Re: [SCA-Archery] GW loaner gear
- I have a 25lb recurve I would be willing to offer the Kingdom for a youth
sized loaner bow.
Domingos de Leon
mka: William Brown
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Francis" <squirrelhenge@...>
Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 2:14 PM
Subject: [SCA-Archery] GW loaner gear
> You're absolutely right: We need loaner archery gear for Gulf Wars.
> That was even in my plan for this year, and I had a budget for it,
> but I got sidetracked with hurricane relief last fall and didn't get
> working on GW until almost February. Terminal disorganization is one
> of my strong points!
> However, we did have a number of marshals who brought extra bows and
> loaned them out, so some people got to try out shooting for the
> first time. Also, I will be encouraging my successor, Aleyn, to
> invest in loaner equipment. However, we do have one issue: If we buy
> loaner bows just for Gulf Wars, where to keep them? There's a
> storage unit on site (right on the range, in fact), but it would
> become an oven during the summer and an icebox a few times during
> winter, and that wouldn't be good for most bows (even fiberglas
> ones). However, there's also plenty of archers in that vicinity and,
> as they get back into their homes, I suspect there would be
> willingness to keep equipment between wars.
> And, of course, anyone who wants to DONATE some gear to Sherwood
> Range would be most welcome to!
> In service,
> Deputy Earl Marshal for Live Weapons-Gleann Abhann
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