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  1. Brand new Mathews Halon 32- 6 60lb.

    Hunting Bows
    I have a brand new Black Mathews Halon 32- 6 60lb 28.5 in. Draw 85% let off Bow has never been fired that is available for sale. $890 plus shipping. Paypal only. Just paid my last payment on layaway and am going in a different direction.
  2. Steve Abbott longbow approx. brace height and IBO?

    Bow Tuning
    Anyone else own one of these nice custom longbows and know approx. brace height and approx. IBO? With the not too recent passing of Mr. Abbott (RIP Feb, 2014) an incredibly talented master Bowyer, I haven’t had success reaching anyone there to find out what the brace height or IBO would be for...
  3. anyone shoot a pse blackhawk and if so what's your brace height?

    Traditional Archery
    I can't get more than 6 1/2 inches on my 60" blackhawk using a 56" dacron string. twisting the string doesn't help.
  4. old mountain edge longbow

    Traditional Archery
    anyone have any experience with these? Was given one as a gift and there isn't a lot of information on them. mainly wanting to know what brace heights have worked for those who have one.
  5. Brace height to shallow

    F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    I just got my new Hoyt Horizon Pro 27 inch riser with short limbs. The manual indicates proper brace height should be 8-9 inches with a 65.25 inch string. My string length seems to be correct, but my brace height is way to short and the string is hitting my wrist with each shot. I've tried...
  6. Brace Height Question

    Traditional Archery
    I know every bow is different in regards to brace height, so here is my question. I have a Ed Mikuta 48# @28" 62" long Recurve and I shoot Gold Tip Traditional 3555 with 100gr. tip. I just got this bow and I'm having a new Flemish string made for it. What do you think the Brace Height would...
  7. String Keeps Getting Longer After Each Use

    General Archery Discussion
    I recently replaced the string on my recurve bow. I was able to shoot thousands of arrows with the previous string. (Sniff) I miss that ol' string. Before each session, I would check and set my brace height by twisting accordingly. It was sometimes off an eighth of an inch, but other times it...
  8. RAGIM MATRIX 62" brace height vs. string lenght

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello community, so i bought myself a bow, RAGIM MATRIX 62" and i replaced bowstring. I found out on RAGIM web site (, that the recommended string length is 58,47". I bought one, but the problem is brace height. This should be from 7.75" - 8"...
  9. Mathews Halon 5 Questions

    General Archery Discussion
    Hey Y'all, I was hoping those of you who have the Halon 5 or have atleast put some arrows thru it can answer a few questions. 1) How does the bow feel overall (full draw, after the shot, etc.)? 2) Has the BH caused any issues with accuracy? 3) Maybe post some real numbers of speeds? 4) if you...
  10. Spine problem - arrow recommendations?

    Traditional Archery
    Hey guys, I've no problem using carbon Victory VForce 500 3050, with 125 gr points, with my recurves, which are 30# and 35#. My DL is about 27 1/2". I bought a [I]longbow[I], 57" 37#@28" and attempted to use the same arrows, but they reacted as if they were stiff. It was necessary to increase...
  11. Brace Height

    Traditional Archery
    Rookie question: I bought my first bow, a 60", 40# PSE Stalker, two months ago. The bow salesman, a person who specializes in trad archery, through a lot of terms and phrases at me which I am just now beginning to understand, the first of which is "brace height." He stated that, in time, I...
  12. Question over brace height:

    General Archery Discussion
    Completely new to Archery so please forgive my lack of knowledge. I have recently bought a second hand recurve bow after completing a 6 week introduction course and then joining a club. The bow is a SF Premium + riser at 25" and SF premium limbs at 26Lb giving me a 66" bow. This was a...
  13. Doubts about Mongolin bow brace height

    General Archery Discussion
    Doubts about Mongolian bow brace height Hi, I'm new here, and I hope I'm posting on the right place. If it's wrong, let me know and I'll put it on the right area. I bought a mongolian bow 58" 50#@28" and the brace height information didn't came written on the bow. My other 2 bows (a recurve...
  14. Brace Height Question - Arrow Length (Weird)

    General Archery Discussion
    I have a Bowtech 101st Airborne and it has a brace height of 7 1/4 (7.25) and ATA 36 1/4 and I just purchased a Bowtech BOSS with a brace height of 7 and ATA of 36. With the brace height being 1/4 (.25) inches shorter on the BOSS and the ATA being 1/4 inches shorter, I would think the arrow...
  15. TRG 7 & Why are you shooting smallest brace for 20 yard spots?

    Target Gear - Enter Here
    If most people are using their Mathews TRG's for pounding spots at 20 yards, why are 99% of the TRG's talked about on here TRG 7's? If the 8" and 9" brace offer more forgiveness, why wouldn't everyone go with the more forgiving option? Are people thinking their bow will be more versatile for 20...
  16. brace height?

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello, I just got my first bow and I've one or two questions if anyone would be nice and knowledgeable to answer for me.. :-) My bow is a Ragim Wildcat takedown 66" 40# dacron string. I'm wondering about tuning.. I know I'm probably not accurate enough yet to be able to tune it perfectly but...
  17. Need recurve bow advice!

    F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Hi all! I am a little confused about my SF Premium 25" riser with SF Premium limbs (short). I purchased the riser and limbs new from an archery store online (won't mention the name of the shop). In my discussions with them I was told I would need a setup that would be 66" in length for my draw...
  18. Brace Height on a Vintage Bow

    Bow Tuning
    Hey all, I'm new to these forums and have been into archery for about a year now. Started with a compound bow but recently got a beautiful vintage recurve. Its a 1966 Bear Alaskan and it has a very loud twang. 66" with a 40# draw. I started with a brace height of 6.75" then went to 7.25" but no...
  19. 28" ata

    General Archery Discussion
    Reading all these threads about the Creed XS has got me thinking. Here is my question: What is more critical in forgiveness, ATA or Brace Height? If you see a short ATA bow, it usually has the BH to compensate. If you see a short BH bow, it usually has the ATA to compensate. So, which matters...
  20. PSE Nomad (One Piece) Brace Height

    PSE Archery Discussion
    Hello everyone, I recently started archery, and have been lurking this forum over the past month. I am hoping that another owner of the PSE Nomad will confirm his or her usable brace height for me. I recently purchased a PSE Nomad recurve, and it was setup by my local archery shop. When I...