Re: [SCA-Archery] High IKAC scores
- 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. :-(
On Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at 02:42 PM, Lord Caedmon Wilson wrote:
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> 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.
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> 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