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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Question about bow pull weight

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  • WilliamTheArcher@aol.com
    ... Could you elaborate on this? William the Archer ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 51 , May 3, 2006
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      In a message dated 5/3/06 2:00:27 AM, capt_cain@... writes:


      > What this
      > grants me is an aim point on the target at 40 yards.
      >

      Could you elaborate on this?



      William the Archer
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    • John edgerton
      ... I have seen some nice examples of those in Braun s Historical Targets . ... Could you tell me where to find that information. Does the picture of he
      Message 51 of 51 , May 5, 2006
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        On Thursday, May 4, 2006, at 11:14 AM, J. Hughes wrote:

        > Of course there were the vogelschutzen. But, a lot of the woodblock
        > prints from Germany show circular targets. By the end of period the
        > target faces were painted works of art, usually circular. One of the
        > prizes at a schutzenfest was both the shot-up target and an unshot-at
        > copy.

        I have seen some nice examples of those in Braun's "Historical Targets".

        >
        > There is information on the targets used for competition in both
        > Ottoman Turkey and Mamluke Egypt. I even just recently came across a
        > picture of crossbowman shooting at a target in medieval Egypt...

        Could you tell me where to find that information. Does the picture of
        he crossbowman show the target in any detail?

        Jon

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        > Charles O'Connor
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