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08-22-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,675
Posted By arrowsmit

We're all doin good here Chad, thanks. Tell Betsy...

We're all doin good here Chad, thanks. Tell Betsy we say HI! Bummer on the ankle buddy, sounds like that'd make chasing elk sorta tuff to do. Have you considered stand hunting over a good wallow...
08-16-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,675
Posted By arrowsmit

Sounds like a great trip, best luck on the elk...

Sounds like a great trip, best luck on the elk Chad!
05-29-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Trad thief

Damn! That sucks Chad, sorry to hear. I hope you get your bow back soon & the lowlife gets what he deserves too. Man, I hate a thief.
04-19-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: PICS,How do ya get blood off of an arrow??

Congrats Guss, turkey w/a bow isn't easy - & w/out a blind, that's awesome dude!! Thanks for the pic too.
04-16-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Hangin' It Up

Sorry to hear it Arthur, I know you've been battling this for quite some time & have given it one hellova go.I suppose it's bound to happen to all of us [archers] who arefortunateenough to reach that...
04-08-2006, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Magnus 2 blade

Great broadheads, & you sure can't beat the Magnus warranty!
04-06-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,508
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Is Black Widow Woth The Price ????

Naaaa, it sure ain't no dessert I'm smellin'...[:'(]
04-06-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,508
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Is Black Widow Woth The Price ????

BTW the PL is definitely their new design longbow, & the "X" suffixsignifies their exoticwood model. Handshock from a PL?? You're kiddin', right?[:-]
04-06-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,508
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Is Black Widow Woth The Price ????

Hmmm...I agree, must have been a double anomoly!;)
04-06-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,508
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Is Black Widow Woth The Price ????

Odd...I've owned 2 BW LAG's (the older model longbow), have shot prolly a dozen or so others, & there was no notable handshock in any of em. They weren't great performing bows, & the grip didn't fit...
04-04-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,508
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Is Black Widow Woth The Price ????

You better believe they're worth it, & then some.BW recurves are a benchmark of the industry, & for good reason; they're the absolute finest American made (wooden handled) hunting bow available. And...
03-28-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: snuffer/woodsman/zwickey

My advice would be to simply learn how to sharpen the Zwickeys & use them. Both of the other brd-hds you mentioned are even harder for most ppl to get sharp, & the Zwickeys are certainly up to the...
03-27-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Grab the Wrong Bow !

Chad, that looks like a cottonmouth to me! I used to catch snakes when I was a kid too, but any venomous one I'd kill. I don't catch em anymore, but any venomous ones still get their head smushed or...
03-21-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Barta, is he with PETA or what.

Tred's not PETA, he's a completely different kind of idiot than that.
03-21-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Need to pick out arrows

Hey biggun, you didn't mention your draw length?
03-21-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Someone convince me that a longer bow is better...

IMO, if everything else is equal (bow design, arrow wt/draw wt, etc) a longer bow will always be more stable. But extra length may cost you in handiness, performance, etc...I've found that (usually)...
03-14-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Gettin me a Martin savannah

CONGRATS! The Savannahs(well, most all the Martin "stickbows") I've seen have been well made,nice looking, & very snappy performers. I'll bet you'll be very happy w/yours!

Post some pics when ya...
03-14-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: don't laugh stupid question

True, wooden arrows are mostly spine tested on 26" centers, but that deflection reading usually correlates to adraw weight at 28". Several attributes of the bow & archer are needed to make a...
03-14-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: I am about ready to quit

BTW,I'm currently shootingBeman ICS 400's w/100 gr pointout a55# @ 30", drawn to about 31". They fly great, butmay be a touch on the "stiff" side even w/my longish draw.

I know nothing about the...
03-14-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: I am about ready to quit

Yep. That's my guess.
03-14-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: I am about ready to quit

MTdrahthaar, what is your draw length? A Beman 400/100 gr head is what I shoot out of my mid-50# @ 30" hi performance recurves w/very good results. Sorry friend, but I've got a feeling that you were...
03-12-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: More Doc Ashby updates

Lots of folks (myself included) believe that KE is more useful for selling bows that for predicting penetration potential.:D
03-05-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: From the tree to the arrow????

Isn't cane tapered it's entirelength?
03-04-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: From the tree to the arrow????

Maybe yours is different there, but the cedar we have here in Ky won't make anything near a serviceable arrow due to lack of spine & knotted grain.

When it comes to arrow wood PO cedar is in a...
02-21-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,344
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: What Bow(s) Is Everyone Shooting?

