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    Poll: I was asking aboout the draw weights on the...

    I was asking aboout the draw weights on the vortex.
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    Poll: WHat is the minimum draw weight on thhese bows? ...

    WHat is the minimum draw weight on thhese bows? I am inclined to go with the regular model, not the lite one. I say so because even small women can shoot more than 29 pounds, with a bit of practice.
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    Thank you. That is a very clear expanation.

    Thank you. That is a very clear expanation.
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    Question about Back-tension releases

    I just started using a back tension release (TRUBall HT). I was using a thumb release, up to now. Of course I realize that the new release takes getting used to, but one thing struck me as odd. I...
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    Block Target Risers

    Block targets are cheap & portable, but sit directly on the ground. In order to raise them up a bit, my husband & I made some risers for them, with milk crates, thick wood screws, washers, and gutter...
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    I make my own soaps, candles, lip balms, scented...

    I make my own soaps, candles, lip balms, scented powder, etc. Since it draws on the same skill set, I recently made my own string wax.
  7. Thread: Glue

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    I've been using Fletch-tite Platinum with good...

    I've been using Fletch-tite Platinum with good result.
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    I put a new insert into one. It will be used as...

    I put a new insert into one. It will be used as a handle for my Recover Arrow Detector. (See link)
    http://www.arrowrecover.com/howitworks.html
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    Makes sense. That's more or less how I always...

    Makes sense. That's more or less how I always used to keep my swim goggles from fogging.
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    Thanks for the responses. To answer your...

    Thanks for the responses. To answer your questions; 1) I use a wrist sling. 2) I have used the "Dontchoke" aid & it has helped a lot- just not quite completely. Threetoe, I will try what you...
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    I need help relaxing my grip

    I have been managing to get a looser grip, but I still keep closing one finger on the bow, when I shouldn't. So far, the advice I have gotten is to A) relax and B)concentrate on it. Not helpful, as...
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    Keep it simple and work on one aspect of...

    Keep it simple and work on one aspect of technique at a time. New archers will make loads of mistakes. If you try to address them all at once, it becomes confusing and frustrating.
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    I recently got this release @ Lancaster Archery. ...

    I recently got this release @ Lancaster Archery. (We took a drive there.) I like it so far. It is my first release of this type & I found it easy to learn how to use it. And while it is supposed...
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    I tried some let-down drills today. It's the...

    I tried some let-down drills today. It's the first time I have done them, so it's hard to be sure, but they seem to have helped. I will keep them up, when I practice.
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    I've been using Bohning Fletch-tite. Dries in...

    I've been using Bohning Fletch-tite. Dries in about 15 minutes.
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    I stopped dropping my arm when I stopped looking...

    I stopped dropping my arm when I stopped looking for the arrow to reach the target. After I release, I hold steady until I hear it.
  17. I have more than one pair of shoes, despite...

    I have more than one pair of shoes, despite having only one pair of feet. I don't feel the need to justify that.
  18. Thread: Women's Bows?

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    I'm kind of new to this, so I can't tell you...

    I'm kind of new to this, so I can't tell you about a bunch of different bows. I'll just tell you what I can. I got the Infinite Edge for myself, & later got one for my husband. I'm 5'8" with a DL...
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    I guess I should take a cue from my students, who...

    I guess I should take a cue from my students, who are so adept at not thinking.:wink:
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    Jessica Tandy. I worked at a gym, at which she...

    Jessica Tandy. I worked at a gym, at which she was a member. I recall her being very quiet & very thin.
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    I am strictly a target shooter. I started at 25#...

    I am strictly a target shooter. I started at 25# and have gradually worked my way up to 30#. I hope to add more, as I progress. I most certainly have seen some improvement in my shooting, with...
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    Impressive! Can you install them yourself? Do they improve your shooting?
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    My timing is off

    The timing with which I release my arrow is inconsistent. That is to say, sometimes I know when it feels right, let the arrow fly & hit what I aimed at. Thankfully, this is happening more often of...
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    It's a good bow & I hope you love it as much as I...

    It's a good bow & I hope you love it as much as I do. Once you get it, we hope to hear more. BTW, what kind of shooting do you plan to do-hunting, target, 3D?
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    I got the Diamond Infinite Edge. I like it very...

    I got the Diamond Infinite Edge. I like it very much. It has a wide draw weight range (5#-10#) and weighs less than many bows. I'm taller than your girl, but this bow can accommodate someone...
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    Looks sweet! Enjoy n& tell us how you like it.

    Looks sweet! Enjoy n& tell us how you like it.
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    Awesome! Let us know what you get.

    Awesome! Let us know what you get.
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    I didn't take up archery until college. I see...

    I didn't take up archery until college. I see that I missed quite a bit by waiting so long.:wink:
  29. Too late! I already married him!

    Too late! I already married him!
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    I think it's cool to do it once, just to say...

    I think it's cool to do it once, just to say you've done it. After that, it's just a waste of arrows. Still, as a new archer, I can understand someone's excitement over their first "Robin Hood".
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