[Ansteorra] Combat Bolts

James Crouchet james at crouchet.com
Tue Dec 21 17:35:09 PST 2010

It may work that way for you but I find I am much faster with a bow.

Accuracy depends on what you personally are better with, a bow or a
rifle/x-bow. For me that is clearly a bow but I did plenty of bow hunting
when I was younger.

The SCA's rules do put the bow at a disadvantage in range and velocity.

On Dec 21, 2010 6:44 PM, "Harry Billings" <humble_archer at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I am just using my speed for comparison. Combat legal bow and crossbow the
cb is in the 550'# range and I am clearly faster with the crossbow have
greater range and shoot straighter ummv.
> plachoya
> Ansteorra
>> 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
>> equivalent.
>> 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
>> 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
>> >
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