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    Looks like a citation.. I've got a Jennings...

    Looks like a citation.. I've got a Jennings Arrowstar and I don't think that's it.
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    Go to the thread "new to Traditional" VA has...

    Go to the thread "new to Traditional" VA has some of the info you need on that thread, spine charts and such If you understand the role of spine in a compound you shouldn't have a big problem with...
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    Keep in mind the amount your bow may be away from...

    Keep in mind the amount your bow may be away from center-shot. This changes the spine arrow you will need.
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    A 50# Traditional bow is more than enough and...

    A 50# Traditional bow is more than enough and even 50# may be too much to start with for many folks. Check your state laws and see if there's a minimum weight bow to be legal. Traditional bow...
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    I made one a few years ago but it was way short...

    I made one a few years ago but it was way short of 120#. It was for my Daughter, around 37# @ 26".. I've already got some 70# bows that have out-grown me so doubt I'll be making any 120#..

    I...
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    I'd suggest no lighter than 8x bow weight for...

    I'd suggest no lighter than 8x bow weight for hunting (including broad head) and recommend 9 or 10.. I use more but you'll find lots of differing opinions.
  7. They usually last me quite awhile but we don't...

    They usually last me quite awhile but we don't have rocks in our soil to hit and I have a pretty nice backstop for when the ground is frozen. So unless a tree jumps out in front of me and as long as...
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    I'm not familiar with either bow so I can't...

    I'm not familiar with either bow so I can't answer your question. But, welcome to the site and Traditional archery.
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    They will all work once you find the correct...

    They will all work once you find the correct spine, carbons are a bit different in the way they are spined. You had mentioned that you wanted to go with wood. There is nothing wrong with a well made...
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    You're going to be looking for perfect arrow...

    You're going to be looking for perfect arrow flight. Some will be the same as a compound but the cure isn't always the same.
    Example.. shooting off a shelf tends to like a much higher nocking point...
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    Talk to your Grandpa or the guy from church. Ask...

    Talk to your Grandpa or the guy from church. Ask them for some help. If not, maybe they can find someone to help you.. I know there's lots of guys who would love to help you… Wish you lived close...
  12. If you're able to resharpen your own broadheads,...

    If you're able to resharpen your own broadheads, most of the cut on contact types are good and are tough enough to shoot for practice. It's a personal preference but if you get the chance don't pass...
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    You're probably going to do it again and it may...

    You're probably going to do it again and it may turn out the same way again.. or not. You know we make decisions and sometimes they don't work out the way we hoped but we do this for ourselves, no...
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    Nothing wrong with a Bear Kodiak. I've got wood,...

    Nothing wrong with a Bear Kodiak. I've got wood, aluminum and carbon arrows, guess it's all in what you like. Lots of good broadheads out there, suggest a good cut-on-contact type head as the best...
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    Sounds like a great find.. 60" recurve bow...

    Sounds like a great find.. 60" recurve bow should take a string about 4 inches shorter, say 56".. Use a stringer to string the bow, don't risk twisting a limb. Brace height should be somewhere from...
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    Based on the information you provided.. I would...

    Based on the information you provided.. I would suggest 35/55 Goldtips. The only draw-back might be length, the 35/55 Goldtips are 30.5 inches long full length. Knowing the exact length of the...
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    It's a great deal... but it's also alot of...

    It's a great deal... but it's also alot of poundage. Your draw length will usually be shorter with a recurve than a compound.

    I'd have him string it up so you can shoot it a few times. That's...
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    Nicely done.. Are you totally hooked yet? ...

    Nicely done.. Are you totally hooked yet?

    woodsman
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    I suppose this means you're going to keep it.....

    I suppose this means you're going to keep it.. now that you've got it broke in.. My buddy had a Schafer "Ghost" back some years ago and it was an excellant shooting bow. Nice bear!!

    Haven't done...
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    Hey Schultzy.. where you been hiding?? Doing...

    Hey Schultzy.. where you been hiding?? Doing any bowhunting yet??

    woodsman
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    Sounds like you've either got a brace height...

    Sounds like you've either got a brace height problem or a string problem..

    woodsman
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    I remember the first compound I ever saw.. Mr....

    I remember the first compound I ever saw.. Mr. Allen called Missouri home and a couple local guys made the trip down south to purchase one.

    Darnedest contraption I ever saw.. ; )

    woodsman
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    Wasn't any compounds when I started either. ...

    Wasn't any compounds when I started either.

    woodsman
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    Just for further information.. I've been in...

    Just for further information.. I've been in archery for over 40 years. Just so you know I'm not new at this and have years of experience tuning bows/arrows.

    woodsman
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    Don't feel alone about carbon arrow confusion. A...

    Don't feel alone about carbon arrow confusion. A couple years ago I bought a couple carbon arrows at Wal-mart, they would sell you a single arrow. I bought one arrow that was 70# spine another that...
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