Hiya Cob! Sooo, ya gotta new Ancient Spirits? KEWL! I've been reading a bunch of good stuff on em, & sounds like you're purty happy w/yours too. Gonna be great to see you at Cdale...if I'm real nice...
02-19-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: anyone with info about pig hunting

Good deal Chad, congrats on the piggy - WTG! Did you get to keep the meat? Wild hog is some mightyfine eating, especially those backstraps & tenderloin! YUMMMMM! How aboutposting a picture or two?
02-19-2006, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Tell me what you think, been realy practicing

Sounds like you're overthinking. RELAX!! HAVE FUN!! Lots of us have been at this for quite awhile now & are still continually working on refining our shot. As humans, perfection remains beyond our...
02-17-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,780
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: NEW! TRAD GEAR CLASSIFIEDS!

I hope I'm not overstepping, but it looks like traffic has been a bit slow there...so how about a hot-link straight to the "trad" classifieds?:

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/tt.aspx?forumid=94
02-17-2006, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Tell me what you think, been realy practicing

Flyers to the right can be caused by several things, but (for a RH shooter) collapsing is by far the most common. Relax your string hand more(during the entire shot sequence)& try to forget about...
02-08-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,344
Posted By arrowsmit

What Bow(s) Is Everyone Shooting?

It's been awhile since everyone listed their favorite(s), so what're y'all shooting these days?
02-05-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: 100 shaft weight variance?

Have you checked the spine on em?
01-23-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Target shooting confusion

I donno why, but I've noticed that some ppl seem to do better on a static target/distance,others do their best work while stump shooting, roving, or at 3D shoots, & still others really shine at...
01-23-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Busted

Dang Arthur, that really sux. Seems like you just got that bow & sounded like you really really liked it. I hope you find an even purtier one soon (in a longer version more compatible w/your...
01-22-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Got the Jones!

Thanks for your honest & concise answer Arthur. I think you're right & we've lost the battle. Ky commission has just recently voted em instarting next year, so yet another state has fallen.
01-21-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Got the Jones!

Inidentally Arthur, you're the 1st person I know who shoots archery and enjoys crossbow too. Can I ask your unique thoughts on including the crossbow in archery only hunting seasons?
01-21-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Got the Jones!

Yuk Arthur! I've gone thru periods (of injury) where I couldn't shoot & I feel your pain bro! It sux!! Hope ya get better soon.
01-03-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: My experiance with self bows

I agree 110% - Pappy & rest of the Twin Oaks crew really know how to put on a shoot! From the food to the greathosts (they treat everyone like long-lost family),thefantastic target courses to...
12-27-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,210
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Anti-trad bow

Yuk, that's ugly!

...I bet Mr. Bear would start lookingto see if there would be a market for it.
12-25-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Merry Xmas

Merry Christmas & best wishes for the New Year to all my friends here at the Hunting.net "trad" forum. May God Bless.

Good luck on the remainder of the season Chad, dang deer can be tuff this...
12-19-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Scored - Late Season 8 Point (Pic)

Nice buck Bob, CONGRATS!! I love hunting the late season too, but haven't been able to get out there much this year, so thanks very muchfor sharing it all with us!!
12-16-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: best suited broadhed?

BTW, I'm in no way "qualified" either. :D
12-16-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: best suited broadhed?

Matt, I'm pretty sure thatmosthi performance recurveswill shoot an 8 gpp arrow right at 180 fps with a 28" draw, a 30"drawwill adda bit more zip.
12-16-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,012
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Anyone use/used Pope and Young arrow fletch shape (pic)

Like already posted, they are verynoisey in flight. I think they lookreally great (esp for a longbow arrow[8D]), but haven't used em in a long time, prolly due to the noiseyness mostly.[:-]
12-16-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: best suited broadhed?

newman1, just a guess but you're shootingjust a touch over8gpp @ 30" & most quality high performance recurves (like your Hoyt) will shoot in the hi 180's - low 190's w/that arrow weight/draw length....
12-14-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Grip is Key

Any of the "locator" style grips are more contoured to the human hand & will be easier to grab the same every time. As you've found, a consistent grip is vital to optimal accuracy. Going a step...
12-14-2005, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Grip is Key

Guss, I have a longbow w/a flat grip too. I've hadmine for years & it's taken its share of animals, but I had to shoot it ALOT to keep my accuracy up to snuff. I still really like the feel of that...
12-14-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,771
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: rest on recurve??

I'm not sure if the Whisker Biscuit will allow for the arrow paradox of finger shooting?
12-12-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Start the Parade!

Congrats Guss, WTG! That'll be a great memory fromhere on out& I bet that'll be the best tasting grouse you've ever eaten!;)
12-06-2005, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: Now I've Done It...

Congrats Art! Sounds like you have a really great bow as well as a pc of archery history there! The original strike plate & rug are very nice unexpected touches too! - Shweeeeeet!!:)

- Don't be...
11-25-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,675
Posted By arrowsmit

RE: 1st Buck with my Martin Hunter

recurver67,he says above thathe's shooting four-blade heads. Something odd is going on here...you should be getting passthrus w/55#. Hard to say w/out "being there"....
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