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34859Re: [SCA-Archery] What is Period Archery.

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  • Jim Pickette
    Oct 31, 2013
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      If you build it period you may shoot it Period. If you build it less-than-period than shoot it in the less-than-period category.

      JoO

      ---- Bai-Or <baiorofred@...> wrote:
      > Not a longbow shooter. But I do know that a $130 fiberglass horsebow
      > shoots very, very poorly with lots of hand shock and weak arrow cast.
      > These are entry level bows, I wouldn't expect them to be performers but
      > they get new people started in period archery for cheap which is an
      > absolute win all around. If people want to take it further, then awesome,
      > I fully support it. That's part of what the period archery academy is
      > about is giving people incentive to take it even further if they want to.
      >
      > I should point out, that in my ignorance of longbows I actually do not know
      > if a period styled fiberglass longbow would perform better than the period
      > material equivalent. If it doesn't perform better than I have absolutely
      > no problem with the rules allowing their use as long as it has period style
      > and appearance.
      >
      > EĆ³gan
      > Archery Captain, Shire of Mynydd Seren
      > http://rangersofmynyddseren.wix.com/archery
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