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Forum: Traditional 11-20-2021, 09:00 AM
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I don’t remember if I ever posted the...
Forum: Traditional 11-19-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,739
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It was actually a really easy blood trail. I like...

It was actually a really easy blood trail. I like these 3 blade VPAs…


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Forum: Traditional 11-19-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,739
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Satori riser 19”
Uukha ex1 evo2 longs 45#
550 grain arrow with 250 up front.


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Forum: Traditional 11-19-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,739
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Found him. Gonna hunt a while longer before I...

Found him. Gonna hunt a while longer before I take pics etc. Setup did its job! Here’s a teaser…https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211119/37b4b426840aa3c8b6228ecd9917c4fd.jpg


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Forum: Traditional 11-19-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,739
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Forum: Traditional 11-19-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,739
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They haven’t. I have one of those spring loaded...

They haven’t. I have one of those spring loaded corn saver spinners on it. This is my third year using this feeder and so far so good.


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Forum: Traditional 11-18-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,739
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Shot this guy at 5 yards…

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Should be a good test for my setup.

I ended up having something important come up this afternoon so I didn’t get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,977
Posted By PigOPs
Am I missing something?

Am I missing something?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,977
Posted By PigOPs
I do find it funny that last year they were...

I do find it funny that last year they were making a point that ATA is no longer the standard of forgiveness and shootability... this year... longer bows.
Forum: Traditional 11-13-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
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I ordered one from hunters choice. Want to see...

I ordered one from hunters choice. Want to see what a “quiet” string sounds like. Then will try and build my own or will just continue to buy. We shall see.


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Forum: Traditional 11-10-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,595
Posted By PigOPs
I love axis deer! Congrats

I love axis deer! Congrats
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By PigOPs
I'm not opposed to this route for this season. Do...

I'm not opposed to this route for this season. Do you have any recommendations on string builders?
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By PigOPs
Any tips for making a quiet flemish twist.

I am an avid DIYer that wants to learn to make nice round and quiet flemish twist strings. I've made several (always using d97) and have made a couple of nice ones. It seems like I have a hard time...
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By PigOPs
https://www.growingdeer.tv/?ep=462#/jumping-the-st...

https://www.growingdeer.tv/?ep=462#/jumping-the-string-new-research-to-improve-bow-hunting-success

This video is kinda long but it shows clearly what I believe happens. The only thing I would...
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By PigOPs
I have a cheap tripod and bought a nice iPhone...

I have a cheap tripod and bought a nice iPhone mount for it. It works great. It really lets you slow things down. Using iMovie you can slow it down even more. (Third clip)


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Forum: Traditional 10-26-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
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I wonder how many animals have fallen to a Bear...

I wonder how many animals have fallen to a Bear Grizzly... They're inexpensive enough to try.
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks guys! I noticed a little porpoising in the...

Thanks guys! I noticed a little porpoising in the last clip and made a small adjustment on my nocking point and now I'm shooting bullet holes through paper and my arrows look like darts.

I love...
Forum: Traditional 10-25-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By PigOPs
Arrow Flight

I’m tuning up to go on an out of state trip this weekend. Can you see any issues? It looks pretty good to me.

https://youtu.be/l9Jv5NteRGc


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By PigOPs
You didn't mention your hunting style... if you...

You didn't mention your hunting style... if you are blind hunter a tripod or something like above will work. If you are a tree stand hunter you will probably need something that straps to the tree....
Forum: Traditional 10-19-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By PigOPs
Yes. There are limb alignment adjustment screws....

Yes. There are limb alignment adjustment screws. You need to check the limb for a twist. If it’s not twisted it’s likely a limb alignment issue.


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Forum: Traditional 10-19-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By PigOPs
Yes. I use a sniper hog light that screws into...

Yes. I use a sniper hog light that screws into the stab threads... I have used their red headlamp but find it too bulky.
Forum: Traditional 10-18-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
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Nope. In fact, he barely seems to have a wound. Arrow must be laying in the thick stuff where I backed out.


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Forum: Traditional 10-18-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,390
Posted By PigOPs
Should’ve let him walk...

Should’ve let him walk [emoji12][emoji12][emoji2957]

Congrats!!


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Forum: Traditional 10-18-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By PigOPs
Shot Noise And Speed

I just tried trad vanes, cock vane in, on my satori. They are flying like darts and noticeably quieter. May have to do a little testing.

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Forum: Traditional 10-18-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
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He’s back! [emoji12]


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Forum: Traditional 10-18-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
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In other words, it’s the width of my satori riser...

In other words, it’s the width of my satori riser that is causing contact, not the crown?

