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    Default Bowsmith Certification

    I was thinking that it would be great if there was a "certification" for people that work on bows in a pro-shop. A test that one would have to take to earn the certification.

    I think this would do a lot for the confidence of customers like me. I know there are a lot of so-so or worse self proclaimed bow experts out there. This might help weed them out.
    2007 Slayer, 55#, Nitrous C, Bodoodle rest, Limbsaver sight, Kwikee Kwiver 3 arrow, Aka "The Man in Black"
    1981 Martin Cougar II MT-6, 60#, Whisker Biscuit, Fuse sight. Kwikee Kwiver
    1984 Browning Deluxe Nomad II XL, 50#, Browning Rack & Pinion sight, Flipper II rest. Kwikee Kwiver

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    Ain't that the truth

    Simply working in a shop does not make someone a professional.
    Sad thing is there are people that believe so..
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    2004 Bowtech Pro40 Wheely. 60# 27" VaporTrail strings. Trophy Taker fall away rest. HHA Optimizer lite sight.

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    A certified bow technician would want higher wages, so the shop would have to charge more on every thing to make that up. Thats why this board is so valuable or rather priceless!
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    Martin 06 Slayer, Nitrous C, Shoot thru, 55lb, Quiktune 3000, HHA OL 5519 2X, Easton A/C/C
    Ben Pearson 1968 'Cougar' 62" 45#s @ 28" recurve, parallel shaft POC, Zwickey 'Eskimo' 2 blade

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