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Online AZStickman

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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #100 on: February 11, 2006, 08:10:00 PM »
Wow Linc.... I got busy for a few days and lost track of this thread .......That lil bow turned out great.....  :thumbsup:  Terry
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #101 on: February 11, 2006, 08:29:00 PM »
Nice job Linc, love that braced profile.
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #102 on: February 11, 2006, 09:04:00 PM »
Even better in person, and that's saying a lot, since the pics themselves are terrific. Seriously nice bow. Feather light, perfect balance in the hand. 10 out of 10, Linc.
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #103 on: February 12, 2006, 05:21:00 AM »
Thanks Terry,Dano and Tim. Finished up at 62 1/2" ntn. 45#@28" I had thought about playing around with it to gain weight but desided to leave well enough alone.With the windchecks and ring separation it just wouldn't take any more strain without blowing IMHO.  :bigsmyl:
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #104 on: February 12, 2006, 05:29:00 AM »
Here is a pic of the yew on the caul. Sorry about the focus.Hey Tim,there's some of my wood stash.LOL.

   
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #105 on: February 12, 2006, 10:33:00 AM »
Linc, have you noticed how soft the sapwood is on yew yet? I had to put tip overlays on before I could get mine on a short string. The string kept trying to tear the sapwood off. Good luck on this baby, looks like a nice project.
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #106 on: February 12, 2006, 10:41:00 AM »
Dano, et al., Killdeer the Ignorant here! If that is so, how were the old English longbows constructed? I thought they were strictly selfbows.

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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #107 on: February 12, 2006, 12:02:00 PM »
Horn nocks I think Killy
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #108 on: February 12, 2006, 12:19:00 PM »
Yep, a traditional ELB would have horn nocks.
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #109 on: February 12, 2006, 12:49:00 PM »
That has come out really nice Linc, great job!


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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #110 on: February 12, 2006, 01:22:00 PM »
The gull is back.

How do you rate belly tempering osage Linc ?

How about some full draw pics of that beauty ?

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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #111 on: February 12, 2006, 07:09:00 PM »
Dano, Sure did notice. I think I'll be doing tip overlays.

Thanks David and Manny. The only full draw pics I have are when it was on the tree. I was feeling my oats today and over drew it.TICK!!! Got a couple of splinters on the back.Nuttin serious.Little superglue and some artificial sinew and will be good as new.

Manny, Jury is still out on tempering the belly. This is the first time I've tried it.
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #112 on: February 13, 2006, 02:30:00 AM »
Linc,
    Nice job on that knarly piece of osage. Like Dano and others suggested, I too always use horn overlays on the tips because the sapwood is so soft. I've enjoyed this thread and am looking forward to the Yew build a long. Have fun.

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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #113 on: February 13, 2006, 04:49:00 AM »
Thanks Terry. I hope I do the yew justice.
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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #114 on: February 13, 2006, 06:06:00 AM »
Thanks Luke! I knew that, but suffered an Edith Bunker moment. They are lasting longer and longer these days...   :knothead:   :rolleyes:  

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Re: Playtime for the Masochistic-semi-sorta build-a-long
« Reply #115 on: February 13, 2006, 07:24:00 AM »
Edith Bunker, now there's a real woman for ya  :bigsmyl:
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