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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 771
Posted By KenWood
I just bought a rhino 500. I need a big blind...

I just bought a rhino 500. I need a big blind because I only hunt with trad equipment. This one is 90”x 90” and 80” tall. 150 bucks at eders.com. Seems to be well built for the money. It also has a...
Forum: Traditional 08-19-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats Jeff!

Congrats Jeff!
Forum: Traditional 07-30-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By KenWood
I get tennis elbow bad in my bow arm. I fixed how...

I get tennis elbow bad in my bow arm. I fixed how I was gripping the bow and it went away finally. Look at your string hand on video. Tennis elbow is all about what’s going on with your wrist. If...
Forum: Traditional 07-16-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats everyone!

Congrats everyone!
Forum: Traditional 06-27-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,047
Posted By KenWood
I like Douglas fir. Your bow will want a lighter...

I like Douglas fir. Your bow will want a lighter spined 11/32 shaft than the 5/16”. The fatter the arrow, the further you are from center. Like mentioned, some heavier spines won’t be available in...
Forum: Traditional 06-20-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By KenWood
Ronnie, get yourself an Osage stave. It’s...

Ronnie, get yourself an Osage stave. It’s expensive but if you think about it, that’s pretty cheap for a bow. PM me for advice. Go slow. Osage is pretty forgiving. I have some old billets I’ll give...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,311
Posted By KenWood
I used to be a hardcore tournament fisherman. Now...

I used to be a hardcore tournament fisherman. Now they get released to the grease!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,311
Posted By KenWood
Guess after all these years and years of bass...

Guess after all these years and years of bass fishing I still don’t how to fish. Every now and then I hook one in the throat. Rest was informative but you can’t always stop the fish from choking it....
Forum: Traditional 06-03-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Good job Jeff!! Congrats!

Good job Jeff!! Congrats!
Forum: Traditional 05-31-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats guys!!

Congrats guys!!
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,628
Posted By KenWood
Depends on what fits you. A Bear would work out...

Depends on what fits you. A Bear would work out perfectly in your price range. A grizzly would probably be the only ones you could get new. They are 400. The Kodiaks run about 850 new. Used bows are...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,411
Posted By KenWood
Also like to add. You will definitely want to...

Also like to add. You will definitely want to back that thing with some rawhide before you ever bend it. I see lots of knots and it ain’t Osage. Never heard of using yaupon but it drys really light...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,411
Posted By KenWood
I’d let it dry. Green wood takes set badly. Also...

I’d let it dry. Green wood takes set badly. Also would pay to clamp it straight to a board as many clamps as you can get on it. Not sure about yaupon but it would also pay to take it inside to dry....
Forum: Traditional 05-02-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By KenWood
Ronnie, don’t worry about that compound. I...

Ronnie, don’t worry about that compound. I wouldn’t even be concerned with my 50# recurve. In fact, I’d love to try one that big with it.
Forum: Traditional 04-25-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,411
Posted By KenWood
Can’t tell if it’s hickory or red oak. Either...

Can’t tell if it’s hickory or red oak. Either way, great job Ronnie! Any white or red wood will accept most all finishes. Tru oil is great. Let it dry and use 0000 steel wool to smooth between coats....
Forum: Traditional 04-18-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats to all you guys!

Congrats to all you guys!
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,859
Posted By KenWood
Great course, great people, bad shooting on my...

Great course, great people, bad shooting on my part!! I still had fun though. Good meeting and shooting with you Bob. The # 25 ram can KMA too!!
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats on the second Jeff!!

Congrats on the second Jeff!!
Forum: Traditional 04-09-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats SR!

Congrats SR!
Forum: Traditional 04-04-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,853
Posted By KenWood
I don’t know too much. I did see people camping...

I don’t know too much. I did see people camping on site last year. Call David Sykes. 817-332-1219.
Forum: Traditional 04-02-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats Jeff!!

Congrats Jeff!!
Forum: Traditional 03-31-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Number two 951942

Number two
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Forum: Traditional 03-31-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
951898 First hunt on a windy day. Didnít think...

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First hunt on a windy day. Didnít think Iíd see anything!
Forum: Traditional 03-30-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 788
Posted By KenWood
My recurve and longbow are, though untested,...

My recurve and longbow are, though untested, about the same. Just my longbow makes a longbow thump. My recurve makes a recurve twang. Same arrows for both. I do have to run larger string silencers...
Forum: Traditional 03-27-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,853
Posted By KenWood
Awesome shoot. Love the format! There’s some...

Awesome shoot. Love the format! There’s some tough targets but it is the championship. My first year was last year and I’ll make it every year after that!

