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Forum: Technical
10-29-2004, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By dwaasp

RE: 20 and 30 yard arrow flight..... sighting in?

If you are holding & releasing your bow correct; the tune they gave the bow is perhaps inferior. You may need to readjust something, but not by much, even though some shops tune the bow they sell...
Forum: Technical
10-12-2004, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Arrow Setup

[quote]ORIGINAL: Monroe Archer

At full draw how much of the arrow tip should protrude past the bow rest. I noticed while practicing yesterday that with my setup the field tip is barely past...
Forum: Technical
10-11-2004, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,114
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Need help buying a bow

If you can find where a club meets or shoots, some of these people will be buying or know someone who is buying a new bow & may wish to sell one of their older ones.
& there you may even get a...
Forum: Technical
10-10-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

Here is the way the assembly story went.

When it was decided to test the 04 patriot SC post on this forum, about 70# limbs jacked down vr the 60# limbs jacked up I called bowtech to see if...
Forum: Technical
10-09-2004, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

Thanks nubo: BUT the Pro Shop where the bow was bought took it apart and found that it was assembled incorrect.

I believe when a bow does not shoot near the speed the company tech’s, ...
Forum: Technical
10-08-2004, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

Some people are just different: as indicated several months ago here on these posts, when ones pay $700 + for a bow, I believe one should be able to almost duplicate the way it shot, in the hands of...
Forum: Technical
10-07-2004, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Which drop-away rest?

The GKF TKO is simple and GKF will talk to you about the installation, it is economical & works well with an elastic cord or elastic tie. It may be best to put a serving on the area in which you...
Forum: Technical
10-07-2004, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,503
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Helical vs. Offset

You can go to a trajectory table to find the speed for the Helical vs. Offset; you will see that the Helical kills speed faster. But you will use, that which is necessary, to give you the accuracy...
Forum: Technical
10-07-2004, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

[quote]ORIGINAL: silentassassin
WOW.........I knew cats had nine lives but not horses. I could have sworn that we have beaten that horse to death already[:'(] It's like dejavu all over...
Forum: Technical
10-05-2004, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

Some people wish to know about how a bow will shoot, so they can tell if a bow has been assembled correct or has defective parts: as the Pro Shop Owner, encountered with this bow. This Shop Owner...
Forum: Technical
10-05-2004, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

There is a lot of equipment on this bow, if you have taken the bow apart & checked for the correct assembly, it groups fixed blade broadheads well @ 40 yds, nothing loose, timing ok, nothing cracked,...
Forum: Technical
10-04-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

This is bizarre; my 04 Patriot was the most quite Bow I had, even with the 306 gr @ 311 fps: so maybe the fold over seating component was not all bad..??

But it will be a few days before I find...
Forum: Technical
10-03-2004, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Letters From Bowtech.

The letters below is one of the letters we got from Bowtech and the letter I had sent back to Bowtech a few months ago when we were complaining about the speed we were getting from the 04 SC Patriot...
Forum: Technical
09-29-2004, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Paper Tuning

With $20 of 1” PVC pipe & some fittings you can build a stand for paper tuning that well receive a 24” role of white packing paper.

Put a something over the role to put it under some...
Forum: Technical
09-28-2004, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By dwaasp

RE: FOC Question

In general an arrow will be more erratic with to low FOC, & trajectory can suffer with too much.

It is helpful; to get the best trajectory one can get, while keeping the arrow stable.

...
Forum: Technical
09-28-2004, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Drop away rests in general

After I got my Patriot we called Bowtech several times to protest the speed we were getting compared to what we thought we should get.

On one of those calls, I am almost certain the tech said to...
Forum: Technical
09-27-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By dwaasp

RE: New Bowtech, Question/Comments

The only uses & research for speed I am aware of; are the time it takes an arrow to reach a kill preventing string jumping (wound an animal), distance guesstimation, & trajectory.

