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Any books/websites on DIY Longbow…??

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Hello, I’m interested in making a traditional Longbow, and I’ve been looking for some guides/instructions on how to go about making the bow.  So far, most of the books I’ve found on the web are out of print… Does anyone know of any good books or websites describing the bow making [...]

Recurve Archer in need of advice

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I have been involved with archery for around 2.5 years now, and in draw length). I have been shooting well with it, but there seems to be a lot of vibration – I use a single longrod (easton aluminium, tapered), and this does make a difference but there is still a [...]

Custom FITA recurve limbs

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Does anyone know of a source for custom recurve limbs for a hoyt GM riser?  I have been out of the sport for a while (okay the GM was the only choice then)and I’m looking to replace all of my equipment. I have hoyt foam limbs now but they’re showing their age… [...]

achery resale shops

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Hey all- I’m looking to get back into target archery (15 years ago…) and wanted to know if there are any stores that deal in used bows, online or in Southern California.  Alternately, is there a main/popular "for sale" online site? Thanks, Q. Frost

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Here are a few online sites: [...]

The effect of Archery on the English Language

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Hi, I am doing a project on the inclusion of Archery related words and sayings into the English language. Does anyone know of a good source of information for this, such as a website or a book. Thanks very much in advance, Joel.

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No, but I can give you some [...]

(strange) archery laws

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Hi, Can anybody help me to some laws regarding archery? Laws that would sound strange to us nowadays? If possible with reference. Regards, Sander

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> Can anybody help me to some laws regarding archery? Laws that would sound > strange to us nowadays? If possible with reference.
1457: Scottish [...]

Home-Made Hay Bale Backstop?

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I’ve looked around on the web, but I haven’t located any real info on how to best make a hay bale backstop for use in the backyard.  String baling rather than wire is important, but how many bales stacked in what way isn’t clear.  One concern I have is that the places [...]

old Fred Bear compound bow

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Does anyone have an idea what it is worth?

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> Does anyone have an idea what it is worth?
I’ve got and old Ford car – any idea what its worth?

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John Mancuso wrote the following message: > Does anyone have an idea what it is worth?
What make and year is it? [...]

winter indoor season begins 🙂

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Just thought I’d say hello.  Winter indoor season begins next Monday. I bought a used Hoyt compound target bow a couple of weeks ago and I can’t wait to loose a few arrows. Any Canadians on this site?  I shoot in Cambridge, Ontario. cheers Bob

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Im a beginner archer based [...]

1 nock or 2?

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glad yew-all asked.  Check the documents page, TSAA website.  🙂 – Hide quoted text — Show quoted text – > Thanks for all the great feedback, lot’s to think about. I had > considered Beiter NPs but they looked fiddly – maybe I’ll give them a > go. Is there [...]