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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By RickBarbee
My distance judging has gone to the dogs. I...

My distance judging has gone to the dogs.

I shot well. Straight down the pipe on all cept two shot,
but almost every shot was a high 8 or high 5.
Everything looked longer to me than what it was....
Forum: Traditional 03-23-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By RickBarbee
Traditional FSC Week 13

I don't think anyone will be trying this now that it's dark,
so I am going ahead & calling week 13.

Similar to last week, but I like bees, so we'll shoot a hornet this time.

Print the first...
Forum: Traditional 03-23-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By RickBarbee
I've got it worked out to be there. I may...

I've got it worked out to be there.

I may just shoot a fun round (no score card), because I don't like showing off my zeros. :o

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-22-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By RickBarbee
Nope, not a sin at all. It's perfectly fine...

Nope, not a sin at all.

It's perfectly fine to use one, and leave it on.
Or, use it as a training tool.

To use a sight to it's full potential is not as easy as some might think, and takes...
Forum: Traditional 03-18-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks Corey. :) P.S. My Friends call me...

Thanks Corey. :)

P.S.
My Friends call me Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-18-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By RickBarbee
From what I am reading other places, it usually...

From what I am reading other places, it usually goes much faster than that.
Forum: Traditional 03-18-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By RickBarbee
Thank ya Ma'am. :) Rick

Thank ya Ma'am. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-18-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By RickBarbee
http://i.ibb.co/wsSFnQW/TBH-Week12-2019.jpg ...

http://i.ibb.co/wsSFnQW/TBH-Week12-2019.jpg

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By RickBarbee
Any of the big venue (mixed) shoots are going to...

Any of the big venue (mixed) shoots are going to move slow.
You just have to learn to roll with that flow.
Most of them also have the mandatory safety meeting before the shooting starts.
...
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By RickBarbee
You're quite welcome BroCorey. :) Rick

You're quite welcome BroCorey. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By RickBarbee
Traditional FSC Week 12

Corey asked me to post this for him. He's workin out on a tug.

Print the bee picture to an 8.5 X 11 inch sheet of paper.

Take your shot from 7 yards (4 yards for the kiddos)

Closest to the...
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
I PMed Corey to get him on the ball making us a...

I PMed Corey to get him on the ball making us a week 12 call.

If he don't have one up by (let's say) 10 PM tonight, then tradtiger will make the call.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
Sorry Guys. Been busy. tradtiger &...

Sorry Guys. Been busy.

tradtiger & swampghost have a tie, but swampghost got it with first shot.

Swampghost (Corey) gets the call for week 12.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-16-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By RickBarbee
That's a fact. I don't sleep well at night,...

That's a fact.
I don't sleep well at night, because I keep waking up to check if I'm still alive. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-16-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By RickBarbee
He's a long time archer. Said he has never been...

He's a long time archer.
Said he has never been able to find a tab big enough to fit him, and has just been suffering the finger sting for years.

Someone told him I could custom fit a size for...
Forum: Traditional 03-16-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By RickBarbee
Got them done. ...

Got them done.

http://i.ibb.co/S6LNt9B/Dan-Hardaker-3.jpg
http://i.ibb.co/CznQC7d/Dan-Hardaker-size.jpg

Rick
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-16-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By RickBarbee
We may be to far gone to correct it through...

We may be to far gone to correct it through political processes.
I hope not, but it's nothing a little revolution won't fix. "IF" it comes to that.

I doubt it will come to that, because they (the...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-16-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By RickBarbee
Crooked Politicians Need To Go

Our government is broken. To many of our representatives are voting their own (personal) agendas without any consideration at all to the desires of those they represent. You know, "We The People" who...
Forum: Traditional 03-16-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,114
Posted By RickBarbee
Done !

Done !
Forum: Traditional 03-15-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By RickBarbee
I've been interested in the Deerman competition...

I've been interested in the Deerman competition for a long time. Fully intend to get into it, but just haven't been able to yet.

I really like their format & rules.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
If you guys would poke a hole in the cap, the...

If you guys would poke a hole in the cap, the bottle would drain a lot quicker. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By RickBarbee
LOL, but no. Just a few cents more, and a bit...

LOL, but no. Just a few cents more, and a bit more (not much) on the labor since I don't have the normal templates to build them, and have to pretty much do them free hand.

I had to special order...
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By RickBarbee
Bob, I ain't that big. 6'1" / 250. I haven't...

Bob, I ain't that big. 6'1" / 250.

I haven't seen this guy, but I bet he is 1/2 again bigger than me, or more.

I am going to ask him for some pictures of the tab on his fingers when I it to...
Forum: Traditional 03-13-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By RickBarbee
Huge Tab

This afternoon I built a wood template for a custom size tab order.
This fellers got some huge mitts.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
Well, I'm not real flexible (in lots of ways),...

Well, I'm not real flexible (in lots of ways), but I do like to see folks shooting their bows. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
Naa. You get 2 more shots to better your...

