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Re: New archer (reply)
Many, many, congratulations and happy days ahead!!! Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

07/13/14 6:58 AM
Re: french black locust flatbow 45# (reply)
Good job on that bow! Gary- Admin
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

07/03/14 6:16 AM
Re: Rawhide Guava Take Down (reply)
Great looking bow Manny!! Nice tiller- but, too straight to be guava :-).. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

06/10/14 4:32 AM
Re: The Jay Massey memorial day weekend shoot, Palmer, Alaska (reply)
Great photo shoot. Glad to see the young'uns out sticking the critters. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

06/03/14 2:20 PM
Re: Salmon skin backed Mollie with composite levers (reply)
Nice tiller on that Gary
Archery - Composite Bows

Thumper1945

05/28/14 2:24 PM
Re: dye or stain for river cain? (reply)
Sand the natural (wax like ) finish off then use a fast drying stain or dye. Either will do. Gary
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

05/23/14 3:26 PM
Re: weakest point of the bow/arrow- system (reply)
From my non-technical viewpoint- the "archer" is the weakest link (way more variables). Gary
Primitive Flight Shooting

Thumper1945

05/22/14 2:53 PM
Re: Is there any ways to speed up the drying process? (reply)
Rough tiller and then cover whole bow with glue or an oil of some type (mineral) then leave alone in the dark recesses of your house until seasoned- don't expose to the sun or wind. Lay it flat don't stand it in the corner. I'm in...
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

05/21/14 4:53 AM
Re: An other bow limb idea? (reply)
Fiddler- Yes it can= tillering will be a bit more difficult but it still can be done. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

05/18/14 6:26 PM
Re: 130# elm flatbow (reply)
Gives me a hernia just thinking about it.. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

05/11/14 10:48 PM
Re: Prize bows (reply)
Both bows very nicely done- however, I prefer the Oak traditional type limb config better. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

05/11/14 10:44 PM
Re: Foreshafts question (reply)
Fiddler- there are several historical examples of solid shafts with fore shafts-I. e. several hazel arrows that Ishi made- doesn't seems practical to modern man but, he did it and must have had a good reason considering all the work...
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

05/09/14 3:54 PM
Re: Take down Yew w/ rawhide backing (reply)
Great job on that! Tips nicely done- very graceful - lovely profile. Gary
Archery - Composite Bows

Thumper1945

05/03/14 4:18 PM
Re: Increasing draw length (reply)
Guru- HOW LONG IS THE BOW FROM TIP TO TIP? Admin
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

04/26/14 3:03 PM
Re: What is your favorite shaft material? (reply)
Grandpa, if you are willing and have the time- come down to Ventura and we will make up a few for you. Gary
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

04/26/14 2:57 PM
Re: What is your favorite shaft material? (reply)
Primarily, I don't use manufactured commercial shafts. I had some of my harvested (free) shafts at Chamberlain- to name a few, Cape Honeysuckle, wild rose, bamboo (various subspecies), golden currant, choke cherry, Chamise, elderberry,...
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

04/24/14 11:08 PM
Re: Native American Pinch Grips (reply)
Poet- where did you hear that? Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

04/23/14 10:29 PM
Re: Native American Pinch Grips (reply)
2traxx, that's understandable since the "Old Wild West Shows" concentrated on the "Plains Indians" primarily- The East coast Indians used (for the most part) much longer bows and pulled the string and arrow rather than pushing. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

04/23/14 4:23 PM
Re: New Black Locust bow (reply)
Yup, turn it over! Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

04/22/14 5:22 PM
Re: Increasing draw length (reply)
What is the length and how tall are you? What is your draw length? Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

04/22/14 4:15 AM
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