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    Thanks guys. My arrows appear to be somewhat...

    Thanks guys. My arrows appear to be somewhat equivalent to the Native American bows ( A book on "Arrow Poisons" stated that there bows only went 36 meters per second). Needless to say, they seem...
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    Need help with arrow velocity......

    I was doing tests at the field with my 48# short bow. The arrow I was using had no broadhead or point, just bare blunt. And also had only two fletchings (very accurate indeed, suprisingly). The arrow...
  3. Thread: Kraton G

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    Kraton G

    So I recently purchased a Ka-bar with a Kraton G handle. Has a nice comfortable grip and a light weight feel. What I want to know is how durable this material is. How will it hold up to harsh...
  4. I believe only a few of the words in German were...

    I believe only a few of the words in German were spelled wrong, just like I occasionally spell english words wrong, been taking German for four years. I wasn't really yelling, just talking smack....
  5. I once thought this sight was about...

    I once thought this sight was about wilderness-survival, but as the topics are worn out, I find people talking more and more about zombies and guns, and things that are produced only when the...
  6. Thread: Native Bow?

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    If you read and look at the wood, as I just did,...

    If you read and look at the wood, as I just did, I highly doubt a bow of that length (saying that it is short- 4 feet) and with that thickness and width would only pull 10-15 pounds, which wouldn't...
  7. Thread: Native Bow?

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    A Native American replica bow would have no...

    A Native American replica bow would have no handle like that. The bow would be the same thickness throughout the entire length, even the handle would be somewhat flexible but more wood wood be left...
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    Deer leg Sinew

    Quick Question. Been working with leg sinew from the common WhiteTail deer, using it for bowstrings and tying on fletching and such, and im used to getting an 8 to 10 inch piece of it (from the rear...
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    Only thing I have basically forced myself to do...

    Only thing I have basically forced myself to do "if" I were to be bitten by a poisonous snake would be to squeeze as much of the venom from the wound as I can, then use a belt or strip of cloth to...
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    Andy- You seem to have anger towards birds and...

    Andy- You seem to have anger towards birds and thier beauty. What is your true reason to hunt these animals? I used to set twisted sinew snares up near GungyWamp lake where some Geese would come down...
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    I like the leg sinew from Moose (order it, since...

    I like the leg sinew from Moose (order it, since I can't hunt them here). It's very soft and easy to twist up, and very strong, also very long, being 16" long. I have always been amazed at sinews...
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    Turkish compound bows are very beautiful, and I...

    Turkish compound bows are very beautiful, and I have always been wanting to build one. It's a very worthwhile project, but with all the time and materials needed, I feel much better off building an...
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    No, I don't live in Navy Housing anymore. My dads...

    No, I don't live in Navy Housing anymore. My dads out in Iraq, so I just wanted to make sure my sister and mother are safe.......turning 16 in 1 month though.
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    Good advice, but im talking about a chest shot....

    Good advice, but im talking about a chest shot. My arrows penetrate a Deer 8-10 inches at 30 foot ranges, so I would assume they would go deeper into a human, if not completely through.
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    Self-defense and security questions.....

    First of all, my upcoming question is not an inmature question or one of violent purposes. I do not own a gun. Im pretty much in-expirienced with knife combat (own a Ka-bar though). But my question...
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    Moose Hunting Questions

    Me and a friend of mine were debating on what specific draw weight would be needed to take down a bull Moose (one of those big guys, 8 feet tall just at the shoulder). Considering my bows are...
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    Im a more of an intermediate knapper. Im not sure...

    Im a more of an intermediate knapper. Im not sure what you intend on making with it ( I don't read the past replys to this thread), but it seems you got the basic shape layed out on it. A sized piece...
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    Well I do know for a fact that intestines, when...

    Well I do know for a fact that intestines, when dried and twisted (reversed wrap multiple times), make servicable bowstrings that have quite some strength. I know this not from listening to others...
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    Cordage Questions

    I have used Rabbit, Squirrel, and Woodchuck intestines to dry and twist into cordage for my light bows. My question is- Is Deer intestine strong enough to pull a heavy bow without breaking from...
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    Sticky: Different metals......... I would prefere to...

    Different metals......... I would prefere to snare Rabbits and other game animals (like I do) with natural material, blends in better, don't have to worry about metal reflection. Why carry more...
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    If you want to know how the backing looks so far,...

    If you want to know how the backing looks so far, go to my album entitled "more bows..." and you will see it in the pictures.
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    Sinew backing a bow.......

    Iv'e decided to back one of my longbows with sinew. The bows dimensions are 68' long, and about 1 and 1/4 of an inch thick, close to 1 1/2 inches wide, and tapers to about 3/4 of an inch near the...
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    I like to cling to the Honey Locust tree 15 feet...

    I like to cling to the Honey Locust tree 15 feet high in my front yard and watch the Rabbits pop out of the grass burrows in my neighbors yard, then they hop on to my yard. I watch them for some time.
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    Shorts, T-shirts, sandals...

    Shorts, T-shirts, sandals there...........long-jons and pants, 4 t-shirts and jacket, and boots here in 21 degree weather.
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    Is that Spanish Moss clinging to those trees?...

    Is that Spanish Moss clinging to those trees? Brings back memories of Florida.
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