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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By RickBarbee
Seems like. Don't seem to be much interest...

Seems like.

Don't seem to be much interest in this for a while now.

Slackers ! :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By RickBarbee
Already reported as spam.

Already reported as spam.
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By RickBarbee
It's outside my field of expertise, but I have...

It's outside my field of expertise, but I have looked into it.

Currently the smallest (reliable) gps tracking device is about the size of a 50 cent piece. No way to use that on an arrow, that I...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 378
Posted By RickBarbee
Bump

Bump
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By RickBarbee
Keep a finger on the arrow, and/or use one of...

Keep a finger on the arrow, and/or use one of these.
https://www.3riversarchery.com/kwik-loc-arrow-holder.html
Something else I love. :)



They are expensive, but if they save arrows from tail...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By RickBarbee
The adapters weigh 8.5 gr, and the nocks weigh...

The adapters weigh 8.5 gr, and the nocks weigh 4.5 gr for a 13 gr total.

The nocks I was using weigh 8 gr, but I can tell no difference in tune/arrow flight at 20 yards between them, and the 13...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By RickBarbee
They grip the string (lightly), come off with a...

They grip the string (lightly), come off with a light tap, and all fit exactly the same.

Technically speaking - that's how you want them to fit.
You'll have an easier time tuning, you'll get...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By RickBarbee
The purpose of the "Pin Nocks" (mainly the...

The purpose of the "Pin Nocks" (mainly the adapters) is to help eliminate damage to the arrow from tail end hits from other arrows.

The Nocks themselves (Carbon Tech McKinney) pin nocks, just have...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By RickBarbee
Pin Nocks ( I Love Em )

The adapters work great, but what I am most impressed with are these McKinney pin nocks.

These nocks fit, and transitions on/off the string better than any nock I have ever used.

I love them.
...
Forum: Traditional 04-18-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By RickBarbee
There are only two kinds of form. Good, and Bad. ...

There are only two kinds of form. Good, and Bad.

Good form - is anything that is repeatable, consistent, and that you are accurate with.

Bad form - is - well it's just the opposite of good...
Forum: Traditional 04-17-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By RickBarbee
My current 3 under design is oval shape in order...

My current 3 under design is oval shape in order to work either hand.
Attached picture is of the DA3US (Death Adder 3 Under Signature).

This new design is shaped like the split finger tabs, and...
Forum: Traditional 04-17-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By RickBarbee
Built me a new style tab

A prototype tab I'm working on.

The DA3UT (Death Adder 3 Under Traditional).

It's the same shape as my split finger tabs, but without the arrow notch.

I'm using this one, and really like it....
Forum: Traditional 04-17-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 95,046
Posted By RickBarbee
I switch back & forth from 3under to SplitFinger...

I switch back & forth from 3under to SplitFinger occasionally, and I don't have to do anything special (as in change the tune of my setup) to do it.

Here's a tip :
Always load the finger just...
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 378
Posted By RickBarbee
Not know when I'll get to shoot, I got day 1 out...

Not know when I'll get to shoot, I got day 1 out of the way today.

I had to flip mine around to get 14 yards at that angle.
Hope that's ok.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 378
Posted By RickBarbee
Heh Heh - "Grownup Arrows with Grownup...

Heh Heh - "Grownup Arrows with Grownup Broadheads"

I like his attitude. ;)b :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
And the Tiger gets the nod. Where are you...

And the Tiger gets the nod.

Where are you tradtiger? :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-14-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
If someone don't beat a "4" by midnight, looks...

If someone don't beat a "4" by midnight, looks like Ellis has got it.

If they don't, call us a good one tradtiger. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-14-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By RickBarbee
Good luck, and heal quickly. Keeping moving,...

Good luck, and heal quickly.

Keeping moving, and good therapy are the key to success.

Counting one what they called a "forced manipulation", I've had 10 knee surgeries total.
6 scopes, and 3...
Forum: Traditional 04-13-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
I don't know what type printer you are using, but...

I don't know what type printer you are using, but if you select 8.5 X 11 (borderless photo) in the printer setting, it should print full page.

Get it printed, and shoot it again. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 869
Posted By RickBarbee
I eventually trended to that as well, but I made...

I eventually trended to that as well, but I made my own adapters out of pieces of aluminum shaft, and the inserts for them.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 869
Posted By RickBarbee
It really all depends on how much money you are...

It really all depends on how much money you are willing to part with.

Zwickey, Grizzley, Zephyr, Ace, and several I know of that aren't coming to mind right now are all very good less expensive...
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By RickBarbee
(Preface - This is assuming you have a good...

(Preface - This is assuming you have a good tune/flying arrow to begin with, and are happy with it, except the weight.)

The weight tubes come in 3, 5, & 8 gpi.

I highly recommend using a tube...
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By RickBarbee
What is your current FOC, and how much weight do...

