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Forum: Traditional Today, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By SJP51
Traveling with a 64" Longbow

One of the things I like about both my Bob Lee's is that they are takedowns. Super easy to travel with.

Looking at a 1-piece 66" Omega Huntsman longbow to play with.

Too long to lay on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,965
Posted By SJP51
Our plant ran maxed out all day. Take a look at...

Our plant ran maxed out all day. Take a look at the ERCOT website and you can see that there was near ZERO WIND generation today.

Renewables are not reliable.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By SJP51
Not sure how you could build an arrow without...

Not sure how you could build an arrow without knowing her draw weight. But since you already have the arrows then spine and length are already fixed. The only variables you will have to play with...
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By SJP51
Likely a recurve. But I am easily swayed by a...

Likely a recurve. But I am easily swayed by a sexy curve or appealing wood luser. I'm just easy that way.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By SJP51
I look forward to seeing all my pets in heaven.

I look forward to seeing all my pets in heaven.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,582
Posted By SJP51
I bet the FDA bans Ivermectin from on-line sales...

I bet the FDA bans Ivermectin from on-line sales soon. Lots of pet meds are veterinary supplied only.
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By SJP51
Thanks. But looking for a lighter shoot all day...

Thanks. But looking for a lighter shoot all day bow. Say 37# to 40# range.
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By SJP51
Denton area Trad Bow Shop

I may be in Denton while my wife deals with a family issue. If I get some free time, where do I find Trad bows or ILFs for sale?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,546
Posted By SJP51
Sounds like a great kid, and a great getaway...

Sounds like a great kid, and a great getaway weekend coming up!

You could take him to a gun show and let him pick out the pistol of his choice. Or if he's expressed any one way or another, get...
Forum: Traditional 06-09-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By SJP51
Yep. You got ladies drooling over you('re...

Yep. You got ladies drooling over you('re bows);)b;)b
Forum: Traditional 06-09-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By SJP51
Talking Eye glasses for really old men Goes like...

Eye glasses for really old men

Goes like this:
40 years old: Bifocals
45 years old: Trifocals
50 years old: Quadfocals
55 years old: Pentafocals
Bisch's age: ...
Forum: Traditional 06-09-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By SJP51
Maybe I should just get long bow limbs for my 19"...

Maybe I should just get long bow limbs for my 19" handled and 57# Bob Lee. Can't shoot that thing more than a doz shots anyway and it makes my shoulder hurt. Like that big sight window. Makes it...
Forum: Traditional 06-09-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,991
Posted By SJP51
I'm not 100% certain, but most 3D shoots allow...

I'm not 100% certain, but most 3D shoots allow folks to shoot "fun rounds" that are not for competition. Only caveate being that the competitors get to shoot first if there is lots of folks. Even...
Forum: Traditional 06-08-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By SJP51
Bisch, What's a good longbow with longer sight...

Bisch, What's a good longbow with longer sight window?
Forum: Traditional 06-07-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By SJP51
Wish to have been there, but my bow is in the...

Wish to have been there, but my bow is in the hospital for minor repairs. Up and slinging arrows again next week. I need a back-up bow!

When is Cowtown TBOT #3?
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-06-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By SJP51
OK! I just found some info. Ya'll see if this...

OK! I just found some info. Ya'll see if this sounds correct: "The bow maker put the hole for attching the plunger in the correct spot. Build up the shelf (or set the rest) such that the arrow...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-06-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By SJP51
ILF Shelf Build-up

In my meanderings and reading about various bows, I've strayed over into ILFs. Might want to get one as yet another toy or as a back-up bow.

The Hoyt Satori comes with the shelf already...
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By SJP51
Thanks for that. Don't doubt you, but I...

Thanks for that.

Don't doubt you, but I sure cannot find it on the BL website.
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By SJP51
My bow is in for repairs. So I sit till it's out...

My bow is in for repairs. So I sit till it's out of rehab. I need a back up bow!

Ya'll have fun.
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By SJP51
29" dl.

29" dl.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By SJP51
Had mine out 10+ years ago. Out the same day. ...

Had mine out 10+ years ago. Out the same day. Back to work the next. Easiest surgery I've had, and I've had too many!

I never noticed any issues. Eat any food I want, no biggie.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-31-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By SJP51
Looks like it works! Congrats. That's a...

Looks like it works! Congrats. That's a complicated, but precise set-up. I use a Drimmel tool with cut-off wheel. Not nearly as perfect as your, though.
Forum: Traditional 05-31-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By SJP51
There is definetly "some" finger pinch with a 60"...

There is definetly "some" finger pinch with a 60" and I notice it less on a 64" that I shot this week. So there is that!

I think a 58" or 56" would have far too much pinch, but I've not shot...
Forum: Traditional 05-30-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By SJP51
60" vs. 62" vs. longer for 3D

My hunting bows are both 60" Bob Lee TD recurves. At 47# and 57#, I'm not able to shoot many rounds (or shots with the 57#) before I give out and accuracy/consistency is gone. So for 3D, I'm getting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,020
Posted By SJP51
Yeah. A scratchy rope! So he can itch whilst...

