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02-20-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By toddr96

Idaho Shoots?

Does anyone have any information on any Idaho IBO shoots? I'm sure there's going to be at least the state championship again this year. The IBO website returns no shoot info, though.
02-20-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By toddr96

FOB's in Hunter Class

Can you tell me if FOB's are a legal fletchin Hunter Class or Female Hunter Class yet? My wife and I love hunting with them because they were made to steer a broadhead better. In fact, they were made...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By toddr96

RE: MX-3 or MX-4 post got me wondering?????

In any given broadhead design, a head with fewer blades will always out penetrate one with more. The physics behind it is the mechanical advantage of the broadhead. You can use the formula to...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,064
Posted By toddr96

RE: Pins?

I set my pins up at 30, 40, 50, 60, and 80. Will I take the 80 yard shot at an animal, nope, but I will practice at that range daily and be able to shoot a follow-up shot should the critter decide to...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By toddr96

RE: New Alpine bows!!!!!

My shooting buddy has one of those, and man is it slick. He's new into archery but started out leaps and bounds in front of where we all started. The Black Gold sight that comes with it is pretty...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By toddr96

RE: Arrow Energy info and results

Yeah, I hadn't thought about that...:D
I was a bit surprised that this little misguided penetration experiment broke that Magnus Broadhead, though. I also broke another on a pass through of my...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By toddr96

RE: Starrflight FOB???

Yeah, I use them all the time now. You can see my arrows in a 100 yard broadheadgroup in this post: http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/tm.aspx?m=2133953

They are stabilizing a big Magnus Stinger...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By toddr96

RE: Arrow Energy info and results

Roscoe, Cool story that fits your signature line well!!!!:D

Yeah, the test does a good job of laying out the fact that a heavier arrow will lose less energy (speed) over any distance. You can...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By toddr96

RE: Arrow Energy info and results

OK, I have the tables a little better laid out. Let me know what you think.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 12:03 PM
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By toddr96

RE: Arrow Energy info and results

Second Photo:

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Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By toddr96

Arrow Energy info and results

I have seen quite a few questions about the energy of an arrow at different ranges, so I decided to do a little research this morning with my setup and post the results for a comparison starting...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-15-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By toddr96

RE: Guillotines and how much they drop?

Haven't used them, but I heard a story this week that turned me off. The shooter had a bird at 30 yds for a slam dunk shot and the GG died out at 20 yards and hit the ground below the bird's feet....
Forum: Bowhunting
05-14-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By toddr96

RE: Elk hunting Tips round #2!

Excellent post with many valuable tips! As a life-long elk hunter, I can assure you that every tip was spot-on for accuracy and helpful information. The info about hydration is very important; I...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-14-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By toddr96

RE: ASAT Strikes again

Great Tom!!! And some terrific setup pictures as well. I was hoping to be able to put up a pic of a bear taken from my ASAT blind this week, but no bears were taken, so I'll be out trying again soon....
Forum: Bowhunting
05-07-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By toddr96

RE: Any bear hunting ideas?

Here is the second picture. Again, notice the darn time.

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Forum: Bowhunting
05-07-2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By toddr96

Any bear hunting ideas?

Here are a couple of pics from my trail camera at my bear bait. Notice the darn time at the bottom of the photo. Does anyone have any tips on turningthese nocturnal bears into daytime scroungers?...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-06-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By toddr96

RE: cutting length off arrow

I've cut off the nock end of arrows several times for the same reason with no problems. The only thing I do recommend is to use an arrow saw instead of my first attempt of an arrow chucked in a...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-06-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By toddr96

RE: So When Do I Need the Mesh Panels?

I'm using the mesh for my bear bait hunting in my ASAT blind, but I'm leaving one open for my camera on the tripod. I'm careful to keep the windows behind me in reference to where I expect to see...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-02-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By toddr96

Anyone tried the Sims Prism Sight?

Has anyone out there sprung for the new Sims Limbsaver Prism sight? The idea seems to be a good one to end load the light into the fiber optics, but I'd like to hear from someone who's actually had...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-28-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By toddr96

RE: Interesting New Arrow Technology

Funny, I own 3 doz. now, and can't recall actual cost... around 19/ doz, I think. FOB's have a 1" diameter with 3 vanes inside the ring wing. I shoot a 4 blade head without worrying how the alignment...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-27-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,986
Posted By toddr96

RE: Next BH Purchase?????

In response to the topic, my next purchase (hopefully) will be one of the new High-Definition video cameras for hunting on video. Right now they're running around $3500, but I am sure they'll come...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-27-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By toddr96

RE: Interesting New Arrow Technology

I've been shooting these FOB's now fora fewmonths. I shoot them every day in my field in all wind and weather conditions. I shoot both field pointsand broadheads from a Switchback at 70# with Carbon...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-27-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By toddr96

RE: Funny Story!

I've got pretty thick skin to be scarred too badly, hahaha
But if he'd have shattered the limbs, then I would probably have went over to get a picture and posted it! LOL
Forum: Bowhunting
04-27-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,795
Posted By toddr96

RE: Name Please?

I was a quarterback in HS and college, and the coaches and teams called me todder (first name Todd). Graduated from college in 96. Balla Boom Balla Bing--toddr96
Forum: Bowhunting
04-27-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By toddr96

Funny Story!

