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  • A review of: Alf Webb, Archeology of Archery , The Glade & Dean Archeological Group, 1990. [from the rear cover] “Archers will find this enthralling. Nobody takes up the sport of archery without having a ‘feel for the past,’ no matter how deep back in the subconscious that feel is. It gives a good picture of archery right from its very beginnings and, at the same time...
    pickette@... Jul 24, 2014
  • Whatever you learn, please share widely. Grazie. James of Odo, Fidelibus ---- i_griffen@^$1 wrote: > Greetings Archers, > > I am looking at the Ascham plans created by Wayne of the Heights. I have built and use it on the range I have found a couple of small problems and fixed them. > > Now I am looking for a different material to build one out of. What do you think of using sheet...
    Jim Pickette Feb 2, 2014
  • The link to the website did not connect. James of Odo, Fidelibus ---- baiorofred@^$1 wrote: > Greetings archers! > > > The committee tasked with creating a period archery guild wanted to update you all on our progress so far. We have been slowly progressing and grinding out all the details, going over every bit on a nearly daily basis until we come to a good consensus. > > > Here's...
    Jim Pickette Jan 18, 2014
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  • ...not > kill people and could be recovered and reused. > > > Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist" > > > > > At 06:41 AM 12/29/2013, Jim Pickette wrote: > >I have been using golf balls painted metallic gold and a few "New > >Zealand cross" golf balls (shaped like a football...
    Jim Pickette Jan 3, 2014
  • I have been using golf balls painted metallic gold and a few "New Zealand cross" golf balls (shaped like a football). The later put on spin like a football which I think will eventually improve my accuracy. (I'll never make it to Carnegy Hall). Have you seen any guidance on rules, targets, scoring, etcetera? I built a version of a Majorca/Ballearic target with an eight inch round...
    Jim Pickette Dec 29, 2013
  • Did Ealdormere leave any files to share? JoO, Fidelibus ---- Susan Carroll-Clark wrote: > Greetings! > > On 28/12/2013 11:54 AM, cogworks@^$1 wrote: > > The Canadian kingdom, forgot the name, used to run the atlatl battle at Pennsic. Now Atlantia does. However, the Canadian kingdom had a set of rules and had incorporated atlatl into their kingdom. > > That was Ealdormere. We do...
    Jim Pickette Dec 28, 2013
  • I too, am interested. I have never personally seen one used, but I have read a little on it. James of Odo, Fidelibus Archer/Thrown Weapons Marshal Lonely Tower in Calontir p.s. I am also interested in slinging, of which I have done some experiments. Any leads or ideas? ---- randal_of_camusfearna@^$1 wrote: > Greetings, > > > I will be stepping up as Royal Archer at the West Kingdom...
    Jim Pickette Dec 28, 2013
  • Maybe its just me, but I don't understand whats going on here. Help? JoO, Fidelibus of Calontir ---- microdaddy@^$1 wrote: > I believe the rules are being laid down as we speak since everyone got together that had atlatls at September Crown and shot them in order to nail down some good safety guidelines and rules for competing. > > Tristan O'Shea > > ----- Original Message...
    Jim Pickette Dec 27, 2013
  • Buy Calontiri ! :-) ---- richard johnson wrote: > A word of advice when buying foreign. > > If you shoot 11/32" shaft some foreign (Asian) companies will sell you 8mm > shafts or tips. > > 11/32" = 8.73mm > > 8mm is a but larger than 5/16" > > I bought a bunch of 11/32 shafts and tips at a very good price from > China... only to learn the difference the hard way. > > Buy American...
    Jim Pickette Dec 20, 2013
  • Some Kingdoms have much nicer weather this time of year than we have in Northern Calontir. James of Odo, Fidelibus Archer Marshall ---- Jonathas wrote: > Sir Jon, > > I'd like to suggest that for the Winter the voting only contains shoots > which can be shot at 20 yards or less. Like wise for Summer all the shoots > should be shot at 30 yards or more. For Spring and Fall, all...
    Jim Pickette Dec 10, 2013