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    I see it this way: Since I was able to bring...

    I see it this way: Since I was able to bring down a 4X4 bull elk with a 45# RECURVED bow and aluminum arrows, there isn't a 50# compound out there that won't bring down a measly ole white-tail!...
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    To a point, I agree with you. but it is safer...

    To a point, I agree with you. but it is safer for the BOW to "tune" the length of the d-loop opening, to get the PERFECT "to anchor draw length control" that is needed for pin-point accuracy and...
  3. Me, too....Just one of the Old Guys...that shot a...

    Me, too....Just one of the Old Guys...that shot a LEDGE release with a recurved bow, holding all 35# of "holding weight," and shooting 56 field targets in ONE day and off the course with all 56...
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    I agree...the rules clearly state that a target...

    I agree...the rules clearly state that a target is not to be set so that an overshoot of said target will create a "flight shot". Also don't forget to include "sidehill" shots, since those are as...
  5. Review of Darton Vegas in Archery Focus Magazine

    There is an unbiased review of the new Darton Vegas compound bow in the current issue of Archery Focus Magazine.

    www.archeryfocus.com

    field14 (Tom D.)
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    Just a typo on your part, but the walkup of which...

    Just a typo on your part, but the walkup of which you speak is a 53 yarder, haha.
    Yes, you were correct in skipping that 2nd stake and shooting the last two correctly. The BEST you could have...
  7. He is not "MY " leader! I don't have a horse in...

    He is not "MY " leader! I don't have a horse in the race. Simply asked the title question, but because it isn't "politically correct" or "fan-boy related", I'm getting bashed and blamed and so is...
  8. So put yourself in those shoes of the affronted...

    So put yourself in those shoes of the affronted archer and how would YOU respond to it and to the question that the thread is SUPPOSED to be focused upon?

    You wouldn't be responding in your above...
  9. Stash, you make a valid point...BUT...what would...

    Stash, you make a valid point...BUT...what would YOU do? How would YOU feel if this was YOU? You wouldn't be so quick to respond as you did if this was YOU, now would you?

    The other thing that...
  10. This is the QUOTE I was given that was a response...

    This is the QUOTE I was given that was a response to the question about the event. A subsequent phone call to the "leader" by the affronted archer resulted in more verbal abuse and a "dead phone...
  11. WHere in the heck do you get "3-D bash" on my...

    WHere in the heck do you get "3-D bash" on my question? Good GAWD....the archer simply asked about a 3-D tournament and its starting time. I know he hasn't attended that event in several years...so...
  12. This is NOT a "ficticious person". 2nd...this...

    This is NOT a "ficticious person". 2nd...this person has awards and plaques given to him in recognition for his service to the JOAD program after he was a student in said JOAD programs! 3rd the...
  13. I'm only giving what part of the story I've...

    I'm only giving what part of the story I've received; nothing more, nothing less. Again, I KNOW that the archer hasn't attended that event in several years and hasn't had contact with that leader in...
  14. I asked for the opinions, and yes, the quote is...

    I asked for the opinions, and yes, the quote is VERBATIM, exactly as stated; not a summary of a longer conversation.
    The half of the story missing is obviously that the archer that was asking...
  15. Is there room in Competitive Archery for clubs and leaders with this attitude?

    There are butt-heads all over this country, some bigger ones than others. The quote below was NOT directed at me, but it was directed at an archer of long and high standing in the JOAD Program, the...
  16. Is there room in 3-D archery for this club's attitude and disrespect?

    There are butt-heads all over this country, some bigger ones than others. The quote below was NOT directed at me, but it was directed at an archer of long and high standing in the JOAD Program, the...
  17. In poor taste...what do you have to say about this?

    There are butt-heads all over this country, some bigger ones than others. The quote below was NOT directed at me, but it was directed at an archer of long and high standing in the JOAD Program, the...
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    I use both OT2 and Archer's Advantages. There...

    I use both OT2 and Archer's Advantages.
    There are numerous advantages to OT2, among them being many more options of how to print out your sight tapes. In addition, with OT2, you have the option of...
  19. OT2 will give a stiffer spine than AA per my...

    OT2 will give a stiffer spine than AA per my experiences over the years. However, when I put in the same data for my sight settings (which is a different algorithm than the spine charts), the sight...
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    Sticky: Poll: I was "messing around" with my new Darton Vegas a...

    I was "messing around" with my new Darton Vegas a few weeks ago and decided to try something, just to be different:
    I run a 28" front stabilizer with 2.5 oz tip weight.
    I was using a single 8" back...
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    Both you and I apparently had to learn pretty...

    Both you and I apparently had to learn pretty much everything and get our experiences through the "school of hard knocks" because those that knew the stuff were unwilling to share said information. ...
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    I agree that there is a need for investigation...

    I agree that there is a need for investigation after having been provided information to figure something out on one's own or a group's own...We science educators called these "inquiry-based...
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    Yes, BUT...isn't there a rule in there concerning...

    Yes, BUT...isn't there a rule in there concerning damaging or opening up an opponent's arrow whereby you get the same score as the arrow you destroyed or damaged? THAT is the part I'm raising the...
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    Nobody said the word "idiot"...poor choice of a...

    Nobody said the word "idiot"...poor choice of a word. Spend a few weeks or months in a "training environment" or a classroom environment and you'll quickly understand what "taking things for granted...
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    A good process comes about by testing ONE...

    A good process comes about by testing ONE variable at a time, too. Scientific Method is quite "precise" with regard to variables, elimination of variables, and ALWAYS testing only ONE variable at a...
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    Used to be you put your front foot on or even...

    Used to be you put your front foot on or even with the stake. I think the "new rule" is that you straddle the shooting position. That .5 to .75 yard can be a killer; especially if the yardage is...
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    \\ Simple. FIELD courses are "marked...

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    Simple. FIELD courses are "marked distance" courses and are not intended to be roving courses at all. The course layouts have been specified for years and years, the distances are "standard"...
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    So, let's add something else here...Let's say...

    So, let's add something else here...Let's say that your arrow strikes the arrow that the guy didn't call for the upper "12". Your arrow opens up the end of his arrow that is in the upper "12", but...
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    Now, I'll add to this one more thing not...

    Now, I'll add to this one more thing not mentioned above.
    If you have had to move that peep site down (in most cases that is what you will have to do as compared to your 20 yard peep height...
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    The NFAA Constitution and By-Laws PROHIBIT the...

    The NFAA Constitution and By-Laws PROHIBIT the use of a "range finder" for setting the yardage stakes for any field, hunter, animal, or International or other NFAA approved archery range. That is,...
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