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    That's a nice one. I did a simple build, static...

    That's a nice one.
    I did a simple build, static dremel, stop for length held in place with a G clamp, rotate the shaft against the cutting disc to cut.
    Finish with an ASD.

    Kev
  2. Coming 3rd, and being 'Champion' because the...

    Coming 3rd, and being 'Champion' because the first two didn't qualify for the 'Championship' is a sad scenario.
    Now taking the title by being top of the shooters that turned up at the shoot (even if...
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    For string maintenance, String Snot for me (mine...

    For string maintenance, String Snot for me (mine is not colored, maybe 'cos I bought a couple of tubes like 3 years ago?).
    I like the way it 'soaks' into the string, mine seems to last a good while...
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    If you buy a bow with, for example, a 30'' draw...

    If you buy a bow with, for example, a 30'' draw length, that will be AMO draw length as manufacturers sell the bows using AMO.
    Some bows do vary a little from this draw length, usually running a...
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    Start the rule 1 3/4'' in front of where the...

    Start the rule 1 3/4'' in front of where the deepest part of the bow grip contacts the post on your draw board.

    Kev
  6. Not a DIY suggestion, but I would consider...

    Not a DIY suggestion, but I would consider switching to a 'double gripper' style of quiver rather than the foam in hood type.
    Much more secure, no problems like you have now.
    I personally like the...
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    I know the string builder will not work with...

    I know the string builder will not work with older computers.
    My XP will not run it, (just get blank page) but my Windows 7 laptop it works OK.
    The Proline main thread on here is still running...
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    Golf was frustrating to me, I was crap at it LoL....

    Golf was frustrating to me, I was crap at it LoL.
    No consistancy, gave it up as a bad job.
    Now archery is a very different thing, no frustration at all.
    I am much, much better at archery, if once...
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    I use epoxy on my GT shafts for the inserts, on...

    I use epoxy on my GT shafts for the inserts, on the rare occasion I need to remove one, a length of stainless rod from the nock end drives out the insert with just a few hits.
    Never any problems!!...
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    Not this ^^. The 9/32-5/16 is the diameter of the...

    Not this ^^. The 9/32-5/16 is the diameter of the tip so you can match the OD of the arrow. All tips have the same threads. If they start threading in and stop, I would guess that excess glue ran...
  11. Crap happens, get over it, fix the bow and shoot...

    Crap happens, get over it, fix the bow and shoot it.
    If I worried over things like this, considering the wrecks I was involved in when I was young, I would never get in a car again LOL.

    Kev
  12. I always set mine so there is a wee bit of...

    I always set mine so there is a wee bit of movement left on the rest arm when the bow is undrawn.
    It does not affect the operation at all, and works really well.

    Kev
  13. As previous posters, pan head screw and rubber...

    As previous posters, pan head screw and rubber washer.
    Combine with custom made 'string' for the ultimate activation system.

    Kev
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    I will admit to doing both the above up to the...

    I will admit to doing both the above up to the point where I was hooking up the release to the loop LoL.:confused::embara:
    Luckily, as part of my hooking up procedure is a visual check that the nock...
  15. Running a bow down just 'cos it costs less with...

    Running a bow down just 'cos it costs less with out giving it a chance is just errent snobbery LoL.

    If the top of the line bows were priced at $600, would you still want to pay morey just to make...
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    You know, I still don't get how throughout the...

    You know, I still don't get how throughout the process of attaching the release to the loop, drawing back the bow and aiming at a target, folk's don't see this big gap where the arrow should...
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    An 'arrow rake' seems to be a must carry bit of...

    An 'arrow rake' seems to be a must carry bit of kit over here, especially among our trad class shooters.
    Most of them use a cheap paint roller handle, straightened and with a 45 degree 'hook' formed...
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    If you trust your shop and they know what they...

    If you trust your shop and they know what they are doing, I'd consider leaving it as it is if you are happy with it.

    Kev
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    http://compoundbowchoice.com/brands/bowtech/soldie...

    http://compoundbowchoice.com/brands/bowtech/soldier/review/

    http://www.bowhunting.net/artman/publish/DaveConrad-0001/Field_Evaluation_-_BowTech_Soldier.shtml

    Don't have personal experience of...
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    No detriment to the bow keeping it wound up. I...

    No detriment to the bow keeping it wound up.
    I have a 2000 Reflex Extreme that I use for finger shooting, therefore it does not get shot as much as my other bows, also imgine how long it probably...
  21. I prefer lighter bows, you can put weight where...

    I prefer lighter bows, you can put weight where you want to balance them and end up with a sensible overall weight.
    I'd rather that than start with a heavy bow and end up with something that weighs...
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    Whiskers are really the most effective. On my...

    Whiskers are really the most effective.
    On my hunting bow I put them on strings and cables, the 3D bows just on the string.
    Not sure if having them on the cables makes that much difference, I just...
  23. If you use a press that only puts pressure on the...

    If you use a press that only puts pressure on the limb tips, you won't have a problem.
    This mirrors the way the limbs flex when the bow is drawn.
    Using this type of press is quicker and easier than...
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    I can get 5 yards if I stand in my garage...

    I can get 5 yards if I stand in my garage doorway, 12ish if I go and stand in front of one of the neighbours garages (all the garages in my block are in 2 rows facing each other to the side of the...
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    Carbon Nano shafts are 300 ($450) a dozen over here, and you still have to fletch them and fit points.
    Easton X10 arrows are 350 a dozen, but at least they are assembled LoL.
    Luckily I don't need...
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    You'd be surprised at the people over here...

    You'd be surprised at the people over here shooting short ATA bows with fingers in 3D (especially in 'Bowhunter' which is our unsighted compound class).
    I see them as short as 29/30'' ATA, don't...
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    :ROFLMAO: I've never personally had a...

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    I've never personally had a problem with all the sets I've bought and fitted in the last 4 years, not just mine but all my buddies and club mates as well.
    Some of them were custom...
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    I've dug them out of tree's and ploughed them...

    I've dug them out of tree's and ploughed them into the dirt before now:embara: (misjudged range shooting 3D):zip:
    Not all, but most of them survived intact.

    Kev
  29. I have a Parker Trailblazer, well, mostly a...

    I have a Parker Trailblazer, well, mostly a Parker.
    I have fitted Hoyt cam & 1/2's to it.
    Nice little shooter.
    Does it still qualify LoL?

    Kev
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    Bowmaster do not recommend the use of their press...

    Bowmaster do not recommend the use of their press on past parallel limb bows.
    I have the 'J' brackets which work well on up to parallel limb bows, I would not press a past parallel limb bow.

    Kev
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