When I first started seeing the idea of cock vane in it made no sense to me. But I now realize that the...
Forum: Traditional 10-18-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By PigOPs
Shot Noise And Speed

It’s not the “noise” it’s the noise moving toward them. If a bird flies overhead and you hear it’s wings you think “that’s an interesting sound”. If the bird flies by your face you flinch.

I...
Forum: Traditional 10-17-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
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Can you tune vanes to shoot off a shelf? That’s...

Can you tune vanes to shoot off a shelf? That’s the reason I’ve gone back to feathers. I could not get read canes not to slam into the shelf and kick left. I’m not huge fan of elevated rests.

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Forum: Traditional 10-09-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
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Yea. I def didn’t shoot at the most opportune...

Yea. I def didn’t shoot at the most opportune time. He would’ve calmed down and came back to the feeder (15 yards) and may have ended up on my side of the feeder (10-12).
I have tinkered with my...
Forum: Traditional 10-07-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By PigOPs
I think I got my setup wrong. I think it is 535...

I think I got my setup wrong. I think it is 535 which is 13.3 gpp.

I do have a chrono and it consistently reads 160. I’m not saying it’s right but that’s what it says.


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Forum: Traditional 10-07-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By PigOPs
will a 400 grain arrow out of a 40# bow be...

will a 400 grain arrow out of a 40# bow be sufficient? I've always run heavy arrows...
Forum: Traditional 10-07-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks! I’ve actually killed quite a few hogs...

Thanks! I’ve actually killed quite a few hogs with trad bows but it was still a good confidence boost.


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Forum: Traditional 10-07-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By PigOPs
Big Boar Down!

Every year on the property I hunt the falling pecans cause the pigs to come into the land owners’ (3) yards. Every year it affords me the opportunity to stalk in close on pigs and take them out with...
Forum: Traditional 10-06-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By PigOPs
Am I too heavy?

If you watched the buck duck my arrow the other day you may know where this is going already. My setup is flinging a 585 grain arrow at 160 fps. The RDLB is right at 40# at my DL.

Would the deer...
Forum: Traditional 10-05-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By PigOPs
Wrong forum

Wrong forum please delete
Forum: Traditional 10-04-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
I know... I average 5 deer a year with a...

I know... I average 5 deer a year with a compound... that's one reason I picked up trad to begin with.
Forum: Traditional 10-04-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
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Not sure I ever posted this. It’s the riser of the longbow.


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Forum: Traditional 10-04-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
I appreciate that. The more I watch the video the...

I appreciate that. The more I watch the video the more I agree with you. The arrow flew well. It was going exactly where I aimed... He simply ducked it.

If there had been more background noise......
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
20 yards Sent from my iPhone using...

20 yards


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Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
I took that same screen shot. I think he’s fine....

I took that same screen shot. I think he’s fine. Sucks though


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Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,164
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Awesome job! Sent from my iPhone using...

Awesome job!


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Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
Didn’t find the arrow. Minimal blood. Looks...

Didn’t find the arrow. Minimal blood. Looks muscular. I may be done with the tradbow fellas… that arrow went right where I sent it and he ducked me.

I know I should’ve waited til he was closer...
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By PigOPs
Any chance he died???

High shot - YouTube

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Forum: Traditional 10-01-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By PigOPs
No sir. I certainly didn’t mean to. There were a...

No sir. I certainly didn’t mean to. There were a few factors at play but mainly I rushed the shot and would’ve missed clean had he not reacted. That shot haunts me and I’m ready for a clean kill to...
Forum: Traditional 09-30-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By PigOPs
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Forum: Traditional 09-30-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By PigOPs
3 blade on lower poundage bow.

Ok a little backstory:

2 years ago I built a longbow. It turned out nice but was a little under weight. I was shooting for 45# and it came out a little over 40#. I hunted with it anyway that year...
Forum: Traditional 08-10-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By PigOPs
They draw and hold smoother and shoot faster. It...

They draw and hold smoother and shoot faster. It has to do with the materials and design.


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Forum: Traditional 08-10-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By PigOPs
I have one. Don't like the satori limbs but love...

I have one. Don't like the satori limbs but love my uukha ex1 evo2 limbs on it.
Forum: Traditional 02-23-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks fellas. I rewatched a push vid where he...

Thanks fellas. I rewatched a push vid where he rattle cans some carbon limbs so I think I'll just do that. I have a set of uukha ex1 evo2 but I think I actually like these a little better. The uukhas...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,695
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Yes... But I've almost decided I want a massive...

Yes... But I've almost decided I want a massive aluminum with a tiller handle. I like to keep things simple. My boat now is a 1542 with a 15hp 4 stroke
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