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  1. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Hi everyone, new to the forum. First thread, just was looking through the forum and some questions popped up. I am wanting to have archery as another skill/tool. Thing is, I have no knowledge on bows. I have done some research, but not finding what I am looking for. What's the best bow to get...
  2. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Directions to making a very usable arrow launcher. Buy a sling-shot. Buy a Whisker Biscuit. Zip Tie the biscuit (so it detaches to the rear) Insert Arrow and fire. You can get fancy and replace the leather pad with bowstring which locks/ nocks the arrow, that makes it easier and more...
  3. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Due to the country i live in, getting ahold of a firearm is very, very hard. So that ive got some kind of ranged hunting/defense tool ive been considering getting into Archery. I was wondering if anybody had any tips to hand out before i start, advice and such. Ontop of that i was curious how...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hey, I just ordered up a pair of vibram fivefinger trek ls shoes in the hopes that they will allow me to be extremely sneaky when creeping around the woods with a bow. Anyone have experience using these shoes for hunting applications?
  6. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    Hi: I have made a Slingbow and want to know what the draw weight is on a normal daisy band is. and Where can I get a band that will shoot a <50 DW arrow?
  7. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    I just recently got into traditional archery and was hoping you guys had ideas of what kind of arrows to use. I shoot a Bear Grizzly recurve bow, it is a 50 lb draw. I have found many different kinds of arrows, the ones i am interested in are: -Ash -Hickory -Cedar -Pine I was leaning twords a...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have a few Moleskine notebooks laying around so i put one into my everyday carry bag, to write things down if need be. What i want to know is, your thoughts on what would be some good information to have in a survival situation already written down. Kinda like a tips and tricks to survival...
  9. Looking For - Want To Buy From Vendors
    Looking for a nice compound bow in trade for my Mav 88. Looking for '95 and newer single cam. I live near Grand Rapids,Mi. Email with offers. Thanks [email protected]
  10. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hey all I have been developing my bow drill skills i have got some good initial results but i was wondering what woods the other Aussies around here would recommend as it has not really been documented for Australian bush cheers
  11. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    I know you guys are going to to enjoy this. This guy makes Native American type bows. Strong and beautiful, really nice work. Near the end of the video he flexes one bow as if to break it and he couldn't. Then after all that, he shows the hatchet he made out of a circular saw and the knife made...
  12. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I really want to master firelighting by friction, but I'm a little unsure about the materials to use, since I live in the city, in Florida... Next time I go out in the woods, what kind of wood should I look for? Also, what is the best material for cordage? Any info may help me master a skill of...