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Old 07-13-2017, 09:11 PM   #1
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Well. I got my form and shot routine dialed back in this past month.

Now I am finding my arrows need a complete overhaul and retune. When I first tuned this setup a couple years ago, I was creeping forward before the shot and unintentionally stiffening them up a good bit. As of now though my shot really IS a true 32" draw. Apparently even .300 GoldTips are too weak with 225 up front. So I'm yanking the brass inserts, installing aluminum ones, and stuffing fish tank tubing down the shafts to get the arrow weight up enough for 10+ gpp (I draw 68 lbs at 32") while still letting me drop point weight enough to get straight flying arrows.

Anyone else doing the routine maintenance tonight?
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:39 PM   #2
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I shot a little tonight, but nothing needs changing here right now!

Btw, what happened to the dwarf in your screen name???

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Old 07-13-2017, 09:57 PM   #3
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No. Last night was brace and nock height check day. I do need to shpot in a new string though.

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Old 07-14-2017, 07:51 AM   #4
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I shot a little tonight, but nothing needs changing here right now!

Btw, what happened to the dwarf in your screen name???

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Hmmm.... that's a good question. I think perhaps it was too long when I tried to sign up. I know there was a reason for it, but I don't remember why it got shortened.
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Old 07-14-2017, 09:12 AM   #5
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Back at the end of May I was getting a little burnt-out on shooting so I decided to take a break for a couple of weeks. Then I got busy doing other stuff and I now realize I have not had the bow off the rack in over 6 weeks. I am going to get back into it starting tomorrow. I am going to take it pretty easy at first, knowing it will take a while to get my form back to where it needs to be. Probably just a daily short session at the blank bale until it starts feeling automatic again.
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Old 07-14-2017, 09:38 AM   #6
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Back at the end of May I was getting a little burnt-out on shooting so I decided to take a break for a couple of weeks. Then I got busy doing other stuff and I now realize I have not had the bow off the rack in over 6 weeks. I am going to get back into it starting tomorrow. I am going to take it pretty easy at first, knowing it will take a while to get my form back to where it needs to be. Probably just a daily short session at the blank bale until it starts feeling automatic again.
That happened to me a while back, but it wound up being dang near two years without shooting!
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Old 07-14-2017, 10:42 AM   #7
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That happened to me a while back, but it wound up being dang near two years without shooting!


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Old 07-14-2017, 11:32 AM   #8
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Dang I thought me only shooting a couple times a week was slacking.

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Old 07-14-2017, 11:34 AM   #9
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Hahaha! This happened when I moved from Montana to Texas. I was looking for work, then after I found a job, I wound up engaged and eventually married. It was a bit of a whirlwind. I've only been shooting consistently again in the past two months.
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Old 07-14-2017, 12:49 PM   #10
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Ha! I knew it. Those dang girls will screw things up every time!







Just kidding! I have been married for 36years in about 3 1/2wks!

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Old 07-14-2017, 06:17 PM   #11
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Just kidding! I have been married for 36years in about 3 1/2wks!
Congratulations!
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Old 07-15-2017, 05:03 AM   #12
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Hahaha! This happened when I moved from Montana to Texas. I was looking for work, then after I found a job, I wound up engaged and eventually married. It was a bit of a whirlwind. I've only been shooting consistently again in the past two months.
Similar happened to me when I moved back to Texas from Florida...20 year lapse! What was I thinking?? LOL
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