32225Re: Horn Nocks
- Sep 13, 2012No, I don't believe they are period.
There is a turkish horn nock but it doesn't really look like this.
It is really just a modern plastic nock out of a natural material.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Doug Copley <doug.copley@...> wrote:
> I have never used a nock like that and have never seen one documented as
> being period.
> My horn inserts have always been the ones that were fitted in to a slot
> in the arrow shaft and then the nock for the string was cut
> perpendicular to that. Using this method I have never had one split or
> break and I shoot a 50# longbow.
> On 9/13/2012 6:03 PM, James W wrote:
> > Here is one site
> > http://traditionalbowshop.com/arrow-accessories/91-horn-nock-to-arrows.html
> > James
> > --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
> > <mailto:SCA-Archery%40yahoogroups.com>, "aelric_southlake"
> > <magnetcoil@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Anyone here ever made nocks out of horn? 3 Rivers carries a horn nock
> > that is meant to be INSERTED into bamboo arrows, but I'm looking for
> > either a source of "slip on/over" horn nocks, or some info on how to go
> > about making them myself. (doesn't look like there's enough meat on the
> > 3 Rivers kind to modify/ drill them out for a tapered shaft)
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Aelric, West K
> > >
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