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Forum: Traditional Today, 11:39 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 24,771
Posted By andreww5001
Congrats Swampghost. That is some impressive work...

Congrats Swampghost. That is some impressive work with a self bow. And we appreciate your help in balancing the buck to doe ratio. [emoji6]

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Forum: Traditional 09-16-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By andreww5001
Hit today. 13 points...

Hit today. 13 points totalhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210916/d95bdf8255c07fce27994e9462fb16b9.jpg

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Forum: Traditional 09-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By andreww5001
I missed that whole ordeal but I didn't want to...

I missed that whole ordeal but I didn't want to turn over any rocks... [emoji6]

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Forum: Traditional 09-15-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By andreww5001
Same hole as day 1 but I think this one might be...

Same hole as day 1 but I think this one might be outside the line. I walked up and didn't shoot a second arrow so 0 for me today.

8 total...
Forum: Traditional 09-14-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By andreww5001
Missed on first arrow. Hit on second. 3 points...

Missed on first arrow. Hit on second. 3 points today for a total of 8 points.

And yep, those are the carbon trads. I like em pretty...
Forum: Traditional 09-13-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By andreww5001
Phew... Hit on first arrow today. Barely. +5...

Phew... Hit on first arrow today. Barely. +5 points https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210913/24280eb31b6037e3a44499ec379d544c.jpg

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Forum: Traditional 09-13-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By andreww5001
Yes sir. 5 points. That deer is dead in 60 yards....

Yes sir. 5 points. That deer is dead in 60 yards. Good shot!

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Forum: Traditional 09-11-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By andreww5001
Week 37 First Shot Challenge Traditional

As hunting season draws closer, I've been trying to get much more realist hunting scenarios in my practice regiment. So we will try to do that with this week's challenge.

This week, the shots...
Forum: Traditional 09-10-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By andreww5001
Thanks for all the compliments. Have been pretty...

Thanks for all the compliments. Have been pretty busy this week but was able to shoot today.

3 inches
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,240
Posted By andreww5001
I think that the hunting industry has created...

I think that the hunting industry has created false expectations for the average hunter. Passing on 140 inch 4 year olds to let the grow up is an unrealistic scenario for most of us. I only recently...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,240
Posted By andreww5001
Solid response. The best hunters Iíve ever hunted...

Solid response. The best hunters Iíve ever hunted with have been ranchers that rarely pulled the trigger themselves but they knew how to hunt. They knew how the animals behaved and used a particular...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,240
Posted By andreww5001
The goal of hunting is not a contest. Agreed. ...

The goal of hunting is not a contest. Agreed.

The reality of hunting is that some people are more skilled at interpreting sign, reading landscapes, sitting long hours, executing a shot, blood...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,240
Posted By andreww5001
What percentage of television hosts are better than you?

As a kid I remember watching Monster Bucks and Buck Masters thinking those guys were incredible hunters. I was enamored with the amount of giant bucks they killed. In my naivety, I didnít realize...
Forum: Traditional 09-06-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By andreww5001
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I got really lucky and shot way above my skill level today.

Comes out to right about 3/4 of an inch.


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Forum: Traditional 09-01-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By andreww5001
Iím sorry I misunderstood. I thought maybe that...

Iím sorry I misunderstood. I thought maybe that was the case but I read some of the other posts that led me to believe otherwise. My fault


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Forum: Traditional 09-01-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By andreww5001
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Thanks.

3 1/2 inches today.


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Forum: Traditional 08-31-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By andreww5001
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Right at about 3.75 inches today.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-31-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By andreww5001
All I can say is I live in the DFW area and Iíve...

All I can say is I live in the DFW area and Iíve heard that same speech at two area bow shops about not having time to fletch right now.

One shop couldnít even find time to cut a half dozen...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-31-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By andreww5001
Bad news but most shops are so busy this time of...

Bad news but most shops are so busy this time of year they arenít even offering fletching services. Even if they offered it, it is going to be so much more than you want to pay. Youíd be better off...
Forum: Traditional 08-30-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By andreww5001
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In the words of my mother who I was unaware was watching at the time, ďwell that wasnít good.Ē

Right at 7.5 inches
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Forum: Traditional 08-30-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By andreww5001
You will probably get every answer in the world...

You will probably get every answer in the world about what head is the best and why some are better than others. Broadheads are a world of give and take. Here are some things to remember:
1....
Forum: Traditional 08-29-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By andreww5001
Iíd 100% work toward stacking a little extra...

Iíd 100% work toward stacking a little extra weight at the front of the arrow. All that will do is store the energy and maintain it through the impact process better than a lighter weight arrow. Iíd...
Forum: Traditional 08-29-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By andreww5001
Montecs are really difficult to get very sharp....

Montecs are really difficult to get very sharp. Best 3 blade broadhead in the world that is in the economy realm is the QAD Exodus. Shoot what tickles your fancy!


