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  1. General Archery Discussion
    So I was doing some close range shooting in my garage (2 yards) and my string fell off my cams. Everything felt ok up until I released. The string hit me in the arm really hard but other than that it seems like nothing broke that I can tell in the cams. The red cable slide flew off and I have...
  2. Tom Turgeon - Q&A Bow Building Forum
    So you're building a bow and the process is cruising right along.... Noooo problems! You have floor tillered it, you have braced it at 6"+- and you have even drawn it to 1/2 your intended draw length. You're certain it is going to be your best-ever bow build! And then it happens- The Stack...
  3. Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Help me figure this one out, My friend was practicing with his Mathews no cam htr that he's been shooting for about a month now. The other day he was at full draw and he described his bow as exploding in his hands!? He was still holding his d loop and string in his release after the bow let...
  4. General Archery Discussion
    Hey everyone, I recently bought my first recurve bow online and when it arrived at my house I notice a very small crack in the riser. I'm new to archery so I was just wondering if I should bother getting it exchanged. I'm excited to use it but I don't want it to have a short lifespan or break...
  5. Tom Turgeon - Q&A Bow Building Forum
    I have found building bows with consistent success is largely due to paying attention to detail- regardless of how insignificant the task may seem at the time. Among the most important things I have learned (by listening to students/customers) over the past 22+ years is that bowyers tend to...
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