An quick experiment with archery technique

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Its really a great way to practice...Good work you done here.
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ShirleyCPhillips wrote: Thu Oct 14, 2021 5:21 am Its really a great way to practice...Good work you done here.
Thank you :P
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here's a set of new traditional arrows I made:

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with Bard the bowman's black arrow thrown in for a bit of fun :P


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Impressive, but if Bard's black arrow was indeed handed down through the generations it makes me wonder how many new shafts and fetchings it had over those years :lol:
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Awesome!
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Taylor Steiner wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:10 am Awesome!
Thank you :P
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Very nice!
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Harper wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:56 pmVery nice!
thanks a lot :P
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What did you use to glue the fletching down Iodo? Are they recessed?
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Eofor wrote: Sat Jan 15, 2022 1:02 pm What did you use to glue the fletching down Iodo? Are they recessed?

Just ordinary fetching glue, I haven't done anything clever or historically accurate :P

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9tr8clpOw0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEzWXE2H5EY&t=1032s
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Iodo wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 9:30 pm here's a set of new traditional arrows I made:
Late question but I really like those arrowheads you have. They seems to have a better aesthetic than the usual target points since they look more along the lines of bodkin. Well, I assume you use them for target practice. If so, do you have a link where I might pick up a couple?
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Cimrandir wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 11:48 pm Late question but I really like those arrowheads you have. They seems to have a better aesthetic than the usual target points since they look more along the lines of bodkin. Well, I assume you use them for target practice. If so, do you have a link where I might pick up a couple?
yeah, there are two companies that make them, here are the links for the supplier I use:

TAS history point: https://www.merlinarchery.co.uk/tas-history-point.html

Bearpaw History Point:
11/32'' - https://www.merlinarchery.co.uk/bearpaw ... -1132.html
5/16'' - https://www.merlinarchery.co.uk/bearpaw ... t-516.html

I can't remember which one I got, I'd have to check the invoice, but as far as I know they are almost the same. A YouTube subscriber asked a while back and I tried to find a supplier that sold them in the US and wasn't very successful, I don't know if Merlin will ship overseas? if not PM me and I can get hold of some and post them

[EDIT] I just looked up my original order, it seems I got the TAS ones even tho I linked the Bearpaw ones in my video
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