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Forum: Traditional 10-17-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By tradtiger
Here's my Day 1: 7 points. ...

Here's my Day 1: 7 points.

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Forum: Traditional 10-17-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By tradtiger
Looks fun! Thanks, Briar x 2 :)

Looks fun! Thanks, Briar x 2 :)
Forum: Traditional 10-17-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Briar: your call, with the Day 4 three hits...

Briar: your call, with the Day 4 three hits including a closest of 1-1/8". Not too worried that a shot was out of order but you still got the three intended. Congrats. Nice shooting!
Forum: Traditional 10-16-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 502
Posted By tradtiger
Oh, I understand that. I can definitely hear the...

Oh, I understand that. I can definitely hear the difference between various fletchings I've actually used. From loudest to quietest: 4" shield cut, 4" parabolic, 3" parabolic, 2" (cut like darts). ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 4,622
Posted By tradtiger
Prayers sent.

Prayers sent.
Forum: Traditional 10-16-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 502
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks for sharing your insights, Rick. Have...

Thanks for sharing your insights, Rick. Have tried to do most of what you suggest above, and everything is pretty dang fast and quiet with that Weathers recurve and heavy arrows (right around 9...
Forum: Traditional 10-16-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By tradtiger
Like. Let us know how to order one. Be fun...

Like. Let us know how to order one.

Be fun to wear it around here in Austin to see if anyone cries... :)
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-16-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,792
Posted By tradtiger
Cool thread. Bet that thing will catch fish when...

Cool thread. Bet that thing will catch fish when you get er finished out all the way.

I'm reminded of meeting Jack Smithwick, of the Devil's Horse line of lures. He was a high school classmate...
Forum: Traditional 10-16-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks, Briar. Was going good on first two, then...

Thanks, Briar. Was going good on first two, then pulled the third shot left. Got the last back on track.
Forum: Traditional 10-15-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Day 2: 3 hits. Closest was the second shot at...

Day 2: 3 hits. Closest was the second shot at 1-1/4"....
Forum: Traditional 10-14-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Real nice, Briar! Glad to see Reb back in the...

Real nice, Briar!
Glad to see Reb back in the fray.
I had a truck power window semi-emergency to deal with; fixed it, though, now!
Will shoot again tomorrow.
Forum: Traditional 10-11-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Forces of Nature. Whatcha gonna do?

Forces of Nature. Whatcha gonna do?
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Day 1: 1 hit. A bit left on the other...

Day 1: 1 hit.

A bit left on the other three. (The shot in the 1-square was meant for the 2-square, so no hit )

Also, no measure, since 3-hit score already posted and no need for tie-breaker...
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Nice, Briar! Barely off of the fourth hit.

Nice, Briar! Barely off of the fourth hit.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,033
Posted By tradtiger
Prayers sent. Good that they got the infusion.

Prayers sent. Good that they got the infusion.
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By tradtiger
Nice shot, Pedernal! Welcome to the fun...

Nice shot, Pedernal!

Welcome to the fun side of archery!

We have actually concluded the Week 40 challenge, and started a fresh challenge for Week 41. Check it out!
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By tradtiger
Traditional FSC Week 41

This week let's shoot at roughly heart-size targets from trad hunting range.

Target: (as shown below) fold a piece of 8.5x11 copy paper twice to create four quadrants. With paper vertical, number...
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By tradtiger
Fixing to post next week's challenge.

Fixing to post next week's challenge.
Forum: Traditional 10-09-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks, Briar. Nice shootin' yourself, and great...

Thanks, Briar. Nice shootin' yourself, and great that you got the whole Briar Patch involved with the festivities!

I'm shooting the 67-lb Weathers recurve with a 600-grain arrow. It hits pretty...
Forum: Traditional 10-09-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By tradtiger
Guess I'll start. 1 inch This is first shot of...

Guess I'll start. 1 inch
This is first shot of day, standing. I like 12 yards. Y"all can get inside of that....
Forum: Traditional 10-09-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By tradtiger
Traditional FSC week 40

Shoot today only, post by midnight.

Target is a randomly placed Sharpie spot on a piece of paper (somewhere away from center).

Shoot first shot of the day (or at least one hour after any...
Forum: Traditional 10-09-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By tradtiger
Alright, folks. So as not to miss Week 40...

Alright, folks. So as not to miss Week 40 altogether, as unofficial keeper of the fire of the FSC, I'll post a one-day, one shot challenge.
Forum: Traditional 10-08-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By tradtiger
Briar: put a challenge up, buddy. See Andrew's...