With proper...
Forum: Technical
09-27-2004, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By dwaasp

RE: setup on TKO drop away

When we got two of the rest, I called a GKF tech and ask about the set up; he said one would set the rest to rise about the last 1-2” of the draw stroke and that would correspond to the rest...
Forum: Technical
09-26-2004, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Help this senior citizen spec out a new bow.

The near pro shop to me did not deal in bowtech bows but was able to order the Patriot anyways & then did become a bowtech dealer later.

Some nearest bowtech shops?

12576 HWY 31 W Tyler ...
Forum: Technical
09-25-2004, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Help this senior citizen spec out a new bow.

One would want to check before buying anything with more than ± 80% let-off because there has been regulations in some areas about let-off in the past.

It has been a while since I have shot in...
Forum: Technical
09-25-2004, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Help this senior citizen spec out a new bow.

I too am a senior citizen, been retired about 5 yrs, & most of my relations too, live in the Texas Hill Country, near Kimble county, (Junction, Telegraph, Kerrville & Fredericksburg) about 80 mi±...
Forum: Technical
09-24-2004, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Fletch sizing for mechanical head

In most circumstances, the mechanicals should not take more fletch ± than field points. If you are fletching your own arrows; just fletch one & check it out.

As for noise, I have found like in...
Forum: Technical
09-23-2004, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,646
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Tuning: Adjusting Nock Position

If the serving is .018 monofilament & you spin it one turn, it will be moving about 1/64” in the direction you are spinning.

IF the loop would budge at all in the vertical direction they would...
Forum: Technical
09-23-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Arrow nocking and fletching

The fall-away rest can have fletching contact; one may need to turn the nock to steer clear of this.

You do not want to elevate the rest more than the bow designer intended or you will lose...
Forum: Technical
09-23-2004, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,646
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Tuning: Adjusting Nock Position

The reason one does not move the rest is that the bolt elevation is intended to let the arrow contact the string at about the center of the free bowstring, or the fastest moving part of the bow...
Forum: Technical
09-21-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By dwaasp

RE: F.O.C.

As stated before in general an arrow will be more erratic with to low FOC, & trajectory can suffer with too much.

When you live in a place, as we do, & sometimes need to shoot ±, 50 or more...
Forum: Technical
09-19-2004, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By dwaasp

RE: F.O.C.

Is true, to delve into the FOC can be mind-numbing, so if one does not, in actual fact need to reach out and touch some-one or something: in most cases it is not worth the trouble to conduct...
Forum: Technical
09-19-2004, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By dwaasp

RE: F.O.C.

In general an arrow will be more erratic with to low FOC, & trajectory can suffer with too much.

When you are shooting ±50 or 60 yds & change head weight, with rings etc.; just notice the...
Forum: Technical
09-18-2004, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Arrow "Chasing" my drop away rest

I do not know the rest you talk about but.

The 3 rest we use are GKF & the company instructs to let them come up the last 1-2” and this is to correspond to an 8-12” drop into the power...
Forum: Technical
09-15-2004, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By dwaasp

RE: poundage related to distance

To shoot a large animal over 40 yd one needs to have enough KE to start with and not reduce it --a great deal--down range.

One cannot tie a parachute(4-5" helical fletch) on a light arrow,...
Forum: Technical
09-14-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By dwaasp

RE: poundage related to distance

To shoot a large animal over 40 yd one needs to have enough KE to start with and not reduce it down range.

Things that help stop the degrade of speed( thus KE) down range is:

As said above...
Forum: Technical
09-14-2004, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Need Help adjusting my rest.

Do not know the ultra rest, we use the GKF and as for the cord tie, we put a serving about 3” long on the area we wish to make the attachment.

We then put on a string nock on the serving...
Forum: Technical
09-12-2004, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Short bow vs. Long bow

Yes it is the pinch that most look for: now with some companys like Bowtech they will tell you if you call, that their short bows are not reccommend for finger shooters.
Forum: Technical
09-08-2004, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Standing on a slope

We live in the mountains and there is not many level spots: but you can take a pick or jack-hammer and make one in a little bit.

