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Forum: Traditional 09-29-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,071
Posted By RickBarbee
Yep. I'll be out there at least a couple of...

Yep. I'll be out there at least a couple of times, and Saturday morning for sure.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 09-29-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,071
Posted By RickBarbee
Just went out to shoot my shot for the day. ...

Just went out to shoot my shot for the day.
Something (I guess wind) took my target away.
Nothing left of it, except a few small pieces around a couple of the nails.

I guess I'm out.

Y'all...
Forum: Traditional 09-28-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,071
Posted By RickBarbee
Wasn't feeling it, so compensated for the...

Wasn't feeling it, so compensated for the expected pluck of yesterday.
Shouldn't have done it. Almost exactly the same as yesterday, but opposite direction.

Day 2 - 50 cents.
Running total - 75...
Forum: Traditional 09-27-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,071
Posted By RickBarbee
Haven't shot my bow in 8 weeks. Figured with...

Haven't shot my bow in 8 weeks.

Figured with the season starting this coming Saturday I had better shoot, and use broadheads.

Plucked the string for a little low & left = 25 cents.

I think...
Forum: Traditional 08-21-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,619
Posted By RickBarbee
Folks with the "where-with-all" to be on really...

Folks with the "where-with-all" to be on really good leases, or own properties they can control/manage do not understand the plight of those who live in areas where the "if it's brown it's down"...
Forum: Traditional 08-12-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By RickBarbee
X2 Rick

X2

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-08-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,600
Posted By RickBarbee
Been busier than a one legged man in a mud hole. ...

Been busier than a one legged man in a mud hole.
To tired to even think about shooting.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-06-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,600
Posted By RickBarbee
Monday = 10 Thursday = 5 Two shot/day total =...

Monday = 10
Thursday = 5
Two shot/day total = 15 points

One more to go.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-03-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,600
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. Setting is my best position. Rick

Thanks.
Setting is my best position.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-03-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,600
Posted By RickBarbee
Rain let up enough for me to get my shot in...

Rain let up enough for me to get my shot in today.

Monday - 10 points.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-02-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,452
Posted By RickBarbee
I don't participate in the hard ones. :D Rick

I don't participate in the hard ones. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 08-01-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,452
Posted By RickBarbee
If I'm not missing something, DRT has the next...

If I'm not missing something, DRT has the next call with a 21-11/16".

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-26-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By RickBarbee
Free Feeder

No. Not for free. :)
Just all the time feed & water for the animals.

I've been wanting to do this for years. Finally got it done today.
Dead center of my property.

300 gallon free feeder,...
Forum: Traditional 07-26-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,452
Posted By RickBarbee
Traditional 2020 FSC Week 31

Print, or draw this image to an 8.5" X 11" sheet of paper.

Lines are from left corners to right side center, and the dots are 1/4" diameter.

Shots to be taken from 15 yards, any position. 7...
Forum: Traditional 07-26-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By RickBarbee
Got busy, and forgot all about shooting shot 5...

Got busy, and forgot all about shooting shot 5 yesterday.

I'll get a week 31 shot posted up sometime today.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-24-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By RickBarbee
Day 4 - Setting on Stool. 2-3/16" ...

Day 4 - Setting on Stool.

2-3/16"

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-23-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By RickBarbee
My target butt needs some attention. Had to...

My target butt needs some attention.
Had to pull it out some to measure it.

Day 3 - Kneeling both knees.

1-1/8"

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-22-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By RickBarbee
Day 2 - Kneeling one knee. 5/8" ...

Day 2 - Kneeling one knee.

5/8"

Rick
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. Yeah, but that limits the creativity...

Thanks.

Yeah, but that limits the creativity of it.
Gonna do my best to do something different each day.

I'm thinking - Standing - Kneeling one knee - Kneeling both knees - Sitting - Sitting...
Forum: Traditional 07-19-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By RickBarbee
I haven't shot one of these, or any at all in a...

I haven't shot one of these, or any at all in a long time.
Figured I needed to. Good for the soul.

Not sure I can get 5 different positions over 5 days, but I'll do my best.

Day 1 Standing -...
Forum: Traditional 07-11-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,787
Posted By RickBarbee
The outpouring of Concern, Love, and Support for...

The outpouring of Concern, Love, and Support for the loss of our daughter has been overwhelming to say the least.

It has been, and continues to be very much appreciated.

She was well known, and...
Forum: Traditional 06-30-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,787
Posted By RickBarbee
Because I want you to know her as I did

My Lura:

Lura Lee Barbee Tomes was a hard-headed little ****.
I think she got that from her mom.

She was always so eager to learn and do.
Even as a little one she was doing things that...
Forum: Traditional 06-20-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,823
Posted By RickBarbee
Other than being heavy, Cat Whiskers work great,...

Other than being heavy, Cat Whiskers work great, especially on longbows that have no string to limb contact/slap.

On recurves as long as the brace height is set good for them you're usually good...
Forum: Traditional 06-20-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,823
Posted By RickBarbee
Definitely better than wool yarn. About the...

Definitely better than wool yarn.
About the same as acrylic yarn.