What is your current FOC, and how much weight do you want to add?

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-11-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. :) I wish I could have got my hands...

Thanks. :)

I wish I could have got my hands on them before they needed some overhauling, but I salvaged them back to very good condition. Not pristine, but good.

Would have been awesome if I...
Forum: Traditional 04-11-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
More folks need to shoot this. :) Rick

More folks need to shoot this. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
I agree. Except, I was the one who coined...

I agree.

Except, I was the one who coined the term "GapStinctive" many moons ago (around 1999/2000), and I coined it specifically to describe "split vision shooting".

It was in a topic much...
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
Shooting multiple arrows at a spot that small,...

Shooting multiple arrows at a spot that small, especially from that distance almost makes me have a nervous breakdown. lol :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
Yep. You get used to what things are supposed to...

Yep. You get used to what things are supposed to look like at different distances in your "sight picture", and you learn to place the object you are shooting at in the appropriate spot in that...
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
That's some darn good shooting Ellis. :) Rick

That's some darn good shooting Ellis. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By RickBarbee
Heads Up (for trade in classifieds)

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13305462#post13305462

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-09-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
I only close that left eye when hard aiming, and...

I only close that left eye when hard aiming, and then only close it right before the moment I drop the string.

When shooting instinctive, like when shooting at moving things in the dark, I shoot...
Forum: Traditional 04-09-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
I too am left eye dominant, yet hopelessly right...

I too am left eye dominant, yet hopelessly right handed, so I shoot right handed.

I shoot my bow exactly as you described.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-09-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By RickBarbee
I love it, and wish the Abilene club still had...

I love it, and wish the Abilene club still had their field range. It was a nice one, and NFAA/TFAA certified at one time.

Then again, I just love to shoot. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-09-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
There are indeed several methods to achieve the...

There are indeed several methods to achieve the goal, that work.

And, "none" of those methods are complicated. You just have to find the method you most closely relate to, and run with it.

Me,...
Forum: Traditional 04-08-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
That is correct. :) Rick

That is correct. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
In case you didn't notice. I tried to make this...

In case you didn't notice.
I tried to make this real close to the size of the real thing.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-08-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By RickBarbee
Traditional FSC Week 15

This image is scaled to 8.5" X 11", and is printable.
If you want to line draw it that's ok, but get it as close to this as possible.

Shots to be taken from 10 yards for the adults, and 7 yards...
Forum: Traditional 04-08-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
I think "anyone" who is "really good" at...

I think "anyone" who is "really good" at "anything", including "instinctive shooting" knows exactly what they did/do to make a change/adjustment, and they know how they got to where they are in their...
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
You just described "split vision shooting", or as...

You just described "split vision shooting", or as I like to call it "Gapstinctive".

Great method. Howard Hill liked it. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
Phillip - by mechanical methodical I meant - you...

Phillip - by mechanical methodical I meant - you were consciously making adjustments to hit where you wanted to, and through repetition of that it stuck as an automatic reflex.

You had to think...
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
Naa, and I did. :D Rick

Naa, and I did. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
I'll throw a little of my thinking on the matter...

I'll throw a little of my thinking on the matter in here. Just a little. :)

I think we all do pretty much the same thing, and we all "see" the same things. The difference is only in how...
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By RickBarbee
In Texas, having "timber rattler", or "eastern...

In Texas, having "timber rattler", or "eastern diamondback" skins in any form other than fake can cause you some serious trouble.

It does not matter how you got them, who you got them from, or in...
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
Cold, and even had a little freezing drizzle....

Cold, and even had a little freezing drizzle. Wouldn't ya know it. First chance I've had to go after a gobbler, and this weather has them shut down hard.
Went out this morning, and even saw several...
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By RickBarbee
Instinctive Shooting

This is not to create argument.
It is to hopefully help folks to better understand "instinctive shooting".

Preface:

You're an instinctive shooter. You don't see the arrow.
All you see is your...
Forum: Traditional 04-07-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By RickBarbee
Yeah, I was trying to get an angle with less...

Yeah, I was trying to get an angle with less glare.
Pretty cool camo. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-06-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By RickBarbee
The pictures don't do them justice. Not even...

The pictures don't do them justice. Not even close.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-06-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By RickBarbee
Got My Timber Rattler Prints From Onestringer

Got my Limbsation Timber Rattler snake skin prints in from Onestringer today. I like em. :)

They come with a very satin finish, but I put one coat of clear poly on them. All I had was gloss. I'll...
Forum: Traditional 04-02-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By RickBarbee
**** Yankees got a control on everything. ...

**** Yankees got a control on everything.

Sent from my SM-J710MN using Tapatalk[/QUOTE]

Texans too Bro.

Timber Rattlers, and Eastern Diamondbacks are protected here in TX.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-01-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. :) Can I buy another mulligan. :D ...

Thanks. :)

Can I buy another mulligan. :D

Rick
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