Yeah. A scratchy rope! So he can itch whilst he's hanging.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,063
Posted By SJP51
The eat crickets and other bugs. Not sure about...

The eat crickets and other bugs. Not sure about mice, but maybe. All over the place here at home, but hardly ever see them as they blend in so well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,422
Posted By SJP51
Fantastic bear! And what beautiful country!!

Fantastic bear! And what beautiful country!!
Forum: Traditional 05-29-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By SJP51
ISO Bob Lee Limbs

Looking for recurve iimbs in the 35# to 40# range.
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By SJP51
Not sure you can make much of a comparision...

Not sure you can make much of a comparision between an ILF bow and a high end custom recurve. But I'll stay tuned and just listen.
Forum: Traditional 05-22-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By SJP51
I, too, am blessed with the finances. But at 62...

I, too, am blessed with the finances. But at 62 years I'm not sure I'll ever be back in shape for chasing elk in the Rockies. Should have done that more when I was 30, but I'd would have to gotten...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-21-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By SJP51
No idea. But there's no way I'd eat 'em.

No idea. But there's no way I'd eat 'em.
Forum: Traditional 05-20-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,846
Posted By SJP51
"creative"? "well thouht out"???? Was...

"creative"? "well thouht out"????

Was kind of hoping for "easy", "slam dunk", "no brainer"!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,905
Posted By SJP51
Don't know about back issues. But I do know about...

Don't know about back issues. But I do know about a "10" level pain. Do what you have to do to not go there again as I'd rather be dead than have 5-minutes of that.

Hang in there!
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By SJP51
I over think EVERYTHING! I can't help it. I'm...

I over think EVERYTHING! I can't help it. I'm an engineer and analyze every detail. Drives my wife crazy. Me too most times!
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By SJP51
DRT: Is that one of your PrimalTech bows? Does...

DRT: Is that one of your PrimalTech bows? Does that riser have Micarta hidden in there somewhere?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By SJP51
This. Those hoss matts are heavy as all heck.

This. Those hoss matts are heavy as all heck.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By SJP51
I hit that Long John's about once a month. Get a...

I hit that Long John's about once a month. Get a craving for it and had to have it!

Terrible location was it's biggest problem. That and no vegan fish-like food for the PC crowd to eat.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,501
Posted By SJP51
Sweet little rig

Sweet little rig
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By SJP51
"Pure white" vs. "Grafi-foam" limbs

Looking at a Farmington Atlas ILF. Contacted the rep and they use "pure white foam" instead of "grafi-foam" in their limbs.

I know nothing about all this.

Is he blowing smoke or is this a...
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,168
Posted By SJP51
If you're looking for hogs around Austin, I'd...

If you're looking for hogs around Austin, I'd suggest 6th Street!
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,846
Posted By SJP51
Outstanding! I plan to shoot Friday after lunch...

Outstanding! I plan to shoot Friday after lunch and Saturday, too. Likely don't have the arm for a 3-peat on Sunday.
Forum: Traditional 05-18-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By SJP51
That's it alright. Gonna mess-up a couple of...

That's it alright. Gonna mess-up a couple of 300+ 3D scores this weekend over at Chester!

The mass weight is a concern, but I'm not in the Senior/Geezer class just yet. I think I can tote an...
Forum: Traditional 05-18-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By SJP51
Bob Lee 19" vs. Samick Discovery 17" Handle

If anyone has both: What is the difference in the sight window on the two?

I have several Bob Lee 19" handled bows. Looking to buy a back-up, bow fishing, knock around bow in an ILF and curious...
Forum: Traditional 05-18-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By SJP51
Handles: Solid vs. Laminated vs. Phenolic/Micarta

With wood, strength depends on species of wood and other factors. But all else being equal: Which is the strongest and least prone to cracking? Solid wood, laminated wood, or phenolic/micarta?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,098
Posted By SJP51
Old dude has great taste in eateries. Love some...

Old dude has great taste in eateries. Love some waffle house!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By SJP51
Only on arrows that have "fake" wood covering,...

Only on arrows that have "fake" wood covering, since it tends to get tore off when re-fletching. I dont' wrap black carbon arrows, but do put a 3/4" reflective wrap between the feathers and the nock.
Forum: Traditional 05-16-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By SJP51
I got the 47# liimbs bolted up to my "old" Bob...

I got the 47# liimbs bolted up to my "old" Bob Lee handle. (I like that handle better, anyway!). The Frankebow shoots great!
Forum: Traditional 05-15-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By SJP51
Keep 'em coming. I'm open to all kinds of ideas!

Keep 'em coming. I'm open to all kinds of ideas!
Forum: Traditional 05-15-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By SJP51
The handle that was dry fired broke almost all...

The handle that was dry fired broke almost all the way through. This is a new handle the Bob Lee gents made for me to replace it. The "new" one is now cracked.

The BL warranty specifically...
Forum: Traditional 05-15-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By SJP51
No Atlas owners. Might tell me something right...

No Atlas owners. Might tell me something right there!
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