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12-15-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By dkeener

RE: feather problem

Art-
The brace height istoo low right now, so that may be the problem. I will adjust it once I get a new string (the current string has a couple of broken strands, and I don't want to twist it to...
12-10-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By dkeener

feather problem

I have been tearing my hen feather (the one that travels over the rest) near the center of the feather. It will split the shaft,and then fracture along the shaft towards the leading edge. Sometimes...
11-01-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By dkeener

RE: archery supplies

Good info, thanks!
10-30-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By dkeener

archery supplies

I've decided to start making my own arrows, meaning buying the shafts (aluminum for now), cutting them, putting on the feathers, etc. Anybody have recommendations on where to buy the various...
10-30-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By dkeener

RE: Draw weight

Chad-
Gary is 62, so I guess he is past his prime.Yes he is shooting in the 60 -64 lb range. I guess when he pulled 176 lbs, part of the reason he chose that pull weight was because it was how much...
10-29-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By dkeener

RE: Draw weight

Both my longbow and recurve pull at 74 lbs. I was thinking about picking up a 100 - 105'lber but it wouldn't really be practical, and those posters in here who are more experienced and sane than...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,969
Posted By dkeener

RE: Hit my first buck tonight!!

Right move by wating.Now weare waiting for the verdict.....
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,411
Posted By dkeener

RE: PLEASE HELP (FAST) 170 class buck

No brainer for me. I wouldget there very early, but try to avoid any route that he may take to get to your stand (goes without saying).
Good luck, keep us posted!!!
10-21-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By dkeener

Arrows by mail...

Anybody have a recommendation on whom to contact thru mail or on line to get arrows made quickly? Nothing special needed, just Easton aluminums with feathers, but it is difficult to get them made...
10-20-2005, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By dkeener

RE: A tutorial on Aiming

Rangeball-
You may be able to find a copy of Asbel's book on Ebay, which is where I got mine. Don't recall what I paid, but it wasn't very much.
The more I read andfiddle with technique, the...
10-20-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,589
Posted By dkeener

RE: Lord of the Rings bows

Arthur-
I was thinking the same thing......impressive bow (and arrow) he was pulling.
10-18-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,589
Posted By dkeener

Lord of the Rings bows

Anyone know who made the Lord of the Rings bows? Just wondering if they are/were actually functional or just props.
10-18-2005, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By dkeener

RE: anyone get anything yet?

Seen quite a few anywhere from 3 feet (while I was in a blind) to 20 yards, three bucks, lincluding asolid 8 pointer, and lots of does. If I had a long knife, I probably would have taken that doe...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By dkeener

RE: What happened ?

Sure sounds like a meat shot. Could have been the back or hind quarters too. Did your Dad see where the entrance was (where he hit the deer)? If you found 4 inches of arrow broken off, then you...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2005, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By dkeener

RE: Wheeze & stomp = slow return ?

If you have another comparable stand, I would give it a rest for a while. If you have a lot of does in the area, then you could go back. Personally, I don't like going to the same stand within a week...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,975
Posted By dkeener

RE: saving acorns for later....

Motown-
I already have some corn, molasses treated for deer and all. I have some concern though about using corn in the woods, though, and would prefer to use acorns under some of the oaks. Guess I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By dkeener

RE: Do any of you know?

Are they grouping ok? If so, adjust your sight.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,975
Posted By dkeener

saving acorns for later....

Anybody in here save acorns to use later? I have some property in Michigan where baiting is legal and plan on picking up acorns this week to use in November and December. Most of the trees around...
10-11-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By dkeener

RE: Season Update

Arthur, can you eat morning doves? Or is that "mourning" doves?,lol. Just curious.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2005, 03:08 PM
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,162
Posted By dkeener

RE: scent blocking gum...

"I can't believe that someone is serious about thier breath scent. Deer don't know or care what your breath smells like. they won't know what it was if they smelled it".
Bees-
A lot of us are...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,528
Posted By dkeener

RE: Want retirement and hunting land?

Congrats AF. Cheap price to pay for eternal happiness.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,162
Posted By dkeener

RE: scent blocking gum...

OK wise guys maybe I should have titled this post "breath masking gum" so not to confuse this post with scent lok, scent block, etc,
Seriously, if you use all the other odor eliminating options...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,162
Posted By dkeener

scent blocking gum...

