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24625Re: [SCA-Archery] Archery Nets

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  • Jennie Fernandez
    Mar 29, 2008
      I,absolutely, approve of the use of archery netting.
      Not only does it improve safety but it cuts down on
      time spent looking for arrows when you have several
      new archers. Arianna
      --- Arthen ap Rhun <arthen_ap_rhun@...> wrote:

      > Everyone,
      >
      >
      >
      > I know that careful planning and a safe range are of
      > paramount importance.
      > With that said, what are the opinions in the group
      > on the use of Archery
      > Nets? Nets will never replace safety and planning
      > but is there a place for
      > them in outdoor archery? Do any of you use them and
      > if so, in what capacity?
      > For example, do you use them as an "arrow catcher"
      > behind your butts? Or are
      > you on the other side of the coin and do not use
      > them at all?
      >
      >
      >
      > I personally use one in my home range which is in my
      > basement. It is a 10' x
      > 10' net which is doubled over so the bottom edge
      > just touches the floor. It
      > hangs approximately one foot out from my wall . I
      > have had no penetrations
      > using a 40# Recurve, with 125 Grain Target Tips.
      >
      >
      >
      > I am interested in hearing opinions on this subject.
      >
      >
      >
      > Yours in Service,
      >
      >
      >
      > Arthen ap Rhun
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      > removed]
      >
      >



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