Any archers here?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by whaap, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. whaap

    whaap New Member

    Jan 10, 2014
    Tucson, Arizona
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    Back (way back) in the 50's and 60's I was heavy into archery: indoor target, outdoor target and hunting. Around the time I stopped hunting game I lost interest in it and turned my attention to other things. The recent Olympics has re-sparked my interest and I've been thinking about getting back into it again. However, the price of admission has me questioning myself. I have a rule of '10' when it comes to prices today compared to what they were back in the 50's-60's era. What ever something cost back then is now 10 times more expensive today. A dozen arrows today costs more than I paid for a custom made recurve bow back then. I'm leaning towards forgetting about it.
  2. DneprDave

    DneprDave Well-Known Member
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    Oct 23, 2010
    Pacific NW
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    I also used to be into archery, I still have a few recurve bows and a shitload of arrows. I used to make my own arrows, but I did that with a friend who had all the stuff to make them. I haven't been bow hunting though.

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