26536Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Blowguns
- Jul 1, 2009Logan,
>You can find a photo of the wood fletched darts here
http://www.alcheminc.com/blowgun.html . These are the ones I have
found to be the most accurate at longer ranges.
>Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
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>Can you describe what you are using for darts?
>James Koch <alchem@...> wrote:
> > Gentlemen and Ladies,
> > >
> > I finally did it. I submitted 4 royal round scores shot with a
> > blowgun. I was using a 7 foot blowgun with a range sight and wooden
> > darts with metal points. My current average score is 55, which is
> > probably higher than I can shoot with a hand bow. It is also 15
> > points higher than I ever expected to shoot when I started two years
> > ago. The improvement was due to better darts. I have not yet had a
> > really calm day for shooting and I am making even better darts. If
> > the new design lets me load faster in the speed round and still gives
> > as good or better accuracy at 40 yards, then I am confident that I
> > may eventually shoot scores in the 70+ points range.
> > >
> > Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
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