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Forum: Technical
05-16-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: A stabilizing experience

Funny you brought this subject up Frank. I've been trying different stabs myself the last couple weeks. This set-up is for my target bow.I don't think much about a stabilizer effecting my group size...
Forum: Technical
04-24-2005, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Wet feathers.....affect accuracy?

I been shooting feathers for the past 12 years and in my experience they do effect a fixed B/H down range. Out to 20 yards my groups are the same but beyond that the POI change with my Muzzys. I'm...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-16-2005, 07:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,393
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Does anyone care about accuracy?

Speed is not factor when I'm setting up my bows. I choose my bows and accessories for forgivness and accuracy. I couldn't tell ya how fast my arrow is flying. I'm consistently tweeking my equipment...
Forum: Technical
03-27-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,583
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: STS system anyone?

I think this is a better pic.
Forum: Technical
03-27-2005, 11:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,583
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: STS system anyone?

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Forum: Technical
03-27-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,583
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: STS system anyone?

I just saw this thread and I also happened to pick up a STS at a shoot last week. The guy installed one on my bow and I shot it right there at the shoot. I did notice some difference so I took a...
Forum: Technical
02-02-2005, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Jerry/Pa

Merlin Omega cam

I have a Max 2000 w/ rapid cam on 17 in carbon limbs. It's a 2001 model. Last year I up graded to the Max3000 w/Omega cams. I like the performance I'm getting from the omega's. I was wondering if it...
Forum: Technical
01-31-2005, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: How long are you winners choice string lasting you

I use to change strings and cables every year. Since using custom stings I change them every two years now. I haven't had any problems with center serving but I do pay attention to the servings...
Forum: Technical
01-31-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Scott Archery Little Bitty Goose

You can use any type of scentless lubricant. They also have an adjustment screw right behind the trigger. Jerry
Forum: Technical
01-31-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Center shot and spine

Thanks guys for the replies. For some reason that always stuck in the back of my mind. It came up again last week when doing my yearly maintinence and retuning. So the fact is that hand torque or...
Forum: Technical
01-30-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By Jerry/Pa

Center shot and spine

I've asked this question before but I never got a good explainatin. So here it is again. Some manufactors will say center shot of their particular bow is x in. from the riser. Will spine and or ones...
Forum: Technical
01-25-2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: ? for Darton shooters

I haven't shot the Darton's with the VSS module yet. My Mav is 03 model. I think they softened the Draw cycle on there cam in 04 if I'm not mistaken. On my O3 model the cam has a little hand shock...
Forum: Technical
01-22-2005, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Simplicity?

I was also hoping someone with a secret tuning method for the cam .5's would post but maybe it dosen't exsist. Last year when I got the Omegea cam I went threw my tuning procedure minus the creep...
Forum: Technical
01-20-2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Simplicity?

OOPS! It should read "I really DON'T understand the engineering design behind it"Jerry
Forum: Technical
01-20-2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Simplicity?

Frank this is way past archery 101. This is leaning more towards a graduate degree. You're really making me think about this. So here goes. I've aways favored two cam bows. I only ever had One single...
Forum: Technical
01-18-2005, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Merlin Tempest

I've been shooting the Merlins for the past 4 -5 years now. One of the best customer service in the industry. I think the Tempest has been out of production for more then 3 years now. I still think...
Forum: Technical
01-17-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Simplicity?

LOFLMAO.That's great Arthur. I been there a number of times, I just couldn't throw it thinking of the money. Like I said earlier I try and keep my dirty hands off it once I get it there. Now I just...
Forum: Technical
01-17-2005, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Simplicity?

I'm also gald to see you back Pa. Now that most hunting seasons are over and the ATA show is behind us I hope some of the regular guys return with some new techie stuff.

This is a subject I'm...
Forum: Technical
01-03-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,148
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Being happy with what you have

I don't think I could be happy with one bow. I need one for hunting,plus a back-up and one for 3-d and target at least. Like Bowfanatic said the resale on used bows are a bargin. Buying a...
Forum: Technical
01-01-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: arrow weight

Yes I think it's too lite. I tent to stay on the med. heavy side with my arrow set-ups though. Like authur said ,your leaving to much energy with the bow. Do you have a lot of vibration and noise as...
Forum: Technical
12-24-2004, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Jerry/Pa

Happy Holidays

I want to take the time to wish all of you a safe and Happy Holiday and a great New Year. It's Been slow here but the shows are near and the new toys will be soon to come. Hope that bring's back...
Forum: Technical
12-19-2004, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,097
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: A Fond Farewell...Everyone please read

Jeff, I'm extremely sorry to hear of your health problems. I hope what ever it is you make a speedy recovery. Your imput and knowelge will be missed here. I always looked forward your post and...
Forum: Technical
11-25-2004, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Curious! Techies please reply.

I use to be from the school of tuning my broad heads to my field points. And for years I could get them the hit the same hole most of the time with different bows. Untill a couple years ago while...
Forum: Technical
10-17-2004, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,142
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: feathers in the rain

Big,I've been reading this thread and do believe you whole heartly believe your own testing. I think I found a flaw in your thinking. You said"vanes are able to maintain there speed because of less...
Forum: Technical
10-10-2004, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Bow setup carbon vs. Alum

Speed, durability and preference is the main difference. Carbons being lighter per inch then most aluminum arrows equals speed. Carbons are also more durable and can take a hit and are less likely to...
Forum: Technical
09-26-2004, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Finding Center

777, your initial center shot of your rest is only a starting point. Like paper tuning is only a start of the tuning process. Carwi is right. You have to shoot it in. Group tune at longer distances...
Forum: Technical
09-21-2004, 12:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Whats your favorite bow brand?

