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34166Re: [SCA-Archery] RE: Arrow shelf

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  • James of the Lake
    Sep 13 11:12 AM
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      The 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!

      James

      On Sep 13, 2013, at 8:25 AM, richard johnson wrote:

      > True.
      > 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:
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      >>
      >> 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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