32237Re: Horn Nocks
- Sep 14, 2012Interesting. That brass nock looks a lot like the profile of many native american arrow nocks, which were designed to be used with a thumb and finger pinch release. I wonder...
Edward le Kervere
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, John Edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:
> See the photo section of the group for the drawing of the arrow with brass nock
> from the book. Go to period nocks folder and click on viking brass nock,
> From: James of the Lake <jotl2008@...>
> To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Fri, September 14, 2012 12:11:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Horn Nocks
> Erik Roth, _With a Bended Bow: Archery in Mediaeval and Renaissance Europe_,
> Spellmount, The History Press, Port Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2012, ISBN
> 9780752463551, p. 36, shows a drawing of a brass nock insert next to a Viking
> arrow in addition to unreinforced, "chunky extra wood at the end" nocks.
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