35089Re: [SCA-Archery] Archery supplies
- Nov 8 10:08 PMMy appologies... I may have hinted at the wrong half of my post...
Can we run a list in the files section for suppliers so that I don't have
to wade through the archives *looking* for any posts carrying the info
when I'm ready to replace or update my equipment.
> I see no problem with the occasional review such as we have seen so
> far. In fact, I seldom check anything other than the email messages so
> I wouldn't see these unless there is a post to let me know it is there
> and that would be just as much mail. So, as long as it doesn't
> overwhelm the list I see no problem continuing as we have.
> On 11/7/2013 10:03 AM, bradb@... wrote:
>> Although I don't want my 'In Box' to be cluttered with advertising, I
>> that there will come a time when I will be asking the same question,
>> "Where can I...."
>> Might I suggest that we put any links to appropriate vendors (along with
>> their "reviews") in the "links" section of the Yahoo group for those of
>> who are in the market for equipment. That way the info is handy without
>> clogging the list.
>> > Sagittarius was not advertising their products. Richard was giving
>> > back on suppliers.
>> > Selling a product is not the purpose of the board. However, I see no
>> > problem with letting people know that one is a bowyer or fletcher,
>> etc. Or
>> > if someone is looking for a product that you make, it is acceptable
>> to let
>> > them know. And giving reviews of suppliers should be encouraged.
>> > Jon
>> > Kevin Smith <kevinsmith5@...> wrote:
>> >>I've asked this before when something like this came up so I feel I
>> >> should again. As a person who makes and sells both period bows and
>> >> is this message board for advertising? Because I've never made any
>> >> attempt to try to "sell" here due to the fact I didn't think it was
>> >> purpose of the board.
>> >>On Nov 07, 2013, at 10:31 AM, richard johnson <rikjohnson39@...>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>I just received my feathers and points from Sagittarius archeryÂ
>> >> (sagarchery.com) .
>> >>At $22/100 for 4" parabolic feathers, Sag was the cheapest place I
>> >> find that would see in volume.
>> >>their 11.32 cedar shafts go for $24/doz with points at 30/$10.
>> >>It's a small family business that only takes phone orders (the woman
>> >> to walk upstaris to get decent reception when I placed my order)
>> which I
>> >> like over the faceless conglomerates.
>> >>It took roughly two weeks to receive my order of: 200 black and 100
>> >> 4" feathers plus 4 dozen points.Â the points tore through the
>> >> soy zip-lock bag they used.Â The feathers were in the hardier
>> >> non-recyclable zip-lock.. go figure, but the boxÂ kept everything
>> >>I'll try their shafts later one when I need more and see how those
>> >>I'm taking my 42"Â "longbow" kayak camping this weekend for some
>> >> shooting (I made a waterproof case for the bow that straps to my
>> >> and will begin to make moreÂ arrows when I get back.
>> >>So, I have to recommend:
>> >>*Â Sagittarius archery for fletchings and points.
>> >>* GIBow.com for longbows.
>> >>On the other hand, there is a chinese company (zhengzhong tang) that
>> >> AliExpress as an Asian Amazon.Â gread prices $16/doz w/ free
>> >>I like the shafts and LOVE the pointsÂ BUT....
>> >>I ordered 11/32 shafts and they sent me a much thinner shaft.
>> >>Communication with the companies is useless and I never received any
>> >> reply so, once again, I cannot recommend Chinese companies
>> regardless of
>> >> their pricing.
>> >>Rick Johnson
>> >>"Those who give up a little freedom in return for a little imagined
>> >> security will soon find that they have neither."
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