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33Re: Period vs. modern

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  • John Rockwell
    Jul 30, 1999
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      Ian Here Again this eve

      I live in the big city of Kingdom of Atenveldt, Barony of Atenveldt
      (Phoenix)

      Ian Griffen

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: James W. Pratt Jr. <cunning@...>
      To: <SCA-Archery@onelist.com>
      Sent: Friday, July 30, 1999 11:25 PM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Period vs. modern


      > From: "James W. Pratt Jr." <cunning@...>
      >
      > Where are you, so we can get you with a bowyer to get you started.
      >
      > James Cunningham
      >
      > But with just the book this wood will sit and continue to
      > >dry until I can find someone that can work with me. End result I want to
      > >shoot period and I can't. So for now I will shoot my 62" 55# recurve and
      > >enjoy.
      > >
      > >Ian Griffen
      > >
      > >
      > >----- Original Message -----
      > >From: Don Goen <archer3@...>
      > >To: <SCA-Archery@onelist.com>
      > >Sent: Friday, July 30, 1999 9:03 PM
      > >Subject: [SCA-Archery] Period vs. modern
      > >
      > >
      > >> From: archer3@... (Don Goen)
      > >>
      > >> I agree with Kaz. Many seem to think that he is saying if you don't
      > >> shoot period, you should be. I didn't see that at all. You can't force
      > >> someone to become period in their equipment and style. That comes from
      > >> desire. Offering unsolicited education? A way of "testing the waters".
      > >> Those that are interested, will be. Once the % was dropped, one archer
      I
      > >> knew was constantly saying, "If I had been shooting open, my score
      would
      > >> have been this". Wrong frame of mind. I don't see myself as being in
      > >> "competition" with open div. archers. We live in a modern world, modern
      > >> bows will always be there, and in the majority. Far as Corpora goes,
      one
      > >> should look at the "intent", as opposed to the "letter". To promote
      > >> period archery, _not_ exclude those who have modern equipment.
      > >> Seperate recognition of those that shoot period has been a topic of
      > >> some discussion among those I shoot with. I agree that there should be
      > >> seperate recognition for period. One day it will happen. It is a
      > >> refinement that applys to Archery, that does not apply to heavys. One
      > >> thing to keep in mind. Archery can be recreated in the SCA to 100%
      > >> authenticity.
      > >> Period police: If someone says you aren't period enough, they should
      > >> be giving you period equipment they made. Not criticizing what one can
      > >> afford, acquire, or desires to shoot.
      > >>
      > >> Damian >>~~~>
      > >> Visit The Outlands Archery page at
      > >> http://www.unm.edu/~kballar/archery/archgen.htm
      > >>
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