Bow Building

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Radamus
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Re: Bow Building

Postby Radamus » March 3rd, 2017, 3:24 pm

Character man, character. Make up a story, you used a special Yucatan walnut from a protected forest that grew up from the ashes of an ancient Maya temple and it's the only wood in the world that smells like it's burning :lol:
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Re: Bow Building

Postby InstinctiveArcher » March 3rd, 2017, 4:26 pm

Radamus wrote:Character man, character. Make up a story, you used a special Yucatan walnut from a protected forest that grew up from the ashes of an ancient Maya temple and it's the only wood in the world that smells like it's burning :lol:


That's a good thought. I can make this sound way cooler than a shop fire :lol:


So long as the new moon returns in heaven a bent, beautiful bow, so long will the fascination of archery keep hold of the hearts of men. - Maurice Thompson
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Re: Bow Building

Postby TheSheWolf » March 4th, 2017, 11:58 pm

Honestly, "bow survived a fire" is pretty impressive in and of itself.

Regarding the in-game bow--I ended up buying a membership just to keep in arrows for the bow :lol: Also nabbed my first albino with it, a brown bear. https://www.thehunter.com/#profile/theshewolf/score/529873433 if you want to see a neat albino trophy shot with the bow. Thanks again :D
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Re: Bow Building

Postby InstinctiveArcher » March 5th, 2017, 10:58 am

TheSheWolf wrote:Honestly, "bow survived a fire" is pretty impressive in and of itself.

Regarding the in-game bow--I ended up buying a membership just to keep in arrows for the bow :lol: Also nabbed my first albino with it, a brown bear. https://www.thehunter.com/#profile/theshewolf/score/529873433 if you want to see a neat albino trophy shot with the bow. Thanks again :D

Nice trophy. Congrats! :)


So long as the new moon returns in heaven a bent, beautiful bow, so long will the fascination of archery keep hold of the hearts of men. - Maurice Thompson
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Re: Bow Building

Postby Radamus » March 5th, 2017, 6:11 pm

TheSheWolf wrote:Honestly, "bow survived a fire" is pretty impressive in and of itself.

Regarding the in-game bow--I ended up buying a membership just to keep in arrows for the bow :lol: Also nabbed my first albino with it, a brown bear. https://www.thehunter.com/#profile/theshewolf/score/529873433 if you want to see a neat albino trophy shot with the bow. Thanks again :D

That's a nice one to nab, a true rare- Grats on a nice bear!
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Re: Bow Building

Postby InstinctiveArcher » March 8th, 2017, 6:55 pm

Drew first blood today, even though it's not finished. Stupid dove was looking at me funny. It looked like a feather pillow exploded wen that judo point hit him :lol:


So long as the new moon returns in heaven a bent, beautiful bow, so long will the fascination of archery keep hold of the hearts of men. - Maurice Thompson
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Re: Bow Building

Postby JimboCrow » March 8th, 2017, 8:49 pm

InstinctiveArcher wrote:Drew first blood today, even though it's not finished. Stupid dove was looking at me funny. It looked like a feather pillow exploded wen that judo point hit him :lol:

Glad to hear it! I have already poked the developers. Hopefully they are just as willing as they were last time. Good luck!
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Re: Bow Building

Postby Buckkiller4 » March 10th, 2017, 2:10 pm

nice bear! Hey if they add this bow, I will try to buy it, even if I shouldn't spend the money like last time! :lol:
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Re: Bow Building

Postby InstinctiveArcher » March 18th, 2017, 5:43 pm

Here is a little big better profile picture of the bow. I should be able to finish sanding and shaping the riser this week and MAYBE put on a coat or two of finish.
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As you can see in this picture, I made the lower overlay a bit thin and went through to the glass. I just sanded the rest of the wood off there so that it looks a bit nicer.


So long as the new moon returns in heaven a bent, beautiful bow, so long will the fascination of archery keep hold of the hearts of men. - Maurice Thompson
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Re: Bow Building

Postby InstinctiveArcher » March 21st, 2017, 1:17 pm

Sprayed on the first coat of finish today and this thing looks SWEET!!! I'll try and get some pictures for you guys tomorrow. Hopefully it's sunny. Indoor photos aren't going to do it justice.


So long as the new moon returns in heaven a bent, beautiful bow, so long will the fascination of archery keep hold of the hearts of men. - Maurice Thompson

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