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Forum: Traditional Today, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By RickBarbee
Should have used the recurve. :D 3 shot...

Should have used the recurve. :D

3 shot total - 7 & 3/16"

Rick
Forum: Traditional Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By RickBarbee
I shoot them, and I love them. I'm shooting...

I shoot them, and I love them.

I'm shooting the Widowmaker Smash .300's (Out of Australia).

I smashed this squirrel against a tree with one tipped with a VPA SGT earlier today.

16 yards,...
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks guys. The angle of the arrow on...

Thanks guys.

The angle of the arrow on today's (#2) shot made it hard to keep the tape measure from sliding up the shaft, but I'm gonna call it good for 1"

Rick
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By RickBarbee
I spent the better part of 3 hours just shooting...

I spent the better part of 3 hours just shooting here in the yard with my grandsons last evening.

Playing "pick a spot" games, shooting balloons, and other stuff.

It's things like this that...
Forum: Traditional 06-18-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By RickBarbee
I'll be shooting from 1 - 3 as listed on the...

I'll be shooting from 1 - 3 as listed on the target in a clockwise order.

Shot #1 - 13 yards quartering - 3/16"

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-18-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
If all you are doing is stropping the back/flat...

If all you are doing is stropping the back/flat side, then all you are doing is removing the bur, and you are supposed to do that. If so, they are still single bevel.

If however you are removing...
Forum: Traditional 06-15-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 491
Posted By RickBarbee
I didn't pay attention to the draw part. That's...

I didn't pay attention to the draw part.
That's a picture i found on the net.
Sorry.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-15-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 491
Posted By RickBarbee
Got this new longbow yesterday, and set it up. ...

Got this new longbow yesterday, and set it up.

Fairbow Rebel Pale Rider.
68" and somewhere around 68# at my draw.

Still have a bit of tuning to do,
but for up close speed shooting it's a...
Forum: Traditional 06-09-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By RickBarbee
And there ya go. :) Old Fred Bear had it...

And there ya go. :)

Old Fred Bear had it right a long time ago. Get them arrows from 9 to 10 gpp, or anywhere in between.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-06-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By RickBarbee
He handles the heavies pretty darn good. :) ...

He handles the heavies pretty darn good. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-06-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By RickBarbee
Never thought it was. ;)b Rick

Never thought it was. ;)b

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By RickBarbee
That's a heck of a good shot Ellis. Rick

That's a heck of a good shot Ellis.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By RickBarbee
I just read the lay out again. For some...

I just read the lay out again.

For some reason I thought it was 5 yards instead of 3.
That'll change the angle a lot I bet.

I'll do it again sometime later. (maybe this evening)
Right now...
Forum: Traditional 06-04-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By RickBarbee
I don't think so. Looking at the picture I...

I don't think so.

Looking at the picture I can see more angle than there is on the 5 warm up shots, but the camera angle makes it hard to tell how much.

I'm gonna guess from memory, and say it...
Forum: Traditional 06-04-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By RickBarbee
Straight low: 1-1/4" edge to edge. ...

Straight low:

1-1/4" edge to edge.

1-45/64" edge to center.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-04-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By RickBarbee
So we get to take 5 warm up shots? I'm all...

So we get to take 5 warm up shots?

I'm all over that. ;)b

Well, when it stops raining I'm all over it. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-03-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 837
Posted By RickBarbee
WTG Corey !!! Congrats !!! Rick

WTG Corey !!!

Congrats !!!

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By RickBarbee
Fletching Glue Tip

DAP Rapid Fuse

Works on "EVERYTHING", is fast, and don't leave any of the chalky residue.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By RickBarbee
Since these shots had to be taken only one per...

Since these shots had to be taken only one per day, there's no way anyone is going to knock Gary (DRT) off his pedistal. :D

Call us a good one BroGary. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-30-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,188
Posted By RickBarbee
I wish I could make this one. :( Rick

I wish I could make this one. :(

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-30-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By RickBarbee
Redemption. :) I shot for the "10" on every...

Redemption. :)

I shot for the "10" on every shot.
I may not have got it, but I'm happy with my group around it.

Finished the string with a +5.
I'll take it.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-29-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By RickBarbee
That's a great shot Gary ! :) Rick

That's a great shot Gary ! :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-29-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By RickBarbee
This thing is wide open for anyone who wants to...

This thing is wide open for anyone who wants to play it safe, and shoot for the middle. :)

Getter done!