You know they won’t sell Tnt to the commoner any more.

...
Forum: Technical
09-08-2004, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Drop-away rest experts

GKF says their rest, when brought up the last 1 or 2” will drop 8 to 12” into the power stroke.

The best may be the last one inch, that would let it drop 8” into the power stroke while...
Forum: Technical
09-08-2004, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By dwaasp

RE: First-time bow purchase

One more perspective; pull a few bows to see what weight you may wish for, talk to people shooting at the range, take a look at some instructive web pages, books by good techs, this forum, and other...
Forum: Technical
09-05-2004, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Tiller Tuning

You may remember when we got our Patriot 04 SC a couple of months ago because we complained about the speed to Bowtech, & posted the Bowtech letters on this Forum. The speed did not appear to be as...
Forum: Technical
09-05-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Tiller Tuning

People will often want to use a monofilament serving on the bowstring when they use a D-loop. The D-loop can then be turned up & down the monofilament serving like a nut on a bolt for tuning.

...
Forum: Technical
09-04-2004, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Bow Sights

Shoot at the spot you are using to set your sight: then leave that pin setting as is. Put a red spot on the hole the arrow made if it is not on the spot you shot at.

Now set the pin you plan to...
Forum: Technical
09-04-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By dwaasp

RE: question about fletching

Wavy fletching will have some effect on arrow speed & trajectory down range, & impact point down range will not be consistent unless all arrows wave the same way.

But for 20-30 yds all should be...
Forum: Technical
09-03-2004, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Bowtech shooters, how long do your string silencers last?

On one of my calls to bowtech they said the silencers would be replaced when they could improve on them, they are searching for a replacement now.

The ones you have will last depending on the...
Forum: Technical
09-03-2004, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By dwaasp

RE: 85 gr. or 100gr.?

You will not loose 3 lb of KE IF you do not need to tie a parachute( 4-5” helical fletch) on to stabilize it. The bow must be tuned properly; a light arrow traveling sideways will come to a...
Forum: Technical
09-02-2004, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By dwaasp

RE: string loops

If one puts a loop on braded serving, the predicament is, one may not be able to turn the loop up & down the string serving for tuning.

If a loop is tied on tight with tools it will not slip,...
Forum: Technical
09-01-2004, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By dwaasp

RE: mechanical broadheads?

Use one of the new, cut on impact hybrid mechanical broadheads, if the dia is not to large & you do not hit a heavy bone it will pass through.

The cut on impact type will help keep the...
Forum: Technical
08-31-2004, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By dwaasp

RE: tips

If you hold the bow loose & keep the sight on the spot you shoot at, until the arrow impacts you will come close: unless you have fletching contact or the bow is not tuned.

You can make...
Forum: Technical
08-29-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,186
Posted By dwaasp

RE: TurboNock noise

If it had not for the complaints & questions on these post, we would not have got the 24 nocks we got for experiment: to see what the protest was all about, one could not find fault in a good debate?...
Forum: Technical
08-28-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By dwaasp

RE: How to choose the right arrow & tip?

It appears you have about ±60 # of energy which is plenty.

The main point is the killing zone is not large on a turkey & it is not good to wound the animals: hunters have all the problems...
Forum: Technical
08-27-2004, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By dwaasp

RE: How to choose the right arrow & tip?

A Turkey when wounded may fly instead of run &, while on its last legs may crawl in or under brush.

So do not wound it, use a wide slender broad head and shoot at the neck or head only, & most...
Forum: Technical
08-26-2004, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,186
Posted By dwaasp

RE: TurboNock noise

The defects would be easy to take off; I was just trying to get a feel of how sensitive you thought the job would or should be. If the weight of the defect could effects anything: for sure the nock...
Forum: Technical
08-26-2004, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By dwaasp

RE: Can someone start me off?

As stated above one can pay a lot, for something that does not fit. Do not buy until you know something about what you are buying. You can go to a shop or a club with a range & talk to people &...
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