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Offline DC

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Shofars
« on: Today at 08:25:54 am »
Are Gemsbok horns that have been made into Shofars suitable for bow use? Would it be offending the Jewish folks to do so? I don't have any immediate plans but if I was to trip over one it would be nice to know if i should pick it up :)
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Offline Stick Bender

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Re: Shofars
« Reply #1 on: Today at 10:37:25 am »
I dont know but those might be polished and chemically processed I personaly wouldn't  take the chance with any thing but raw horns , you can find nice Gemsbok horns on the big auction site but need to be selective thickness , length etc
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Offline BowEd

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Re: Shofars
« Reply #2 on: Today at 04:08:34 pm »
DC...Most times those are reduced from polishing so much they are unuseable for bow work.
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