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Re: Kids Longbow Build-Along

PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:18 am
by bigbob2
Howdy there Rod, I finally made my way on here now, learning heaps. Yeah same Bigbob

Re: Kids Longbow Build-Along

PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:35 pm
by jmichelin84
Hey guys i know this thread has been long over with, but im wondering the PSI that you put into your hose os that the LBS you come out with?? and how do you guys get heat into the molds??

Re: Kids Longbow Build-Along

PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:40 pm
by jmichelin84
Great build along, im goign to try my hand at a laminated bow and was wonderign how you guys do the poundage? i mean its not like a stave bow where you remove wood, i want to build a 60 to 64 inch R/D long bow thats 50 to 55 @ 28 inches

Re: Kids Longbow Build-Along

PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:07 am
by TimZeigler
I'm not sure how the more experienced builders guestimate their weight on a new form, but I'd use Binghams charts for a jump off point for a particular style of bow, and then try to massage it according to any changes you may have implemented ie; riser length, power lams, limb profile changes.

Re: Kids Longbow Build-Along

PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:55 am
by arrowlauncherdj
TimZeigler wrote:I'm not sure how the more experienced builders guestimate their weight on a new form, but I'd use Binghams charts for a jump off point for a particular style of bow, and then try to massage it according to any changes you may have implemented ie; riser length, power lams, limb profile changes.



What he said

Dave