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Old 12-07-2017, 04:38 PM   #1
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Default My 7 year "tradversary"

I was searching for an old post and found one I started on this day in 2010 - it was on the occasion of ordering my first traditional bow. I chuckled as I went through my post history for the next 6 months as I proceeded with a long series of of newbie questions - all of which were patiently answered. It is like a journal of my trad journey - first trying just to figure out what all the lingo/terms mean. Then on to experimenting with anchor points and bouts of hair-pulling frustration as I tried to tune arrows. (took me a while to realize that trying to tune before you can consistently put 3 arrows in the same zip code is less than pointless) I never considered giving up and although there were times I thought I would never get it, I was truly and deeply hooked. I came across my old Mathews Feathermax in the closet the other day and realized I have not shot it since the day UPS delivered first recurve. The point of this thread is to say I have this forum to thank for my addiction that just passed the 7 year mark.
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Old 12-07-2017, 04:40 PM   #2
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Pretty cool. Maybe one day... Baby steps.
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Old 12-07-2017, 04:49 PM   #3
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awesome
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Old 12-07-2017, 05:11 PM   #4
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Sweet! That's a great testimony.

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Old 12-07-2017, 05:47 PM   #5
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Awesome!! I'll have my 2 year tradversary this year lol. Never realized what I was getting into. I go to sleep thinking about bowhunting, and wake up thinking about bowhunting. My wheel bows never did that for me.
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Old 12-08-2017, 09:52 AM   #6
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Not sure what I should say? Congrats!... or... I'm sorry!?

Happy tradversary John!

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Old 12-08-2017, 11:11 AM   #7
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Nicely said. I've been hooked on Trad since 1991 and still don't have everything figured out. That for me, is part of the journey.
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:28 AM   #8
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Congrats
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:35 AM   #9
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Congrats.
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:44 AM   #10
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Been a fun journey hasn't it. I've been on this journey since the early 90's and its still fun, it's taken me many places, and made me some good friends
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