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Offline Del the cat

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Del's Double Bow
« on: October 28, 2020, 08:31:45 am »
I've made this double bow "H" Bow from two scraps of Yew... I was aiming for 35 maybe 40# at 17". The twin bow is 34.5" ntn
The cunning extended grip allows me to shoot it from a 27" draw.
Video of me shooting it here... (I'll try it through the chrono' sometime).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF9aybQQnSk
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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2020, 10:44:07 am »
I've been watching this on Youtube. Neat idea but if bows had always been like this and someone came up with the idea of a single bow it would be hailed as a vast improvement ;D ;D

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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2020, 10:46:46 am »
True centershot!  ;D

Interesting idea, how are the bow tips held together? What spaces the center of the bows apart from one another?


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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2020, 11:57:57 am »
Ha! tried it through the chrono...
a tentative 140 fps...
160 fps...
BANG!
The answer to the how it's built is all on the Youtube vids... 7 of em'
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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2020, 12:01:02 pm »
Oh crap. You going to go for a full sized one?

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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2020, 12:20:25 pm »
Oh crap. You going to go for a full sized one?
Maybe not... always the same... soon as you post something it explodes ;D ::) >:D
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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2020, 01:36:54 pm »
The answer to the how it's built is all on the Youtube vids... 7 of em'

I didn't realize there were more videos. Just watched them all, very entertaining and enjoyable. What did that arrow weigh? 160fps on a 17" draw seems very good to me.


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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2020, 01:38:34 pm »
Where did it break? Autopsy done yet?

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Re: Del's Double Bow
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2020, 02:00:53 pm »
Where did it break? Autopsy done yet?
One lower limb bust out between two small knots (a flight bow really needs clean wood... who'd have thunk it? ::) ??? ;D )
The top nock sheared (never to be seen again!)
Pic tomorrow if you like :) (Or youtube video autopsy...)
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