3191Re: [SCA-Archery] bow cases
- Aug 1, 2000You can make your own hard case of PVC by getting a large diameter piece of
pipe, and two screw on end caps and a little PVC glue.....I suggest some
small vent holes as well so you don't get condensation problems.
Ld Rupert the Persistent
At 06:47 PM 7/31/00 -0400, you wrote:
>In regards to bow cases, I think Innes said it best. I have soft linen
>or cloth bow bags for going up to the range from camp or dragon, but
>while traveling to an event or especially Pennsic I have a hard PVC
>fishing rod case that will allow me to carry three longbows(each in
>their own bags). I also carry my arrows in a separate hard case when
>travelling and then transfer the ones that I wish to my quiver. As
>careful as we all try to be when packing for travel,
>there is the inevitable accident of the cook stove or something heavy
>and hard rolling over onto your precious and fragile archery tackle.
>Many archers of cultures outside of western Europe had hard cases as a
>matter of course, but the traditional longbowmen of Britain mostly used
>linen bags(if this is a consideration). But then they normally carried
>their gear on their person, not in jam packed vans or station wagons
>with everything else.
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