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Discussion in 'Firearms and Mac & Cheese' started by sstalder5, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. sstalder5

    sstalder5 Turbo Monkey

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    I picked up an old Darton compound bow at a flea market/thrift store type place (was that legal?) over the summer but I've just recently gotten into shooting it pretty regularly. I find it really soothing especially on these cold fall days. I'm not very good at it yet, but it's a lot of fun. Are there any archers out there on teh monkey? I feel like gff had a thread about it a while back iirc..
     
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  2. bean

    bean Turbo Monkey

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    I haven't used a bow since I was a Boy Scout. Every now and then it seems like it would be fun to try again.
     
  3. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    i've been meaning to get my bow from my parents place. it was a hand me down compound, and yes, shooting archery is fun. and surprisingly relaxing.
     
  4. EastCoaster

    EastCoaster Monkey

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    I am a monkey archer.... or is it archer monkey? Either way, I shoot a bow. Have been contemplating a new one actually to replace the ole Mathews.....
     
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  5. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    why wouldnt it be?
     
  6. sstalder5

    sstalder5 Turbo Monkey

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    I don't know.. I didn't have a clue about archery stuff when I bought it. I just assumed it would require paperwork similar to buying a rifle or shotgun (that's not much in NC) but apparently not?
     
  7. EastCoaster

    EastCoaster Monkey

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    And, if it wouldn't have been... and you posted it on a public forum... you could've been screwed at this point, huh? :-)
     
  8. dante

    dante Unabomber

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    I got my 5yo niece this for Christmas last year:



    Don't think that my sister/her husband have *actually* given it to her yet. Pretty sure that the only reason they're still talking to me is that I'm funding 529s for their kids... :D
     
  9. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    I shoot every day in the back yard. 45yd little range with my target compound bow.
     
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    rockofullr confused

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    Did you pay using your usual combination of sexual favors and scheduled 1 narcotics? Then yes.

    Ted Nuget is that you?
     
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    There used to be some rules about crossbows in NC but I think they have even done away with that. The couple that I have never required any paperwork.

    It looks like the house we are hoping to buy will have enough room to shoot more than 10 yards!
     
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    I have an old hoyt raptor. I've been working into it. Hopefully I'll be good enough to go out for archery this year.
     
  13. Casey-Ryan

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    Been bowhunting all my life. Turkey is really hard in MA but its great for deer season the shotgun season is a cluster in MA and I am surprise more people don't get shot. The good thing about bow hunters is the majority of them have been hunting for a long time so its not like there are a bunch of noobs out in the woods. Anyone that has gone deer hunting in the shotgun season in MA knows what I am talking about with shotgun season depending on the time you go it feels like is a a game of lazer tag. :/
     
  14. Casey-Ryan

    Casey-Ryan Monkey

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    Oh I shoot a Bear Bows I have a Legion for a small Axle to Axle for the tree stand, an Anarchy for stand up and for practice shooting and I also have a cross w that is some kind of Horton. I love all three of them. In MA you only have to be 18 to buy a bow but for the cross bow you can only target shoot with it, to hunt you need a letter from your dr. saying you are disabled and can't fire a normal compound.
     
  15. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    My kids both shoot recurves. Talked the wife into shooting the big ones and she wouldnt give it back to him..."Thats really fun...I want one too!"

    Now I gotta buy her one...
     
  16. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    John have you taken a drive down to Bass Pro in Manteca ?hwy 120 between 5 and 99 good bow selection and an indoor archery range to try them out in
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Not yet...tend to patronize the locals first. Wilderness Archery in Rocklin is the place for now...