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27605Re: Greetings and string-length advice needed

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  • Lord Alester MacClansy
    Jul 11, 2010
      I forgot to mention I shoot an English red oak longbow. That may account for the arching versus flat trajectory.It is call "arch"ery after all...


      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Laura Woinoski <twopeaedpod@...> wrote:
      > Thanks for the advice, everyone!
      > I went to the archery shop and the guy there was really great - he let me
      > borrow a 25# recurve and some arrows and I left my bow there as
      > "collateral." He's ordering the "normal string" for it and will call me when
      > it's in.
      > I went to PAX yesterday and practiced for many hours at the range, it was
      > great! The bow was really easy to use and I think by the time I have to
      > return this one, then I'll be able to shoot a 35#. So, I'll contact the
      > Deftwood archery Marshal like it was suggested to see if I can borrow a 35#
      > bow for a while so I can work up :)
      > And I know I don't NEED a 45# bow, but I got this $150+ bow for $30 on
      > Craigslist, I can't expect to find a deal like that again in a long time
      > probably! lol
      > - Laura :)
      > "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." ~Mahatma Gandhi
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