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Forum: Traditional 03-27-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,223
Posted By stone386
A samick sage is a 62” bow. They are great for...

A samick sage is a 62” bow. They are great for starting out. I have lots of bows but i still shoot my samick 64” journey regularly. I like the journey better at my 29” draw, but the 64” journey is...
Forum: Traditional 03-20-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By stone386
I get it when I shoot too much. My approach is...

I get it when I shoot too much. My approach is rest, extreme low poundage or shooting with the weaker side. It sucks but it gets better with patience.
Forum: Traditional 10-27-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By stone386
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Samick-Sage-recurve-bow-6...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Samick-Sage-recurve-bow-62-35-draw-Good-Beginner-Bow-Used/292304205167?epid=83477825&hash=item440eb0356f:g:BfAAAOSwiBJZ7hj8
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,260
Posted By stone386
A zebra is no more a horse than a wildebeest is a...

A zebra is no more a horse than a wildebeest is a cow or a turkey a chicken...not my opinion.
Forum: Traditional 07-14-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By stone386
I was there a couple of months ago. They are...

I was there a couple of months ago. They are focused on target archery. It's a special place now. What are you hoping to find? Give them a call.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,057
Posted By stone386
I thought it was great! I read the book and it...

I thought it was great! I read the book and it followed the book very closely. I still like the old one but I thought the new one was better in many ways.
Forum: Traditional 06-16-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By stone386
How many targets?

How many targets?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,708
Posted By stone386
Brooks - Adrenaline GTS I've been running in...

Brooks - Adrenaline GTS
I've been running in these for years at least one new pair a year. before that, Nike.
My brother and sister both used to work for Fleet Feet in Houston. They convinced me to...
Forum: Traditional 05-30-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By stone386
This is great shoot and you don't need to change...

This is great shoot and you don't need to change anything in my opinion, but I got a few ideas. I don't know how hard it would be.

-design a new buckle
-advertise as a traditional gear swap meet...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,680
Posted By stone386
Based on that picture, I vote cotton mouth....

Based on that picture, I vote cotton mouth. Vipers are shorter and fatter than water snakes.
Forum: Traditional 05-05-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By stone386
Cheap Samick bow for long draws

A lot of people like the Samick Sage for people just getting started in traditional archery my self included. The Sage is a cheap 62" bow that might feel a little short for longer draws.

This...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,470
Posted By stone386
I'd start buying my some blackbuck and maybe some...

I'd start buying my some blackbuck and maybe some turkeys for my place. Then I would reach out to the neighbors.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By stone386
Cool find. I have a few mausers and I always...

Cool find. I have a few mausers and I always thought it would be cool to have one like yours. My wife lived in Israel when she was a kid. Every Israeli Mauser I have seen was 7.62x51 or .308. I have...
Forum: Traditional 04-17-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By stone386
We have a few of them. I really like the one...

We have a few of them. I really like the one piece. Mine main bow is the Toby grip without quiver inserts. If I ordered a new one, it would be standard grip with quiver inserts.
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By stone386
I am planning on bringing 5 shooters with me. 1...

I am planning on bringing 5 shooters with me. 1 girl 3 boys and my mother-in-law.
That's a lot of arrows.
:)
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,401
Posted By stone386
This was a really great event. This shoot had it...

This was a really great event. This shoot had it all. The kids shot lots of arrows, made new friends, stopped to catch tadpoles and had fun camping out. I saw lots of friendly familiar faces and...
Forum: Traditional 03-28-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By stone386
I have been shooting since I was 16 and I'm 46...

I have been shooting since I was 16 and I'm 46 now. Strength training works at any age. I also practice with one arrow no matter what weight I am shooting. Three years ago I struggled shooting 47...
Forum: Traditional 03-27-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By stone386
I guess I am the odd one. If you want to be...

I guess I am the odd one. If you want to be stronger, lift weights. I shoot all weights from 25 -65 right and left depending on how sore or tired I am.

I'd suggest getting a couple of cheap...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-12-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 670
Posted By stone386
If you want to shoot a lot, get the excel. If you...

If you want to shoot a lot, get the excel. If you want the quietest get a compound. I have a Stryker, Parker and excal all from cabelas. The excal is my favorite and the one I would purchase again.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By stone386
Elevation should not be the only determining...

Elevation should not be the only determining factor, there are too many other variables. You gotta scout it.
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By stone386
Drillbit method on carbons. I'd never use heat on...

Drillbit method on carbons. I'd never use heat on carbons. Drop a drill bit in the nock end. Hit the insert from the inside.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-02-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By stone386
I love mine. it's a great waterfowl gun. I wish...

I love mine. it's a great waterfowl gun. I wish they made a lefty. After 3 seasons I upgraded to a lh sbe2 and I am not sure it was worth it. I always have the stoeger with me on a bird hunt.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-28-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,814
Posted By stone386
Lefty...hk p30sks, p30s in 9mm

Lefty...hk p30sks, p30s in 9mm
Forum: Traditional 08-27-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,896
Posted By stone386
Carbon shafts come as they are from the...

