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by Bill
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Bamboo backed Osage
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Bamboo backed Osage

Hello warild make I'm no expert but that is a very interesting looking bow
Nice bend.
The details about it sound great.
Hope it brings you alot of enjoyment.
Cheers.
by Bill
Tue Mar 09, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.
Replies: 14
Views: 2580

Re: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.

Hello Gazza, The wide blade heads tended to want to fly their own path unless they were weighted a bit heavier with the lead down the ferrule only best for up close shots. As for sharpness and penetration no problems. They were made from the steel banding straps off the steel bundles from a local St...
by Bill
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.
Replies: 14
Views: 2580

Re: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.

There was a time when I couldn't get ahold of, or make a round 5 degree taper ferrule to manufacture a Broadhead. :wink: So I invented :idea: the square 5 degree ferrule. :lol: :lol: :lol: It worked a treat, with any shape blade, just what ever I felt like shaping at the time. I could sharpen them t...
by Bill
Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.
Replies: 14
Views: 2580

Re: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.

All's good Gazza, great to hear from you.
Last day of the second month of this new year.
All the Best, Cheers.
by Bill
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.
Replies: 14
Views: 2580

Re: Bowhunters that build their own Broadheads.

Where have Rod and Gazza gone.

No follow up stories or information from either of them.

I hope the 2020 Covid -19 lock down hasn't struck.

Anyone know.
by Bill
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Alone - TV series
Replies: 5
Views: 638

Re: Alone - TV series

I watched two series of this show. From the list mentioned earlier, some of the contestant's had more that ten items from that list. Also I think that they were allowed extra lighting as in torches and lamps, because they were doing their own filming. And it could be done in Australia . Up in the Da...
by Bill
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Old Steel Recurve.
Replies: 0
Views: 438

Old Steel Recurve.

Hello, I received this old spring steel recurve. The only marking looks like the letter "N" on the handle end of the bottom limb. Also the handle looks like rawhide leather bound at the ends with what looks like red silk. (the type of silk used on old cane fly rods to secure the line guides.) Its no...
by Bill
Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Are there any of these old Dinosaur's about.
Replies: 0
Views: 545

Are there any of these old Dinosaur's about.

I'm trying to find any of these old Rib-Tek broadheads that are in the picture. If someone has one, two or more of these heads and are willing to let go of or trade. Please make contact with me via this means or give me ring on 0458084493 so that we can then discuss a swap/trade or sale. Remember t...
by Bill
Thu Dec 24, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Christmas
Replies: 5
Views: 386

Re: Christmas

Yes, here's a wish to everyone for a Merry and safe Xmas and an even greater New Year. Cheers everyone.
by Bill
Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Magazines, Journals & Books
Topic: Aussie Magazines found.
Replies: 3
Views: 1885

Re: Aussie Magazines found.

Interesting story there Rhino, I'm glad they gave you a lot of enjoyment and knowledge. Looking through the ones that I have there is a large amount that covers many and various topics that all relate around the making and using, all the varieties of archery and bowhunting equipment. All the stories...
by Bill
Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Magazines, Journals & Books
Topic: Aussie Magazines found.
Replies: 3
Views: 1885

Aussie Magazines found.

AUSTRALIAN ARCHERY MAGAZINES. In the interest of finding some answers, can anyone tell me the story about these two Aussie Archery Magazines. The first one is the "The Australian Archery Journal" , it was Edited and Published by Rod Kennedy. The second one is the "Australian Bowhunter" , Co-Edited ...
by Bill
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Broadhead that can't be Identified.
Replies: 1
Views: 430

Re: Broadhead that can't be Identified.

I would trade/give away any of these Broadheads to whoever can provide me the correct name and identification of the manufacturer for the #8 Broadhead. But first I will need to confirm the true Identity and data on the #8 Broadhead before giving up any such reward. So lets see, if someone can assist...
by Bill
Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Broadhead that can't be Identified.
Replies: 1
Views: 430

Broadhead that can't be Identified.

Attached is a picture of several identified traditional broadheads. The broadhead in question is the one the far right, #8. It's dimensions are: Length : 3.350" Long Width : 1.090" wide. Weight: 186 grains. 11/32": tapered ferrule. Blade thickness: 0.050" Most noticeable feature is the 'sharp front ...
by Bill
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Aussie Unknown Broadhead
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Re: Aussie Unknown Broadhead

As of this writing there have been 666 registered views. Surely someone must have some knowledge of this Broadhead. The only other explanation that I can guess as an answer, is that it may have been made by someone that is no longer with us. I feel that Mr. Paul Wheller may have made a small batch o...
by Bill
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Humour
Topic: Irish Fisherman
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: Irish Fisherman

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: You got me right to the last line. :doh: :doh: :doh: :doh: :doh: :doh: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap...
by Bill
Sat Aug 15, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: Wanted: Aussie made Broadheads.
Replies: 1
Views: 1264

Re: Wanted: Aussie made Broadheads.

