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Forum: Traditional Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By tradtiger
Had a plan to go for all rhe red ones first...

Had a plan to go for all rhe red ones first yesterday .... then just missed rhe first one, dang it!

One more try after...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,620
Posted By tradtiger
In schools a lot as a sub, and last week heard an...

In schools a lot as a sub, and last week heard an announcement from vice principal over PA for teachers to check their emails immediately -- called for a "reverse evacuation". Since I don't have...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 11,520
Posted By tradtiger
Continued prayers for full recovery.

Continued prayers for full recovery.
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By tradtiger
Plan to be there. Look forward to seeing y'all. ...

Plan to be there. Look forward to seeing y'all. :)
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-15-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,620
Posted By tradtiger
Can't get link to copy, but if you use the Google...

Can't get link to copy, but if you use the Google you can see that Israel figured out how to stop school shootings 40 years ago.
Forum: Traditional 02-15-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
Gonna 5-point this thing to death. :) ...

Gonna 5-point this thing to death. :)
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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 11,520
Posted By tradtiger
Good news in updates. Thanks. Continued prayers.

Good news in updates. Thanks. Continued prayers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,102
Posted By tradtiger
Attaway!!

Attaway!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 11,520
Posted By tradtiger
Prayers sent.

Prayers sent.
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
Got 5 pts today. Eye liked the red spot twice!...

Got 5 pts today. Eye liked the red spot twice! :)...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-14-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,620
Posted By tradtiger
Seem to have "person of interest" in custody...

Seem to have "person of interest" in custody about a mile and half away from school grounds. Fox mentioned that this person of interest was online earlier in the day visiting internet sites with...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-14-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,620
Posted By tradtiger
Fox News just quoted Fla. Sen. Bill Nelson as...

Fox News just quoted Fla. Sen. Bill Nelson as saying that "many people have been killed."
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,309
Posted By tradtiger
Also would prefer to keep hunting shots under 15...

Also would prefer to keep hunting shots under 15 yards, but did pass the test, with a 73. Challenge seems legit as a self-check , and it also can be a little diagnostic for ways to improve.

Noted...
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,309
Posted By tradtiger
Great factual information, Phillip! Particularly...

Great factual information, Phillip! Particularly valuable assessment, as well, knowing that you have taken animals with trad equipment all over the world!
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
Almost hit one...

Almost hit one today....https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180213/eeafc4e2b90994bd86f2a42b86562487.jpg

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Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
You're quick, Rick. Edited in a little info on...

You're quick, Rick. Edited in a little info on the 50 #er. :)
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Tell you what, tough as that barrel is, I would...

Tell you what, tough as that barrel is, I would think those 679-grain arrows would do fine on most game. No doubt they are slow from those bows from 20 yards, but they hit hard. I mean, they went...
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
And here's the 679-grain arrow shot from a 50#...

And here's the 679-grain arrow shot from a 50# (48#@my27"DL). Also in, but not out.
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Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Here's the same 679-grain, 29% FOC arrow, shot...

Here's the same 679-grain, 29% FOC arrow, shot from a 55# (call it 53# at my 27" drawlength) Ben Pearson recurve. In, but not out....
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
My Day 1 is 10...

My Day 1 is 10...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 7,865
Posted By tradtiger
Weather affects playing baseball a lot more than...

Weather affects playing baseball a lot more than some other sports. You need finger dexterity to grip a ball and have to throw with a bare hand; can't really wear a lot of clothes, either, and move...
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By tradtiger
Great looking bow!

Great looking bow!
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
Briar: those arrows look cold ... a couple don't...

Briar: those arrows look cold ... a couple don't have any fletchings on. :)
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
DRT: believe each day starts fresh, since he said...

DRT: believe each day starts fresh, since he said you could shoot up to 9 shots each day.

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Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
Dang, you're up early, Todd. :) Thanks for the...

Dang, you're up early, Todd. :)
Thanks for the clarifications.
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 617
Posted By tradtiger
Looks fun! Will the winner be the one who gets...

Looks fun! Will the winner be the one who gets the most hits/points -- therefore, hitting from the farthest out -- on any single day? Or some average of days' shots? Or total hits /points for the...
Forum: Traditional 02-10-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Way to go, Phillip, on your 30-yard bullseye!...

Way to go, Phillip, on your 30-yard bullseye! Missed seeing that yesterday.

Shot my 35-yarder just now, with a little all-day drizzle going on. It's a zero; Grand Total 13 points. Actually pretty...
Forum: Traditional 02-09-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
To clarify, removed paper target before shooting...

