- Jul 11, 2013It is all about what you are comfortable with and what you want. I prefer the flatter trajectory, and I manage the 55# just fine. If a person can draw and hold for 5 seconds without any type of shaking, I would say it is safe for them.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, JonThomme De Claydon <JonThomme@...> wrote:
> Seems to be a lot of he-men shooting powerful bows. I always shoot a 35 lb
> 28" and find heavier bows un comfortable to shoot and I can shoot 100 yards
> or more with a 35 so I don't need to hurt my self.
> for the last year been pulling a vintage Pearson pony recurve off the
> glove. I used to shoot a Pearson Mercury Gold Sovereign but it needed to be
> retired / restored and it may have offered an unfair advantage with the
> mercury in the grip.
> I shoot the same bow for leisure and competition.
> In service to the dream
> Baron Jon Thomme
> Gold is for the mistress
> Silver for the maid
> Copper for the craftsman cunning in his trade.
> "Good" said the Baron sitting in his hall,
> But iron, cold iron is master of them all.
> R. Kipling
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