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Re: [SCA-Archery] High IKAC scores

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  • John edgerton
    Yes. That is the hidden secret ...... Practice :-) Lots of practice. What do you average at each distance, regular and timed? Ten in thirty seconds is
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 27 8:08 PM
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      Yes. That is the hidden secret ......"Practice" :-) Lots of practice.
      What do you average at each distance, regular and timed?

      Ten in thirty seconds is something I will never come close to with my
      150 lb prod with rolling nut and cocking it with a lever. :-(

      Jon
      On Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at 02:42 PM, Lord Caedmon Wilson wrote:

      > <NASCAR Mode="on">
      >
      > Yeah, I want to thank all of my sponsors...the Marche of the Unicorn,
      > Barony Flaming Gryphon, South Oaken Region, Middle Kingdom, Master
      > James Cunninghman and the Lord Almighty for providing me with the
      > opportunity to represent them and provide my equipment and skill. My
      > crossbow has performed well and, God willing, it will keep on
      > producing with my team behind me all of the way.
      >
      > <NASCAR Mode="off">
      >
      > But seriously, I had a very good day. I only shoot one set of IKAC
      > scores for any division per season, so I am at the mercy of my mood on
      > that day I will have when I try. I practice for 2 hours (about 220+
      > shots) , then score. In this case, with crossbow. Shooting an IKAC
      > can be downright tiring. I am finally returning to my former faster
      > self, I came close to 10 bolts in a couple of the speed rounds. I
      > shoot with a Cunningham Crossbow, 120# prod. The former prod was 90#.
      > The newer, heavier prod has helped my scoring consistency, especially
      > at 40 yards.
      >
      > At some point, I will embarrass myself with a recurve score in the
      > near future.
      >
      > --
      > Lord Caedmon Wilson
      >
      > Oaken Regional Youth Combat Marshal
      > Crossbow Archery Champion, Barony Flaming Gryphon
      > Rapier Champion, South Oaken Region
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