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by Jim C
Thu Jan 30, 2003 9:36 pm
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Topic: Fletching Bolts with Arizona Fletcher
Replies: 5
Views: 2070

you won't save all that much buying a fletcher and doing your own over buying complete arrows (though the stores may have to pay an excise tax but that's a long story). we charge a dollar an arrow for shafts bought from us and that includes feathers. The Arizona costs about 45 dollars so you would h...
by Jim C
Wed Jan 29, 2003 9:15 pm
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Topic: You know you are getting old when........
Replies: 33
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An old vet I used to shoot with (now RIP) who retired as CSM of the army used to tell me the various stages of getting old. The first stage, he said was forgetting to zip up after using the john. THe second stage was forgetting to UNZIP before using it! The final stage, he said, was not remembering ...
by Jim C
Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:30 pm
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Topic: question for vixen users
Replies: 5
Views: 1603

general rule-longer than needed arrows and heavier than specified arrows are never a safety problem. Too light or too short-now that can be a problem. General rule on crossbow arrows. target arrows-length is not a factor (TNC/IAU rules require a total length between 12-18", IBO has a diameter minimu...
by Jim C
Thu Jan 23, 2003 10:20 pm
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Topic: Handsome man, pretty gal
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Views: 1645

bummer-I was hoping you had a full shot (mini and all) of the really cute babe Jakes had Friday at the ATA show, or the really fine looking blonde in the short navy dress that was gracing the Muzzy's booth on Sunday.

Oh well
by Jim C
Thu Jan 23, 2003 10:18 pm
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Topic: Excalibur Limbs
Replies: 9
Views: 2024

I always call the entire piece the stock but yes, the rail is longer. (Now how would you define the Point blanc where the stirrup is much farther away from the prod? the "rail is shorter" but the stock is longer?)

:D
by Jim C
Thu Jan 23, 2003 10:15 pm
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Topic: OT - 40 Reasons For Gun Control
Replies: 14
Views: 3677

Digger-bad information. Forensic science is so good, they can easily determine where the bad guy was killed. The lawabiding citizen then looks like she/he was 1) lying to the cops 2) obstructing justice 3) destroying evidence 4) had something to hide. What went from a justifiable (or at least excusa...
by Jim C
Thu Jan 23, 2003 2:40 pm
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Topic: What all hunters need.
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Views: 2578

hmmmmm-In Ohio, its illegal to use dogs to hunt deer. On the other hand, I have a whole barn full of "attack cats". Just wondering how to train them to drive the deer past the old tree stand
by Jim C
Thu Jan 23, 2003 2:34 pm
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Topic: Excalibur Limbs
Replies: 9
Views: 2024

The stock is longer-ie the distance between the riser/prod and the trigger mechanism is approximately an inch longer for each bow up the food chain.
by Jim C
Thu Jan 23, 2003 11:41 am
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Topic: Excalibur Limbs
Replies: 9
Views: 2024

what is really funny is that some people think that the vixen is less well made t han the exomag. same limbs, same trigger, same material in the stock. However, if you look at some of the other brands-the stocks, triggers and prods are inferior on the lower cost models.
by Jim C
Thu Jan 23, 2003 11:32 am
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Topic: OT - 40 Reasons For Gun Control
Replies: 14
Views: 3677

actually there are several valid reasons for gun control and these logically, well planned schemes are what truly motivates the gun banners. However, they will never admit these publicly since it would destroy them politically: 1) armed peasants can't be looted as readily as unarmed ones. Ever notic...
by Jim C
Wed Jan 22, 2003 10:34 pm
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Topic: crossbow site
Replies: 11
Views: 2733

10-Ring. as you know, I own all the excaliburs but none of the new ff mag tip jobs. My old exocet does 287 with 350 grain arrows, my vixen with 325 goes almost as fast and my exomag is too much to deal with as a frequent shooter (it does go over 300fps). I ordered a new (not the buckskin colour-its ...
by Jim C
Sun Jan 19, 2003 5:41 pm
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Topic: Bolt ballance
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Views: 2564

10-RIng, that ought to fly pretty well. what alot of guys don't remember is that the FOC recommended by Easton presumes at least a 28" arrow-the leverage that the fletchings exert is far more efficient than on a 20" xbow arrow. the heavier points on the target bolts make up for the really small vane...
by Jim C
Sun Jan 19, 2003 5:37 pm
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Topic: Carbon bolts
Replies: 21
Views: 4723

at that ATA show, carbon impact (the french company that was founded by the guy who started pre Easton BEMAN) has some 22/64 bolts too that looked pretty good. I like the laser 2 gold tips myself-use them for indoor TNC target and will use them for 3D this coming spring
by Jim C
Sun Jan 19, 2003 5:31 pm
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Topic: ATA SHOW INDY
Replies: 19
Views: 4783

Went back today: while the excaliburs had an olive drab color. BIll told me that the stock production would be more of a buckskin brown or the more expensive camo jobs. The catalogs all were updated with stickers under each of the three hunting bows advertising the fact. Woody. I actually met Brian ...
by Jim C
Sat Jan 18, 2003 11:25 pm
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Topic: ATA SHOW INDY
Replies: 19
Views: 4783

I am going back tomorrow (had a tournament today at WIttenberg University in Sprngfield OHio. My kids won every major award save for Junior GIrl (my top two girls didn't shoot) I managed to win senior men's recurve and beat all my kids and college shooters-got to keep them respecting coach. I will c...