34166Re: [SCA-Archery] RE: Arrow shelf
- Sep 13 11:12 AMThe fixed rest also supplies a more consistent shot-to-shot location for the arrow to pass by the bow than shooting off the hand. Every bit helps for consistency!
On Sep 13, 2013, at 8:25 AM, richard johnson wrote:
> You are still shooting around the bow so the archer's Paradox remains.
> The shelf is simply saving wear&tear on your hand.
>>> As for a bound-on arrow rest, I imagine it would probably save wear and tear on the back of your hand, but I don't think it would cut down or eliminate the archer's paradox,
> On 9/13/13, brotherjohn66@... <brotherjohn66@...> wrote:
>> I don't use a stringer, but not because of authenticity concerns, I just
>> haven't found the need for one yet. But they are definitely the safest way
>> to string a bow, so ....
>> As for a bound-on arrow rest, I imagine it would probably save wear and tear
>> on the back of your hand, but I don't think it would cut down or eliminate
>> the archer's paradox, so, since they are apparently document-able, I have no
>> problems with them. Just my 2 cents.
>> John Wayland
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