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  1. Thread: centershot

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    The more you learn, (I learned?), about tuning,...

    The more you learn, (I learned?), about tuning, the more I came come to realize that having the shaft, sight, string, and center of mass on the riser in the same plane is important. Pretty much the...
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    [For Sale] Somebody, save me from myself! :) TTT

    Somebody, save me from myself! :)

    TTT
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    I'm with elkbow on this one. A new bow every...

    I'm with elkbow on this one.

    A new bow every year is tough on the wallet at best, unless you're rolling in the green stuff.

    I do the exact same thing, and look for the guys that sell the...
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    Interested in that as well, so when the numbers...

    Interested in that as well, so when the numbers come in, the shaft weight, etc. would be of interest.
  5. Thread: Arrow length

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    Good point. The way I consider it, is you can...

    Good point.

    The way I consider it, is you can get a carbon of almost any weight, and any length. I have a 29" DL, and all of my shafts are cut to hit 29" from the throat of the nock, to the front...
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    I started shooting a compound in the early 70's,...

    I started shooting a compound in the early 70's, timing and tiller were critical for good accuracy and flight. The adjustments were different on the 4/W bows, but it had to be correct to shoot well....
  7. Personally, after over 50 years of continuous...

    Personally, after over 50 years of continuous archery activity, especially bowhunting, I have not seen any difference in arrow weight, as long as you have the KE to overcome the drag from the cut...
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    And so did a few armies of Mongols and English...

    And so did a few armies of Mongols and English Longbow users, some shot even more weight.

    My bet is they were pretty tough dudes nose to toes.
  9. Thread: Hoyt faktor 34

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    If everything is to spec, I suspect you will be...

    If everything is to spec, I suspect you will be really close to 60lbs. When I check Hoyt speeds at my 29" DL with a shaft that runs 5gpp, I get about 10fps short of the rating. That has been real...
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    That! For the most part, Hoyt bows with the...

    That!

    For the most part, Hoyt bows with the factory rigging, set precisely to spec, come in at the target max on the label. Almost any change made from there will change both speed and peak...
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    Prostring

    Prostring
  12. Thread: Bow sales ????

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    I think the buyer and seller population has...

    I think the buyer and seller population has changed.
    There's less money in the economy.
    AT sales are not guaranteed like fleabay transactions.
    Many have unrealistic expectations of what a used...
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    Take a look at these:...

    Take a look at these: http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2459086

    1. Fall away rests , like most things have + & - virtues. Because they reduce contact time on the bow, they absolutely...
  14. [For Sale] Got my "New" Spyder Turbo yesterday :) TTT for...

    Got my "New" Spyder Turbo yesterday :)

    TTT for some great buys and service !
  15. If you shoot a release, paradox occurs in the...

    If you shoot a release, paradox occurs in the vertical plane, slightly different than plunger tension correcting for string deflection in the horizontal plane as the string comes off the fingers.
    ...
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    Not really an answer, but I currently own fifty...

    Not really an answer, but I currently own fifty lb class bows that punch out more energy than many of the 70lb bows of yesteryear (decades?) My 50lb Alphaburner pumps out more KE than my 70lb...
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    94#'s, you da man! (Not sure I want to shoot...

    94#'s, you da man! (Not sure I want to shoot anything bad enough to even try drawing it though).

    The limbs do look particularly beefy.
  18. Thread: z5 or turbo

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    How different are they? (They look very...

    How different are they? (They look very similar).

    I have a series with the RKT Cams, and it's hard to tell by just looking, but the difference between the Spyder, Vector and Spyder Turbo cams...
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    Not sure where I indicated anything of the sort....

    Not sure where I indicated anything of the sort.

    Anyone not aware of the relationship between cable adjustments and string adjustments, and how they interact, needs a shop. I stated the...
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    That is a very interesting, and valid...

    That is a very interesting, and valid observation. And it's easy to test for the effect of fletching with respect to spin and spin initiation, although it does take a few shots and some time.
    ...
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    If the DL is too long, and the ATA is too long,...

    If the DL is too long, and the ATA is too long, reducing the string length will take care of both without affecting the sync, it will impact the timing.

    Or, as it's a closed system, you can work...
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    I'm a reasonably good shot, and have never seen...

    I'm a reasonably good shot, and have never seen any difference at any range. Including shooting ground hogs at ranges I would not take a shot at any deer.

    But there are differences that might be...
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    Well, at least way too long for any hunting stab...

    Well, at least way too long for any hunting stab I've ever put on a bow.

    If you take a minute to Google up rotational inertia and rotational dynamics, it's pretty easy to find out what length and...
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    When carbon shafts were initially developed, the...

    When carbon shafts were initially developed, the spin was, they would recover much faster than aluminum, and have a wider range of suitable dynamic properties. There were hi-speed videos of the two...
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    I suspect with the extra weight up front, (for...

    I suspect with the extra weight up front, (for whatever reason), you'd be better off trying a couple 300's first.

    On the other hand, below 28" or so, dynamic spine and static spine start to lose a...
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    I use a combination of the rubber coated hooks...

    I use a combination of the rubber coated hooks available about everywhere that bows are sold, and the longer straight hooks I get at Home Depot. It allows me to stagger my collection on each side of...
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    [QUOTE=MiStickSlinger;1072833902] I'd love to...

    [QUOTE=MiStickSlinger;1072833902] I'd love to see what you guys have done with your jakes and get some ideas![QUOTE]

    I have not photographed any of my turkey dishes. (Jakes are for dinner).
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    The more likely scenario. If you've followed...

    The more likely scenario.

    If you've followed the history of Native American Hunting tactics, they probably didn't sit in a tree, waiting to shoot deer.

    In the wooded areas, they built long...
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    Just curious, how many deer did you shoot with...

    Just curious, how many deer did you shoot with each to determine that?
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    Pretty much the case. And, trying them all...

    Pretty much the case.
    And, trying them all would take a lot of cash at today's prices.

    I avoid anything gimiky, and anything on the market for less than a couple seasons. I have a big supply...
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