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Offline DC

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #105 on: August 12, 2020, 10:28:29 am »
I like the braced pic. I've just about run out of boo and my supplier doesn't answer any phone or e-mail. Looks like I'm almost dead in the water. have to make selfbows for a while.
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Offline Selfbowman

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #106 on: August 12, 2020, 11:24:31 am »
Ok 50@28 and here is a pic of that nasty set. Arvin
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Offline Selfbowman

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« Reply #107 on: August 12, 2020, 11:26:20 am »
Oh mass about 18oz.now to shoot it.
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Offline Selfbowman

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« Reply #108 on: August 12, 2020, 11:50:58 am »
Oh how about that single growth ring on the belly? All good except for two little islands.
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Offline willie

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #109 on: August 12, 2020, 12:59:30 pm »
You guys wake up!!!
if I get up too early, I have to run the heater to take the chill off.

doesn't look like it took much more set from brace to full draw.  Going to shoot it much before the competition?  how many bows are you taking this year?

Offline Selfbowman

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« Reply #110 on: August 12, 2020, 01:24:08 pm »
Iím taking 5or6 . Then there could be 2-3 of my bows be brought by others. Trying to shoot something every chance I get. Canít learn if ya donít try. Speaking from experience! Arvin
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Offline sleek

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #111 on: August 12, 2020, 01:37:58 pm »
How mush set did it take there Arvin?
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Offline Selfbowman

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #112 on: August 12, 2020, 01:53:53 pm »
Donít you look at the pictures? Itís laying on the caul 4 post up. Thatís not set though that was calculated precisely so this bow would have deflex and reflex . So it would shoot arrows far.  I have ocean front property in  Montana also .>:D Arvin
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Offline Bob Barnes

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #113 on: August 12, 2020, 05:21:40 pm »
looks like it will be a well mannered hunting bow when shot in... I had a little more set than I wanted when I first started making BBOs.  Then I started doing like Eric... flattening the bamboo, putting my pattern on it, cutting it to bow profile, and then sanding/thinning it to about 1/16".  I then could glue it to the osage slat and use it as the pattern for cutting out my osage as well.  Good job on yours though...I'd hunt with it...    :OK
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Offline Selfbowman

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #114 on: August 12, 2020, 08:59:23 pm »
Bob we need to build some bows together. Arvin
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Offline Bob Barnes

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #115 on: August 12, 2020, 09:43:27 pm »
it would be fun...but you work way faster than I do...  :BB
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Offline Selfbowman

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #116 on: August 13, 2020, 07:57:57 am »
All finished except strike plate and rug. Thanks for the interest. Arvin
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Offline Selfbowman

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #117 on: August 13, 2020, 07:59:15 am »
Pic
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Offline Bob Barnes

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #118 on: August 13, 2020, 10:35:38 am »
it's a nice back profile...looking forward to hearing your thoughts after shooting it in...and seeing your crony numbers. 
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Offline Selfbowman

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Re: Bamboo backed selfbow
« Reply #119 on: August 13, 2020, 11:07:45 am »
I havenít shot it yet but except in a target Maybe 10 shots . To hot. Shoot it and the flats and weíll see what it has.
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