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  1. Thread: Forged Tomahawk

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    Great job on that!! We would love to see more...

    Great job on that!!

    We would love to see more of how you did it. However, for the curious, here is someone else doing the something similar:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qk1k4CtuPyI
  2. Thread: Bow Press

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    Synumn is a great 2nd press. I keep it in my bow...

    Synumn is a great 2nd press. I keep it in my bow case for quick work when my EZ Green is at home. It's better than the other portable presses by about the same as the price difference.

    If I...
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    That's an older bow and you probably won't be...

    That's an older bow and you probably won't be able to find parts for it. Here is an overview of that bow:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUg6CyMuVzQ

    Unfortunately, old compound bows don't...
  4. Cost savings is definitely NOT the reason to...

    Cost savings is definitely NOT the reason to build your own. :) :) When you figure the cost of a good jig, vanes or feathers, glue & your time, it ends up significantly more expensive than buying...
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    Some of the better writers: James Park Al...

    Some of the better writers:
    James Park
    Al Henderson
    Rick McKinney
    Larry Skinner
    Lanny Basham - the mental game - not specifically archery related

    Check the Lancaster Archery website, they...
  6. Thread: Trigger Punch

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    Frequently a wrist release shooter will try a...

    Frequently a wrist release shooter will try a hinge for a while then go back to the wrist release. Invariably they find that they have improved their shooting.

    A hinge requires that you wait on...
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    I have several videos that I dig up and watch...

    I have several videos that I dig up and watch again every couple of years. This one is loaded in my laptop to watch when I get some downtime.
    It's a good video. Well worth the time to watch.
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    If you want to be an archer or a bowhunter, buy ...

    If you want to be an archer or a bowhunter, buy press. If you just want to shoot bows, you don't need one.

    I bet you understand the difference between the these. :)

    I have both a Synumn and...
  9. Thread: Banned

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    There seem to be several levels of "banned". ...

    There seem to be several levels of "banned".

    There is the short time-out ban that lets a member cool off for a few days.

    Sometimes it goes longer than that.

    One member was not only banned,...
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    Yep. Of course AT takes it to the extreme in over...

    Yep. Of course AT takes it to the extreme in over complicating it. :)
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    What did you replace it with?

    What did you replace it with?
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    Dual cam with shoot through riser. Could easily...

    Dual cam with shoot through riser. Could easily be set up for shoot through cables too.
    Someone in my office bought a Chinese bow last year. After I fussed at her for not checking with me first, I...
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    That's great! You have a good dealer, I'm sure...

    That's great! You have a good dealer, I'm sure you'll stick with him.

    Now, no more GRAVEL TUNING! Leave that to the pro's. :confused:
  14. I found Hoyts to be hard on my bow shoulder. ...

    I found Hoyts to be hard on my bow shoulder. Great bows and lots of folks shoot them well, but I nearly gave up archery after shooting a ProElite for one indoor season. Three days after I switched...
  15. Thread: Low right misses

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    All of my low rights, & unfortunately there are a...

    All of my low rights, & unfortunately there are a lot of them on the last spot, are due to anticipation and getting loose with my anchor. You may or may not be having the same problem. There are...
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    Congratulations Tony!!! That "healthy level of...

    Congratulations Tony!!!

    That "healthy level of investment" seems to be working out!
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    The amount of fletching you have on your arrows...

    The amount of fletching you have on your arrows depends, in part, how well your bow is tuned. A perfectly tuned bow with matched arrows and shot without torque, doesn't need fletching. In the real...
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    Many of these posts remind me of the guys a few...

    Many of these posts remind me of the guys a few years back that posted that paper tuning was a waste of time and was useless in tuning a bow.

    The various tuning techniques are just tools in your...
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    Your friend seems to have it figured out pretty...

    Your friend seems to have it figured out pretty well and he can watch you shoot. Will he help? Or direct you to someone who can?
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    First indoor shoot of the year at one of the MAA...

    First indoor shoot of the year at one of the MAA clubs. Bunch of great people shoot there and I wanted to shoot well. First end, first shot & the scope falls off of my sight. It rolled right down...
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    Dietmar Trillus proved that wrist releases can be...

    Dietmar Trillus proved that wrist releases can be shot accurately, but even he occasionally practices with a hand held. Wrist releases are popular because they are cheap. And the cheaper they are...
  22. Thread: Hows my form, DL

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    You might try practicing the hardest shot in...

    You might try practicing the hardest shot in archery, the let down. Any shot where you begin to feel it go bad, train yourself to let down. Draw, aim, then let down on every other practice shot. ...
  23. Thread: LCA ez green

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    I do the same thing. I got a 15/16" socket & an...

    I do the same thing. I got a 15/16" socket & an adapter from HF and it's much faster than cranking by hand. You don't take off the crank handle. Just use the drill for big adjustments and then the...
  24. Thread: Hows my form, DL

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    Not bad. How are you shooting?

    Not bad. How are you shooting?
  25. It's easy enough, but you have to put the bow in...

    It's easy enough, but you have to put the bow in a press to relax the tension on the string. Also, don't try to move the peep up or down while it's under tension. You will cut your string. There...
  26. Thread: Blasphemy

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    It will work great. Peep, D-loop, Sight, release...

    It will work great. Peep, D-loop, Sight, release and it will shoot nearly as well as your compound. The thing that will be different is the rest and arrows. Use a rest similar to the bear weather...
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    You can sometimes use the viles from the cheap...

    You can sometimes use the viles from the cheap Harbor Freight 6" levels. Cost is less than $2 and you get 2 viles.
    Check to be sure they are the right size. They work on my scopes, but they are...
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    Yes. For example, look at Figure 7. It shows a...

    Yes. For example, look at Figure 7. It shows a compound bow shot with a mechanical release. The bow illustration has a plunger button. When was the last time a new compound model introduced with...
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    Cold Weather seems to have a big problem with...

    Cold Weather seems to have a big problem with anything that Nuts & Bolts recommends. N&B could come out in favor of a cure for cancer & Cold Weather would post something against the cure. Gotta...
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    Everything physical has a coefficient of thermal...

    Everything physical has a coefficient of thermal expansion. So there is some theoretical movement. However, for a compound bow, it is way less than what it takes for the variation you are seeing. ...
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