Even recurve barebow I don’t sight down the arrow I prefer to rock it instinctive stylee, just seems to suit me better.
The other theory with the longer length is part of my natural conservatism I can always take a bit off if needed rather than go for the rather dated stigmata look :-D
Im undecided yet I’m thinking 30 inch to give a little extra room for replacement of broken tips when I think I see a Frenchman behind the target and hit a wall or frame :-)
Thanks Id not thought about outdoor ranges yet
in a couple of days I shall start attempting to make some arrows for my lovely new 48# longbow, so apologies in advance to anyone in the Northamptonshire area that hears any sudden prolonged bursts of robust Anglo-Saxon.
I have all the bits and pieces ready and waiting thanks to the...
Oops been a bit busy to update so a quick run through is needed.
Got my first medal in the club outdoor comp, just for being best novice but hey it’s shiny and it’s mine.
And recently upped my limb poundage with a lovely pair of 30# Kap windstorm 2s, the old limbs are being sold to a work mate...
So inspired by (nicked the idea from) LionofNarnia
here shall begin some barely coherent ramblings on my progress from shiny faced Padawan to jedilike master of the target discipline, ok so I'll settle for relatively competent archer but that doesn't really have the same ring to it.
Well finished the beginners course today which was great and big thanks again to NAC for making it a really good and fun learning experience.
The personal achievement bit is I got to shoot one of the clubs longbows for a few ends, nailing mostly 9s and 10s.
granted it was a 30lb bow at about 10...
Well nearly finished the beginners course and now started seriously pondering my first recurve set up.
I started looking at some of the cheaper entry level bows that have changeable limbs for upping the poundage, but the misfiring grey matter is wondering about going a little further up the...
right as I might have mentioned in my intro thread I'm new to archery, now only got to wait 2 more weeks for the beginners course to start (seems about a year since I booked it). thoughts have turned to the first bow purchase, rather than just drooling at the various websites.