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Offline pnwarcher

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Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« on: March 13, 2018, 10:28:12 pm »
This is my third attempt at a bamboo-backed ipe bow and I like how this one turned out.
43# @ 29", 66" NTN, 12" stiff handle. Limbs are 1 3/8" wide from the fades till a few inches past mid-limb. Mild "Eiffel Tower" taper to 3/8" wide tips. It has about 2" of deflex and holds 1" reflex just after unstringing. The handle section is cocobolo and ipe with maple accents. Tip overlays are cocobolo. I couldn't bring myself to add a leather grip because the wood is just so dang purdy. No hand shock and weight only increases 3.8 lb in the last two inches of draw, she's really a sweet shooter.



















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Offline Will B

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 03:30:50 am »
Nice Bow!  I agree that handle is too nice to hide under leather.  Great bend.  Excellent job!
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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2018, 03:32:27 am »
Nice work , beautiful bow. :)
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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2018, 03:41:09 am »
Looks like third time is a charm. Very nice bow and absolutely beautiful. I like the naked handle to.
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Offline Bob W.

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2018, 03:47:10 am »
Nice Job and yes that Cocobolo handle needs to be seen!

Offline PEARL DRUMS/PEARLY/PD/DRUMS

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2018, 03:57:16 am »
I love it. Very nice detail and finish work. I bet she shoots like a dream.
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Offline ksnow

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2018, 03:59:26 am »
Beautiful finish work.  Very clean lines. I'd agree with BJ, third time is a charm.

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Offline Badger

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2018, 04:38:02 am »
  Excellent job, good example here of rounding out the reflex and not making it to abrupt.

Offline JWMALONE

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2018, 04:53:09 am »
Beautiful bow. looks like a shooter to.
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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2018, 06:17:25 am »
Excellent attention to detail on a very nice bow.Congrats on the success.
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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2018, 06:22:19 am »
Sweet bow.  Beautiful finish.
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Offline stixnstones

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2018, 06:24:37 am »
Now that is a beautiful bow.

Offline Aaron H

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2018, 07:07:32 am »
Wow, that's a pretty one. 

Offline silent sniper

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2018, 08:23:24 am »
Great job on a  beautiful bow! SS

Offline vinemaplebows

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Re: Bamboo-Backed Ipe R/D
« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2018, 09:54:24 am »
Very nice!
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