Re: [SCA-Archery] Bow Tuning
- O.K., I will give that a try. It does go against basic form. But if it works, it
> In a message dated 8/4/02 11:10:57 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> sirjon1@... writes:
> > What type of grip position do you suggest? And how tightly do you hold it?
> > Jon
> In order (for me) to get the Hun to shoot consistently, I have to "violate"
> all good, common sense hand grip knowledge I've ever learned. I actually
> shoot it with a flat back-of-the-hand/wrist. In other words, I palm the
> handle, like you would with a longbow, then rotate my hand to the left, until
> the back of the handle is pushing against my thumb and the back of my hand
> and wrist line up in a flat plane. It feels very weird and does cause more
> tiredness than normal, but it keeps the little sucker from rotating on
> release. I also actually grip the thing, with medium pressure, down about 1"
> below the black thread wrap on the top of the handle area. Again, it goes
> against my better "training" to do this, but it helps the bow shoot more
> consistently. Hope this helps.
- I did not save the post, but did someone say something a while back about having
better luck using longer arrows with the Hun bow? If this was correct, did it
refer to using a longer draw and longer arrows or just longer arrows?