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Forum: Traditional 08-15-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 576
Posted By RickBarbee
The NAP Flipper rests in either the Flipper II...

The NAP Flipper rests in either the Flipper II stick ons, or the Center Flipper are the best I've ever used.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-12-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
The draw thing can really bust up your group, and...

The draw thing can really bust up your group, and ruin your collective plans.
I'm not interested in that at all.

A little farther drive to get to a better location is no big deal to me.
In the...
Forum: Traditional 08-10-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
I have never gone to the trouble to put in for...

I have never gone to the trouble to put in for draws on any hunts. Doubt I will start now.

I'll just find decent OTC places, and run with them as best I can.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-08-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
I love to hunt, but spending a months (or more)...

I love to hunt, but spending a months (or more) worth of income for a week of hunting has never made a lot of sense to me. Oh, I've done it, but money was real good at the time, and even then I...
Forum: Traditional 08-06-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
Well BroPeanut, I would dearly love to share camp...

Well BroPeanut, I would dearly love to share camp with ya.
Let's make this happen.

Like I said, it'll be 2020 before I'm able, but I'll be rarin & ready to go by that time.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
Ellis, every time I've been it has been with guys...

Ellis, every time I've been it has been with guys way younger than me, and they wanted to run the rims as hard as they could go.

Every time I let the young guys run their marathons without me.
I...
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
Ellis, I have no plans other than I am going to...

Ellis, I have no plans other than I am going to start going again as soon as my early retirement comes through. That means I'm looking to go again for the first time come 2020, and will go alone if...
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
I thought that too for quite a long while, but...

I thought that too for quite a long while, but have come to realize I can do quite a lot, and go quite a ways if allowed to go at it at my own pace.

The only thing really keeping me from it is...
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By RickBarbee
I'm curious too. A deep core longbow is a...

I'm curious too.

A deep core longbow is a tough feller to twist.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
Yes, yes we are, but we still like to get...

Yes, yes we are, but we still like to get together every great once in a while for a good spit & whittle session. :)



Most likely.
Between that & all the hot air we could probably stay real...
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By RickBarbee
I only use a glove in cold (very cold) weather....

I only use a glove in cold (very cold) weather. Even then I use a mit, that opens up to expose my bare hand for holding the bow when I need to.

I personally don't like my hand to "grip" the bow.
...
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
There may be applications for such. :D

There may be applications for such. :D
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
Not to mention, you're never behaved. 🤣 🤣 :)

Not to mention, you're never behaved. 🤣 🤣 :)
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By RickBarbee
Old Farts Elk Hunting

I have one more year before I'll be able to draw early SS retirement, and I intend to do it.

After that, I'll be able to, and fully intend to start elk hunting again (probably Colorado, but not...
Forum: Traditional 08-04-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 669
Posted By RickBarbee
Just dawned on me, that little hole might look...

Just dawned on me, that little hole might look suspicious to some folks.

I never gave it any thought, until I was looking at the pictures after posting them. :o

It was made by the nock end of...
Forum: Traditional 08-04-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 669
Posted By RickBarbee
Round 1: 5 shots / 1 hit on #4 Round 2: 4...

Round 1: 5 shots / 1 hit on #4

Round 2: 4 shots / no hits

Round 3: 4 shots / 3 hits on #'s 1, 2, and 3

Round 4: 1 shot / no hit

Round 5: 1 shot / 1 hit on #5
Forum: Traditional 08-04-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 669
Posted By RickBarbee
The points of the diamonds should be one inch...

The points of the diamonds should be one inch from the intersection.

That makes a 2" square/diamond.

Bisch, you're good to go. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-03-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,570
Posted By RickBarbee
Closed due to lack of interest.

Closed due to lack of interest.
Forum: Traditional 08-03-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 669
Posted By RickBarbee
I might giver a go, but I really would like to...

I might giver a go, but I really would like to see Bisch call a shot,
so if I were to beat him I wouldn't post it, and he'd still be stuck. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-02-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 669
Posted By RickBarbee
LOL, when I saw you shot it, I knew then, that...

LOL, when I saw you shot it, I knew then, that you either had figured out, or would figure out a way to try & keep you from having to make the next call. :D

Cody, if he wins, don't let him off the...
Forum: Traditional 07-27-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,291
Posted By RickBarbee
That's purdy good. ;)b Now go kill somethin....

That's purdy good. ;)b

Now go kill somethin. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-25-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks Arvin. I was glad to know he was going...

Thanks Arvin.
I was glad to know he was going to go to MoJam.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-25-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By RickBarbee
Glad you had a good time, and congrats. Did...

Glad you had a good time, and congrats.

Did you see Steve Gardner while you were there?
If so, how was he doing?

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-23-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By RickBarbee
I was a little shaky on the first shot. To much...

I was a little shaky on the first shot.
To much coffee this morning I guess.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-23-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. The riser is a JC Optimus 21" ILF. ...

Thanks.

