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  1. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    As reported by Bob Lonsberry, who says that Bill Nojay can confirm this... https://twitter.com/BobLonsberry
  2. Other Weapons
    So I was letting my buddie shoot my bow today, and he accidentally dry fired the bow, when he did that the peep sight shattered off, now Do you guys think I will need to get it restrung?
  3. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    My first deer with a bow. Shot it at thirty yards out of a ground-blind next to a rye field. Missed a doe in the same spot a week ago. Deer didn't run more than 30 yards away. Never made it out of the field. Wind must have pushed the arrow but it hit the femoral artery. Processed it last night...
  4. Other Weapons
    PSE Prophecy in Mossy Oak RTS 60# Got some Carbon Express Maxima Hunter 250 arrows Thunderhead 100 gr broad heads Tru-Fire Extreme Release
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    It's time for a new sight on my Parker Bow. The one that came on it won't stay tight and I find the pins to be too big. Any recommendations out there for an affordable sight? I think a 3 or maybe 4 pin would be suitable for me. Thanks Adam
  6. Other Weapons
    I've rented a compound bow a few times at my local Archery range and I'm having alot of fun shooting at targets. I don't hunt but I'd like to get a compound bow just for target shooting. Can anyone recomend a nice bow to start with? Being that I shoot at 20 yard targets, is a 50 pound bow good...
  7. Other Weapons
    With all the different laws out there I know some weapons aren't allowed in NY i.e tasers. However are cross bow's legal. If so does it mean that we have to go through another permit application period or can we just go and buy them?
  8. Other Weapons
    Finally dropped the money and bought myself a new bow. Ended up going with a new Hoyt Charger. Very light, quiet, fast, accurate bow. Very happy with it. $875 fully set up by Spring Valley Sportsmen in Delhi NY, Mark was a great guy to deal with and took the time to set up and tune the bow to...
  9. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    300 Supporters showed up at the County Legislature meeting. 45 Speakers pleaded for a "Resolution" . All they got was a letter signed by the Republican members. Monroe Update*** The county actually did pass a resolution. They use a different process than many other counties. Here is the...
  10. Other Weapons
    I just bought a like new darton trailblazer for $200 used..... it came with a decent release, dozen carbon arrows, 3 pin fiberoptic sight, 6 100gr muzzys, whisker biscuit, soft camo case and quiver. thought it was a pretty good deal, does anyone else have one?
  11. Other Weapons
    Is anyone else considering getting into archery to supplement shooting? I'm thinking of going with a traditional handmade recurve. I want something low tech and without sights and such to force me to really learn how to shoot naturally. Anyone else out there thinking of this or a similar...
  12. Other Weapons
    I was searching for a LH takedown bow to get for an upcoming deer hunt down south.I couldn't find a real takedown compound bow,so I went with a takedown recurve.Air Travel with a compound bow is a PIA.I went to one of the local shops after calling ahead to see if they had any in stock.It seems...
  13. Other Weapons
    So I've been thinking of trying out using a bow for a while. Want to give myself a new challenge, and my range has a pretty good archery setup and an indoor archery range. So any advice on what I should start with? Dont want to spend alot until I know if I will like it, but also dont want...
  14. Other Weapons
    Bow Show-Off I've searched the forum and have not seen any big archery related threads. I realize this is a "firearm" website, but most people I know that enjoy guns, get a kick out of bows as well. So here we go: Post up a picture or pictures of your bow, quiver, release, sights, etc. that...
  15. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    I have some time off work and am looking for a spot to hunt does on Friday afternoon. I can't access my usual spot that day, but wanted to get out there with my free time. I work in the city of Rochester, live on the east side, and am willing to travel about 45 minutes in any direction...
  16. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Yesterday afternoon in the cold drizzle Andy (my son) harvested this nice little (100-pound) doe. This morning he bagged this five-point buck. There's still plenty of time and tags but we're quickly running out of freezer space.
  17. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    But grouse, rabbit and turkey open on Monday. I am hitting state land hard with the shotgun and the lab, please don't shoot me or the dog, maybe I will scare a deer under you.
  18. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Wondering if anyone bow hunts any of the state lands in or around Broome County. I've bow hunted up at Oakley Corners in the past, but you won't catch me there during gun season. It's relatively close to my house. During bow season I think I've run into 6 people at most throughout the entire...
  19. Off-Topic
    Since bow season starts soon and for those that live close to Jersey it starts on Saturday in some areas. I have 5 thermocell mosquito repellent mats to help through the buggy early season. couple rules. 1. must have 25 posts 2. must have a Thermocell unit. I will draw it on Sunday evening...
  20. Off-Topic
    In light of recently winning the "karma for hunters" i figured i'd keep it going.... Up for your consideration is a Hoyt bow sling in real-tree camo. I used it a few times but went with a NAP sling instead. I'll close the karma some time on Sunday.
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