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34854RE: [SCA-Archery] What is Period Archery.

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  • Jim Pickette
    Oct 31, 2013
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      I support Period (.)

      JoO

      ---- Joe Klovance <jklovanc@...> wrote:
      > For horse bows should allow carbon and fiberglass as they provide a valid, much less expensive alternative to natural materials and have similar performance.
      > For longbows, no as there are other natural alternatives to yew and example of period bows not made of yew. I have a trilam bow and hope it would be considered period The first lamination is about 1/16", the second is about 3/8" and rest if hickory. I can't remember what the first to laminations are.
      > Another difference is leather coverings on horse bows is period but I don't think it is period for longbows.
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      > Gryffyd
      > To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      > CC: am_piobaire@...
      > From: pickette@...
      > Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:37:52 -0500
      > Subject: RE: [SCA-Archery] What is Period Archery.
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      > "What is Period" needs rules. Should "period" include carbon and fiberglass?
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      > Target scores should not be the issue.
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      > Any rules should not consider the archer's scores with a period bow.
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      > JoO
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