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by jwillis
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:43 am
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Throwing away timber
Replies: 10
Views: 637

Re: Throwing away timber

I agree...hate to see good wood shredded in the wood chipper. Near my home (here in mid-Missouri, USA), there are a bunch of nice STRAIGHT osage orange trees marked with tape around them. I assume they will be cut down for the new sewer pipe soon to be installed. I would hate to see that wood wasted...
by jwillis
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:39 am
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Resurection bow
Replies: 13
Views: 750

Re: Resurection bow

That looks really nice! Great job. Jim
by jwillis
Sat Nov 12, 2011 3:35 am
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Recurve limbs: Wood/fibreglass vs carbon
Replies: 11
Views: 443

Re: Recurve limbs: Wood/fibreglass vs carbon

excelpoint, man that was a nice review! Way to go. Thanks for the information. Jim
by jwillis
Sat Nov 12, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: So you want to build a bow
Replies: 19
Views: 725

Re: So you want to build a bow

Say Jim what happens if like me you dont have ready access to a chronograph? It means I would have incomplete data to feed in, probably rendering the table inoperable? bigbob, the force draw curve template will work fine without entering the arrow weight and arrow speed average. Those two cells are...
by jwillis
Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:08 am
Forum: Bowyers
Topic: Gringa Longbows
Replies: 39
Views: 22555

Re: Gringa Longbows

wow, those are nice-looking bows! Jim
by jwillis
Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Gringaholic, My New Gringa. (Pic Heavy)
Replies: 32
Views: 847

Re: Gringaholic, My New Gringa. (Pic Heavy)

Nice draw profile on that bow! Jim
by jwillis
Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:53 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: welcome and introduction from a new guy...
Replies: 6
Views: 140

welcome and introduction from a new guy...

Hey guys, it is Jim Thorne here. Most archers and bowyers online know me as "jwillis". Thanks for posting in a related thread with links to my new bow making blog at http://www.buildyourownbow.com ! Just a little introduction about myself... I live in Missouri, USA. I am mostly a bowyer and shooter ...
by jwillis
Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:50 am
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: So you want to build a bow
Replies: 19
Views: 725

Re: So you want to build a bow

Hey guys, it is Jim Thorne here. Most archers and bowyers online know me as "jwillis". Thanks for posting the links to my new bow making blog at http://www.buildyourownbow.com ! Just a little introduction about myself... I live in Missouri, USA. I am mostly a bowyer and shooter and less of a hunter....