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32227Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Horn Nocks

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  • Bill Tait
    Sep 13, 2012
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      But.

      It _is_ a nock made from horn, not plastic.

      William

      On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 7:54 PM, Doug Copley <doug.copley@...> wrote:
       

      ahhh, kk. I was thinking that I really needed to read this:-)

      Vincenti



      On 9/13/2012 9:20 PM, James W wrote:
      > No, 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.
      >
      > James
      >
      > --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:SCA-Archery%40yahoogroups.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.
      > >
      > > Vincenti
      > >
      > > 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>
      > > > <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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