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    Hill Style/ASL Longbows Anyone?

    Here's a video I just put together of me mucking around at my club with the new bow.
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    Recurve Bow for Hunting Deer?

    The advantage of buying something like a Sage or similar in the beginning is that you can easily buy lighter/heavier limbs if you decide to keep going and want to progress. If you don't mind investing a little bit more you can buy cheap ILF rigs now and offloading them on the used market might...
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    Hill Style/ASL Longbows Anyone?

    Some pictures of my new Pacific Styk from St Patrick Lake Longbows. With my Norseman Chieftain.
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    Hill Style/ASL Longbows Anyone?

    A couple of short videos of me mucking around with my longbow for anyone who may be interested.
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    Hill Style/ASL Longbows Anyone?

    Yes. I can shoot this one confidently but It's not an 'all day' type of bow for me. Hence wanting a lighter one that I can shoot as much as I want as this style of bow is a huge amount of fun. Yes, they look fantastic.
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    Hill Style/ASL Longbows Anyone?

    I'm not very good with mine get and haven't taken any game. I missed a shot at a decent boar that was bedded a few months ago and was also within 30 metres of some goats yesterday but they winded me before I could get much closer. Here are some pictures of the bow anyway. I've got a...
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    Gap shooting hold

    I find that if I shoot both eyes open I tend to hit in the same way. I don't get my eye over the arrow perfectly. Now what I'm trying to do is coming into alignment with one eye closed, get my point where it needs to be and then open both my eyes while I expand.
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    Tips, techniques and advice for gapping PAST your point on

    That's not something I've figured out yet mate. I might try that soon. I think for the moment I need a system with just the one anchor for the competition stuff. Really, I can't see myself shooting this far past my point on in a hunting situation anyway. For anyone who cares I spent some time...
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    Tips, techniques and advice for gapping PAST your point on

    Haha. Nah mate. ABA stuff. The carbon arrows are all good but I just have to shoot a lot further with them if I use them.
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    Tips, techniques and advice for gapping PAST your point on

    The rules of the competitions I'm going in state that I can't face-walk, string-walk, or change my anchor position at any time throughout the shoot. If I start experimenting with a lower anchor or split finger I'll need to commit to doing it far more than just the odd shot at the competitions...
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    Tips, techniques and advice for gapping PAST your point on

    That's another thought for the future and the only way that can realistically happen is if I anchor slightly lower and I build lighter arrows. My current arrows are already cut to 27.5in and I draw 27in. Arrows themselves weigh about 470gn and I'm pulling 51#.
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    Tips, techniques and advice for gapping PAST your point on

    I've been experimenting with that for sure but didn't know whether anyone had some good advice about maintaining alignment and having your hand where it needs to be. I feel weird having my hand/riser take up the whole target where I'm trying to hit but I guess picking the point to aim at would...
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    Tips, techniques and advice for gapping PAST your point on

    Hi all, I'm starting to get serious about using my hunting bows in competitions. This weekend just gone I went out to my local club and we shot a 300 round and kept score for the first time in a couple of years. It was a three arrow round (not sure if you blokes in North America have similar...
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    Heavy arrows for recurve

    I always liked being more than 10gpp because it makes the bow quieter and behave better in the hand. I tend to get as close as possible when out hunting so the range doesn't matter to me that much. Of course, on the flipside, I don't practice out past 30y very much so I tend to want to take...
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    If you were going to commit to hunting moose with a trad bow, what would you get?

    I may have the chance to hunt moose in a few years time so this is something I've thought about a little bit. For ease of travel (flying from Australia) I'd take my Widow PCH and use my limbs that are about 62# at my draw length. I'd get my arrow as heavy as possible and certainly over 600gns...
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