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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #20 on: March 07, 2019, 01:00:49 PM »
Ok guys Ive shaped my riser although not finished sanding yet. My next question is when I cut in my arrow shelf how far in should I cut? If I cut center cut does that mean measure to center of limb and shape that in? How far do you guys suggest?

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #21 on: March 07, 2019, 03:06:33 PM »
I have never made a center shot self bow but the rule I was taught buy one of the most exsperienced bowyers I know was to be safe ,the handle should be twice as thick as narrow Down to 3/4 " =  3/4" x 1 1/2" if going more narrow increase the thickness , I know guys have made off set handles bringing the arrow closer to center & still keeping the dimensions the same , maybe others could answer better !
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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2019, 08:32:27 AM »
I  cut the shelf in yesterday and making string up today hopefully it will be a shooter :)  we will see.

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2019, 12:08:38 PM »
We ll guys thanks again for all your help! Ive finished my first shooter and have put about 100 arrows thru it so far. Tiller isn't perfect but it shoots really well. No noticeable handshock and its 68in and draws right at 52 lb at my 31in draw. Im trying to find someone to help me put pics up cause I aint savvy enough lol.

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #24 on: March 21, 2019, 06:29:10 AM »
Good to hear you got a shooter. I am looking forward to pics.

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #25 on: March 21, 2019, 06:34:11 AM »
Congrats on the shooter.

Picture posting, first thing is if using a cell phone for pictures.

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #26 on: March 21, 2019, 06:43:12 AM »
Congrats on a shooter looking forward to your pics particularly your cut in shelf  :thumbsup:
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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #27 on: April 07, 2019, 12:57:59 PM »
Hey guys I posted some pics on *********** under selfbow section. I cant seem to get them to post on here yet I am computer challenged to say the least. check them out tell me what ya think

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #28 on: April 11, 2019, 03:44:47 PM »
Good luck with your new bow.  Speaking about center shot does it make any diff cutting in a shelf 1/8" past center.   I hear that it can affect arrow flight .... :dunno:  I'm going to check out the  pics on *********** under selfbow section.

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #29 on: April 11, 2019, 03:54:44 PM »
The closer to center shot a bow's shelf is cut, the easier to tune and a wider range of spine it will shoot.

But ya gotta be careful making the shelf area to narrow, there's a lot of stress put on that area.

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #30 on: April 11, 2019, 04:08:22 PM »
Tell me 'about it I broke one riser because of cutting it to far in.  The bow was braced and I dropped it on a wooden deck.  But I was able to repair it easy peasy, the break was right in the grip area. 

"Hey guys I posted some pics on *********** under selfbow section"   posted by wapitishooter.  I cant find any selfbow section.   Where is that..?

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #31 on: April 11, 2019, 05:11:22 PM »
Check your PM

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #32 on: April 12, 2019, 08:39:20 AM »
don't know how to check pm?

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #33 on: April 12, 2019, 09:16:28 AM »
Up top put mouse cursor on my messages then click on read your message.
Then on next page click on the message I sent you.


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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #34 on: April 12, 2019, 03:25:17 PM »
Mark beware now of PM harassment   :laughing: :laughing:
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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #35 on: April 12, 2019, 04:02:27 PM »
And yer point is, sticky-pops?

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #36 on: April 13, 2019, 10:03:40 PM »
I checked where you said theres nothing there roy?

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #37 on: April 15, 2019, 04:26:35 AM »
Can you email me the pictures?

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #38 on: April 16, 2019, 01:15:38 PM »
Roy could you private message your phone number and I can text you some pics?

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Re: Hickory board bow
« Reply #39 on: April 16, 2019, 01:29:01 PM »
Done

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