Briar: put a challenge up, buddy. See Andrew's post above ^^^. One day; make or break! :)
Forum: Traditional 10-07-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By tradtiger
Briar: go ahead and post one, I vote.

Briar: go ahead and post one, I vote.
Forum: Traditional 10-06-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By tradtiger
Just read DRT's comment, and agree that the...

Just read DRT's comment, and agree that the advantage of a lighter arrow or a heavier bow will be somewhat marginal on speed. It mainly helps with aiming, by taking a bit of the "arch" out of the...
Forum: Traditional 10-06-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By tradtiger
I can tell you that I like a heavy arrow and high...

I can tell you that I like a heavy arrow and high FOC; mine are about 600 grains total, with 300 grain heads. I've shot almost that same weight arrow over several years with some modifications. ...
Forum: Traditional 10-03-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,911
Posted By tradtiger
Nice thing about trad equipment is the problems...

Nice thing about trad equipment is the problems and solutions don't change that much over time.
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,825
Posted By tradtiger
Wow! Huge congrats!

Wow! Huge congrats!
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By tradtiger
Nice shootin', boys!

Nice shootin', boys!
Forum: Traditional 09-25-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By tradtiger
Day 2: 2 shots, from 18 yds. ...

Day 2: 2 shots, from 18 yds.
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Forum: Traditional 09-23-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By tradtiger
Day 1: 3 shots ...

Day 1: 3 shots
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Forum: Traditional 09-21-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By tradtiger
Really like my new tab, Rick. (Got the...

Really like my new tab, Rick. (Got the string-walking model). Gives a crisp solid feel at release. Shot a club 3D tourney the day after it arrived and posted a near personal best score. Probably...
Forum: Traditional 09-15-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By tradtiger
That's cutting the line.

That's cutting the line.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,837
Posted By tradtiger
Congrats! Great elk!

Congrats! Great elk!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 12,381
Posted By tradtiger
So sorry. Can't fathom the loss. Prayers sent.

So sorry. Can't fathom the loss. Prayers sent.
Forum: Traditional 09-07-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By tradtiger
Great shot!! Sent from my SM-J337V using...

Great shot!!

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Forum: Traditional 09-05-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By tradtiger
Great shot. Briar! So, I did go out to the...

Great shot. Briar!

So, I did go out to the club, and shot the first shot from 32, about a hat-bill left of center. I'll take that....
Forum: Traditional 09-05-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By tradtiger
Why so far? Can't shoot these.

Why so far? Can't shoot these.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By tradtiger
Get about three plastic milk crates, such as sold...

Get about three plastic milk crates, such as sold in the storage area at a home center. Lay them on their sides, so the open ends point toward the tailgate for storage of dogfood, bowls, shock...
Forum: Traditional 08-09-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By tradtiger
That's a good shot, Reb. Sent from my...

That's a good shot, Reb.

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Forum: Traditional 08-08-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By tradtiger
Looks like it's Mark's call. We tied but he got...

Looks like it's Mark's call. We tied but he got his 3 pts by 8/4 and I didn't get it until 8/6.
Congrats Mark! Look forward to your call!
Forum: Traditional 08-07-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,515
Posted By tradtiger
Looks great! Getting hungry looking at 'em!

Looks great! Getting hungry looking at 'em!
Forum: Traditional 08-07-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By tradtiger
Day 4: well, thought I had the first one in, but...

Day 4: well, thought I had the first one in, but what I heard was just hitting the lip. Missed with second as well.

So, total of 3 pts....
Forum: Traditional 08-06-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,812
Posted By tradtiger
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: Traditional 08-06-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By tradtiger
Day 3, just now: 2 hits. So, 3 pts total, so...

Day 3, just now: 2 hits.
So, 3 pts total, so far.
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Forum: Traditional 08-06-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By tradtiger
Yesterday. Day 2. Miss. ...

Yesterday. Day 2. Miss.
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Forum: Traditional 08-04-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By tradtiger
First shot in. Second miss. 1 pt. ...

First shot in. Second miss. 1 pt.

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Forum: Traditional 07-16-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By tradtiger
Cool target!

Cool target!
Forum: Traditional 07-08-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By tradtiger
Nice shooting, y'all! Sent from my SM-J337V...

Nice shooting, y'all!

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Forum: Traditional 06-25-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,553
Posted By tradtiger
Nice!! Congrats on that first recurve kill!!! ...

Nice!! Congrats on that first recurve kill!!!

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