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    Sounds like too much poundage from your...

    Sounds like too much poundage from your description. If your bow is a take-down you at least have the option of buying some 40# limbs and sell the other limbs or wait and see if you "grow" into...
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    What is the measured width of the Sage limbs at...

    What is the measured width of the Sage limbs at the point where the limb bolts on??
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    I thought about doing something like that...

    I thought about doing something like that myself.. Interested to hear how it works.
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    Have you shot these arrows yet?

    Have you shot these arrows yet?
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    You're correct, a matter of opinion.. 9-10...

    You're correct, a matter of opinion.. 9-10 grains per pound of bow weight is an old rule of thumb for hunting arrows. You're on the right track working the limbs slowly, gently. Increasing arrow...
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    Many times a person's draw will shorten with...

    Many times a person's draw will shorten with traditional equipment. If you already have some carbons in a .400 spine you can give them a try.. It takes practice, yes... but keep in mind that it's a...
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    How wide are bolt-end of the Samick limbs?? Also...

    How wide are bolt-end of the Samick limbs?? Also the measurement from center of the bolt-hole to end of limb.
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    The Grizzly is a good bow, it should provide you...

    The Grizzly is a good bow, it should provide you with years of service. If you have any questions just ask..
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    A factor concerning a 58" bow fitting you will be...

    A factor concerning a 58" bow fitting you will be your draw length. I would suggest shooting some different recurves before buying one, you will be much happier in the long run.
  10. Thread: Brace height

    by woodsman
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    I use the Brace Height as a fine tune for my...

    I use the Brace Height as a fine tune for my arrow flight, primarily with Broadheads. It's always seemed to me that each bow/arrow/broadhead/Me combination has a sweet spot of optimum performance...
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    Welcome to the lure of Trad. Bowhunting.. Once...

    Welcome to the lure of Trad. Bowhunting.. Once into it you'll find it's even more... You can pay what you want for a bow, from less than $100 on up to $1500. It's not so much price but finding a...
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    Actually, the majority of the bow shops know...

    Actually, the majority of the bow shops know nothing about traditional archery and at the worst will pretend they know giving bad information. Check around the area that you live asking information...
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    Probably the easiest place to get a new string...

    Probably the easiest place to get a new string would be 3Rivers archery, they have a web site you can check out. On a recurve the string should be 3 inches shorter than the bow… 62" bow = 59"...
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    Sorry, I'm not familiar with these bows. What...

    Sorry, I'm not familiar with these bows. What kind of price does this bow have?
  15. I use B-50 on my older bows and it works fine. I...

    I use B-50 on my older bows and it works fine. I think 12-14 strands will work but I'd suggest a brace height closer to 7 1/2- 7 3/4 inches. Many times your draw will be shorter with a Traditional...
  16. Traditional bows that are FF compatible have...

    Traditional bows that are FF compatible have re-enforced limb tips. The large majority were made prior to FF string material and can be severely damaged if it's used on them. Usually the maker of...
  17. What kind of Traditional bow are using it on?

    What kind of Traditional bow are using it on?
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    Most us don't use that on our traditional...

    Most us don't use that on our traditional equipment.. Probably get more help from another site..
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    I've never had one quite like that.. Probably...

    I've never had one quite like that.. Probably depends on the type/method of fiberglass, not all of it runs up and down the limbs.
    Anyway, just keep an eye on it to be on the safe side.. I don't...
  20. Thread: Samick sage !

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    Don't know anything about them other than the...

    Don't know anything about them other than the price makes them an excellent choice. I have read on the net a lot of people have had good things to say about them.. Don't see how a person could...
  21. Thread: 40 lb recurve

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    It can, if everything is perfect.. The old...

    It can, if everything is perfect.. The old saying is shoot the most poundage you can handle and that will vary depending on if the bow really fits you..
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    I've used them for 30 years and have no plans to...

    I've used them for 30 years and have no plans to change. They're very well made and penetration is very good. I use the 2-blade
    delta but the Eskimo is very good and perhaps better all around...
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    "Trial and error" Yep, it's truly a journey! ...

    "Trial and error" Yep, it's truly a journey! Relax and enjoy it. I know what it's like, most bow shops are no help at all and can be a hindrance.

    But… anytime you want to ask questions I'll do...
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    Way too stiff. Selfbows are not center-shot and...

    Way too stiff. Selfbows are not center-shot and depending on the bowyers design will vary in the amount they are off center. A broad head will bring out problems even more so..

    A...
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    Need way more information. What poundage you're...

    Need way more information. What poundage you're pulling at your draw length? What size arrows? Length of your arrows?

    that's a start, we'll go from there..
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