ARCH - Glaslyn's Defender of the Flame - Day Event
wilim.penbras at pandora.org
Mon Apr 30 12:50:16 PDT 2001
Will there be static archery shot as well as Combat tag? Might I borrow a sheaf of arrows? Mine still need repairs. Honestly I haven't even seen my Combat bow since a day or two after war. <G> I will have my armor there and whatever CA gear I find/make in good repair by then.
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From: ironwyrm at juno.com
Reply-To: ansteorra-archery at ansteorra.org
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2001 10:08:02 -0500
>If you are planning to use the same area that was the list field it
>should work well as long as we can close off any stray paths and clear
>spots thru the woods (because you know as well as I no matter how well
>roped or marked off it is, someone is still going to insist on crossing
>that range down field).
>Sorry I missed the candle shoot, I didn't think judging the Bardic event
>would take that long (foolish me). Maybe next time! If you see Lord
>Karrick please thank him for allowing me to use his tent floor to rest
>Saturday night. I did not see him before I left the site.
>See you at Burnnet Park, don't forget your combat archery gear!!!
>On Mon, 30 Apr 2001 13:07:29 -0500 "Wilim Penbras"
><wilim.penbras at pandora.org> writes:
>> Thanks for your input. When we tested the design at Karrick's
>> it worked quite well. In 18 arrows (the same total we shot) Karrick
>> and I averaged about 4 touches with 2 splits each. It really is
>> more of a mental block for most archers I think. They try to Hit
>> the bullseye area and end up shooting a 2x4" target instead of just
>> worrying about windage. If you only worry about windage then the
>> target are is 2x30".
>> The Buck was covering the majority of the target butt. it was about
>> 706 square inches with the kill zone being roughly 60 square inches.
>> The plate was roughly 57 square inches and the wand was 60 square
>> All of the targets we're worth different amounts but the size of
>> what you were trying to hit was almost identical in each case.
>> The Camping areas are open to modification by anyone. No MAJOR
>> cutting trees but anything 5" or less can go away. The Site is an
>> AMTGuard owned site and they don't really need the same kind of
>> space we do. You really don't think the main list area would work
>> for war practice? It's about 200 - 250 yds in both directions. The
>> trees around the road will be clear futher back in some of the tight
>> spots. The camp sites will probably be left to campers to deal
>> with. Water will be being run further into camp but probably not in
>> time for AOB. There is electricity in the merchanting area and with
>> the tree cover people could probably set up gas powered generators
>> in the woods without being loud enough to disturb most.
>> The port-a-lets will be better taken care of at future events
>> included moving the handicap portalet to list area. (for Chairs and
>> Elizabethans. <G> ) There is a long list of improvments intended
>> for this site and the more we use it the faster money will be
>> available for them. The short list is a Bath House and More
>> electricity available. Also a Proper Archery range. (They
>> consulted with us on how best to set one up as they currently don't
>> do target archery.)
>> In Service,
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>> From: ironwyrm at juno.com
>> Reply-To: ansteorra-archery at ansteorra.org
>> Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2001 08:05:52 -0500
>> >Lord Wilim,
>> >That does have a nice ring to it doesn't it. I have but three
>> >suggestions for that format should you wish to use it in the
>> >1st, always keep the buck target in the huntsman tournament as it
>> >lend nice feel to that match. 2nd, I would suggest thirty yards
>> might be
>> >a more appropriate range for that format. and third, raise the
>> >value on the staff as it was the most difficult target to hit.
>> >The site was very nice, however does need a bit more clearing out.
>> >Little stumps, vines, and rocks were a bit of a problem but the
>> more a
>> >site is used people will tend to clear those out themselves.
>> >Lights and sanitizers in the port-a-lets would have been nice,
>> >and a handicap port-a-let near the list field and range would have
>> >convenient (I didn't see one).
>> >I did not see anywhere really suitable for large units, combat
>> >or siege weapons without doing a lot of clearing of trees.
>> >Of course some areas with water and power for our good gentles who
>> >medical problems would also be helpful. I am concerned about this
>> >having an event in mid-late summer
>> >(A lot of our good friends just can't take the heat!).
>> >But over all it is a very nice site that shows great promise.
>> Thank you
>> >for all your efforts in procuring the new location for our SCA
>> >As for the AoB we had four new live marshals authorized in the
>> >and should you wish to do live steel at that event we will be at
>> >In service of the Steppes and Ansteorra,
>> >PS: To all have expressed concern about Guyjin San, he is OK and is
>> >at home resting. But he will have to undergo some lifestyle
>> changes to
>> >remain in good health in the future. We do pray this will not be
>> >difficult a task for him! Thank you for your concern and well
>> >And thanks to the site Chirurgeons who did such a wonderful job
>> when they
>> >were needed.
>> >On Mon, 30 Apr 2001 10:08:15 -0500 "Wilim Penbras"
>> ><wilim.penbras at pandora.org> writes:
>> >> Greetings,
>> >> I only help run the range but I came up with the shoot
>> >> Was it a good shoot? We have our first Crossbow winner, but
>> >> the lead between shooters was less than the average point value
>> >> a single good shot I think it was close. We had a 3 way tie for
>> >> second and the Huntsman was only 6 or 8 points ahead. 8 points
>> >> about the average value, given for hitting an 8" wreath at around
>> >> 20yds.
>> >> What do we think of AoB at that site. We will be removing
>> >> about 6 or 7 trees from around the roadway to open up navigation
>> >> help with larger, or trailered vehicles. Parking will be marked
>> >> better and I will make sure everyone knows the site rules allow a
>> >> certain amount of clearing in campsites.
>> >> I will have a place for the heavy fighters I have asked to
>> >> attend for war practice to play while waiting for the melee area
>> >> openup to war units/combat archer/siege training.
>> >> Let me know what you think and would people that have
>> >> an interest in teaching contact me with a course description and
>> >> possible a brief outline. Also I will need to know which
>> >> instructors wish to compete in the next Royal Hunstman so we may
>> >> plan classes around the Tourney.
>> >> If people have topics they would like to see or would like
>> >> see, including live steel and/or siege. Please let me know.
>> >> In Service,
>> >> Wilim
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