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Offline Badger

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2017, 05:13:36 am »
  That is really exceptional, I have never came close to that with a self bow drawing 26", especially one that short. You should mail that out to one of us flight shooters to take to the flight shoots. Definitely a record setting bow there.

Offline BowEd

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2017, 06:14:38 am »
Native material bows and arrows is what attracted me to this crazy hobby.
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Offline DC

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2017, 07:53:34 am »
  That is really exceptional, I have never came close to that with a self bow drawing 26", especially one that short. You should mail that out to one of us flight shooters to take to the flight shoots. Definitely a record setting bow there.
Thanks a bunch Steve. It makes me start to doubt my Chrony again. I'm my own worst enemy. I did discover one thing. If I paint the tip and first two inches of the arrow flat black I get way more consistent readings.
PS I may be asking for your address. That sounds to good to pass up.
« Last Edit: November 09, 2017, 08:04:49 am by DC »
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Offline upstatenybowyer

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2017, 08:06:35 am »
Great bow DC. Congrats!
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Offline FilipT

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2017, 08:09:02 am »
Cool little stick! Never tried such small bows. Do you think you could make one of these up to 28" draw, around that ntn length you have?

Offline Badger

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2017, 08:17:05 am »
DC, if you have a field near your house take a 430 grain arrow out and see how far you can shoot it. Take about 6 shots. If you are somewhere over 210 yards your chrono is probably pretty close to right.

Offline DC

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2017, 08:23:41 am »
I'll have to wait until it's a crummy day and  there is nobody on the beach.
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Offline Aaron H

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2017, 11:24:55 am »
Great bow DC, awesome results
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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2017, 11:59:25 am »
Great bow glad you broke your own record !
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Offline JW_Halverson

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #24 on: November 09, 2017, 10:36:15 pm »
DC, some folks will pith and moan about "problems" with a wood, like OS checking. Others will just refuse to get into that six sided trap called a "thinking box".  You just walked straight past the box and solved the issue with making a bendy. 

Love this bow as it is. Nice work!
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Offline leonwood

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #25 on: November 10, 2017, 04:40:05 am »
Oh that is a nice one! I love those simple sticks that turn out to be great shooters! I am very curious how far it will shoot!

Offline ohma2

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Re: Bendy handle
« Reply #26 on: November 10, 2017, 09:18:06 am »
Hope your chrony is right cause that is a rocket at those numbers,it is a beautifull bend on that wood .i sure as heck wouldnt change a thing about it. the snakey yew and this one are both winners.congrats,