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Offline blackpanem

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deer antler knocks?
« on: March 24, 2012, 10:19:34 pm »
has anyone ever tried deer antler knocks? if you have, how do they look? im wondering if i should just use a black cow horn instead for my ELB that im making.

Offline Prarie Bowyer

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Re: deer antler knocks?
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2012, 10:24:34 pm »
If you google "Poor folks bows" a guy used them for a buildalong there.  I'll be using them soon on my ELB but not leaving them natural.  If you sand them they look like ivory.

Offline blackpanem

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Re: deer antler knocks?
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2012, 10:26:34 pm »
ok thanks. ill be sure to post a picture when im done :D

Offline Youngboyer2(billyf)

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Re: deer antler knocks?
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2012, 12:27:42 am »
I've heard that they are pretty pourus when the surface layer is sanded off...
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Offline crooketarrow

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Re: deer antler knocks?
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2012, 06:21:19 am »
   I used both mostly deer. Send me your email address and I 'll send you come pic's. of a osage bow I just put antler knocks on.
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Offline coaster500

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Re: deer antler knocks?
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2012, 11:06:57 am »
Mule deer knocks and stricker plate/rest on an elb I just finished.




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Offline paulsemp

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Re: deer antler knocks?
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2012, 11:38:35 am »
here is my trade bow with antler knocks