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Should I Buy A New Or Used Bow For My Child?

Daniel EllysonWednesday, February 5, 2014

I received my first bow for Christmas over 25 years ago. I think that this was the first time Santa delivered exactly what was on my Christmas list, straight out of the Sears Christmas Catalog. I was the happiest kid that day, so excited to go out shooting with my Grandpa. There was only one problem, I couldn’t pull it ba...

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When Should A Child Start Archery?

Daniel EllysonWednesday, January 29, 2014

You never know what is going to spark a kid’s interest in archery. Children these days can see archery in the movies, Olympics, summer camps, or even at a church or school event. No matter what created the interest, the time is now to introduce your child to archery. If you don’t capture that spark, they will likely move ...

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Release or Fingers?

Daniel EllysonTuesday, January 28, 2014

Release or Fingers? When a child gets their first bow, I can guarantee the first they will try to do is pull the bow back with their fingers. It will be totally natural for them to do this, especially after watching movies like Brave, The Hunger Games, and Avengers. Shooting your bow with your fingers gives you contro...

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Carbon Shafts vs. Aluminum Shafts for Hunting Purposes

Daniel EllysonWednesday, July 18, 2012

In the recent past, the standard in the industry and out in the field had been to shoot aluminum arrows for hunting purposes. Now, its carbon arrows as the prohibitive favorite amongst bow hunters. Aluminum arrows have been around for decades, since the late 30’s, early 40’s when James Easton created the first aluminum ...

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