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  • hugo_von_gutenbach
    Jul 11, 2013
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      It 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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