Anybody have recommendations on scent blocking gum, or for that matter, anything that you can eat before you hit the stand that might help?
10-09-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By dkeener

Moosejaw longbow question

Has anyone owned or shot a Moosejaw longbow or have you heard anything about them? I am considering a new one but would like to get some opinions first. Thanks!
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2005, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By dkeener

RE: fringe benefit of hunting

PA Bowhunter/RWK-
I picked the puffball to show my wife and kids. I had no idea at the time it was edible until I researched it on line. There is one similar mushroom that is poisonous, but it has...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By dkeener

RE: my girls are back

Yep, sometimes it is as more fun watching them than taking a shot. Interesting how you could give some of them names based on how they act each time you see them.
Good call waiting till later. Bet...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2005, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By dkeener

fringe benefit of hunting

While I didn't get a deer yesterday, I did find a huge white mushroom in the woods yesterday so I brought it home. Almost the size of a basketball. Turns out it is a puffball, (yep, the same puffball...
10-05-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,689
Posted By dkeener

RE: What do you guys do to fund your archrey.

M.D., but I spend my kids inheritance to fund my hobbies.
10-05-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By dkeener

RE: correct arrow for #75 longbow....

Draw length is 29 - 29.5 inches (I am messing with both lengths currently).Tips will be chosen on whatever balances the arrow best (FOC).
This may all be a moot point though as the bow delaminated...
10-05-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By dkeener

correct arrow for #75 longbow....

I am getting different opinions about what type of aluminum arrow I should be shooting from my longbow (75lb) so I thought I would tap some of the experts in here. What say ye?
Forum: Bowhunting
10-03-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By dkeener

RE: POP UP Blinds

I like them so much, I got two of them! I can sit and read if I get bored, and I don't get busted when I stretch/pull the bow like I have before in a tree.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-02-2005, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By dkeener

RE: Deer and Colors

No, it shouldn't matter. I have also they can detect blue, but I don't think even blue stands out that much.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-02-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By dkeener

Which type of acorns do deer...

prefer? In other words, should I set up over the red, pin or white oaks on the property that I hunt? All have good acorn crops. There may be some black oak also, but I have a hard time separating...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By dkeener

helical fletch question

What amount of helix do most of you shoot and why? I have 2317's with only a slight amount of helical twist and some that are fairly pronounced. I don't see any difference in accuracy. Seems like the...
09-30-2005, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By dkeener

question about risers...

What is the best wood for a riser to dampen hand shock on a longbow? An experienced bowyer that I know likes bubinga best. Is there that much difference between cocabola, ebony, bubinga, maple, etc?...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-29-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,024
Posted By dkeener

RE: Women Hunters: Are they welcomed into your group?

Are women welcomed in my group?
Depends on how big their antlers are.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-28-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By dkeener

RE: IL. res. archery tags

They do the same thing here in IN and MI also (driver's license needed to show proof of residency)
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,434
Posted By dkeener

RE: How to control buck fever

Guess I can't help with this question as I seem to focus much better when the time comes to shoot. Now if you were talking about the golfing yips.........
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By dkeener

RE: Blind hunting question

Deer can smell you in a blind just like anywhere else, and if you were downwind, then yep they prolly sniffed you out.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,341
Posted By dkeener

RE: WHAT STATE???

I own small parcels in both northern IN and adjacent southern MI that I hunt, plus I have permission on property here in the South Bend area that is literally doe central. Bet I could take 20 does...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By dkeener

RE: Here's a thought.

Wow, interesting question. It is too bad there isn't an equivalent of a catch and release type situation. Sure would be fun to plunk a bunch of them in the ribs without the arrow actually penetrating...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,441
Posted By dkeener

RE: Acorns...you got em?

We got tons of them here in Northern IN and Southern MI. Seems like every tree, whether it is in the red or white oak classification is loaded. Very different than last year or most years.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,088
Posted By dkeener

RE: expandable or fixed blade?

Fixed. Mr. deer, meet Mr. Muzzy.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By dkeener

How do you decide when to .......

take your shot? Specifically, is there a conscious decision made that you can hit a specific spot on the deer at the range you are at with "near complete confidence"? Or is it a subconcious decision?...
09-22-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By dkeener

RE: Fletch colors for deer

I have heard that deer, while technically colorblind, my be able to distinguish blue to some extent. I like your scarlet and gray combo - you can be an honorary Buckeye.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-22-2005, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By dkeener

RE: Tree stand safety

"Do you think, with the statistics of 1 in 4, or 1 in 3, that the government would ever step in and make stand hunting illegal on public land?I ask because the government never seems slow in stepping...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-22-2005, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By dkeener

RE: What web sites have airiel photos?

Google earth can be unbelievably good, and it is free. Some of the aerials are blurry though. Terraserver is ok if you want to subscribe, but their free product doesn't compare to Google earth...
09-22-2005, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,709
Posted By dkeener

RE: best heavy longbow?

This heavy longbow thing is getting interesting. Whileinquiring about a 105lb HH on ebay, I got offered a 176lb HH or should I say THE 176 lb HH that Gary Sentman used to break Hill's draw record in...
09-22-2005, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By dkeener

RE: Help!!!! I have terrible aim!!!!

Arthur had pretty much said it all. Ferguson's book will help with technique. Like every repeating motion, doing it the same way each time will help insure accuracy.
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