To clarify, removed paper target before shooting from 35. Then hit target block.

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Forum: Traditional 02-09-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Dang, Rick! You're deadly! Great shot from 30...

Dang, Rick! You're deadly! Great shot from 30 yards -- heck, from ANYwhere!

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Forum: Traditional 02-09-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
So I brought the portable block target to...

So I brought the portable block target to Arkansas, found an open field where nobody ran me off, shot the shot, and scored ...... ZERO. :)

Stuck on 13. Practiced a couple from 35, though; hit the...
Forum: Traditional 02-09-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Fair enough. So are you seeing more than...

Fair enough. So are you seeing more than spinning? Maybe that 3-blade hole size is a little bigger?

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Forum: Traditional 02-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
I agree, Stickbow, that the 3-blade also spun...

I agree, Stickbow, that the 3-blade also spun between entry and exit.

Rick: maybe it's my phone pic, but there seems to be a mark or distortion of the plastic immediately below the center of the ...
Forum: Traditional 02-08-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Got in from game a bit ago and looked at the new...

Got in from game a bit ago and looked at the new videos. Cool stuff.

Looking at the entry/exit views shows that the single bevels are slicing AND twisting and cracking the plastic beyond the...
Forum: Traditional 02-08-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks, Jerry. This stuff is supposed to be fun,...

Thanks, Jerry. This stuff is supposed to be fun, right? :)

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Forum: Traditional 02-08-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks for the correct details, Rick. And yes it...

Thanks for the correct details, Rick. And yes it is the Weathers bow. I'm on the road to Arkansas to watch my son's college baseball team Univ. of Neb. - Kearney (he's a pitcher). So, kinda hard to...
Forum: Traditional 02-08-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Forgot to mention that arrow actually has 400...

Forgot to mention that arrow actually has 400 grains up front, with the 100-grain brass insert that the 225-grain broadhead with 75-grain screw-in adapter are screwed into. FOC % is around 26%, as I...
Forum: Traditional 02-08-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks. Feel really good about that set up. ...

Thanks. Feel really good about that set up.

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Forum: Traditional 02-08-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Almost forgot about my old blue barrel dog house....

Almost forgot about my old blue barrel dog house. Here's what a 700-grain 31" carbon arrow, with 300 grains of Tuffhead 2-blade broadhead will do from 20 yards when shot out of a 70-lb recurve (67 or...
Forum: Traditional 02-08-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Prolly found the "void" here from 25: zilch,...

Prolly found the "void" here from 25: zilch, staying at 13.
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Forum: Traditional 02-07-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,769
Posted By tradtiger
Very neat videos, Rick! That first 640-grain...

Very neat videos, Rick!

That first 640-grain arrow was not exactly lightweight. Shows nice balance of mass and speed. I'm reminded of your arrow ballistic chart and the sweet spot of around --...
Forum: Traditional 02-07-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Plucky release wiggled it right: zero for...

Plucky release wiggled it right: zero for Wednesday. Distance/elevation was good, though. Total still: 13.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,795
Posted By tradtiger
Prayers sent.

Prayers sent.
Forum: Traditional 02-06-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Some good shootin' up in here. I fell off a bit,...

Some good shootin' up in here. I fell off a bit, with a 3 at 8 o'clock. Three-day total: 13 pts....
Forum: Traditional 02-05-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Some good shots, guys. Lot of ballgame left. :)

Some good shots, guys. Lot of ballgame left. :)
Forum: Traditional 02-05-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Here's the Monday shot. Like close shots. :)...

Here's the Monday shot. Like close shots. :)...
Forum: Traditional 02-05-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By tradtiger
Neat idea, Rick! In case one loses the cap...

Neat idea, Rick!

In case one loses the cap for the jig, a Gear Tie can work fine as a compression ring....
Forum: Traditional 02-04-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Good shot, Junkers! I snuck mine in at 6...

Good shot, Junkers!

I snuck mine in at 6 o'clock for a 5, but I'll take it....
Forum: Traditional 02-04-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Rick: I think your truck would be safe from...

Rick: I think your truck would be safe from pretty much any range with about a 12-inch-by-12-inch backstop. :)
Forum: Traditional 02-04-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
Few months back I got a plastic school compass at...

Few months back I got a plastic school compass at HEB for around $2. Kind of flexxy, but it works. :)
Forum: Traditional 02-04-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,387
Posted By tradtiger
DRT: Since this is a Buff inspired challenge on...

DRT: Since this is a Buff inspired challenge on maxing out effective range, do we have to place target butt in front of our truck???? :eek:
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