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    certainly, it is called a "fully served end...

    certainly, it is called a "fully served end loop". when you serve the area, figure out where the serving has to be, then offset the ends of the serving by about1/8 or so inch. then, when you fold the...
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    60x is right..... it's not recommended to...

    60x is right.....
    it's not recommended to replace steel cable systems with modern synthetics. the old steel cables are actually much more resilient than the modern stuff and the repeated shock to...
  3. it's been a while since I built a set , but if I...

    it's been a while since I built a set , but if I recall, I was at about that 2-21/2 hour mark, when I was building them all the time. i'm sure it would take me longer, right now. the last set I built...
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    it is a "trained auto-response" that has to be...

    it is a "trained auto-response" that has to be installed in your psyche by time spent at the shooting line. if you don't spend enough time there, you won't be able to just "slip into it"...
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    one time at my club shooting a 30 yard deer, I...

    one time at my club shooting a 30 yard deer, I was at full draw, settling in on the deer and noticed some movement to the left of me where I know there should be no-one moving around. on a high wire...
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    why do you need to question that one ?.

    why do you need to question that one ?.
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    I think it is just age...I don't have all that...

    I think it is just age...I don't have all that much determination to go shoot any more, either. when I do, though, I don't have any trouble getting I the zone, that's still pretty automatic, for me....
  8. that is a, "fully closed stance", feet parallel...

    that is a, "fully closed stance", feet parallel to shooting line, body at right angle (not facing) to the target.....an "open stance",.. has your feet at an angle to the shooting line and body more...
  9. Poll: bought several since about 1998 and lots of other...

    bought several since about 1998 and lots of other stuff, too. most recently a 2011 Supra, 2 yrs. ago, that was like a brand new bow. never had one lick of trouble.
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    you need "Vapor Trail Viagra !.

    you need "Vapor Trail Viagra !.
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    they had a problem with that for a while. as I...

    they had a problem with that for a while. as I understand, send the rest or just the arm back to Vapor Trail and they'll send you a newly redesigned replacement arm. the latest version of that rest...
  12. big difference in the fuction of a 30 or so inch...

    big difference in the fuction of a 30 or so inch target stab and a 10 or 12 inch hunting stab.
    both are called "stabilizers"
    one works through dynamic resistance of movement by it's length...
  13. bug difference in the fuction of a 30 or so inch...

    bug difference in the fuction of a 30 or so inch target stab and a 10 or 12 inch hunting stab.
    both are called "stabilizers"
    one works through dynamic resistance of movement by it's length...
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    the "mental science", is the check list that you...

    the "mental science", is the check list that you run down checking that all the right things are in place and running correctly on each and every shot, part of that check list includes things like...
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    the cause of shoulder injury in drawing a bow...

    the cause of shoulder injury in drawing a bow repeatedly is from not using the right muscles to initiate the draw. just as the muscles that are used to creat "back tension", these same muscle can be...
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    "relaxed" is somewhat mis-leading. the key is to...

    "relaxed" is somewhat mis-leading. the key is to "relax the muscles that have nothing to do with drawing the bow, or shooting the shot"......
    we have to learn what muscles these are and which...
  17. Thread: FOC and spine

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    just as an under spined arrow will not group,...

    just as an under spined arrow will not group, decently, or your have a tendency to form a specific shape, consistently, too much FOC, will produce the same results, because with too much FOC, you are...
  18. same here, with my Merlins and their straight...

    same here, with my Merlins and their straight stiff cable guards. when I got a Super Nova with shoot through rig, everything was in alignment at brace as well as at full draw. that's the beauty of...
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    I use the "nickel grade"...(silver colored)...

    I use the "nickel grade"...(silver colored) anti-seize, on my limb bolts. simply because I have a ton of it from when I was working and it is specifically compounded for stainless steel with it's...
  20. Thread: helical question

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    as far as "bad flight",.... it might and it might...

    as far as "bad flight",.... it might and it might not,...is about as good a reply as can be given. only shooting will tell.
    I assume by "more helical", you mean, "more offset", because you cannot...
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    despite the fact that, the higher the FOC, the...

    despite the fact that, the higher the FOC, the better,...there's really no reason you "need" that much. as shaft length gets longer trying to increase FOC to that level, produces a somewhat under...
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    Michelle Raggsdale posted a few comments on that...

    Michelle Raggsdale posted a few comments on that years ago, saying that she had springs in her releases that were so heavy mostpeople who tried her releases, handed them back to her, saying the...
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    manufacturers tend to skip/skimp that grease...

    manufacturers tend to skip/skimp that grease step, because it makes allot of mess and requires more time invested in further cleaning steps in the assembly process.
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    start out by making sure tiller is even and then...

    start out by making sure tiller is even and then adjust cable lengths (by twisting), so that both cams are in the exact same "clock position" ( rotated exactly the same amount) at full draw. the at...
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    the proper use of either release, will produce...

    the proper use of either release, will produce similar accuracy.
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    it's real easy to look at a chart and say what...

    it's real easy to look at a chart and say what the chart indicates. shops have to work around what the charts say because of insurance issues, even though charts aren't always correct, under all...
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    Poll: if you're set on selling it, I wouldn't do...

    if you're set on selling it, I wouldn't do anything to it, other than get all the "user applied" finish off and clean it up. they are good desirable releases and I don't think refinishing it , even...
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    no piece of equipment will fix target panic. the...

    no piece of equipment will fix target panic. the equipment only does what you tell it to do, it has no problems doing that, the problem is between your ears.
    do a search using target panic, blind...
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    the point is that there is no "best" FOC. it is...

    the point is that there is no "best" FOC. it is what it is, as long as it is not too low. when it is too low, your arrow will have a tendency to not rotate on it's trajectory and assume a point high...
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    I haven't heard of one blowing up, ever. it's an...

    I haven't heard of one blowing up, ever. it's an easy thing to say about a bow you don't like for one reason or another, but I can't imagine anyone not liking a phenom. they're basically a shorter...
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