I've been intending to do some experimenting with paracord, and foam ear plugs, but haven't got around to it yet.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By RickBarbee
He ain't got no balls. He's just stupid,...

He ain't got no balls.

He's just stupid, and wanting attention. He got it.

Freakin Dumbbutt.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By RickBarbee
There are only two things, that can be different...

There are only two things, that can be different in a string to have an effect on performance & tuning.

(1) String velocity at point arrow disconnect.

(2) Nock fit, which can have a direct, and...
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,332
Posted By RickBarbee
Sorry, I forgot to add the why. While mostly...

Sorry, I forgot to add the why.

While mostly it is personal preference, in my opinion a tab (a good tab) will give a much better loose of the string, than a glove.

The only drawback to using a...
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,332
Posted By RickBarbee
I started out with a glove, and used one for many...

I started out with a glove, and used one for many years.
Tried a tab on & off, but never would stick with it.

I finally decided one day, that I was going to force myself to use a tab until I got...
Forum: Traditional 05-14-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,546
Posted By RickBarbee
LOL. I got yer flea Sally. :)

LOL. I got yer flea Sally. :)
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,546
Posted By RickBarbee
All true Gary, and it's all about money. Read...

All true Gary, and it's all about money.
Read what I said again though, because you obviously missed several of my points.

I'm outa this one.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,546
Posted By RickBarbee
How many of you in this topic have a medical...

How many of you in this topic have a medical background, or are heavily connected with someone who does?

How many of you have seen, or personally know someone who has seen the effects of the China...
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,546
Posted By RickBarbee
Heh Heh. :) You don't know me very well. :D ...

Heh Heh. :)

You don't know me very well. :D

Sneezes, and coughs create a vapor cloud of your sputum much larger than any 6' diameter.

I wear a mask for your benefit, not mine.
If you...
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,546
Posted By RickBarbee
Gary, it does not stop it, BUT it dramatically...

Gary, it does not stop it, BUT it dramatically reduces it.

Every little bit helps.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,546
Posted By RickBarbee
;)b ;)b I was just about to ask: Would...

;)b ;)b

I was just about to ask:

Would folks rather I walk around them coughing (even if into my elbow) with a mask, or without one?

In our given situation - I personally believe, that...
Forum: Traditional 05-11-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,546
Posted By RickBarbee
The purpose of the masks is primarily to protect...

The purpose of the masks is primarily to protect those around you.

Even though my post was primarily done in jest - The mask I am wearing is two layers of the fabric, with folded paper towel...
Forum: Traditional 04-26-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By RickBarbee
^^^^ Bump ^^^^

^^^^ Bump ^^^^
Forum: Traditional 04-25-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By RickBarbee
Hog Slayer has got it sewed up with a 17. ;)b ...

Hog Slayer has got it sewed up with a 17. ;)b

Your call for this coming week. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-24-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By RickBarbee
Day 2: Still going for the 15. Still got a...

Day 2:
Still going for the 15.
Still got a zero.
Puts the win well beyond my reach with only one shot left. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By RickBarbee
LOL Ellis. We almost hit the exact same spot. :D ...

LOL Ellis. We almost hit the exact same spot. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By RickBarbee
Day 1. Going for the 15. Missed for a zero. ...

Day 1.
Going for the 15.
Missed for a zero.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-18-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By RickBarbee
Traditional FSC week 17

This weeks challenge will be similar to last week.
A little closer to shoot, but a little harder to hit a scoring shot.

Print, or draw this target to an 8.5 X 11 inch sheet of printer paper (or...
Forum: Traditional 04-18-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By RickBarbee
I'll post up the week 17 call shortly. Rick

I'll post up the week 17 call shortly.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-18-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By RickBarbee
;)b :)

;)b :)
Forum: Traditional 04-17-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By RickBarbee
Supposed to rain tomorrow, so I decided I...

Supposed to rain tomorrow,
so I decided I better finish this up today.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,441
Posted By RickBarbee
It's a lot for him to absorb, so I don't push him...

It's a lot for him to absorb, so I don't push him to hard, but he's getting there.

That little bow is still just a tad heavy for him, but he should grow into it fairly soon.

I don't let him...
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,441
Posted By RickBarbee
A little more shooting today. Rick

A little more shooting today.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By RickBarbee
Day 2. Just playing it safe & shooting for...

Day 2.

Just playing it safe & shooting for the middle.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-13-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,441
Posted By RickBarbee
LOL - Yep. He still gets in a hurry, and...

LOL - Yep.

He still gets in a hurry, and puts them on the wrong feet ever so often. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,441
Posted By RickBarbee
He's my youngest grandson. He has lived with...

He's my youngest grandson.
He has lived with me, and I've been taking care of him since he was just 6 months old.
I'd say we're kind of connected. :)

This old man has learned a lot from taking...
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,441
Posted By RickBarbee
He's eat up with it. 8^) Had him shooting at...

He's eat up with it. 8^)

Had him shooting at a tennis ball from 5 yards. He never hit it, but he got darn close a bunch of times.

http://leatherwall.bowsite.com/tf/pics/00small76239857.JPG
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