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26234Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Sod Butt

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  • Carolus
    Apr 5, 2009
      Actually, you have this exactly right. That is the origin of the term end.

      At 09:00 AM 4/5/2009, you wrote:
      >I find it interesting that they had two butts roughly 100 meters
      >apart- in a line with each other, like a set of horse shoe pits
      >would be made. Perhaps the idea of an 'end' - the round of shooting-
      >comes from this? Hmmm, that's speculation on my part, but it would
      >make sense- you shoot, walk to the other end- retrieve and shoot at
      >the other end etc. Efficient way to practice!
      >I'm thinking about trying this out in my yard where I need a
      >backstop. I have a good spot to do this and I may be able to make
      >two short range butts- about 30 yards apart.
      >Damn- yet another project!
      >Dirk Edward of Frisia
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