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  1. WELCOME! New User Forum
    Longtime reader, figured it was long since time to join. I am working on teaching my kids the love of Archery and all things bowhunting. Glad to join the community!
  2. WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hey All, I am new here to the forum and also new to archery hunting. Got a taste for it last year and fell in love. I could use all the help I can get. Live in Northern California and I am piecing together a bow for myself. Looking at a PSE Surge and from what I have read, its a good Bow for a...
  3. Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    I was given 8 Easton Superlite ACC 3-49/390 from a friend. Here's the situation, I was going to go buy some more of the Gold Tip XT Hunter 5575 that I usually hint with but was wondering the these Eastons would work. The GPI is not much different from the Gold Tips. I know I can find the spine...
  4. Traditional Archery
    Hi I'm new here, been wanting to get back into archery for a long time. I just got a bow for my 21st birthday, it's been in my family for as long as I can remember. The string appears to be unravelled at the top, I don't trust it and am just going to get a new one. It's a Browning Nomad Stalker...
  5. Samick Archery Discussion
    Any other ladies out there shooting the Sage? Mine just arrived yesterday, 25#. Been taking archery lessons (barebow) for about 3 months, started at 15# and been shooting 20# so the 25# is a step up for me. This is my first bow. Been measured as a 28" draw; I'm 5'4" so I guess I'm getting the...
  6. General Archery Discussion
    Hey all - I'm ready to pull the trigger on this Martin compound bow, but I'm not sure what model it is. I believe I've identified Z Cams and I think the tiger badge means it's a Jaguar ( :noidea: ). The seller mentioned it was used for high school competition about 10 years ago. I really want to...
  7. General Archery Discussion
    Hey all, I have this new (old) bow I recently acquired. I'm not an archery expert and my bank account is in the negatives.. plus I live nowhere near the city to get any shop work done anyways. I have a couple questions about it actually. The first being; What exactly is this bow? I haven't been...
  8. General Archery Discussion
    Hey guys -- absorbing a lot of uber-wisdom here on the forum. Thanks for a great resource. So here is one stupid noob question. My draw weight right now is about 65 pounds. It is not hard to draw, but after a couple hours at the range, my left arm is getting fatigued, leading to accuracy...
  9. F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Ok so I seem to have posted in the wrong subforum first time around, so going to try this again. So 5 weeks ago I started a 1 hour, once a week archery 101 class. Pretty hooked on it so far, yesterday was the last class, but I bought the bow the coach recommended and plan to continue going and...
  10. Traditional Archery
    So 5 weeks ago I started a 1 hour, once a week archery 101 class. Pretty hooked on it so far, yesterday was the last class, but I bought the bow the coach recommended and plan to continue going and join the archery club that he also does. I bought the SF Axiom Plus with 28lb SF limbs and I opted...
  11. General Archery Discussion
    Hello experienced Ladies and Gents., I was wondering if you guys could help recommend a make/brand and model for someone who is wanting to get into target archery - I have yet to pick up a bow. I'm not sure what you need to know about me except that I'm a 5'3" female. I'm not sure as to what my...
  12. Arrows & Strings
    I'm just starting compound target shooting and looking for recommendations on arrows for indoors and outdoors. Shoot a Hoyt 38 Pro, 56lbs. Using Easton X10 600 spine, 28" long that a friend gave me to get going with. No pro shop where I live so will need to buy online. Thanks in advance.
  13. Coaches Corner
    I'm very much a noob and have now bought a left-handed Mathews Genesis Bow, and bought the recommended Easton Genesis 1820 arrows. The bow is at maximum poundage, as I heard that's where bows tend to work as designed. The rest assembly that comes with this bow is not adjustable that I'm aware...
  14. WELCOME! New User Forum
    Howdy from UCLA. That's the Upper Corner of Lower Alabama haha. Just getting back into archery after about 30+ years and am really enjoying it. I'm shooting a new BruteX from PSE and am totally aflicted with the archery fever. I'd like to start a forum, blog, or thread to help out anyone...
  15. General Archery Discussion
    ok, I bought a kick ass admiral~ (just wanted to say that). my problem is that the draw is an inch too short; I read up on it and found that 2.5 on the module = 28.5 DL. the question I have is: how do I rotate the module? do I have to back off the limbs so there is slack then do it? or may I...
  16. WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hello all! My name's Adam and I'm new to the site. I started to practice archery a lot more after the fall school semester has started. I originally was into traditional archery, buying myself a Bear Alaskan semi recurve and a Ben Pearson Colt recurve, but now I'm on the CSUN archery team and...
  17. Misc. Items Only Want to Buy or Trade? WTB or WTT
    Looking for a complete starter package. Bow, half dozen arrows, sight, release, blah blah blah. something I can get started with, and has the capability (if I do) to be a successful hunting package as well. Here's the rub - Looking to spend only $300. Obviously, I'm looking used. Delivered...
  18. F.I.T.A, N.A.A., Collegiate Archery, And J.O.A.D.
    Hi there, The name is DJ; and I need some advice. I live in Dallas, TX; yet no HOYT authorized dealer around actually keeps hoyt recurve risers or accessories for them in stock. So I'm flying somewhat blind here. But from all the reading I've been doing, I know I want to go with the HOYT...
  19. General Archery Discussion
    Hi peoples !! Im new to the whole bow thing so I was wondering if anyone could help me with some questions. Im going to hunt with the bow but Im mainly looking to just shoot just for the hell of it. Now what I was wondering is whether I should get a recurve bow or longbow ? I want to be able to...
  20. WELCOME! New User Forum
    New to the forum and the world of archery. Looking for some tips.
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