:Bow :Bow :Bow :Bow :Bow Hello, I am now in a situation where I've started to collect all modern Australian named and made Broadheads for my display collection. In return I can trade other modern broadheads or some of the old glue on types, just ask if it is something else that is preferred. At the ...
by Bill
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: AMS Bowfishing Reel Bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 997

Re: AMS Bowfishing Reel Bracket

Hello Matt.

Do you have a picture of the bracket without the rubber band tied around.
As for the thread-tap, I'm sure I could help you out with one.
Or if the bracket is made of steel, have the threaded nuts silver-soldered on the back.
Give it some thought.
Cheers. Bill.
by Bill
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: AMS Bowfishing Reel Bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 997

Re: AMS Bowfishing Reel Bracket

Hello Matt.

No sorry mate, I haven't got one of those, it's not what I was thinking of.
But it does look simple enough to make ?
Cheer. Bill.
by Bill
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: AMS Bowfishing Reel Bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 997

Re: AMS Bowfishing Reel Bracket

Hello Matt,
Do you have a picture of the actual bracket you are after.
Cheers. Bill.
by Bill
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Boo backed cypress longbow
Replies: 6
Views: 1402

Re: Boo backed cypress longbow

Hello Steve,
A nice sweet looking bow you have built there.
Thanks for showing.
Cheers.
by Bill
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Wooden arrow taper jig
Replies: 1
Views: 453

Re: Wooden arrow taper jig

Hello Cutter, is this the sort of thing you are after.
An easy lazy afternoon job of building it yourself.
All these pictures I found on the Internet.
Cheers.
by Bill
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: Wanted: Aussie made Broadheads.
Replies: 1
Views: 1264

Wanted: Aussie made Broadheads.

I'm on the hunt and very willing to trade, swap, buy for any of the pictured Aussie made broadheads. Or even any Aussie broadheads that back date before the Millennium, such as two rib Ribteks. All you need to do is send me a pm, or email or even phone if you have something. Even any broadhead that ...
by Bill
Sat Sep 28, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: Paul Wheller Broadheads.
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: Paul Wheller Broadheads.

Here are a couple of Pauls Broadheads.
They are recorded in the "American Broadheads Collectors Club" but they don't have registered numbers against them.
There needs to be a couple more found and measured, so that they can be recorded and called Wheller built heads.
Cheers.
by Bill
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Home for the Brothers
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Re: Home for the Brothers

8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)

Well done Woodie.
Great idea.
Cheers.
by Bill
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Another Great Aussie Broadhead.
Replies: 1
Views: 1675

Another Great Aussie Broadhead.

As the subject heading calls it, it went by the name of "Rib-Tickler". I'm wondering if any of the older members may be able to put me onto any of these or just one. They were made by Rudy Sendlhofer back in the early to mid 80's and any story about it would be greatly appreciated. It is a very inte...
by Bill
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: Paul Wheller Broadheads.
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Paul Wheller Broadheads.

In my interest of collecting Broadheads, I am always on the look out for more and I am very willing to trade, especially Australian made. I was give a couple of Paul Wheller Broadheads and was wondering if there were any more out and about. I met Paul many years ago at a Twin City Bowmen shoot and b...
by Bill
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Aussie Unknown Broadhead
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Re: Aussie Unknown Broadhead

Over a hundred views now.
Clearly there must be someone out there amongst some of the old traditional guys, that may know someone or something about this Broadhead.
Or anything that may associate with it apart from the information that I have already spoken of.
Cheers.
by Bill
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Aussie Unknown Broadhead
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Re: Aussie Unknown Broadhead

Hello Karl. What you have there is an Australian made Broadhead built during the years of 1987 to 1991. It's current name is "Cessnock", aka Melnick Mauler. Believed to be built by its aka name, Mr Tony Melnick. (whereabouts currently unknown) Also an unknown quantity were built, making this head a ...
by Bill
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Aussie Unknown Broadhead
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Aussie Unknown Broadhead

Hello,
I'm trying to find the identification of this Broadhead.
The only information that I have is that it is said to be an Australian made head.
Any assistance in identification would greatly be appreciated.
Cheers. Bill.
0458084493.
by Bill
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Who's still into making and selling arrows?
Replies: 4
Views: 925

Re: Who's still into making and selling arrows?

Hello Yeoman,

I received your email and have replied.

cheers.
Bill.