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  1. You can build an approximation of a Mongolian bow...

    You can build an approximation of a Mongolian bow fairly inexpensively though. The beginnings of instructions have been posted here:

    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2246238

    If...
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    I found that cutting foam w/ a heating element...

    I found that cutting foam w/ a heating element generated nasty fumes which gave me a worse headache --- a saw-toothed fillet knife worked well for cutting though.

    Haven't found a really good...
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    I've had these in my wishlist on Lancaster...

    I've had these in my wishlist on Lancaster Archery for a while now:

    http://www.lancasterarchery.com/legacy-leather-warm-full-gloves-with-nylon-tips.html
  4. Making whistling arrows using plastic deodorant roller balls

    Here: http://www.ottomanturkishbows.com/2012/04/making-whistling-arrow-with-deodorant.html

    Looks pretty easy....
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    The best resource I know of on that is:...

    The best resource I know of on that is: http://www.amazon.com/The-Bow-Builders-Book-European/dp/0764341537/ref=dp_ob_title_bk

    There's also a lot of discussion 'bout this sort of thing on Paleo...
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    There was a discussion on making these on a UK...

    There was a discussion on making these on a UK archery site a while back. The site has a specific, fairly active forum for ``Horsebows''.

    Sent you a PM w/ the link. But, the same person registered...
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    It looks to be multiple parts. My apologies,...

    It looks to be multiple parts.

    My apologies, left off the Thingiverse link?

    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:398766 --- Vincy Compound Bow Mark 1
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    3D printed compound bow

    ~22 pound draw weight, no word on the letoff. Uses 35X6 fiber glass for the limbs.

    Video:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikj1E3Rds9k
  9. In Korea, an extra bit of colored thread was tied...

    In Korea, an extra bit of colored thread was tied on at the point where the arrow nock was to go, so that at least is traditional.

    One issue I've been having, and this may be behind the concerns...
  10. The problem w/ carbon arrows is that they're...

    The problem w/ carbon arrows is that they're quite stiff, and w/o a cut-in arrow pass / shelf, one needs much more flexible arrows than are typically available in carbon.

    I'm currently using...
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    I use a Hawkwood Bowglove from Ravenswood...

    I use a Hawkwood Bowglove from Ravenswood Leathers: http://www.ravenswoodleather.com/index.php?p=product&id=398

    I prefer their premium leathers --- seem to hold up better.
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    My inclination would be to print up replacements...

    My inclination would be to print up replacements for all the gear I've made of Lego bricks:

    - fletching jig
    - spine tester / cresting tool

    There are a number of items listed on Thingiverse:...
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    Another consideration is if you're selling you...

    Another consideration is if you're selling you need to contact an accountant so as to work out how to charge and pay the excise tax on bows / limbs of 35lb. or greater draw weight.
    ...
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    The Bear Takedown was my dream bow --- which hurt...

    The Bear Takedown was my dream bow --- which hurt 'cause I was really wanting one just when they were discontinuing the Bear Takedown Supreme and before they began making them again.

    I consider...
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    I'd definitely go for the fixed, two-point,...

    I'd definitely go for the fixed, two-point, mounted stringer. You should be able to build one which would fit into a car's trunk and be light enough to lean against the bumper, w/ say an extension...
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    There's a group in Charlottesville which keeps...

    There's a group in Charlottesville which keeps having events: http://www.rrpc.org/
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    Reference books?

    What books / resources can one recommend?

    There's Traditional Archery from Six Continents: The Charles E. Grayson Collection ---...
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    I made a simple leather thumb ring and it seems...

    I made a simple leather thumb ring and it seems to work fairly well.
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    I've been using the Ravenswood Leathers Bowglove:...

    I've been using the Ravenswood Leathers Bowglove: http://www.ravenswoodleather.com/index.php?p=product&id=398

    and have been considering the Sherwood Archer's Bracer:...
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    I have a Kaya KTB and it's one of my favourite...

    I have a Kaya KTB and it's one of my favourite bows --- wonderful quality, though I believe mine dates back from when Mr. Kwak Yoon Sik was still doing all the production personally (mine bears his...
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    My son and daughter and wife and I went out on...

    My son and daughter and wife and I went out on Saturday --- got there in time to look through the vendors tents, then my son and I met up w/ a group from Tradgang and shot w/ them for a while, then...
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    Have you done any sort of FEA or estimate to...

    Have you done any sort of FEA or estimate to determine what sort of stress is placed on them?

    I'm wanting to do a camless lever bow and the cables are a point of concern.
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    My pleasure --- please let me know what sort of...

    My pleasure --- please let me know what sort of information you're looking for in making your decision and anything else which you think would be helpful to first-time buyers.

    Next project is...
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    Biggest bang for the buck at the low-end is the...

    Biggest bang for the buck at the low-end is the Shapeoko (ob. discl. I did the assembly instructions in exchange for a machine): http://docs.shapeoko.com/

    Hopefully anything you might wish to know...
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    Poll: No love for the G5 S.G.H.? ...

    No love for the G5 S.G.H.?

    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=1556675
  26. tctwaites making a lever bow in the DIY forum

    Here:

    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2279388

    Off to a good start and documenting it nicely.

    Very cool.
  27. My son and I will be there --- Saturday, rather...

    My son and I will be there --- Saturday, rather than Sunday, which I'm looking forward to.

    I'm trying to decide between my Kaya KTB and Bear Custom Kodiak T/D. My son will be shooting his ``new''...
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    very cool! What are you planning on using for...

    very cool!

    What are you planning on using for the outboard limbs?

    I've got a couple of drawings for what I hope will be a simpler lever limb bow --- still tweaking stuff, and I'd like to find...
  29. Thread: feather rest

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    I picked up one a while back and have been very...

    I picked up one a while back and have been very pleased w/ it (suggestion, bend the leather to match or exceed the radius of our shelf before mounting). Bummer it qualifies as an ``elevated rest'' in...
  30. Thread: Bracer

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    I'd discuss this w/ a physician or therapist ---...

    I'd discuss this w/ a physician or therapist --- you might want to get the book _Archery Anatomy: An Introduction to Techniques for Improved Performance_ by Ray Axford for reference, and you could...
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