The riser is a JC Optimus 21" ILF.

The limbs are Bigfoot brand / Sasquatch SS Static ILF model in mediums.

Makes a 64" bow, and if memory serves it's 67# at my draw.

Shoots...
Forum: Traditional 07-23-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By RickBarbee
Happy birthday Ellis! X 3 Rick

Happy birthday Ellis!

X 3

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-22-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By RickBarbee
I've been busier than a one legged man in a mud...

I've been busier than a one legged man in a mud hole.

Looks like Ellis has the call for this week.
Forum: Traditional 07-20-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
No. I meant my original tune was probably...

No. I meant my original tune was probably compensating for something the bow was doing, and the bow is no longer doing it, so some slight retune is needed.

(Maybe)

I won't start moving things...
Forum: Traditional 07-20-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By RickBarbee
^^This would be your best run at it^^ But,...

^^This would be your best run at it^^

But, I'm pretty sure Dryad maintains standard measurements for their ILF.

Within the realm of standard ILF, to get to 62" it'll take a minimum of a 15"...
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks, but it's not an original idea. I...

Thanks, but it's not an original idea.

I wish. :)
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. I would imagine the quiver was...

Thanks.

I would imagine the quiver was causing some unnoticed shot torque, that I tuned to.

Now the torque is gone, so I don't need the tune to bypass it.

Even then, I'm not really sure,...
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
As you may have noticed - I love keeping folks on...

As you may have noticed - I love keeping folks on their toes. :D

As their rule are written, there is nothing to keep someone from using a stabilizer, and still be "well within" those rules.

An...
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
Got the weight nailed down, and did some...

Got the weight nailed down, and did some shooting.

My Gaps, and Sting walking for distances all remained the same.
My arrows are now shooting weak about 2" at 20 yards, and 12" at 40 yards.

I...
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
As far as the written rule of TBoT are concerned:...

As far as the written rule of TBoT are concerned:

It is bolted to the bow, and does not move once so. Compliance

The bow is all one solid piece once put together. Compliance

It has no...
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
No, but it would probably be a pretty good visual...

No, but it would probably be a pretty good visual mapping for a 150 yard shot. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By RickBarbee
Bow Quiver Counter Balance

Lately I have been tinkering around with counter balancing my bow quiver.

It dawned on me, that I better check the rules of the different competition venues I might shoot in before I showed up at...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
Derail? Any time you post about something new,...

Derail?
Any time you post about something new, and expect folks who are involved (or want to be involved) to not give an opinion on it, then you're living in a fantasy world.

You need to read it...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
Well, I don't know how else to put it. If...

Well, I don't know how else to put it.

If you want to call someone a cheater, even though they aren't using any different equipment than you, and (string walking aside) even though they are...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
There again - an unenforceable "opinion" of a...

There again - an unenforceable "opinion" of a rule, is just that, an opinion.

What about fancy belly overlays?
A very convincing argument could be made, that they are intentionally placed there...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
The operative words there are "No Marks". ...

The operative words there are "No Marks".

Does that mean a natural grain line of the wood on the belly side of the bow, etc is illegal?

If so, and you want to construe it to mean natural...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
Brother, I would not even begin to enter into a...

Brother, I would not even begin to enter into a debate without knowing my material.

The ASA rule specifically states "No Marks", and means you can't add any marks to the riser in which to use as...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
With that attitude, you might as well come...

With that attitude, you might as well come straight out & say gap shooting is illegal also, and if you even think about looking at your arrow you're disqualified, even though there's not a human on...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
Jerome, just some food for thought. Do you...

Jerome, just some food for thought.

Do you know what riser mapping is?

It is almost exactly like having a fixed pin for different distance's.

You use spots you learn to recognize on your...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
LOL Gary, of course I do. Still, it makes a...

LOL Gary, of course I do.

Still, it makes a good point for those who want to pay attention to it.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
Rick

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
Let me give a scenario, and ask a question. ...

Let me give a scenario, and ask a question.

Scenario:
You and I are twin brothers, from a poor family.
You and I love archery and bowhunting.
We/Our Family can only afford one bow, and set of...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
I didn't mean I was at the ASA meeting where the...

I didn't mean I was at the ASA meeting where the rule was adopted.

I meant I was around (long ago), and witnessed it when folks started throwing a fit over, and making arbitrary rules over non...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
What "Way to many" folks seem to have forgotten...

What "Way to many" folks seem to have forgotten is - 3D competition was intended to make us better shots for hunting.

I took/take that intent to heart, and compete with exactly what I hunt with,...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
Maybe you wouldn't, but I used the word...

Maybe you wouldn't, but I used the word intentionally.

ar·bi·trar·y
ˈärbəˌtrerē/
adjective
adjective: arbitrary

based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.
...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,651
Posted By RickBarbee
If you think the barebow class will be even...

If you think the barebow class will be even "remotely similar" in equipment "by most" to the equipment I use to hunt with, then you really need to look it all over again real good.

I compete...
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