I just wanted to share a funny story that I heard today. A good friend and hunting partner has been talking with me about buying a new bow for over a year. He finally settled on the Bowtech Guardian...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,367
Posted By toddr96

RE: Total arrow weight

MO,
I agree, the numbers sound crazy...that's why I don't like to use KE for much, if anything. The formula for momentum is weight x speed / 225218. According to your numbers, the heavier arrow is...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,367
Posted By toddr96

RE: Total arrow weight

The KE number is (and I'm trying to say this as quietly as possible in a forum) relatively useless in regards to penetration. It is a directionless number in physics that is a sum of all of the...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,367
Posted By toddr96

RE: Total arrow weight

mobowhuntr, I agree that the increase in speed is a small percentage, but it is one of the considerations I take into account in my choice of arrows.I think about these little gains adding up...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By toddr96

RE: proshop dilemma

I agree with Dan. You are the customer and are willing to buy from your favorite shop, but if they don't carry the bow you think fits you best, then such is life. Give them a chance to "sell" you on...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By toddr96

RE: Favorite Outdoor Writer

My choice is Jack O'Conner. He told the West like he saw it and not like the editors thought it should be to sell the most magazines.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,367
Posted By toddr96

RE: Total arrow weight

My choice is the heavier arrow every time to help with momentum. Penetration is dictated by arrow momentum and broadhead design going inversus thestopping force applied by the flesh/bone. Stopping...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,417
Posted By toddr96

RE: Back tension release while hunting?

I am hunting with an HHA Sports LP-3 Wrist Strap back tension release, and I love it. The trigger isa safety that you must squeeze to "arm" the back tension system, but it has a second trigger that...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By toddr96

RE: BowPlane

My take is that it would be a good tool on a three week trip and you drop your bow 100 miles from your tuning bench. You could put the laser on the bow and verify that the rock really was harder than...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,249
Posted By toddr96

RE: Please say a prayer

Prayer Sent. I know of the same loss as I lost my favorite hunting partner and father a couple of years ago. Expect hard times and quiet camps for a while. Learn, live, and love with all your heart...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By toddr96

RE: Turkey hunting with a 7 yr old

A great introduction into bowhunting! Well planned turkey hunts make a great intro to hunting for kids.

Use the bow and explain your reasons for choosing it over the shotgun (noise, challenge,...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By toddr96

RE: The Truth

The reviews on here seem to be very good for the Truth, so that may be a bow that I would look closely at. The biggest thing is how it feels to you. Shoot many, and pick the one in your price range...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,617
Posted By toddr96

RE: BowHunting Magazines Top 3

Peterson's Bowhunting, Bowhunter, and Bowhunting World for me. Definitely use EBay for your purchase, and you will get 3 years of all three for less than the $50 you quoted. Unfortunately, there is...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By toddr96

RE: Broadhead practice

I stick with field points for my daily shooting (30-40 shots)for target wear. I'd probably shoot out a target every couple of months with broadheads, and the 3D shoots only allow field points. These...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,049
Posted By toddr96

RE: This or That in HUNTING! keep it goin

Deer

Bear Bait or Spot-and-Stalk
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By toddr96

RE: Question on the Trophy Ridge Sights

I love my Matrix 5 pin .019! I hear a bunch about broken fibers on these sights, but I have never had one break. I use the Nitro Lights because we can't use electronics in Idaho, and they work fine...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-21-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,277
Posted By toddr96

RE: 3D suits

I also use the ASAT Camo 3D Suit with excellent results. The ASAT pattern is one that I believe in strongly enough to actively work with the company and help try to sell more clothing by being on...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-21-2007, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By toddr96

RE: Moon phase

Good reply, Matt! I personally am not able to tell the difference in activity levels, but our critters area bunch less patternable out in the wilderness as opposed to yourmidwest farmland...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-21-2007, 04:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By toddr96

RE: Latest newspaper article about my new shop

Looks great! Good luck in the next few years establishing your base clientele because they will carry you through the lean times in 5-10 years. Read and re-read your business plan every day to make...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-21-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By toddr96

RE: Coyote question

Turkeys are adaptable enough to work around the predator calling and probably won't see you out there drawing a bow on a coyote anyway. I don't see a problem in my opinion.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-21-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,710
Posted By toddr96

RE: Tree Spikes...

Killing the tree isn't too big of a problem unless you aren't removing the spikes each year. The poisoning of the tree from the leaching of the metal takes around 4-5 years to begin the process, and...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By toddr96

RE: What is your reason for bowhunting?

I enjoy the thrill and rush of having a 6-point bull bugle from 20 feet away! That's why I bowhunt, and if I never kill another elk with a rifle, then I will have lived a fulfilling life by my...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By toddr96

RE: Home made "luminock"

Dan, I agree about them being fun, but illegal around here. I wonder if you could do the same thing with a "Lunker Light" cyalume light stick so it would be legal. It would make it much better for...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,673
Posted By toddr96

RE: homemade targets

Our local club has made several carpet bales that work quite well for field points. Just find 150 each 16x32 carpet pieces and use all-thread and plywood to pinch them all together. The gives you a...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By toddr96

RE: Luminocks

I'm looking forward to the lighted nocks from allaboutgame.com. They say that they'll be available in another month or so. They havea cyalume glow stick on them and are a 1-time-use thing. I'd like...
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