You start day one group by lottery and...
Forum: Traditional 03-24-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,155
Posted By KenWood
The few you do shoot, make em count. That’s the...

The few you do shoot, make em count. That’s the way I do it when my elbow hurts too bad to shoot much. I just go out and stare at the target raising and lowering my bow. When it feels just right, let...
Forum: Traditional 03-20-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By KenWood
A poorly tuned arrow will shoot as consistently...

A poorly tuned arrow will shoot as consistently as you can. With a field point. If they are way out, broadheads will fly like crap! Also tuned arrows more forgiving of release and form flaws. Energy...
Forum: Traditional 03-19-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By KenWood
Just bare in mind that the extra weight on the...

Just bare in mind that the extra weight on the rear of the arrow will stiffen the dynamic spine. Iíd suggest tuning with that extra weight on the back.
Forum: Traditional 03-15-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,869
Posted By KenWood
Prayers up, sir!!

Prayers up, sir!!
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Dang nice Bisch!!

Dang nice Bisch!!
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats guys! Hope to be joining y’all pretty...

Congrats guys! Hope to be joining y’all pretty quick here!
Forum: Traditional 03-06-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By KenWood
During deer season I shoot 12-15 yards. 3D season...

During deer season I shoot 12-15 yards. 3D season is 10-30.
Forum: Traditional 03-05-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By KenWood
Weather and work permitting. I’ll be there....

Weather and work permitting. I’ll be there. Normally I don’t go that far east but the turn out we’ve had, I’m trying to make every one I can.
Forum: Traditional 02-24-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By KenWood
Great job guys! That was a really good course!...

Great job guys! That was a really good course! Loved it!
Forum: Traditional 02-21-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats everyone!

Congrats everyone!
Forum: Traditional 02-21-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By KenWood
I’d venture to say your right. They are wrong. I...

I’d venture to say your right. They are wrong. I shoot 400 at full length,52#, 29.5” draw. With 215 grains up front. That’s out of a recurve that with the side plate is just a hair from center. A...
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By KenWood
We enjoyed having you along Mike. Hopefully you...

We enjoyed having you along Mike. Hopefully you are same guy. Itís tough to tell from your avatar. Youíre a really good shot. You should make more of these!
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,058
Posted By KenWood
If any of you guys are passing through llano I...

If any of you guys are passing through llano I will donate the fire wood. It’s all mesquite. Let me know.
Forum: Traditional 02-11-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By KenWood
Had to chase pretty deep because of that!! That...

Had to chase pretty deep because of that!! That sucker cut a few rings in half!!
Forum: Traditional 02-07-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By KenWood
Instinctively you will eventually adjust. I have...

Instinctively you will eventually adjust. I have to adjust between bows at shoots. Your brain will end up adjusting on its own. If not, shoot a heavier arrow.
Forum: Traditional 01-28-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,306
Posted By KenWood
943976 They have regular longbow and recurve...

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They have regular longbow and recurve classes as well.
Forum: Traditional 01-28-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By KenWood
Thanks guys. I’m really loving the way this bow...

Thanks guys. I’m really loving the way this bow shoots. I’m definitely gonna go kill something with it soon.
Forum: Traditional 01-27-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By KenWood
Got my composite finished!

Ipe/bamboo. Handle is Ipe and Osage. 47@28Ē- 50@29.5Ē 66Ēntn. Exactly what I wanted. Shoots like a glass bow!! Now if she holds together, I can shoot 6 classes on two day TBOT shoots!
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Forum: Traditional 01-27-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By KenWood
Arrow overspined is the likely culprit. If it’s...

Arrow overspined is the likely culprit. If it’s only little left, you may get away with raising your brace height a tad. If you started out good but have been creeping left, brace is definitely the...
Forum: Traditional 01-22-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By KenWood
My bear grizzly had the actual weight @ 28”...

My bear grizzly had the actual weight @ 28” written underneath the strike plate. A 45 pound bear bow bow will be between 43-47 pounds at 28”. That’s a pretty good sized range. Make sure to get a b50...
Forum: Traditional 01-21-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats all you guys!!

Congrats all you guys!!
Forum: Traditional 01-18-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By KenWood
I’m working Saturday. Is it Sunday or both days?

I’m working Saturday. Is it Sunday or both days?
Forum: Traditional 01-11-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,345
Posted By KenWood
Nice one Robert.

Nice one Robert.
Forum: Traditional 01-11-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By KenWood
Very good choice on the trad classics. That is...

Very good choice on the trad classics. That is what I shoot and have shot for a few years. I really like the weight and the slimmer shaft.
Forum: Traditional 01-06-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,315
Posted By KenWood
Congrats all you guys!!

Congrats all you guys!!
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