Any Real Bowyers on BGP?

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    Any Real Bowyers on BGP?

    So a side hobby that I've had for a little while is making bows. I'm at a pre freshmen level, as I've never made a wooden bow that didn't break (more than 10 attempts). It's mostly because I'm impatient as can be and bend it before it's ready.

    I have, though, made a decent number of bows out of pvc that perform decently well. Im positive that these bows can take down a deer and I actually spent the past bow season with one. I saw plenty of deer, but none came close enough(15 yards is the absolute max I'd try with one).

    Anyways, it's a fun side hobby, even though it drives the wife insane. Anyone else out there making bows?
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    A guy I used to work with woukd make them I was surprised how strong they was.

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    You know Krumps has taught courses on primitive bow-making before, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Footballforever74 View Post
    A guy I used to work with woukd make them I was surprised how strong they was.
    It's a fun hobby. What did he make them out of?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colonels_Wear_Blue View Post
    You know Krumps has taught courses on primitive bow-making before, right?
    I actually did not know that! Any idea if he'll ever do it again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThrillVille Cardinal51 View Post
    I actually did not know that! Any idea if he'll ever do it again?
    I don't have a clue, honestly. If I remember correctly, there's some kind of primitive hunting/survival conference he goes to in like Michigan or Wisconsin, and that's where he teaches his bow making classes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThrillVille Cardinal51 View Post
    It's a fun hobby. What did he make them out of?
    Not sure I was in shocked that he could make them so good.

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    I'm sad to say one of my favs blew up on me today. I had shot it thousands of times. I guess the stress I. The center got the better of it. It was a weird combination of shock and embarrassment because other people we on the range. I was so lucky to come away unhurt.

    On a brighter note, my wife gave me the go ahead and I got myself a PSE nighthawk recurve for this upcoming archery season this afternoon!

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    I'd upload a picture of my exploded bow and new bow but the file is too big.

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