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  1. Form check #3. Slow Motion gifs.

    Traditional Archery
    Let me know if the slow motion gifs do not work! Disregard the odd background setting, yes I practiced safety during this. We all get rainy days don't we? The drawing and firing gif are seperate because the files were too large. I'm drawing downwards to simulate being on a treestand. My draw is...
  2. New to recurve archery - help please! :)

    Samick Archery Discussion
    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum and to archery in general, and was wondering if I could get some advice! Just some basic info: My draw weight is ~25lbs and draw length: 25.5". I'm mainly looking to just start out with a simple recurve bow and practice target shooting in my backyard...Covid...
  3. Hello, I am New and a Beginner

    WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hello everyone I am Janelle or Nelle for short. I am very new and when I say new, I am still trying to get help. I have 10 year old boy who is as tall as my 13 year old girL, and myself. We are all right handed, and I am trying to get us beginning bow sets, but need help. Because I feel so...
  4. First shots with my bow, slowmotion gif. Any pointers?

    Traditional Archery
    Let me know if the gif works! If not I can upload it online.Terrible shot placement and obvious plucking aside, what would you say is wrong with my form here? -I anchor by putting the tip of my index on the corner of my mouth and the thumb knuckle tucked behind my jawbone. I use 3 fingers...
  5. Looking for the best bow for a beginner

    General Archery Discussion
    Hi, looking for a bow for a child just beginning in archery. Cost is prohibitive on the high-end bows. What is a good bow for a beginner?
  6. Beginner to ILF and Need Help - How do you deal with so many options?

    Traditional Archery
    I've been shooting a compound for about 6 years now, currently shooting an Elite Enlist at 60 with a 29.5" draw. I'd like to dabble in traditional for target shooting and realistically ,if I ever get good enough, hunting. I have some extra cash in my pocket so I though well now's the time to...
  7. Beginner Crossbow Options.

    Crossbow Forum - General Crossbow Discussion
    Hello! I’m new to crossbows and don’t really know where to start, I’m looking for a decent quality, budget crossbow, preferably a recurve instead of a compound. For a reasonable price. Open to input! Thanks!
  8. Bear Species

    Hunting Bows
    Bear Species 55-70lb draw version in Real Tree Edge. Currently set at 60lbs and 29" draw. Draw can be adjust from 23"-30" Includes Trophy Ridge Quickshot Whisker Biscuit, Trophy Ridge Volt 5-Pin Sight, Limbsaver S-Coil Stabilizer, and wrist sling. Great first timers bow. Needs sight bolts and...
  9. For Sale Misc light draw weight ILF limbs

    F.I.T.A. Classified
    Below lightweight ILF limbs posted on the Traditional Gear section, reposting here on FITA for folks on this forum. SF Axiom+ ILF Long limbs, 16# on 25" riser- $85 TYD CONUS https://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=5765051&p=1111189185#post1111189185 NIB Lightweight SF Axiom+ Maple and...
  10. Suggestions for women's bow for very beginner

    General Archery Discussion
    My son has been shooting S3DA and NASP for about 3 years and absolutely loves it. It seems like a lot of fun and I am looking into purchasing a bow for myself so I can practice with him on 3D targets and bales that we have at home. Neither of us are hunters or plan on becoming hunters. We do...
  11. What do you wish you knew about archery when you started?

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello all! I am new to archery (I don't even own my own bow yet. ) I have really enjoyed it so far and I am ready to make this a regular hobby. I want to know what you wish you would have know about archery when you started. Thanks for any advice!
  12. Hoyt Vectrix 60 lb. 27.5" R.H.

    10 Year/Older (Vintage) Compound Bows, Accessories
    For sale is a used Hoyt Vectrix. I am the original owner. The draw length is 27.5”, and the draw weight is 50-60 lbs. bow still shoots great, and was used to harvest 3 deer this year. The string is a few years old, but has plenty of life left. I will include the Golden Key micro adjust rest and...
  13. New to Bowhunting, I'll take all the advice I can get!

    Canadian Forum
    Hey guys, I've recently become interested in Bowhunting. I bought a bow (Hoyt Trykon for anybody who's interested) and I'm visiting the range pretty regularly to adjust my sights and hone my skills. I don't expect to be able to hunt for at least another year but I'd love to hear from other...
  14. Beginner needs a bow! Which One?

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello, I am searching for a budget friendly compound bow. I would prefer if it was a package deal of some sort to include everything i will need to get started. Any recommendations out there? TIA
  15. A hello from the Netherlands

    WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hello, Just registered to the forum and wanted to say hi. I'm a 21yo male living in the Netherlands, countryside. My first serious encounter with archery was when joining a colleague during the lunchbreaks in an intership the previous year, and again recently at a bachelor's party. I'm not...
  16. Total Beginner Archer - Purchase in a Pro Shop or Online?

    General Archery Discussion
    I have never put my hands on a Bow and Arrow. I have watched a ton of Archery training YouTube videos and read a lot of Archery how-to articles. I think Archery is something I really want to get into. Not looking to spend too much money until I know I enjoy it. Should I go to Walmart or...
  17. Just getting into it - would like suggestions

    ArcheryTalk Women
    I'm Lindsay - I hunt public land in FL and would like to make things harder on myself :) This past year was my first season really getting into hunting again - my thing is fly fishing. I never hit hunting hard because I didn't want it to take away my fishing time, but I finally dove in and now...
  18. Downsizing a half inch?

    General Archery Discussion
    Hi all, I'm keen to purchase my first bow and it seems I have a 30.5 inch draw length. I'm only 5'10" but I have long arms. Anyway I got that measurement by stretching out when I took my measurement and it come in at about 76.38inches but if I do it relaxed (as I've now seen in some instruction...
  19. Newbie advice? used Mathews Legacy vs new entry-level bow

    General Archery Discussion
    I'm a first-time poster interested in getting in to target shooting archery. I'm also (aside from summer camp once as a kid) a complete newbie to archery. I've done target shooting (with guns or air pistol/rifle) before, but recently bought a house with land and think I'd enjoy getting into...
  20. Looking for a Reputable Pro Shop - SW MO

    General Archery Discussion
    I've been saving up for my first bow, and want to pull the trigger on that this spring. I've been doing lots of research into the different bows in my price range. Thing is, there's only so much I can learn from a website. I need to get my hands on a bow and shoot. Obviously, I'll be waiting...
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