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Forum: Technical
12-05-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By jicand

If you're set on gold tip like me, the arrow...

If you're set on gold tip like me, the arrow chart is here http://www.goldtip.com/arrowcontent.aspx?page=chart
Forum: Technical
11-27-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By jicand

80??? As bad as the shops are, you can get...

80??? As bad as the shops are, you can get strings installed at gander Mtn. for $20 if you provide the string.
10-15-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,775
Posted By jicand

Is there a way...

Is there a way to keep my arrows from going through my target fully? It's getting old and I am tired of digging arrows out of the tree it is hanging from.
Forum: Technical
10-13-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By jicand

Really, I think a better solution would be to...

Really, I think a better solution would be to just buy a different colored peep. With colors like red, blue, silver, gold, something has to work for you. Seems that painting it has more potential for...
Forum: Technical
04-28-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By jicand

Flatten trajectory

I am shooting a 2001 PSE Nova 70lb but it's bottomed out. The string was replaced in November before I began shooting the bow. I am shooting Gold Tip XTHunter 5575 at 30 inches with 125 grain points....
Forum: Technical
04-23-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By jicand

Get your bow tuned and make sure it is safe to...

Get your bow tuned and make sure it is safe to use. I don't think it is dangerous to use carbon arrows on an older bow, just make sure you have limb dampeners and a stabiliser to absorb some...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-23-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By jicand

Gold Tips with blazer vanes, once I get some time...

Gold Tips with blazer vanes, once I get some time and money I'm going to buy a fletching jig and try out right helical.
04-19-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By jicand

If you find out for sure it's city land then an...

If you find out for sure it's city land then an anonymous tip to a news station will get a solution and nothing leading back to you.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-09-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By jicand

I believe for many, myself included, it's not a...

I believe for many, myself included, it's not a NEED to practice for confidence, they do it because it is fun. I love to shoot my bow, the day it becomes a chore that I delegate to certain times of...
04-09-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,184
Posted By jicand

I personally have no problem with crossbows, its...

I personally have no problem with crossbows, its just another tool at our disposal. I believe the "compound is more traditional than xbow" argument is due to the fact that you still have to draw and...
04-08-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By jicand

100 will give you more options as far as what...

100 will give you more options as far as what point to use, other than that with today's bows the difference is negligible.
04-07-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By jicand

would you care to share the coupon? I need a new...

would you care to share the coupon? I need a new target, but I don't have $100 to pay for a good one and don't want to blow through a $30 target in a month and end up paying more in the long run.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-04-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By jicand

Forgive me if I'm wrong, but don't colors show up...

Forgive me if I'm wrong, but don't colors show up as different shades of grey to deer anyway? I was always taught your outline is more important than what color you wear.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-04-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By jicand

A longer arrow will have a higher weight and a...

A longer arrow will have a higher weight and a more relaxed spine. Shorter arrows weigh less, travel faster, have a stiffer spine and transfer slightly less kinetic energy than a longer arrow.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-29-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By jicand

usually 1/2 to 1 inch longer. When you come to...

usually 1/2 to 1 inch longer. When you come to full draw, the tip insert should come flush with the end of the riser.
Forum: Technical
03-28-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,045
Posted By jicand

ooh, those cheap walmart arrows will do it all...

ooh, those cheap walmart arrows will do it all the time, rarely straight, and brittle as all get out. I broke a full dozen just from impacting the target and brushing branches. Once I switched to...
Forum: Technical
03-26-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,387
Posted By jicand

Do you want realistic camo or just old fashioned...

Do you want realistic camo or just old fashioned camo? color swirl camo is really easy to do yourself and doesn't take long at all. Just look up guitar dipping on youtube, I know bowfishers who do...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-25-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By jicand

x3 Practice with what you hunt with.

x3 Practice with what you hunt with.
03-25-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,551
Posted By jicand

I've shot Easton, Beman, Carbon Express and Gold...

I've shot Easton, Beman, Carbon Express and Gold Tip. The Carbon Express were the el cheapos you get at walmart, shattered the full dozen within a month. The Beman arrows have a slight wobble to...
03-21-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By jicand

My take on the matter, which will I do? Take my...

My take on the matter, which will I do? Take my bow and blind out in the woods and spend the whole day there, just before dark until sunset. I've got the patience for it, and all of those theories...
Forum: Technical
03-21-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By jicand

I shoot 70lbs with Gold Tip XTHunter 5595. At 30"...

I shoot 70lbs with Gold Tip XTHunter 5595. At 30" they are 409.5 grains. Shoots great and very durable. Haven't broken any yet, and I've got about 100 shots through each arrow.
Forum: Technical
03-19-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,277
Posted By jicand

It may sound strange, but try sighting in the 10...

It may sound strange, but try sighting in the 10 yard pin yourself. Your anchor point won't be accurate, but if you put it up to where you can aim with her peep placement you will get a fairly close...
Forum: Northeast
03-18-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,538
Posted By jicand

Grab yourself a bow and shoot that, virtually no...

Grab yourself a bow and shoot that, virtually no noise, most communities don't mind them if you're careful with it, and they're a blast to shoot.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-18-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By jicand

What kind of weather do you have in Wisconsin...

What kind of weather do you have in Wisconsin that you can't shoot yet? I only stop shooting when its raining or its so cold I can't hold my shot.Looks like something I could afford to buy every 2-3...
03-17-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By jicand

Heh, took me a while to see the snake in the pic....

Heh, took me a while to see the snake in the pic. part color blind and going from a photo doesn't help. Digi, I bet when that black head popped out a little brown head popped out into your drawers,...
03-15-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By jicand

I used to get it, but for the past 14 years or...

