Re: Getting started in Archery
Actually the Scottish Longbow Society uses wood shafted arrows we
could use in the SCA, and depending on which class they enter into,
can also be either fletched the same (they admired the ones my
husband made/used which he uses in the SCA (fletchings glued on), or
hand tied fletchings).
One of the teams captains was very happy to show us arrows he'd made
(the prior year, that he'd been using all year) while we were in
Scotland for the World Championships for Feild Archery.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Karen Nelson <mermaidx3@...>
>use only. Aeolwigg was researching these for a while. they are not
> yes those are flight arrows, stripped down and usually- one time
like the arrows we use for target archery. They are the bare minimum
weight that can be shot out of the bow and ususally can only be shot
> He states that the world record for a flight arrow is out of aturkish recurve bow, and it is 980 yards.
>flight arrows for their 175 yard clout shoots with great effect.
> Steve English <wolfharley@...> wrote:
> Friends in the Scottish Longbow Society use 30 lb. longbows with
- Thanks for letting me know. The seller assures me there are no
cracks and I will have someone else check it over too. I belong to
and local archery club so someone there should be able to notice.
And I will check it over myself too.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "Robert Lauderdale"
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robin Goldman" <ladyscribe07@...>
> To: <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 8:52 PM
> Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: Vintage Bows
> > Hello All,
> > Just got a vintage Stemmler Hawk off Ebay for $66 plus $15
> > looked in really good condition. Question did I pay too much?Never sure
> > how to bid on this. I started small of course. As I said its avery
> > beautiful bow that is 48" long and has a draw wt of 25# which isfine for
> > me. The lenght is 2 inches shorter than my fiberglass. This isthat
> > fiberglass with wood overlay.
> > Just wanted your thoughts on this.
> > Lady Eleanor Ravenild
> Given what used bows go for these days, if it's in good condition
> seems a reasonable price. Be sure to have it checked over forcracks,
> delamination, and limb twist before using it.four
> Back when I had a job that took me to various small towns across a
> state area, the going price was about a dollar per pound of drawweight.
> How times have changed.