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Forum: Traditional 08-29-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By andreww5001
I agree. Clearly it was limited penetration. The...

I agree. Clearly it was limited penetration. The question is, ďdid it get the necessary 6-8 inches to do the jobĒ?


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Forum: Traditional 08-29-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By andreww5001
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There was blood up and down the arrow. I donít know that it got that much penetration though because itís been my...
Forum: Traditional 08-29-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By andreww5001
This was literally the first animal I had ever...

This was literally the first animal I had ever shot at with traditional equipment. I have since made the same adjustment with the exception that if the animal is broadside, the near side leg...
Forum: Traditional 08-28-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By andreww5001
Shot placement question

A while ago, I shot this hog with my recurve. I have wondered ever since, what happened on this shot. I never found this hog and I lost blood short after the track began. I was using a 2 blade...
Forum: Traditional 08-20-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 24,771
Posted By andreww5001
Nice shot. Nice hog. Super nice bow! Sent...

Nice shot. Nice hog. Super nice bow!


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-17-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By andreww5001
My brother in law shot a really nice buck with...

My brother in law shot a really nice buck with that broadhead last year. It did a respectable job. It was a high shoulder shot and the buck carried the arrow a pretty good ways. After retrieving the...
Forum: Traditional 08-14-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By andreww5001
Final day: I missed again It took me a...

Final day: I missed again

It took me a shamefully long time launching arrow after arrow at 23 yards to hit that stinking cup.

0 points total


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Forum: Traditional 08-12-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By andreww5001
Day 3: slapped the cup but another miss ...

Day 3: slapped the cup but another miss
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Forum: Traditional 08-10-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By andreww5001
Day 2: went for gold again and missed Total:...

Day 2: went for gold again and missed

Total: 0 points


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Forum: Traditional 08-09-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By andreww5001
Day 1: miss at 23 yards Sent from my...

Day 1: miss at 23 yards


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Forum: Traditional 08-06-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By andreww5001
Day 4 - Itís been so long I canít remember what...

Day 4 - Itís been so long I canít remember what an arrow hitting the cup sounds like.

Miss again.

1 point total.


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Forum: Traditional 08-06-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By andreww5001
I once read about a youth bow program that South...

I once read about a youth bow program that South Cox with stalker stickbows ran. You would buy the original bow with a set of limbs but as your child grew South would swap the limbs for free if I...
Forum: Traditional 08-06-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By andreww5001
Yesterday was a miss for me too. Total 1...

Yesterday was a miss for me too.

Total 1 point


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Forum: Traditional 08-05-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 24,771
Posted By andreww5001
Nice shot Jeff! Sent from my iPhone using...

Nice shot Jeff!


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Forum: Traditional 08-03-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By andreww5001
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Difficult to see but 1 hit with first arrow and a narrow miss with the second.

1 point total


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Forum: Traditional 08-02-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By andreww5001
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Day 1 - miss on the first arrow


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
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This shot was with a 300 grain field tip and the 75 grain outsert. I think itís pretty clear based upon impact...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
28.5 inches at 70 pounds w/ 75 grain outsert on a...

28.5 inches at 70 pounds w/ 75 grain outsert on a 28 inch arrow and 100 grains up front.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
Located south of Ft Worth about 20 mins. ...

Located south of Ft Worth about 20 mins.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
Not shooting a poorly tuned arrow and Iím...

Not shooting a poorly tuned arrow and Iím definitely not shooting a mechanical broadhead. The reason I posted on here two months before season is to fix the problem. Iím building arrows from scratch...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
Iím shooting a ultra rest. I can move it. I did...

Iím shooting a ultra rest. I can move it. I did tinker with that a little. When I made adjustments the tears got even worse and when I went the other direction the arrow was significantly off center...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
This was at 20 yards. Sent from my iPhone...

This was at 20 yards.


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Forum: Traditional 08-01-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By andreww5001
Traditional FSC Week 31

I watched a video this week with a guy shooting a Red Dixie cup adhered to his target horizontally with the mouth facing open towards him. He took 5 arrows and put four in the cup and narrowly missed...
Forum: Traditional 08-01-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By andreww5001
Day 4: hit for 7 points Total of 19 for the...

Day 4: hit for 7 points
Total of 19 for the week
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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-31-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
So I used a fletched arrow to show you what...

So I used a fletched arrow to show you what straight is. I put a lumenok in the back and wrapped with masking tape to simulate vain weight. I also backed my bow out one turn (approx 3 pounds) and...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-31-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
It was me that shot the bow at the shop. I also...

It was me that shot the bow at the shop. I also have disassembled and reassembled the arrow that the bow was tuned with. I used hot melt at the shop to set up a quick tune arrow but then got home and...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-31-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By andreww5001
I did not for the initial tunings. You are right,...

I did not for the initial tunings. You are right, my three vains are right at 20 grains plus a lighted nock is another 22 grains so that is definitely adding some weight to it. I will try this and...
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