[SCA-JML] Re: Kyujutsu, SCA rules, books
- "anthony j. bryant" <ajbryan-@...> wrote:
> Ron Martino wrote:getting straight
> > > Aluminum is accepted for Japanese bows due to the difficulty of
> > > shafts of bamboo. OTOH, these are only valid for target practise,not for
> > > shooting at people.with his
> > You'd better have your archery marshal double check that
> > superiors - I ran the question by my kingdom's marshal and got thesame
> > answer I gave earlier - no aluminum arrows allowed. Before anyonegoes
> > and spends the money on ones they don't need/can't use, we'd betterget
> > the final word on the matter.target shoots for
> That's what the Midrealm archergod told me... Aluminum is fine for
> Japanese bows due to the length of the shaft and the expense of thereal thing.
> Western arrows of wood are a dime a dozen, but bamboo shafts are liketwo for $80,
> so...anything for quite
> > > How many kyudo people do we have here?
> > >
> > > Effingham
> > Wanna-be. I've got a bow on order, but haven't heard
> > a while. Who has Yumi's contact information? He may have lostmine...
> >my bow from him
> I'd like to know, too... I paid for a second bowstring when I bought
> at Pennsic, and it hasn't shown up yet...I think that I still have the flyer that I got from him at Pennsic
somewhere, and I should have a business card somewhere. HOWEVER,
Hiraizumi-dono, I know someone that can make strings for yumi out of
dacron instead of the "traditional" materials, and still be the right
size, just as strong, and last longer. Might you be interested? He's
an archery marshall, BTW.
And while I'm at it, why practice with air for weeks or months
before stringing the bow and actually firing? Isn't use the best way
to improve or learn a skill?
- On Fri, 17 Mar 2000, Anthony J. Bryant wrote:
> > Actually, I was a bad boy and skipped out without finding the exactFrom the castle I headed south (right from the castle entrance, and it was
> > address. It was next to Nijo Castle, and it was just a small hole in
> > the wall, from the looks of it. I wish, looking back, that I had paid
> > more attention, but my main thought was that I didn't have enough money,
> > and then some other people walked in; and the people were pretty busy.
> Hmmm... Okay, as you stand in front of the entrance to Nijo, is it to the left or
> right? Same street, or down a side street?
at the northeast corner of the next block down, if I am remembering
correctly. (In other words, head south, cross the street, and you're
It caught my eye because of the tsuba and various other furniture in the
window. I thought it might have something I could afford. On entering,
Well, the entire 'shop' seems to be just a selling point. It is one room,
enough space for maybe 5 people, comfortably. Blades are mounted on the
walls. I'm pretty sure they do more than shinken, and I sure hope it was
real shinken with the price tags I saw.
They also had one ancient looking tsuba for about \11,000 or more, that I
saw. I wish I could help more. Now I really feel bad for not being more
> True. I'd like to go in and look at the place in person, though... <g>Nod.
And thanks for the rest of the info.