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Forum: Technical
03-27-2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By BF1947

RE: Why doesn't Hoyt advertise %let-off?

Paulk,

OK, so you want letoff. Take a look at Concept Archery. They have bows with 99% letoff----and this is not a misprint. 99%
Forum: Technical
03-27-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By BF1947

RE: Drawlength Wingspan/2.5

LT,

Wingdspan/2.5 should get your fairly close. It's not always right on because of different things like finger length and such, but it's a whole lot closer than just drawing a bow or...
Forum: Technical
03-24-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By BF1947

RE: Why doesn't Hoyt advertise %let-off?

Just what Art said. One thing about getting older, besides the obvious aches and pains, is that we get wiser. We finally figure out that shooting high weight (70#) and 80% letoff or so is not all...
Forum: Technical
03-24-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By BF1947

RE: Adjustable Let Off

Without the pic, I think you are referring to the different posts on the cam to relocate the stgring. These are used for 1/2" drawlength positions. 1" changes are accomplished with module changes....
Forum: Technical
03-24-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,519
Posted By BF1947

RE: Tuning question (new bow break in)

New bow? If the drawlength is matched to your physic one of the first things you need to do is take measuements such as brace height, poundage, A2A, and such.

To measure tiller accurately...
Forum: Technical
03-21-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By BF1947

RE: peep dilema!!

Answering your last question about peeps, two come to mind. Fletcher and Specialty.

Fletcher makes a 1/4" hunter peep that I use on my hunting bow.

Specialty makes two that are worth a...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-21-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By BF1947

RE: Short Draw Hunting Bow

Man, you're asking a lot from a hunting bow. Just about impossible unless you're wilkling to make some trade-off.

1. Little to no handshock is almost a given these days with parallel limb
...
Forum: Technical
03-20-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By BF1947

RE: fletching

They aren't all that expensive. I've always found that the BEST way to determine which is BEST is to try them both and draw your own conclusions.
Forum: Technical
03-20-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By BF1947

RE: Lubing cams

It all depends. Take a good look and see if it has bearings in the cam and ilder. If so then no lube is necessary as they are sealed. If you have bushings then a good teflon based lube will work just...
Forum: Technical
03-19-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By BF1947

RE: E-bay bow

Yeh, I had one, a 1998 model when I shot for Golden Eagle. Not real fast, but the smoothest single cam bow I ever owned. Also one of the few bows that tuned so easily it was scary. The bow could...
03-17-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By BF1947

RE: well i gave in

Well, at least you have a good sight.
Forum: Technical
03-17-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By BF1947

RE: Insert wobble

What Rob said is a good start. If this doesn't make things perfect then you could try the insert squaring tool made by G5. It's possible you have some inserts that are not machined well. This tool...
Forum: Technical
03-17-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By BF1947

RE: lack of penetration

As Rob said there are lots of variables. Someone is going to say "Try this broadhead or try that broadhead". The broadhead is not the problem so long as it is sharp. What can play a major roll is...
03-15-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,044
Posted By BF1947

RE: Trap Door Arrow Rest

I'll try to answer it this way. I am very, very picky about the equipment I shoot. I can afford whatever I want so price is never an issue. Last year I tried 9 different drop-away rests and ended up...
Forum: Technical
03-15-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By BF1947

RE: Fine tuning ?

I agree with ewolf. If you can bareshaft then you don't need paper. I'd suggest following the Easton Tuning Guide to fine tune the bow. Another way to fine tune is walk-back tuning. Try it out to 40...
Forum: Technical
03-15-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By BF1947

RE: Lens kit?

I agree with Ausie. The distances shot for hunting just don't justify any magnification.Too muc loss of FOV. Couple that with the fact that light passing through a lens is diminished can make things...
03-15-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By BF1947

RE: Marten Orion?

I don't have any experience with the Orion, but Martin bows in general. It should serve you pretty well. I've got three Martin bows at present. If you take a good look at the different models you'll...
Forum: Technical
03-15-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By BF1947

RE: insert glue

I also like 24 hr. epoxy. But make sure you clean the inside of the shaft with a Q-Tip and acetone or denatured alcohol. Do not use isoprophyl as this has oils in it.
Forum: Technical
03-15-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By BF1947

RE: Anyone know what these are for?

Having not kept up with all the target equipment of late I'd have to take an educated guess on those skinny carbons. One indication also is that they are made in Korea. Therefore I'm going to say...
Forum: Technical
03-14-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,053
Posted By BF1947

RE: Tribute Chrono results: Question?

Buck,

I just did some math and if you are shooting the average 4" vanes then your total arrow weight is going to be around 410gr, give or take a few.
The nock weighs 12gr. Insert is 15gr....
03-13-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By BF1947

RE: Speed Pro Arrows

My experience with them is limited so bear with me. We had a guy in our shop using them because of the "speed". His HCA TSSR was shooting 29.5" and 61#, 245gr arrow doing 318fps. Just for giggles I...
Forum: Technical
03-12-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By BF1947

RE: Fine tuning ?

I don't think it's a BOW issue. I would suspect more that it's an arrow spine issue. You don't say what spined arrow you are trying to tune, but I'll bet your arrows are underspined. Now, instead of...
Forum: Technical
03-07-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By BF1947

RE: grip and arrow flight

I'm not good at pasting and such but here is a link:

www.bowsite.com/features/practical_bowhunter/getagrip

This is about as good as it gets without a long drawn out response. Pictures and...
Forum: Technical
03-07-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By BF1947

RE: arrow length....longer vs shorter

First let me say that an change in speed is going to be negligible just by cutting off an inch of arrow so I wouldn't even worry about it. What is most important is how well the arrows fly. You are...
Forum: Technical
03-06-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By BF1947

RE: bow sights

In order to answer this question you must first realize that some people like to shoot and do shoot at distances beyond 40 yards for practice. Some of us actually practice at distances out to 60-70...
Forum: Technical
03-02-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By BF1947

RE: New setup.... New draw length too?

