE 1983, in fact, well before 1983.
    HOYT made their first compound bow in the mid 1970's...around 1975 or 1976; it was a two-wheeler and a hunting model. My father...
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    [QUOTE=Captjock;1072600303] NO! HOYT made...

    NO! HOYT made their first compound bow in the mid 1970's...around 1975 or 1976; it was a hunting model. My father purchased one and it is STILL in the family. It has a low serial number, too. It...
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    Absolutely incorrect that the Rambo was the first...

    Absolutely incorrect that the Rambo was the first compound that Hoyt ever produced !!! Hoyt made their FIRST compound bow, a hunting model sometime around 1975 or 1976. My father owned one and it...
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    You can also change your anchor slightly by...

    You can also change your anchor slightly by lengthening or shortening the d-loop. This doesn't involved the use of a bow press or having to re-synch or re-time the cams!

    field14 (Tom D.)
  15. Kinetics will work fine. Any of the Ultra Lite...

    Kinetics will work fine.
    Any of the Ultra Lite Pro's will work just fine, or the Pro Hunters (the 35/55's are the same spine as the ULPro 500's and take the same components).
    22 Series are a big...
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    I had and shot several of them back in the...

    I had and shot several of them back in the 1970's! If you got a 'good one' they were really nice, but sometimes you got a "bad one" and they would chatter and sometimes even mis-fire.
    Two of the...
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    I had and shot several of them back in the...

    I had and shot several of them back in the 1970's! If you got a 'good one' they were really nice, but sometimes you got a "bad one" and they would chatter and sometimes even mis-fire.
    Two of the...
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    well, one thing that won't happen is to have the...

    well, one thing that won't happen is to have the upper back rod pointing UPWARDS and the lower one pointing downwards! Your bow arm is in the way...but...wait...you could point it way out to the...
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    Exactly. I cannot remember who made the first...

    Exactly. I cannot remember who made the first limb-driven arrow rests, but I'm nearly certain it was NOT VT...just like the fall-aways...they've been around a LOT longer than just the past 10 years!...
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    The trifecta of stabilization!

    So, I'm playing around with my new Darton Vegas target set up. I'm not one that has ever liked to have v-bars and such things hanging off my bow; they get in my way. However, that being said, today's...
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    Simple: I was using 6 ounces when I had the...

    Simple: I was using 6 ounces when I had the single longer bar (the one pointing down, in fact) on the end of it. When I went to the two parallels pointing back, there is one ounce on the bottom one...
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    The trifecta of stabilization!

    So, I'm playing around with my new Darton Vegas target set up. I'm not one that has ever liked to have v-bars and such things hanging off my bow; they get in my way. However, that being said,...
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    When I lived in Western NY, there were 3 BHFS'ers...

    When I lived in Western NY, there were 3 BHFS'ers that could really shoot well on outdoor (and indoor) rounds...and...early on they were, BEFORE they removed the 125 grain point weight limit and a...
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    When I made a switch over to Right Handed in...

    When I made a switch over to Right Handed in 1986, I purchased a pair of Astro Regency bows from Joy Valley. Yes, they were a bit slow, but they were accurate and forgiving. The grip, bar none, was...
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    Set up, gathered data, and tuned in my new Darton...

    Set up, gathered data, and tuned in my new Darton Vegas that is a gift from my brother. "Tuning" took all of ONE shot for paper testing and 5 more to confirm that the paper test was near perfect. ...
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    If you want to learn how to and what it feels...

    If you want to learn how to and what it feels like to have "complete Transfer" from the arm to the correct back muscles, then, you can try this. I put together an "exercise" during our last Larry...
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    Joe, IF you are talking about the shootoff for...

    Joe,
    IF you are talking about the shootoff for the Men's SENIORS Championship...it was NOT even a shoot off for 2nd!!! It was a shootoff for 3rd and 4th between those two SENIORS! The WINNER,...
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    I agree, and if it is a Hoyt you want to...

    I agree, and if it is a Hoyt you want to try...forget it!
    I've shot right handed bows left handed full time before, and it works just fine. Looks weird, but accuracy doesn't seem to be affected>...
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    Yes, they are...but the Axcel bow sights aren't...

    Yes, they are...but the Axcel bow sights aren't "easily" ambidextrous...I was told by the factory that it could be changed over, but to do it myself would likely destroy the site or damage it beyond...
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    The comment is that you do NOT absolutely have to...

    The comment is that you do NOT absolutely have to put a LEFT handed sight on the bow if you are going to shoot it Left handed. Put on a right handed sight if that is all you have, and you are good...
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