Re: [SCA-Archery] NEW YEARS 2005
To all of the people ,young and old, This from the Baron Talmon....
My your next year be better than the last one, and also be the first
AS FOR RESOLUTIONS,,,, I only have one... Thats to see next one come
Yall have fun with this one.
>From: "Talmon Parker" <tt_ann@...>
>To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, eadric@...
>CC: psobaka@..., iaenmor@..., PBRES@...,
>Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] African archery
>Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 02:06:32
> Oh Man!! What with every gung ho deer hunter in the country going full
>bore. you shouldn't have any trouble getting a green hide. To take the hair
>off you just soak it for about 2 weeks in water in a plastic garbage can
>with a cup of laundry detergent. empty the water and replace about every 3
>or 4 days. for what you want I would suggest that you use the side skin.
>can even cut your strips from a circle when it's dry. them wet it again and
>sretch it to about the thickness you want.let it get about half dry then
>make your string.
> good look
> DER BARON
> >From: archer3@...
> >Reply-To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
> >To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
> >Subject: [SCA-Archery] African archery
> >Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 18:28:23 -0600 (MDT)
> > I was reading my Bowyers bibles (again) and was thinking of trying
> >the Bassa style bow. One thing that was lacking in the description was
> >the actual method of tying off the bottom of the string. I have an idea
> >that common sense tells me, but was wondering if anyone had any other
> >resources and/or advice on this. I've also been giving some thought to
> >the taper of the bow. I'm thinking of going oval in cross section
> >instead of round to increase the efficiency just a bit. Of course this
> >will be an African "style" bow as I will use materials at hand, and
> >don't have access to green antelope hide to make the string........ :-)
> > I may even try to learn using the historical release aid, even if it
> >isn't allowed in SCA rules. Maybe documentation is in order......
> > Damian >>~~~>
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