If it all works for you then life is good. I think the best part of your story is that it sounds like you have found a shop person who knows a bit and is willing to spend the time "getting it right"....
Forum: Technical
02-28-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By BF1947

RE: Form video

No offense meant here, but maybe his way is wrong for some of us, but it sure works well for him. How many of us can only dream of shooting as well as he does. Consistency from shot to shot is on his...
Forum: Technical
02-26-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By BF1947

RE: problems with peeps

Another answer is peeps made by Specialty Archery. They make a couple with 37 degree angle for the long draw-short bow people. Hope this helps.
02-17-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By BF1947

RE: Best Vanes?

What Mike said. The best still comes off of turkeys. And that being said, if one must shoot plastic then I favor the Duravane Low Profile or VaneTec.
Forum: Technical
02-16-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By BF1947

RE: 5/32 inch peep?

See if I can get this right. Specialty Archery Super Peep/3D kit. The peep itself is 1/4", threaded for different inserts they make. The kit has inserts from about 3/64" on the small side up to...
02-08-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By BF1947

RE: martin saber

You heard right. If I were getting one as a hunting bow I'd choose the Tru-Arc Plus cams..
Forum: Bowhunting
02-08-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By BF1947

RE: arrows

There is no doubt about this. GT XT5575, or any other comparative arrow with a .400 spine--not to be misconstrued with the backward ratings some makers put on them, like Carbon Express. Whichever you...
Forum: Technical
02-08-2006, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By BF1947

RE: Would Someone Settle My Brain?

All the hype about which one is just that. If a drop-away is timed right and drops away at the shot then they are all the same. It raises the arrow to proper height at the draw. When shot it gets...
02-07-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,298
Posted By BF1947

RE: What Brand of Arrows?

They're both the same brand if I'm reading you right?
02-07-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By BF1947

RE: Did I Buy The Right GoldTips ?

I shoot for Gold Tip and will tell you that I use the Pro 22's for 3D and hunting. Now I'll tell ya about carbon arrows and spine. Carbon works well if too stiff. I shoot those .300 spined arrows at...
02-06-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By BF1947

RE: New Tall Hunter News Bow

check out www.martinarchery.com They got several bows that can reach as much as 35" dralength.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-06-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By BF1947

RE: Draw Length Question HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OK, so check out the bows on www.martinarchery.com They have sveral bows that reach as far as 35" drawlengths. The RazorXElite would be a dream bow for such as long draw.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-06-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By BF1947

RE: What brand of arrows?

You are getting some decent advice, but not what I'd call the best bang for the buck. Gold Tips are a popular favorite and XT's work very well, but there is no reason to spend the extra money to get...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-03-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By BF1947

RE: Is This Really the Winners' Choice?

I use WC strings. Have used Prostrings. BOth with equally good results. There is nothing better for a bow than a good set of strings. That being said I would also have to say to ask Gibby about his...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-03-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By BF1947

RE: broadhead flight?

I, too, agree it sounds like a slightly high nocking point. Something that can help explain tuning is the Tuning Guide from www.eastonarchery.com.

And I commend you for wanting to find outsome...
Forum: Technical
02-03-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By BF1947

RE: draw weight

Years ago I used to shoot mid 50's when bows only had about 20% letoff. As times passed and letoff became greater I eased into the upper 60's. The weight and vibration took it's toll over the years...
Forum: Technical
02-02-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,828
Posted By BF1947

Forum: Technical
02-02-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,828
Posted By BF1947

RE: xi info needed

The best way to find the weight range of the bow is to crank the limb bolts all the way in and weigh it, or have a shop do it. You can probably expect it to go a few pounds over it's limit, eg. 72#...
Forum: Technical
02-01-2006, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By BF1947

RE: ibo vs actual speed

You'd be darn lucky to get that. A more realistic velocity would be around 255-260, unless you get down around 4gr/lb and I wouldn't recommend it. Let's face it. The IBO rating on your Typhoon isn't...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-29-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By BF1947

RE: Another site question

I'll put in a plug for the HHA OL series. There are other bright ones as well, but not nearly as well made. One thing I'd have to think that if you can't see these pins either you need a bigger peep,...
Forum: Technical
01-29-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By BF1947

RE: ibo vs actual speed

I think about the only thing I would change/ add is that if you shoot a peep with a tube the figure is closer to 8-10fps loss.
Brass nockset--- 4fps loss each.
Forum: Technical
01-19-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By BF1947

RE: Follow Up Regarding Paka's Rotating Peep

What do you mean that the string kept getting jacked up? Do you mean it kept sliding up the string? If so here's a suggestion. You need to serve above and below the peep to keep it from moving,...
01-18-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By BF1947

RE: Easton Carbon X-Cel arrows?

www.eastonarchery.com You'll find all you need to know right there except the price.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-18-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By BF1947

RE: carbon express

How about they are 250 or 350. And this is a wonderful price for a dozen. They are normally twice that or more.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-18-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By BF1947

RE: mechanical vs fixed for turkey

Another thing you can do is back off on the bow weight. 50# is plenty for turkeys. And use a comparably lighter arrow. Lots of little tricks.
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