silencing your bow

Silencing a bow – How?

“The silent bow is the first to bite.” When I first started practicing with a bow, I never paid much attention too how much noise the bow was making. I learned the hard way the first time I sat in a tree stand. There probably wasn’t a deer within 20 miles with all the noise I was …

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Cutters With a ‘Tite Spin’

I stumbled onto a product booth with an interesting line of broadheads produced by 2XJ Enterprises, Inc. At first glance they looked like a bunch of damaged broadheads with bent blades. I took one look at them and wondered how in the world could these broadheads fly straight with bent blades; these broadheads must be …

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Archers use three basic bow types

Archers use three basic bow types: A longbow (as Robin Hood is seen to use without any shooting aids) A recurve (where the bow bends back on itself and where aids are allowed) A compound (where a series of pulleys enable the archer to draw a much more powerful bow. Aids are allowed here too) Each are designed to be available …

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String Walking

The earliest recorded information on this technique comes from the Spanish explorers and American colonists in the American Southwest. They reported the Apache archers were deadly accurate using this shooting style. What is different about it? For string walking, you do not nock the arrow between the first and second finger, Mediterranean style, but draw …

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Serving your bow String

Repairing or replacing a center serving is a basic skill that every bow hunter should know how to do. How often you shoot will dictate how often your center serving will need repaired or replaced. But if your serving should break while you are out shooting in competition, and you can not repair it, your …

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