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    I don't doubt you know what you're talking about,...

    I don't doubt you know what you're talking about, but I have trouble thinking the Blake's is the supreme go to friction knot as a fall arrest, so I posed a question about it on an arborist form and...
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    And some strong cord to make the prussic,...

    And some strong cord to make the prussic, kleimheist, or whatever friction knot you decide to use.

    NY - you'd just inchworm the lifeline up above your top climber section as you go.
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    Good post. My left rotator cuff annoyed me so...

    Good post. My left rotator cuff annoyed me so much, I replaced the 60-70 pound limbs on my PSE with 50-60 limbs. Even at 57 pounds it was uncomfortable to draw back. I've been bowhunting for 50...
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    [For Sale] Let's try this ad again.

    Let's try this ad again.
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    It's not my fault . . . it's this damn MacBook...

    It's not my fault . . . it's this damn MacBook that changes the words that I type and I didn't double check it before I hit "submit".
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    If you're a perfectionist, have you ever shot a...

    If you're a perfectionist, have you ever shot a bare shaft from about 5 feet, (with the nock marked), and see if your setup imparts clockwise or counterclockwise spin? Whichever way it spins, you...
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    I like 2" Quickspins - if Geezer used them for...

    I like 2" Quickspins - if Geezer used them for his 100 yard arrow test awhile back, that's good enough reason for me.
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    So what is your setup and strategy to do this if...

    So what is your setup and strategy to do this if that situation occurs?






    I believe it's what they use to ascend and descend with but I'm not sure any arborist or rock climber would use...
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    I guess it would do but I'd want a stopper knot...

    I guess it would do but I'd want a stopper knot at the end of the tag end. Are you sure you can use the same diameter ropes with it? I thought it was for anchoring, wasn't aware it was used as a fall...
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    Don't see the video link but I can imagine what...

    Don't see the video link but I can imagine what it's like. All of my stands have climbing sticks 90 degrees from the stand. All of my lifeline are anchored directly over the climbing sticks. If I...
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    If you use a 11mm or so for your lifeline that...

    If you use a 11mm or so for your lifeline that has the proper fall rating and an 8mm cord specially designated for a friction rope, you should be all set.


    I used the 75cm Beal last year and...
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    You should mention that that the carabiner...

    You should mention that that the carabiner actually attached to the friction rope first which is attached to the lifeline.
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    There are only two RC harness I would use because...

    There are only two RC harness I would use because of the single tie in point at the waist - the Petzl Aspir (which is the one I have) or the Black Diamond Vario speed harness. Good luck.

    You'll...
  14. I forgot about my ASAT leafy suit - I have 6 camo...

    I forgot about my ASAT leafy suit - I have 6 camo outfits. ( And I have an old Trebark outfit that's too small so I don't count it).
  15. This past Sunday I went to Cabelas to check out...

    This past Sunday I went to Cabelas to check out the Sitka offering (again) since I had some gift card burning a hole in my pocket. I really wanted the previous Open Country patter and it looks like...
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    That would be the one I punched out a big hole in.

    That would be the one I punched out a big hole in.
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    Carl, you're going to crap when you see how thick...

    Carl, you're going to crap when you see how thick and well made these are.


    When I stuffed my first target, I used an old bed comfort my wife let me have. This thing had some type of polyester...
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    This should make a better rag bag target

    I have one of those rag bags and it didn't take long to actually "cut" a large hole in the center. Since the woven fabric is "plasticized", my shafts actually cut a hole instead of it separating the...
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    Good advice . . .

    Good advice . . .
  20. In another post in the crossbow section someone...

    In another post in the crossbow section someone stated the permethrin from Tractor Supply was petroleum based and I could see where it could adhere to clothing longer. In the Q&A section about the...
  21. When I still had the 150# limbs, the short sled...

    When I still had the 150# limbs, the short sled was a tough pull, and at 5'9" the handles on the long sled would wind up in my armpits and was almost as difficult even with shortening the rope. I...
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    My pointy ones fit a Barnett-4 quiver, and my...

    My pointy ones fit a Barnett-4 quiver, and my Kwikee Kwik 4 really good, they'll even fit my Kwik 3 if I orient them just right.
  23. UPDATE . . . I decided to call Martin's...

    UPDATE . . .

    I decided to call Martin's customer service (my brand) and ask them about their 1 oz concentrate to 100oz water ratio versus Sawyer's 1 0z to 19 ozs water, and was told their brand...
  24. I spent some time last night looking this up and...

    I spent some time last night looking this up and the 20:1 mix looks correct, but I got hung up on the #3 post at .05 and spiraled downward from there. That said, it still doesn't change the...
  25. I think I have the same disease as widow maker -...

    I think I have the same disease as widow maker - I meant .10 percent but I transpose a lot as well.
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    That makes sense, maybe those deer were michigan...

    That makes sense, maybe those deer were michigan state fans and didn't like my grandson's hat . . .
  27. Actuqally my math is perfect, I don't care what...

    Actuqally my math is perfect, I don't care what the end percentage is, I'm just following the damn mix ratio in the instructions and it says to mix the 8 ozs contents in the bottle to 6 1/4 gallons...
  28. Barnett Raptor on sale at Cabelas for $299

    I went to Cabelas today and saw the Raptor on sale from $399 down to $299 . . .
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    Now that I think of it, as it was just getting...

    Now that I think of it, as it was just getting light during the September youth hunt last year, and there were 3 small bucks that came in to the shooting lane from our left - the wind was in our...
  30. Somebody actually does his homework - good job...

    Somebody actually does his homework - good job Cowboy.
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