[Ansteorra] Combat Bolts
paul.v.thorne at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 16:23:36 PST 2010
Yeah, I can shoot much faster with a handbow over a crossbow especially with
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Bill Tait <arwemakere at gmail.com> wrote:
> Faster reloading??? Ummmm suuure.
> I'll admit that I'm slower with CA arfrows than I am with target, but not
> much. I average 10 arrows in 30s on a target speed round, and about 8-9 CA
> but then, I've been referred to as "a machine"
> I've been hearing that unrealistic reload rates on lightweight crossbows
> well as one-haded cocking, belly cocking, et al) are causes of some of the
> current dislike of CA in some areas.
> William (Arwemakere)
> An Tir.
> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Harry Billings
> <humble_archer at hotmail.com>wrote:
> > CA arrows suck don't care what they are, with the side wrap you loose
> > 5 to 10 yds. Go over to crossbows if at all possible. More ammo for the
> > weight faster reloading better accuracy. My two cents as some one that
> > done both.
> > plachoya
> > Ansteorra
> > >
> > > The Cubb is going to somewhat heavier on the front end. We are talking
> > > grams here. Lighter bows might notice a quicker drop than UHMW head
> > > bolts or arrows. Not sure how much difference the wrap on the UHMW
> > > heads have made. Doesn't seem to effect them to me. Eadric or one of
> > > the other guys might have better info about the difference.
> > > Reconditioning the old bolts/arrows shouldn't be that bad. Check and
> > > make sure the padding is still good. If so, add the wrap and retape.
> > > If not replace the padding, add the wrap and retape. Comes down to
> > > more of a question or time or money. Some have the time to do it and
> > > some don't and can afford to buy new stuff and start almost from
> > > scratch. Whichever is easiest.
> > >
> > > Iaen
> > >
> > > On 12/21/2010 12:35 PM, Dave W wrote:
> > > > Is there a decided preference of one over the other? Been using UHMW
> > heads
> > > > that we put together years ago, but looking to get some new bolts
> > together
> > > > for a lower poundage bow. Have folks noticed much difference in
> > > > weight/range/accuracy between the Cubb/Fathead heads and the
> > UHMW/Lu-Shan
> > > > heads?
> > > > Thanks in advance,
> > > > Alexis
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