Naa.

You get 2 more shots to better your result (if ya want to).

Best of 3 is your score.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
Rules Amendment: Lets make this a 3 shot...

Rules Amendment:

Lets make this a 3 shot attempt, but you have to shoot all 3 shots on different days.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By RickBarbee
I'm gonna try. Having 3D withdrawal...

I'm gonna try.

Having 3D withdrawal symptoms.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-10-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
I shot this earlier. I sliced the bottom of the...

I shot this earlier.
I sliced the bottom of the bottle, which should have drained it completely,
but this downpour of rain is filling it up faster than it can drain.

Just kidding of course, bout...
Forum: Traditional 03-09-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By RickBarbee
Traditional FSC Week 11

I didn't figure anyone else will be shooting week 10, so I am posting up the week 11 now to give folks a chance to get on it early tomorrow.

Here's an oldie, but a goodie.

Mark a water or soda...
Forum: Traditional 03-09-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 945
Posted By RickBarbee
Here's some 100 yard shooting I did a while back:...

Here's some 100 yard shooting I did a while back:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDTWg6KvwAE&feature=youtu.be

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-09-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 945
Posted By RickBarbee
Didn't say we were good at it. Just said we...

Didn't say we were good at it. Just said we practice it. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-08-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. I sat on a stool, instead of kneeling....

Thanks.
I sat on a stool, instead of kneeling.
Makes a big difference for me.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-08-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By RickBarbee
http://i.ibb.co/dKD0h8z/TAF-TBH-W10-2019.jpg ...

http://i.ibb.co/dKD0h8z/TAF-TBH-W10-2019.jpg

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-07-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By RickBarbee
Well, I was going, but my plans for the entire...

Well, I was going, but my plans for the entire weekend just got changed by family stuff I didn't know about until just now. :(
Forum: Traditional 03-07-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By RickBarbee
I thought they were also when I couldn't find...

I thought they were also when I couldn't find their website any longer, but they are alive & well on ebay, and have a huge selection of sizes & colors to choose from.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By RickBarbee
The MARCO's are still being made. Mullen Sales...

The MARCO's are still being made. Mullen Sales just decided to drop their website, and do all their marketing on EBAY.

That's the vanes I use.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-07-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By RickBarbee
Forum: Traditional 03-06-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By RickBarbee
Agreed. The 12 would still be a 12. The 8's...

Agreed. The 12 would still be a 12.
The 8's would still be 8's, only a little farther from the 10 ring.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-06-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 945
Posted By RickBarbee
I'd have to say, my primary practice distance is...

I'd have to say, my primary practice distance is rooted in 30 yards (point on distance), with a sprinkling of below 30, and out to 50 thrown in.

Practice sessions at my point on distance as the...
Forum: Traditional 03-06-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By RickBarbee
I much prefer the look of feathers as apposed to...

I much prefer the look of feathers as apposed to vanes. If anyone ever comes out with a vane, that truly looks like feathers I'll be all over them like stink on poop. :)

That said - if you ever...
Forum: Traditional 03-04-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By RickBarbee
Those are nice little bows, but the crested shelf...

Those are nice little bows, but the crested shelf alone isn't going to do the trick.

They still have a fairly wide shelf, so you're likely going to need 1/2 inch, or more of arrow lift to do it.
...
Forum: Traditional 03-04-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By RickBarbee
No. It'll just make them flutter, and won't...

No.

It'll just make them flutter, and won't benefit you at all.

I've even tried the Bi-Delta "Rain Vanes", and some others created to try to be more like feathers. I didn't like them at all....
Forum: Traditional 03-04-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By RickBarbee
P.S. If I knew the bow you are wanting to do...

P.S.

If I knew the bow you are wanting to do it with, or better yet could see some pictures, and measurements from the grip throat to the height of the flat part of the sight window, it might help...
Forum: Traditional 03-04-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By RickBarbee
Malachi, there's only one trick to getting vanes...

Malachi, there's only one trick to getting vanes to shoot off the shelf.

That trick is - You have to get the arrow high enough to completely clear your hand & any part of the shelf during pass....
Forum: Traditional 03-04-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By RickBarbee
The elephant in the room, and the question yet to...

The elephant in the room, and the question yet to be asked:

Where is / describe your current anchor point?

Rick
Forum: Traditional 03-03-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 635
Posted By RickBarbee
Really good shooting guys. Who's call for...

Really good shooting guys.

Who's call for this week?

Rick
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-01-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By RickBarbee
Yeah, I don't like that style either, but there...

Yeah, I don't like that style either, but there are actually some very nice looking, and well made ones to be found now days.

Rick
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-01-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By RickBarbee
#maga

#maga
Forum: Traditional 02-26-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 635
Posted By RickBarbee
If I do this, I'll just do the jumping jacks. The...

If I do this, I'll just do the jumping jacks. The burpees are way to hard on my shoulders.

Rick
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