Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Flemish Twist
- --- Co tenBroek and Barbara Hendrix
> I would start by using a havier arrow. Most people'camshafted bows'? The only archery we know is SCA
> who shoot
> come from the world of Camshafted bows, and think
> that anythingHe shoots the larger diametre shafts (i know there are
> over the weight of a heavy sewing needle is too
> much. After checking
> the weight
two common diametres for shafts - 5/16 and 11/32? -
and i required the thinner shaft whilst his bow
requires the heftier one). i know from experience that
his arrows are too weighty for my puny wee 35# to
shoot well. ;)
> I would look at the string. How manytwo-ply flemish, 7 strands per, and whatever the
> strands are in it, what
> of string and string material.
common string material is (it's not linen; dacron?)
that feels waxy already. Well-waxed during
construction, but definitely needing wax now.
> > Who knows why serving goes.Amusing, considering he has only one arrow with a
locking nock, and the other arrows have a nasty habit
of falling off the string as he draws (he is slowly
losing sensation in his fingers, and can't tell how
hard he's gripping the nock; i suspect he's erring on
the side of loosely so as not to interfere with the
> Anyone not carrying extra strings (I have 1, plusStrings are so easy to make, too!
> the ability to make more)
> is asking not to shoot one weekend.
> the road. Also keepHuzzah! My puir bow got drizzled on, along with my
> > waxing your bow with paste wax especially if you
> shoot a lot out of
> > doors. Water is your enemy.
> Let the congregation say AMEN.
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