Carbon shafts come as they are from the manufacturer. You Need to do your homework to know how long raw shafts are from the manufacturer if you are going to order raw shafts. 600s are generally...
Forum: Traditional 08-23-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By stone386
I like the buckles and really dislike the...

I like the buckles and really dislike the plaques. They take too much room. How about warrior coins?...
Forum: Traditional 07-01-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By stone386
Used 45-50# bows are easy to find. My brother...

Used 45-50# bows are easy to find. My brother just got some used 50# sage limbs for $40 but he hasn't even shot them yet. The journey limbs are a little harder to find.

Enjoy your journey!
Forum: Traditional 07-01-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By stone386
Wow, I am impressed with your decision to start...

Wow, I am impressed with your decision to start with 30# limbs. I shoot lots of bows up to 65#, but I shoot my 30# journey more than anything else to work on form and shot execution. I can shoot...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,803
Posted By stone386
x2 what they said (diet, cardio, discipline) ...

x2 what they said (diet, cardio, discipline)

Write down everything you put in your mouth...everything.

Lifting will help you lose fat if you know how to eat...not power lifting

shin splints:...
Forum: Traditional 06-07-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,414
Posted By stone386
Banana Bend rescheduled for August. ...

Banana Bend rescheduled for August.

http://www.bananabendarchery.com/
Forum: Traditional 05-27-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,865
Posted By stone386
The bow in this link is fine to start shooting on...

The bow in this link is fine to start shooting on with 30-35#limbs and if you wanna chase rabbits, squirrels, fox, opossums, porcupines and raccoons ect. I have killed a few critters with 30# limbs....
Forum: Traditional 05-25-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By stone386
I just got a call back from David Sykes. It...

I just got a call back from David Sykes. It sounds like they were having an issue with their email server and the emails were not getting through.

Everything sounds great, can't wait.
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By stone386
Thanks! That works.

Thanks! That works.
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By stone386
So I thought I had directions to this shoot, but...

So I thought I had directions to this shoot, but so far I am not finding much. I sent a couple of emails and tried to call but I didn't get a reply.

This is all I could find using search:

"May...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,440
Posted By stone386
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Forum: Traditional 05-17-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By stone386
Bisch, Thanks for the invite. I usually make...

Bisch,
Thanks for the invite. I usually make it to hill country and Chester. I hope to make it to this one this year. I may have found a bow to borrow.
I have 4 kids and we are in church on...
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By stone386
I just measured my bows. It looks like the Widow...

I just measured my bows. It looks like the Widow is in and the Savannah is out. I'll have to try and find a bow for my daughter to shoot.

Thanks!
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By stone386
Thanks! Based on "No CENTER SHOT" bows, my Black...

Thanks! Based on "No CENTER SHOT" bows, my Black Widow longbow is not legal either.
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By stone386
Texas Longbow Championship 2016

I saw the date and location of this shoot and I have read all the old posts. It looks like fun and I was thinking of bringing my daughter to this. I sent an email to David Sykes to get more info...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,816
Posted By stone386
Private sale background check

If background checks are required for the private sale of guns then there will be a huge increase in home break-ins and gun thefts. This will not prevent criminals from getting guns. It will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By stone386
Hoyt ruckus for 10 year old. Diamond for 12 year...

Hoyt ruckus for 10 year old. Diamond for 12 year old. I have both.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,211
Posted By stone386
Bull snake

Bull snake
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,377
Posted By stone386
Why? I found one once and gave it away. I don't...

Why? I found one once and gave it away. I don't get it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,799
Posted By stone386
Never even had one on camera.

Never even had one on camera.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-01-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,810
Posted By stone386
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7
Forum: Traditional 05-26-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By stone386
Thanks for the offer! I sent you a pm.

Thanks for the offer! I sent you a pm.
Forum: Traditional 05-26-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By stone386
light selfbow or composite?

Does anyone have a light selfbow or composite I could buy or borrow for my daughter to try out? I am not quite ready to get one made for her.

She pulls about 25 inches (no more than 26) and can...
Forum: Traditional 04-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By stone386
Lighter spine and cheaper than other arrows...

Lighter spine and cheaper than other arrows offered in the same spine range. The higher end arrows are technically straighter and more consistent in weight, but a "beginner" would not notice the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,764
Posted By stone386
If this is for someone else I think you are going...

If this is for someone else I think you are going to have to see what the market will bear. I bet there are plenty of people willing to pay for that opportunity. If you are planning to hunt this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By stone386
So far I have tried HuntStand and I am liking it...

So far I have tried HuntStand and I am liking it a lot! I went to the lease today and easily marked feeders, stands and boundaries on multiple devices. Then I viewed it all on my computer at home. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By stone386
Apps for lease maps?

What are some of the apps you guys use for your hunting leases? It seems like it should be easy to download a map of your lease and mark the location of boundaries and stands and such. I used to...
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