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Old 02-04-2008, 08:10 PM
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Who shoots a recurve? I'm thinking about getting one to play with in the back yard.
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Old 02-04-2008, 08:26 PM
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Im shooting a Hoyt Gamemaster. Or should I say trying to shoot it.
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Old 02-04-2008, 08:30 PM
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I had a checkmate and loved it. It was the only recurve I've ever had and it was a very forgiving bow to shoot. I have two Striker longbows (a one piece and a take-down) right now.
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Old 02-04-2008, 08:32 PM
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I thought it would be fun to try something new!!!
I might just have to go shopping tomorrow!!!!
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Old 02-05-2008, 06:08 AM
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I wouldnt get one above 45 lbs. Maybe 50 at the most.
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Old 02-05-2008, 09:01 AM
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I've got a couple recurves myself, shot a bear w/ one a couple years ago. It was pretty fun, but takes a lot of practice to be accurate. Think I may try it again this spring but maybe not?
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Old 02-06-2008, 05:52 AM
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I thought it would be fun to try something new!!!
I might just have to go shopping tomorrow!!!!

well? did you get one ., or find something that might interest you!
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Old 02-06-2008, 05:48 PM
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18" of new snow has suspended any shopping trips
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Old 02-07-2008, 10:24 AM
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18" of new snow has suspended any shopping trips
Wimp.

In 18" of snow NW Pennyslvania "soccer moms" are driving 10 MPH over the speed limit, singing along with the radio at the top of their lungs, and eating breakfast, all while taking the kids to school!!!......................................... ................They end up in the median of I-90 in their big SUV's eventually but before that they're cooking right along!!!
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Old 02-07-2008, 10:33 AM
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I met a gentleman on a elk hunt one year who hand made me a recurve and sent it to my house. It is a beautiful bow and I love shooting it, but I just can't shoot it well enough to hunt with. I think that part of the problem is that it is too heavy of a draw for me. It is 63# at 28 inches. I would like to try a 50# or 55# draw and see how that feels.
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