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Bamboo Backed Osage
« on: December 14, 2017, 12:42:25 pm »
Here's another one, Like the title says, One of James Parker's Glue ups he was selling at the Classic in May. This is the longbow version, like I need another one. I just did the final tillering and shot about 50 arrows through it and it is pretty zippy. This bow is 64" N to N, 55# at 29". I made it almost a pure center Shot bow and wrapped the handle with hemp, really like the stuff for hunting.

James does a nice airbrush job on the Boo and that's what caught my eye and had to have it. And I love this kind of design. Easy to string and smooth to shoot. Also very quiet. Finished the tips off with some iridescent ebony I had.
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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 12:43:42 pm »
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017, 01:20:02 pm »
Wow very nice thats a sweet looking bow really like the paint !
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« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2017, 02:08:56 pm »
  Nice job on that Eddie

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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2017, 02:42:45 pm »
Nice bow, Eddie. James does make a nice boo backed bow. Heck, he makes nice any kind of bow.  :OK
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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2017, 04:07:34 pm »
You got that right, Pat.

Thanks Steve and Stick, heck, had to go back and shoot it some more. (SH)
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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2017, 07:41:50 pm »
Eddie if your trying to catch Pat with that beard you got a ways to go. Nice bow .

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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2017, 09:04:05 pm »
Nice work and profile on that bow.
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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2017, 10:05:14 pm »
Thank you, Ed. James makes it easier.

Rob, Pat's old and been growing his since the 70's. I've shaved mine twice since the Classic in May. ::)
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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2017, 10:55:26 pm »
That's a very nice bow. love that unstrung profile!

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« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2017, 06:11:52 am »
The profiles look really nice. I bet it's zippy indeed!
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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2017, 06:29:12 am »
Another nice one Eddie, you are on a roll. :) I have one of James and also one of D.K.'s I need to finish some day. ;) :) :)
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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2017, 12:26:06 pm »
Thank y'all. :OK
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« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2017, 03:13:52 pm »
Nice!
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Re: Bamboo Backed Osage
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2017, 03:23:42 pm »
Nice looking bow