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Tuning down compound draw weight

Question:
I purchased a Hoyt Banshee for my oldest son that needs to be tuned down in draw weight. I know to do both limbs equally, but I’m getting a little nervous because I have backed out the allen screws 4 full turns & I don’t want to back out too far & have the limbs [...]

Shallow or Deep Hook?

Question:
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Mathews Genesis

Question:
Hi, Does anyone know if this is a good bow? I am looking for a better bow for my 6 year old son. Regards. -Guy

Response:
> Hi, > Does anyone know if this is a good bow? I am looking for a better bow for my > 6 year old [...]

Korean TV Special

Question:
It took four days to make a twenty minute segment on Korean archery for the Korean TV network KBS.  There were some small errors (translated subtitles, mainly), but it was, overall, pretty good. http://wwwk.dongguk.ac.kr/~bluelake/goongdo.wmv The resolution is a bit grainy, as the file size had to be kept as low as [...]

string & cable

Question:
I use shoot through system with my one-cam compound bow. (medium cam, 60 lbs draw weight, ATA 41”) How many strands are suggested for a string and cable? String and cable material will be FastFlight… Thanks!

Response:
Fast Flight 16-18 strands Fast Flight 2000 18 strands D75 16 strands [...]

bow arm

Question:
Should the elbow of the bow arm be locked or slightly bent shooting a compound bow?

Response:
> Should the elbow of the bow arm be locked or slightly bent shooting a > compound bow?
Whatever floats yur boat.  However, a lot of very good shooters shoot with a slightly bent elbow. [...]

Archery in Germany??

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Danke !! Ich kan auch Deustch aber Ich bin besser in english.  I will surley looking him up when I am down there!! Best regards Rolf – Hide quoted text — Show quoted text ->I am going to Germany, Kassel and Idar-oberstein. Is there any clubs in that >area [...]

trying a recurve

Question:
At the moment I shoot a compound bow set at 55 lbs But I want a new challenge…so i thought I might try a bare bow Recurve. What is a good poundage for someone just starting to shoot a recurve ? Any help appreciated Trev

Response:
> At the moment I [...]

Drop away rest setup

Question:
Hey folks Just purchased and am setting up a spigarelli drop away rest for my compound. It comes with the rubber tubing to connect to the cable/s, I also purchased a spring. Anyone have an ideal combination of spring, fastflight, rubber tubing or anything else that’s proved to be reliable, [...]

PA archery?

Question:
I live in Pittsburgh PA and am looking for a place where I can get some lessons in target shooting ( recurve ). I used to be into archery a lot when I was younger and even won a few boy scout tournaments. I want to get back into it ( I’m [...]