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34310Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: arrow rest (need for one or using a glove)

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  • Jim Pickette
    Sep 18, 2013
      Very interesting, but I have never seen it used, either modern or period.
      Any background?


      ---- John Atkins <cogworks@...> wrote:
      > I have no reference for this but it strikes me that a wax covered anything
      > on my bow handle would make a gooey mess and cause the bow to be quite
      > slippery. Instead how about simply tying a short piece of leather thong
      > around the handle such that when griped it would go between the index and
      > middle finger. That would serve as a reference point for the hand griping
      > the bow and be similar in function to modern pistol style grips found on
      > many recurve bows.
      > cog
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