Re: [SCA-Archery] Looking for a good inexpensive long bow
> >Having ordered from both of these makers recently,What I ordered was his basic Briton with horn nocks,
> >would say that if you order from baronbows, be
> >prepared to wait a while.
> Probably depends upon what you want and what is
> available at the time.
no great custom thing.
> Turn-around was very fast for me and the owner keptI wish that were my own experience. I have been
> in touch by email
a little over two and a half months for a bow I was
told would be delivered in about four weeks. This
has apparently been due to health problems the maker
has suffered, to which I am sympathetic, but I would
have been happier if notified that there was an
unavoidable delay in filling the order rather than
being left to wait in silence.
> I got a bow called the Briton with horn nocks added.Glad to hear you have a good opinion of the finished
> Shoots fine. I need
> to file down the sharp edges on the nocks a bit
> sometime (chafes the string
> loop), but was $95 total with the horn nocks.
product. I am looking forward to receiving mine and
will try to recall your advice about smoothing off the
>Well, I will generally agree that I got what I paid
> As to woodbows.com, I've seen their product and shot
> them a few times.
> More "hand-shocky" than the Briton (the Briton has a
> built up grip area),
> but quite serviceable. If you wish more care and
> finishing in a bow, you
> are going to have to pay a bit more.
for, but I would expect that someone who took pride in
their craftsmanship would take a bit more trouble,
with an inexpensive bow, than was done with the bow I
(Emil M Stecher)
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