The birth of a bow.

Discussion in 'Traditional Archery' started by Carpdaddy, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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    Strung, profile hit great...
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  2. bondhu

    bondhu 12 pointer

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    Well Happy Birthday Carpdaddy
     
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  3. Carpdaddy

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    Thanks friend, weight now, should hit my goal of lower 40’s after finishing.
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  4. Tufrthnails

    Tufrthnails 10 pointer

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    That is a serious labor of love right there! Very cool!
     
  5. dirtstalker

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    Happy bday to ya. And the process of this is neat. Attention to detail and the precision is nice.
     
  6. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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  7. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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  8. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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  9. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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    Things are fixin to get much slower now...
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  10. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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    Comes with its own little deer tracks...
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  11. 00noturkey

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    i got a bow from my boss once, my friends dad. a long bow, but the string was custom. him and his friends made there own. i tried to buy a replacement, but it was a, odd size, an perhaps an odd string. its was used for target shooting. its seemed like, 1/2 inch morewas too long, an 1/2 inch less was too short, when i tried to buy a string. sound's silly dont it. so it was
     
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  12. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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    The standard for most is traditional bows is 3” shorter for longbow and 4” shorter for recurve. You can play with it by twisting and untwisting string.
     
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  13. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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    My birthday present arrived today, what could it be, love these type boxes!
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  14. Carpdaddy

    Carpdaddy 10 pointer

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    Now I got to find the time to finish it!
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  15. 00noturkey

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    i havent tried this, but i would like a string,, that fit's. thanks
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2019

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