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-29-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By RickBarbee
No guts, no glory. ;)b Back to zero. :D ...

No guts, no glory. ;)b

Back to zero. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By RickBarbee
Living dangerously. :eek: :D Close, but no...

Living dangerously. :eek: :D
Close, but no cigar. :rolleyes:

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By RickBarbee
Sounds to me like it is a positive 1/2" (outside...

Sounds to me like it is a positive 1/2" (outside of center 1/2")

Go to the following link.
It has some pretty good measuring instructions for determining the center cut of a bow.
...
Forum: Traditional 05-27-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By RickBarbee
I guess I chose myself to make the call. Rick

I guess I chose myself to make the call.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-27-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By RickBarbee
TFSC Week 22

This weeks shot will be similar to last week, but with a tilt to it.

Print this image for your target.

Shoot 3 shots.
Only one shot per day, and spread them out over any 3 days during the...
Forum: Traditional 05-26-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By RickBarbee
Why? You obviously have a smartphone. ...

Why?

You obviously have a smartphone.
That's what I do all my video with.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-26-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By RickBarbee
I've done that with NAP 2 blade spitfire...

I've done that with NAP 2 blade spitfire mechanicals, but that isn't what this is about.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-26-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By RickBarbee
No entries yet. Anyone gonna do this? ...

No entries yet.

Anyone gonna do this?

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
Awesome !!!, but that's a spear head at 8". ;)b...

Awesome !!!, but that's a spear head at 8". ;)b :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
I'm not trying to persuade anyone to switch to a...

I'm not trying to persuade anyone to switch to a different broadhead.
I'm only trying to dispel the "myth" some few believe, that you can't get a single bevel broadhead as sharp as a double bevel....
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
;)b In case you didn't notice - That single...

;)b

In case you didn't notice - That single bevel broadhead isn't long enough to do that. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks guys. I used my 20 yard crawl, and just...

Thanks guys. I used my 20 yard crawl, and just held a touch high.
Almost held it to high.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. :) The last thing I'll do is let...

Thanks. :)

The last thing I'll do is let anyone get me down.
They won't get me to give in either. :D

All I can do is lay out there. :)

Rick

P.S.
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
OK, I LOLed at this, because - if you can't...

OK, I LOLed at this, because - if you can't understand it in the video, then there's no way to make you understand it, "other than" telling you to go try it.

I went out of my way to try to...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
All I have to say to that is - Try it. You might...

All I have to say to that is - Try it. You might then understand it.

Some folks will try to dispute just about anything, especially when they have a hard time understanding the things they are...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
I did do the video showing how sharp the single...

I did do the video showing how sharp the single bevel can be. The rotation was an unintended second attraction.

The "Reason" I did the video is I hear a lot of folks saying, that you can't get a...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
Here's another video showing free (non...

Here's another video showing free (non restricted) rotation of the blade.

GJW-3eHgr2s

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By RickBarbee
Color me done for 11 points. Rick

Color me done for 11 points.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
Naa. You can lead a horse to water, but you can't...

Naa. You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. :D



^^^ THIS^^^ :)

If you've ever tried to slice a mushy grape, especially thin slice it, then you know what it takes to get...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By RickBarbee
Finger Pinch Spacer For Shooting Glove

I was recently talking to a friend of mine (Chuck Use) about finger pinch on the arrow when using a glove to shoot split finger.

He don't like using a tab, and was asking if there was a way to...
Forum: Traditional 05-22-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By RickBarbee
Plucked it. :( Rick

Plucked it. :(

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,313
Posted By RickBarbee
Here's to a quick, and full recovery. Rick

Here's to a quick, and full recovery.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By RickBarbee
The Doc has been in very poor health for a long...

The Doc has been in very poor health for a long time now.
He only lives about 15 miles from my best friend, and he hunts on my friends ranch when he's able, so I get updated on him quite often.
...
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
I've done penetration tests with them against...

I've done penetration tests with them against several other type heads, both double, and single bevel of the same weight, and on the same arrow.

They actually penetrated better than all.

They...
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
David, the broadhead was cutting the grape as...

David, the broadhead was cutting the grape as easily as the knife. The problem was I could not stop the rotation to keep a thin slice.

So, in the end, it you are looking for a straight cut (no...
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,011
Posted By RickBarbee
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By RickBarbee
Day 1, Shot 1 of 3 Rick

Day 1, Shot 1 of 3

Rick
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