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  1. General Archery Discussion
    Hello all, Just getting into archery. That is just getting back into archery after a ruptured biceps and shredded shoulder tendons. I no longer have the strength, or desire to continue to hunt with my aging Hoyt Cybertec. I’ve taken deer with it, from 7-53 yards but have always been intrigued...
  2. Ben Pearson Archery Discussion
    I found a bow for a couple bucks at a thrift store. It's a Pearson No. 3340 60 inch 25# (yellow fiberglass with a black rubber handle) and I want to get started in beginning archery with my kids. Can someone point me in the right direction on the how-to's to use this for a beginner such as...
  3. Traditional Archery
    I really want to buy my first bow but can’t decide what to get. I like what I’ve read about longbows (how they’re more forgiving and better for us lefty’s) but I’m also only 4’ 11” and am afraid my short little arms won’t be able to draw back a longbow enough to use its advantages over a...
  4. Traditional Archery
    Ok this is going to be a long one! I started my archery journey 6 years ago, like most people I just wanted to try something new and step out of my comfort zone. I went out and bought myself a cheap compound bow from cabelas found a range and started shooting away. Over the next few months I...
  5. Traditional Archery
    Hello! My name is Christian and I'm from Sweden. I have been shooting in my city's archery club for two years now with the club's bows. I shoot both recurve and longbow and now I have decided to order my own longbow. I'm planning on ordering a longbow with all the accessories needed and my...
  6. General Archery Discussion
    Hello all, I'm a 35yo horse-owning mom in Ohio and one of my "bucket list" items is to be able to bow shoot while horseback riding. I finally took the plunge last week and signed up for a beginner archery class and I'm *HOOKED*. I am a complete newbie when it comes to this stuff. All I know...
  7. General Archery Discussion
    Hello, I've recently gotten into traditional archery and I'm ready to purchase my first bow. I know I want a longbow but I don't know what model or poundage. I'd like to hear some suggestions. I'm over six feet tall, in my 20s, can easily shoot a 65# longbow but I want something that I can get...
  8. Traditional Archery
    Hello all, been wanting to get into archery very badly for a while now. Just having had such a hard time deciding what type of archery I want to get into.(between recurve and longbow). I am looking for some solid advice on longbows. Should my first bow be a longbow, or should I start recurve...
  9. WELCOME! New User Forum
    I've been interested in Archery for most of my life but just recently acquired a longbow, which should go well with one of my other interests... the Victorian era. I hope everyone is having a peaceful Monday so far, if that is possible, lol. I'm happy to be here and looking forward to meeting...
  10. General Archery Discussion
    I have never participated in anything dealing with archery in my entire life. I need help. I'm thinking of buying a cheap longbow to shoot with (target shooting specifically, not hunting), however I don't know what kind of length I need, or what kind of resistance will be suitable for me...
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