33862RE: [SCA-Archery] Re: Shooting
- Jul 11, 2013I agree... I prefer shooting where there is a flat trajectory until just
past 30 yards so that I barely have to correct for the first two distances.
However it is getting old how people on the range think I have a 50# due to
some SCA monster truck attitude. I could care less what poundage people
use... Personally, if I was going to do that I would own an 80# or above.
Ok, mild rant over... heh
From: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of hugo_von_gutenbach
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2013 2:14 AM
Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: Shooting
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
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, JonThomme De Claydon <JonThomme@...>
> 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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