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  1. Thread: Accuracy?

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    I noticed you say you're close to St. Louis and I...

    I noticed you say you're close to St. Louis and I know there are Trad. shooters in that area, don't know just how close. Shooting Traditional equipment takes time to learn. If it was easy everyone...
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    Hard to say, but that not a bad thing. I've...

    Hard to say, but that not a bad thing. I've always thought my broad heads shot better than field points.

    Sounds like you're doing fine, just keep practicing.
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    I've done some but not very good at itů a lot to learn yet.. I like antler but some material doesn't seem to work as well as others. I'm sure my inexperience has much to do with that.
  4. Thread: Interested!

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    I've made all wood bows, used to be all I shot. ...

    I've made all wood bows, used to be all I shot. It doesn't really have to take a lot of expensive tools and just about anywhere you live there are trees that will make a suitable bow. I have helped...
  5. Thread: Interested!

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    If that's what you've got in mind to do then do...

    If that's what you've got in mind to do then do some research on it. It's not cheap to make/buy all the equipment you'll need.
    There is, without a doubt, great satisfaction to shoot a bow you've...
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    Plenty of knowledge here.. I know VA and myself...

    Plenty of knowledge here.. I know VA and myself alone have over 100 years experience.. and there are plenty of others too.

    Wood arrows are fine, like other arrows they need to be inspected...
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    If you're getting full draw, full 45# you've got...

    If you're getting full draw, full 45# you've got enough for a whitetail.

    I make my own and it cheapens the cost but don't scrimp too much on arrows. You gotta have good arrows.

    Guess it...
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    Yes, keep us informed and enjoy the journey..

    Yes, keep us informed and enjoy the journey..
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    You're right it's a lot of fun.. Keep...

    You're right it's a lot of fun.. Keep practicing, who knows, you may be capable of hunting with it this fall. It's all about knowing your limits and staying in them… Even if it means a super close...
  10. I changed to 4 1/2 inch feather a while back to...

    I changed to 4 1/2 inch feather a while back to still get 2 burns from a full length feather.. Didn't see a big difference in broad head control or noise.
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    Poll: It's not important to me. I'll concern myself...

    It's not important to me. I'll concern myself more with physical weight of the arrow and the broadhead.
  12. I have room to shoot unlimited distances but...

    I have room to shoot unlimited distances but seldom do so. Most of my shooting is 10-20 yards with occasional shooting out to 30 yards. Increasing my effective range isn't on my list of things to...
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    That's your choice, it is tougher than modern...

    That's your choice, it is tougher than modern equipment and not for everyone. Elitist-ish... but you think his remarks are not.
    Sounds like another beginner.
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    Seven whole years of experience.. Schultzy don't...

    Seven whole years of experience.. Schultzy don't waste your breath, he's just a beginner with milk still on his upper lip that thinks he's an expert.. There's a million of them on the internet.
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    Check out the "mechanical broad head and trad....

    Check out the "mechanical broad head and trad. bows" thread if you want an answer to your question.
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    Cedar arrows work well for me. I have some...

    Cedar arrows work well for me. I have some carbon but I have trouble getting the good arrow flight due to spine issues. It's also a cost factor for me, I can make wood arrows a lot cheaper.
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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.
  23. 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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