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  1. 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...
  2. Howard Hill (HH) longbows, are they worth the investment? Others?

    Traditional Archery
    I’m currently looking to return to traditional archery, don’t get me wrong, I won’t stop shooting my compound bows! ;) I still have my Steve Abbott 68" longbow, Cocobolo rider and Tiger Maple limbs, Rock Maple core, man it's nice and shoots with almost no handshock. :) A friend highly...
  3. First Traditional Bow Buy

    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...
  4. New traditional guy needs help

    Traditional Archery
    Help choosing a bow I have been wanting to try traditional archery for a long time, the my elk I shot this year came all the way in to 10 yards and stayed in between 10 and 50 for a hour, the whole time i was thinking that i wish i already had a traditional bow. I ended up taking him at 30 yards...
  5. Help choosing a bow

    Build Along
    I have been wanting to try traditional archery for a long time, the my elk I shot this year came all the way in to 10 yards and stayed in between 10 and 50 for a hour, the whole time i was thinking that i wish i already had a traditional bow. I ended up taking him at 30 yards he went 28 yards...
  6. Nocking Point on a Longbow?

    General Archery Discussion
    Well, I have purchased a longbow and was wondering where to start for a nocking point. I heard it should be a half inch above the riser? Any help would be appreciated.
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