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Re: A tip on longbow arrows

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  • Daniel Hawley
    Yes, it would. Daniel ... arrows ... carved to ... 850-900 ... spine
    Message 1 of 47 , Aug 25 10:24 AM
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      Yes, it would.

      Daniel

      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, blkknighti@a... wrote:
      > Wouldn't the massive war head that would be being used on these
      arrows
      > substantially reduce the effective spine?
      > Richard
      >
      > In a message dated 8/23/04 12:05:32 AM, mike.otoole@s... writes:
      >
      >
      > > Actually the stick would have an effect.  The poplar shafts I
      carved to
      > > the specifications of those recovered from the Mary Rose weighed
      850-900
      > > grains or roughly .1 pound (1.6 oz)  we also threw them on the
      spine
      > > tester for kicks and giggles and got 120-140 pound results.
      > >
      > > Mike O'Toole
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    • Daniel Hawley
      Yes, it would. Daniel ... arrows ... carved to ... 850-900 ... spine
      Message 47 of 47 , Aug 25 10:24 AM
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        Yes, it would.

        Daniel

        --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, blkknighti@a... wrote:
        > Wouldn't the massive war head that would be being used on these
        arrows
        > substantially reduce the effective spine?
        > Richard
        >
        > In a message dated 8/23/04 12:05:32 AM, mike.otoole@s... writes:
        >
        >
        > > Actually the stick would have an effect.  The poplar shafts I
        carved to
        > > the specifications of those recovered from the Mary Rose weighed
        850-900
        > > grains or roughly .1 pound (1.6 oz)  we also threw them on the
        spine
        > > tester for kicks and giggles and got 120-140 pound results.
        > >
        > > Mike O'Toole
        > >
        >
        >
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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