RE: [SCA-Archery] Re: Shooting
- I agree... I prefer shooting where there is a flat trajectory until just
past 30 yards so that I barely have to correct for the first two distances.
However it is getting old how people on the range think I have a 50# due to
some SCA monster truck attitude. I could care less what poundage people
use... Personally, if I was going to do that I would own an 80# or above.
Ok, mild rant over... heh
From: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of hugo_von_gutenbach
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2013 2:14 AM
Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: Shooting
It is all about what you are comfortable with and what you want. I prefer
the flatter trajectory, and I manage the 55# just fine. If a person can draw
and hold for 5 seconds without any type of shaking, I would say it is safe
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, JonThomme De Claydon <JonThomme@...>
> Seems to be a lot of he-men shooting powerful bows. I always shoot a
> 35 lb 28" and find heavier bows un comfortable to shoot and I can
> shoot 100 yards or more with a 35 so I don't need to hurt my self.
> for the last year been pulling a vintage Pearson pony recurve off the
> glove. I used to shoot a Pearson Mercury Gold Sovereign but it needed
> to be retired / restored and it may have offered an unfair advantage
> with the mercury in the grip.
> I shoot the same bow for leisure and competition.
> In service to the dream
> Baron Jon Thomme
> Gold is for the mistress
> Silver for the maid
> Copper for the craftsman cunning in his trade.
> "Good" said the Baron sitting in his hall, But iron, cold iron is
> master of them all.
> R. Kipling
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- Kassai Turgul I @ 28#. Mostly to get my technique back. Will move up to at least 35# after that.
From: "victoriadewhitney" victoria.dewhitney@...
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 00:42:03 -0000
> Bloodwood longbow from Kimgslayer Armory.--
> Yes, it has an arrow shelf. But, I gotta start somewhere, right?
> I'm getting back into it after 10 years off. So for now, it's just for range use. I'd
> like to get another bow for combat.
> Victoria de Whitney
> Previously Trimaris, now West Kingdom
> --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "David" ater_seraph@... wrote:
>> Greetings fellow Archers,
>> I was wondering what poundage and draw lengths of bows you all shoot for
>> leisure and competition. I have two English/Welsh style period bows, in 45 and
>> 55lbs, both at a 28" draw, and a horsebow on the way in 45lb at 28" also. How about
>> you guys?
>> In Service,
>> Barony of Adiantum, AnTir
- I shoot a Samick SKB recurve with a draw-weight of 30# @ 28". It's a modern version of a traditional Korean bow without an arrow shelf. I make my own self-nock arrows and shoot off the hand. I shoot it Western style (three fingers on the string), but I'm starting to play with thumb release.-Faolan mac CairbreBarony of Bjornsborg, Ansteorra--- In SCA-Archery@ yahoogroups. com, "David" <ater_seraph@ ...> wrote:
> Greetings fellow Archers,
> I was wondering what poundage and draw lengths of bows you all shoot for leisure and competition. I have two English/Welsh style period bows, in 45 and 55lbs, both at a 28" draw, and a horsebow on the way in 45lb at 28" also. How about you guys?
> In Service,
> Barony of Adiantum, AnTir