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  1. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    My left handed 16 year old boy wants a bow. I would like to get him something he can grow into with regard to ability. He's a big boy. 6', 180, all muscle. He can handle most pulls. Looking to buy used. A couple I have seen mathews Z-Max, bear, and some others. He has experience handguns and...
  2. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    I have yet to find something of that flavor. The reason I want an ambidextrous bow is that I learned to fire a gun with both hands, so I want to learn to shoot a bow the same way. Any help would be fantastic.
  3. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    My birthday gift to myself this year was a Bohning Helix Tower fletching jig. After an initial misfire with the wrong feathers, I finally fletched my first arrow using the jig. The feathers were quite a bit shorter than those on my store bought Gold Tips. With a since of foreboding I took the...
  4. Firearms General Discussion
    I have read countless articles and websites about the best guns, weapons, etc to keep around and was wondering what other everyone else really thinks not just a set list made by someone on the internet. I would enjoy recommendations to research and possibly try. also, accessories for the...
  5. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Hey all, I'm looking into buying a compound bow (for fun, target, possible vermin hunting and backup in case SHTF). My main question is about trying to keep it reasonable for a beginner on a limited budget, but still buying the best quality bow within those restrictions. Should I look into...
  6. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Hello All, My little girl's birthday is coming up. I want to get her (and she wants) a bow & arrow. Should I get just a toy one or go for the real thing? If a real one, any recommendations on a first bow for a kid? Thanks, DR
  7. DIY - Do It Yourself
    If you want to learn flintknapping but don't have the right type of stone, don't despair. Billy Berger teaches you how to make deadly and beautiful arrowheads from the flat bottoms of glass beer bottles. Glass is plentiful, free, and it flakes much easier than flint. Learning the basics on glass...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I like my surplus U.S. issue "seabag" it is narrow,, 1 foot wide and 1 foot deep.. so it does not stick out to the sides and hang me up going thru brush and brambles,, it is 3 foot tall, so it will carry one of my long guns concealed being tall and narrow, I can also carry a long gun . or bow...
  9. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Have a SAMICK SAGE 60lb draw, fast flight string, stabilizer, precision rest, dampeners on string and body, very quiet, very accurate, mostly shoot field point with it for practice. I also have a SAMBURU hunting spear, and a .60 caliber blow gun.
  10. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    what bow wood have you had most success with when making a traditional bow
  11. Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    what do people think the pros or cons are for a having slingbow in a survival situation
  12. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    I've done some research, and I know I want to go with learning how to shoot a recurve bow. I was wondering what should be taken into consideration when buying my first recurve bow?
  13. DIY - Do It Yourself
    found this great series of vids from this guy who videoed himself making a bow based on the description from Lofty Wiseman in the SAS survival guide. He's just followed the instructions - he's done quite a good job.:thumb...
  14. Knives, Swords & Axes
    Im trying to Get ideas for custom Home made weapons or Mods i can do to pre existing tools. This is a Thread to show off your tools and weapons. No Hijacking!:taped: I posted Pictures of a E-tool Mod I recently did. they are before and after photos.
  15. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Last evening I watched a Marine Survival Training on TV. On of the things they demonstrated was cresting fire with a bow & stick. Has anyone ever got it to work? I've tried but never got anything but a sore arm. I can't figure what I'm doing wrong. I have no trouble with mag chips and steel or...
  16. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    I'm going to try to make my first bow. Here is a picture of the limb I found. I located a few nice trees, but didn't want to take down a tree to practice with, so I came across this relatively freshly felled tree, hacked it up then dragged it home. It's easily 6' long and 3"+ thick. I've...
  17. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Any recommendations for a crossbow? Im not looking to spend an arm and a leg on a crossbow, just a decent one that I could use for hunting.
  18. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Im negotiating with a guy to trade his jennings firestar 70lb draw weight for my beeman rs3 177. whats the value of the firestar i know my guns worth more, but how much would you say. i need to know so i can ask for cash with it. Thanks :)
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