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  1. Thread: String Slap

    by TMan51
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    Almost certainly the culprit. By adding a...

    Almost certainly the culprit.

    By adding a loop, you actually need to draw the string a longer distance, the distance from the extended loop to the string, about the same distance noted by ar1220,...
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    Well, there are several ways to get a shaft to...

    Well, there are several ways to get a shaft to leave the bow correctly, and most of the adjustments can be taken over the edge in an attempt to get things flying correctly.

    Myself, I use cam...
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    Can you at least use a .22 Magnum (if you ever...

    Can you at least use a .22 Magnum (if you ever find any ammo)?
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    There are exactly two groups of people in America...

    There are exactly two groups of people in America that are actually critical to that type of oath. The military and law enforcement.

    The politicians that took that same oath, and are almost...
  5. Thread: The best

    by TMan51
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    The "Best Bow" discussion is plagued with raving...

    The "Best Bow" discussion is plagued with raving fanboys, and boneheads complaining because they can't shoot or tune. Most shooters in possession of the "Best" are on their first or second bow,...
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    That is an interesting project, and it's also...

    That is an interesting project, and it's also educational in a couple ways.

    I have a 2003 Supertec, 2005 Turbotec, 2007 Vulcan, 2008/2009 Katera's, 2010 Alphaburner, 2012 Vector 32 and a 2014...
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    Well, I have heard of "coyote cuties", but the...

    Well, I have heard of "coyote cuties", but the thought of chewing my own arm off the next morning to escape, ............
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    Totally different answer for that one. When I am...

    Totally different answer for that one. When I am shooting shafts that light, I am not holding a buck tag most of the time. On the other hand, the largest whitetail by weight I've ever shot with...
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    I started shooting in 1959, and have missed a...

    I started shooting in 1959, and have missed a couple years since to motorcycle accidents and sports injuries, but not many.

    In that time, as an engineering professional, I have tinkered with just...
  10. Some odd things can affect group size, the most...

    Some odd things can affect group size, the most common culprit is between your ears. Beyond that, even small changes in sync/timing can cause problems. If the bow feels long or short, at all, it...
  11. Either way you go, consider some cross training...

    Either way you go, consider some cross training with free weights or exercise machines.

    Most athletic endeavor requires specialized muscle training, and archery is no exception. Cross training...
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    PA has a lot of coyotes, and most are pretty...

    PA has a lot of coyotes, and most are pretty smart. They get educated fast.

    Calling after dark has the best odds, and a full moon helps a lot, as you don't need a headlamp to find them in a low...
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    These days, trespassers are likely to be growing...

    These days, trespassers are likely to be growing pot, or some other BS, and you just might get yourself shot.
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    Interesting, my 325gr shafts will break bones. ...

    Interesting, my 325gr shafts will break bones. And I use them from a 50-52lb bow.

    I usually try not to hit any large bones myself, as they are the bones with a lot of meat on them. I.e, I made a...
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    The odd thing about bow noise, is that you may...

    The odd thing about bow noise, is that you may not be hearing the loudest end of the spectrum. I was playing with a sound system, and it looked like the fastest bows, make the highest pitch sounds. ...
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    You're sure it's not the module. I have...

    You're sure it's not the module.

    I have returned exactly two Hoyt cams for bum bearings. A guess is that would be about 2 out of 50-60bows since 1985. One set came home on a pre-owned bow, the...
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    Rarely, but when I do, I unload the culprit. ...

    Rarely, but when I do, I unload the culprit. It's easy to do when you have a half dz or so hanging in your collection.

    What is it about the Nitrium you don't like? Seems most are pretty happy.
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    Probably the best features of the Slick Standard:...

    Probably the best features of the Slick Standard:

    Tuning, no fixed blade head I have ever tried will shoot like a field point at speeds above about 270-280fps without some effort at tuning. ...
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    Take a pass at Gold Tip, Victory, and Beman. For...

    Take a pass at Gold Tip, Victory, and Beman. For 3D, the Victory HV series puts a lot of speed in your recipe.

    Unless you are one heck of a shot, you will not see any difference between grades...
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    I have used a number of broadheads over the last...

    I have used a number of broadheads over the last 50 years. Most are no longer available.

    I like and use Muzzy heads, which didn't seem to make much of a presence on this thread, probably because...
  21. Thread: Hoyt left tear

    by TMan51
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    Tuning can have it's moments, and that is a fact....

    Tuning can have it's moments, and that is a fact. More that one bow has been supertuned around a tree, in a moment of frustration.

    For many years I assisted with tuning clinics at a couple clubs....
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    The only downside to shorter ATA bows. Sonny...

    The only downside to shorter ATA bows.

    Sonny and I have swapped thoughts on yoke tuning for a few years now, and I find it's one of the adjustments that may help.

    If your sight, shaft, and...
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    Good point. I have a few bows set up at the...

    Good point. I have a few bows set up at the moment, 2003/Supertec/50lb, 2007/Vulcan/52lb, 2008/Katera/58lb, 2009/Katera/54lb, 2010/Alphaburner/60lb, 2012/Vector 32/55lb, 2014/Spyder 30/60lb. They...
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    I have "20" pins for NFAA BHFS/BHFS UL, Field and...

    I have "20" pins for NFAA BHFS/BHFS UL, Field and Bowhunter for 50yds to the long walk up's. But to do that every time I stepped up to a yardage marker, not a chance.

    As this is the Bowhunting...
  25. That. If you have sound recording equipment,...

    That.

    If you have sound recording equipment, and my daughters have that interest as musically inclined lady engineers do, you can look at a graphical display of the difference in noise. But two...
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    Rests are as about a competitive a market as you...

    Rests are as about a competitive a market as you can get. Materials of construction, and complexity, drive cost, and products made in other countries can shave cost for a given level of quality.
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    I used a sheet of 4'X4'X1" plywood, exterior...

    I used a sheet of 4'X4'X1" plywood, exterior grade for the top surface. The legs and frame uppers are 2X6, with a shelf below.

    I have the frame to the edge of the top on two sides, and 4"...
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    I used to think speed nocks were a waste of time,...

    I used to think speed nocks were a waste of time, but my newer Hoyt's with the factory strings have changed my mind. Without any string silencers, they are easily the quietest bows I've ever owned,...
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    Properly tuned, the short ATA bows are just as...

    Properly tuned, the short ATA bows are just as easy to shoot as longer ATA bows. I have a Hoyt Spyder 30, that is excellent at hunting and 3D ranges, but I've not used it at 80yds. My Vector 32 is...
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    Honestly, that's about right.

    Honestly, that's about right.
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