I used to get it, but for the past 14 years or so, I've been able to rip it out when I see it and haven't reacted to it.
Forum: Archery Gear
03-14-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By jicand

Looks great, wish I could afford it, but I've...

Looks great, wish I could afford it, but I've been unemployed for 2.5 years so I'm perpetually broke
03-14-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By jicand

I'm non reactive to poison ivy so not really that...

I'm non reactive to poison ivy so not really that big a deal to me. The only thing I worry about is bringing it home to my family.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-13-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By jicand

Looks great, unfortunately for me 80in isn't that...

Looks great, unfortunately for me 80in isn't that great of stretching room, though i'd have to make due as I believe that's the tallest they make. I'm 6'1 which comes out to 73in. Not exactly a lot...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,635
Posted By jicand

Forgot to mention, I'm archery only, much as i...

Forgot to mention, I'm archery only, much as i love hunting, my feet get cold quick and no boot/wool sock/chemical warmer keeps them warm. So I don't go rifle hunting.
Forum: Northeast
03-11-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,635
Posted By jicand

Fishing is different, its more about what he can...

Fishing is different, its more about what he can handle than anything. If it was just about being out there I'd take him bass fishing, but I know he can't handle a bass yet. Hunting, yes I want him...
03-11-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By jicand

I have one that I got off of e-bay for less than...

I have one that I got off of e-bay for less than half price. I absolutely love it. The placement of the light effectively illuminates the pins without the glare associated with over the top lights....
Forum: Northeast
03-10-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,635
Posted By jicand

I want my son to have success too when I...

I want my son to have success too when I eventually take him out, but I also want to teach him that it's not about the harvest, its about the time in the woods, the peace, being away from the crap in...
Forum: Northeast
03-10-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,635
Posted By jicand

Its not that the buck is inferior so he's...

Its not that the buck is inferior so he's sticking his daughter with it, the point is he killed his limit and is using his daughter as an excuse to bag another deer. Somewhere along the line they...
03-09-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,230
Posted By jicand

I live in public housing in the middle of town...

I live in public housing in the middle of town and shoot my bow in the back yard every day. Every time I shoot, at least one cop drives by and looks at me. After 6 months I have never had a cop stop...
03-06-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,230
Posted By jicand

get one of those invisible fences and get a dog...

get one of those invisible fences and get a dog that you let roam freely about the yard. Will have to deal with dog feces, but will be a lot less than that of 57 turkeys
03-04-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By jicand

how exactly is the cable guard hitting the rest?...

how exactly is the cable guard hitting the rest? Maybe lower your nock point? A drop away rest like a QAD would solve the hitting issue, they're not nearly as wide.
Forum: Technical
03-01-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By jicand

You won't get much out of it, did you ask the...

You won't get much out of it, did you ask the same question over at bow.fishingcountry? Their general thought was that the drag from the string in the water would make the arrow peter out.
03-01-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Fyi
Views: 933
Posted By jicand

heh, dryer lint is great for starting fires. I...

heh, dryer lint is great for starting fires. I bought one of those magnesium fire starters, total crap by the way, the magnesium burns way to fast, but a single spark from the striker sets dryer lint...
02-27-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Fyi
Views: 933
Posted By jicand

simple chemistry, they're thin, dry, and all...

simple chemistry, they're thin, dry, and all starch. Sugars burn like crazy once you get them going. Baked lays will work too. Actually any dry potato chip. Regular bag chips won't work only because...
Forum: Northeast
02-25-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By jicand

Good to hear, the only acceptable reason IMO to...

Good to hear, the only acceptable reason IMO to poach is if you absolutely need the meat. However, people like the ones caught are just scumbags who deserve jail time.
02-25-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By jicand

No, but my neighbors must be wondering what kinds...

No, but my neighbors must be wondering what kinds of animals I have in my apartment, what with me practicing buck and turkey calls, lol.
Forum: Northeast
02-25-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,510
Posted By jicand

Easiest way to show you want doe season stopped...

Easiest way to show you want doe season stopped is to stop buying doe tags. You can have the signature of every hunter in 2g, but when time comes around, if they buy a doe tag then the state will...
02-25-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By jicand

I've got a nice Plano I got from Cheaper than...

I've got a nice Plano I got from Cheaper than Dirt (http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/76062-1.html), I love it. My 3 year old son bangs around on it and climbs all over it and nothing happens to my bow....
02-23-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,950
Posted By jicand

Just 2 examples of recurves made for kids,...

Just 2 examples of recurves made for kids,...
Forum: Hunting Gear
02-20-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By jicand

After an extensive search online I cannot find a...

After an extensive search online I cannot find a company that stocks 4gb Sd non HC cards. The best I can fund is 2gb cards at newegg....
02-18-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By jicand

I was looking at the magnus bullhead, I thought...

I was looking at the magnus bullhead, I thought about guillotines but I'm not confident enough in my placement yet that I can make a neck shot. Would I be better off just cutting out the mesh if I do...
02-18-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By jicand

Whoa, just relax and take it easy for a bit, I...

Whoa, just relax and take it easy for a bit, I understand the itch, I've been aching for the snow to melt so I can get out and stick some fish. But don't over do it just because you haven't been in a...
02-15-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By jicand

I was looking at one of those, with what I've...

I was looking at one of those, with what I've been hearing about a turkey's eyesight I don't know how well that would conceal me at 6'1 drawing a bow. As much as I don't want to pay the extra, I...
Forum: Bowfishing
02-15-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,871
Posted By jicand

You can use any bow that can be backed down to...

You can use any bow that can be backed down to 25-60lbs. My bow is an old compound set at 50#. A lot of guys swear by recurves because of the lack of letoff and ease of snap shooting.
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