I gotta lean towards Merlin 3000/omega. Sweet. Jerry
Forum: Technical
09-18-2004, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: clearifier w/pins

Well I spent some time today researching and thinking about my options. What won't work for me is shooting with glasses. I tried and I have the same problem as Trestand with the frame interferiing...
Forum: Technical
09-17-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: clearifier w/pins

Thanks Rob. I know I'm not alone in this boat. Like I'm the only guy who's farsighted? I just have to find the right compination of peep and or peep lense. The easy fix would be contacts put I'm not...
Forum: Technical
09-17-2004, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Jerry/Pa

clearifier w/pins

The 3-d season is over for me for this year but I'm already thinking of some changes for next year. One of the changes is trying a clearifier on my peep. The reason for this is my eyes are getting...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-14-2004, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Moon effect on game

Thanks JJ thats exactly what I'm looking for. Jerry
Forum: Bowhunting
09-14-2004, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Jerry/Pa

Moon effect on game

I never let the moon positons determine when or where I hunt but know it effects my deer sightings. The last couple Drury bros. hunting tapes I watched they always talk about High Pressure and a...
Forum: Technical
09-03-2004, 09:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,108
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Practical Experience vs. Technical Testing

Is it me or did this site come alive all of a sudden. Hope everyone is having a good summer. I agree that all this tuning and techie info we gather is to some extent over the top but my obsessiveness...
Forum: Technical
09-02-2004, 10:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,138
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: How much "Technical" Experience do you have??

I started bowhunting with a Bear recurve back in the early 70's . Got side track for about 10 yrs and pick it back up about 89-90 with my first compound and thought "What have I been missing?" In...
Forum: Technical
07-12-2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,831
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Bare Shaft Tuning...Bull$hit or Not?

CB, I'm looking at both. The position of the BS to the fletched arrows for spine and nocking point and the kick if any for rest position. I make one adjustment at a time starting with spine...
Forum: Technical
07-09-2004, 10:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,831
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Bare Shaft Tuning...Bull$hit or Not?

In my experience bare shaft tuning has mert but only as part of the process. My logic is if I can get an arrow to fly correctly without feathers or fletching then I'm half way there. I'm looking for...
07-08-2004, 09:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,488
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: What about a senior pin class?

I think it's about time for this class. It's pretty hard to compete against scope shooters using pins regardless what class you shoot in. It's a possitive move for the IBO with all the 50+ pin...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-27-2004, 03:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,924
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Why do you shoot YOUR choice of bows ?

I prefer modern equipment over trad because I just don't get the same fell from trad bows as I get from compounds. Practice is not a factor with me so trad shooting wouldn't be harder cause I shoot...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-22-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 6,767
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Who Practices Year-Round? Is it REALLY Necessary?

I'd say there might be a slight difference between other sports/recreation and bowhunting. The fact we kill live game might make a difference. No big deal if I hit a slice in golf or have a throwing...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-22-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 6,767
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Who Practices Year-Round? Is it REALLY Necessary?

Quote[ I do not shoot my compound all year - I pack it in the day after the last hunt and get it back out the week before season to shoot it a few times just to make sure it's still on. I do not need...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-12-2004, 10:44 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 6,767
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Who Practices Year-Round? Is it REALLY Necessary?

Well if no one will say it I will. Hunters who pull there bow's out days before the season "should" examine there ethics. You couldn't play a good round of golf without a couple months practice? How...
Forum: Technical
03-27-2004, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: When did A/C/Cs come out

I shoot with a guy who was part of the ACC spine chart set-up. He is a retired engineer who did consulting for Easton. He said the chart was out in the mid eighties. Jerry
Forum: Technical
03-23-2004, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Bare shaft tuning?

I do it as part of my whole tuning process. The B/S gives me spine and nock point. From there I group tune out to 60 yds. I may tiller tune if I'm not holding good. I shoot a B/S every once and a...
Forum: Technical
03-23-2004, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Is this target panic?

Could it be something other then TP? I have had the same symptoms. Coming up on the target my pin freezes at the bottom. I thought it might be to much pressure on the top limb. I backed out my...
Forum: Technical
03-13-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Problems with the .019 Copper John pins

902, I had problems last month shooting outdoors with .019 breaking. I had three straight pin fibers break just from shooting. I thought it had something to do with the cold temps. So when I called...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-09-2004, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,290
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Would you still bowhunt..........

I've had this conversation a hunderd times on other sites. Equipment has nothing to do with it. It's the close encounter that gets my heart rate up. I can get my archery fix from Feb. thru sept. with...
Forum: Technical
02-27-2004, 12:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,875
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Why do you come here?

A few have posted about the pickering and bashing. I really don't see much at all here. You want to see some insults and bashing I'll give you a couple sites I visit now and then if you want to see...
Forum: Technical
02-27-2004, 12:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,875
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Why do you come here?

Cause it's one of the best place's on the internet for technical info about archery. I'm totally addicted to this site. I have to be here at least once a day. It feeds my endless quest for knowage...
Forum: Technical
02-26-2004, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: Fiber optic pin breaking.

OK here's an update. I talked to Stan from Cooper John and he said they are having a problem with the straight pins. The 90 degree angle that the fiber makes is too sharp and it breaks with...
Forum: Technical
02-26-2004, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,582
Posted By Jerry/Pa

RE: MERLIN wins Vegas in BOWHUNTER FREESTYLE

Great shooting Grant. It's true he most likely could have done it with any bow but there must of been a reason he picked Merlin. Because Merlin is not a common name you hear in the USA so winning big...
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