Archery | Bear Minuteman Recurve Bow
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Archery | Bear Minuteman Recurve Bow

Hi guys, this is NUSensei. As many of you probably realise, I’m a relatively young guy and a late starter in archery. So, I’ve missed out on a lot of milestones of archery development and technology. Today, I’m working with this bow a Bear Minuteman. This particular bow belongs to a visitor who received it […]

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Archery Annoyances #5 – Safety Slackness
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Archery Annoyances #5 – Safety Slackness

(music playing) Archery is a safe sport. For the most part, it’s quite hard to get yourself hurt in any way. A bow is not a dangerous piece of equipment. And unlike firearms, you don’t need a lot of strict regulations or safety protocols. But there are safety protocols. And problems can arise when people […]

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Archery | Arrow Length
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Archery | Arrow Length

Hey guys, this is NuSensei. Today I want to cover a very frequently asked question about arrows, and that is: “How long should your arrows be?” There is a very short and straightforward answer. The rule of thumb is that you take your draw-length and you add one to two inches, or one and a […]

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Archery | Putting on Spin Wings
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Archery | Putting on Spin Wings

I’ve mentioned spin wing vanes before. Spinnies are curled, plastic vanes, stuck on in an offset configuration. They’re meant for thin arrows, such as X10’s and ACE’s. Their purpose is to put more spin on the arrow. I’ll let the info card do the talking – improved accuracy, stabilisation and arrow flight. Most people won’t […]

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Archery | String Maintenance
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Archery | String Maintenance

[shhh-thunk] A lot of people ask what do I need to do to maintain my string. The answer is simple: you wax it. You can buy sticks of bow string wax like these. This smaller one is a Bohning Accelerator wax. It’s a wax and string conditioner. Sounds like something you put in your hair, […]

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