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Old 01-23-2009, 06:37 AM
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Sorry for what may or may not be a dumb question, but has anyone ever made a traditional bow with a shoot through riser?
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Old 01-23-2009, 02:25 PM
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Here's one from the 60's. This is a prototype from Sweeney.





Then this one from Sabo, looks like it's based on the Sweeney.



One from Drake.





And this wild contraption.





Then these longbows. #1 1940 (J.O. Lowell), #2 1931 (C.J. Cameron) and #3 1897 (G.L. Thorne). Take a hard look at #3 and tell me the Whisker Bisquit is a new idea. [8D]






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Old 01-23-2009, 03:00 PM
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WOW!!! Those are crazy looking, I wonder how they shot! They had to weigh a ton!
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Old 01-24-2009, 05:34 AM
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Leave it to Art!

Good to see you back!
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Old 01-24-2009, 01:53 PM
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someone please build one id love to see how youd do it and the outcome!
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