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  1. May I assume this is not the forum to mention ex...

    May I assume this is not the forum to mention ex wives?
  2. Thread: Father's passing

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    Echoes of what all have said. I like to think...

    Echoes of what all have said. I like to think that mourning is for those left with a hole in their hearts that gets filled with grief until it heals over; the departed need not grieve, knowing better...
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    I think that was a spiteful joke or some form of...

    I think that was a spiteful joke or some form of relief for a small person. Lost any and all credibility in second sentence; "His arrow was a full metal jacket and all we found were some small pieces...
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    lol yep! speed should suffice! One other point; I...

    lol yep! speed should suffice! One other point; I THINK the lighter/faster (shorter, too) arrows also gives a 'better', higher FOC, retaining a 100gr. tip, which would also add to the speed;...
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    I Assume these calculators are close; Arrow...

    I Assume these calculators are close;
    Arrow weight and FOC, down towards bottom;

    http://www.huntersfriend.com/carbon_arrows/hunting_arrows_selection_guide_chapter_4.htm

    Arrow speed and KE;
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    Wow...

    Wow...
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    lol Sonny, my old man used to say, "never look...

    lol Sonny, my old man used to say, "never look back, it's a sign of old age." BUT you remind me of;
    Long ago a rather small of stature fellow, without a lot of funds to spend, went and bought a bow...
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    DISagree, Sonny! lol time for them new reading...

    DISagree, Sonny! lol time for them new reading glasses ? Nice shooting re other thread, btw.
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    Might have to invent a new term here; how about...

    Might have to invent a new term here; how about 'effective draw length'? In his original post, bfisher noted he considers there are TWO 'draw lengths'; that of the bow and that of the archer. Yeah, a...
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    Over the years, have had a couple guys patiently...

    Over the years, have had a couple guys patiently explain to me how a bullet RISES after leaving a rifle's barrel, "because of the twist"; all the illustrations on sighting in show it. Guess I'm just...
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    lol I ALWAYS get caught... "What'd you do now!"...

    lol I ALWAYS get caught... "What'd you do now!"
    "Do now! All I said was that your hair looks nice!"
    "You wouldn't even notice I have hair unless you were up to SOMETHING!"

    Ya know, I've almost...
  12. Thread: Lithium

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    Bowmaster might work; work with adaptors, which I...

    Bowmaster might work; work with adaptors, which I don't have?... o
  13. Thread: Lithium

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    Very, very nice, droppixel, AND thanks for the AT...

    Very, very nice, droppixel, AND thanks for the AT links, hadn't seen them before. May I sneak a question in here... not worth a new thread and I think the answer is 'Yes.' anyway... Are the new 2014...
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    Martin; perfect timing

    Sorry if I'm over talkative lately, but thought some of you other wimps might enjoy this story; You regular boys and girls, too, of course!

    I've told Wonder Woman!! several times, that I'd...
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    Just an observation, not really a complaint, just...

    Just an observation, not really a complaint, just the way it seems. Have for ... what? two years I've been back in archery, noticed the difference in attitude from the AT site and here. I prefer here...
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    Yeah! You and who's army!!

    Thinking on building a draw board; today I slipped and fell head long into a black hole and joined AT, so I could see the pictures. Being me, I stumbled around the site and found myself on a thread...
  17. Thread: New Job.

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    Congrats, and a grand future for you !!

    Congrats, and a grand future for you !!
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    For someone that's 'never buying another bow', I...

    For someone that's 'never buying another bow', I find it interesting a couple your Martin's spec 32 inch draw lengths... I'm ALMOST sure none did when I got my Cougar - 2012. I actually like the Fury...
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    Guess they're even liberal with hunting...

    Guess they're even liberal with hunting seasons... o
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    lol "Dark side"... yes, welcome, dlusted; good,...

    lol "Dark side"... yes, welcome, dlusted; good, helpful folks here (the least helpful would probably be me! lol). You have the opposite problem from mine; seems impossible to find a bow, none of...
  21. Thread: Pro staff???

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    ON THE OTHER HAND.... thinking back to 1995, here...

    ON THE OTHER HAND.... thinking back to 1995, here in Idaho, it may not be such a bad idea to have a bow for "dangerous/tough game (Cape Buffalo, Grizzly, ect.)" Especially the 'ect'.
    ...
  22. Thread: Pro staff???

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    CLT Bluesman, NASCAR is a great example of...

    CLT Bluesman, NASCAR is a great example of companies knowing where to spend their advertising dollars; not only do we root for 'our' car brands, but look at all the seemingly non automotive related...
  23. Thread: Pro staff???

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    Wow! Thanks for that post, Montalaar; it should...

    Wow! Thanks for that post, Montalaar; it should give everyone here food for thought, reflection, humility for what we take for granted... Thanks... o
  24. Thread: Pro staff???

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    I think a big part of what Sonny is saying is;...

    I think a big part of what Sonny is saying is;
    Pete Shepley, Hoyt and Mathews are not stupid in how they spend advertising dollars. They didn't get to be the 'Big Three' by being so. A small part of...
  25. Thread: Pro staff???

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    lololol..... Sonny, if you'd allow me, may I...

    lololol..... Sonny, if you'd allow me, may I shorten your post down to where most anyone should be able to understand ?? I'll take that as a 'yes';

    "Follow the money."
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