[Ansteorra-archery] IKCAC news from Middleford

Eadric Anstapa eadric at scabrewer.com
Thu Jul 26 21:49:39 PDT 2001

Way ta go Gilli.!!

And Robert I am really impressed with the description of the period setup
you are using this year.  Did you make the bow yourself?


Lord Eadric Anstapa
Coastal Regional Archery Marshal, Ansteorra
eadric at scabrewer.com

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Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2001 11:31 PM
Subject: [Ansteorra-archery] IKCAC news from Middleford

> Greetings My Lords and Ladies, Fellow Archers All,
>   Today, in spite of the sultry weather, HL Gilli cranked out a very
> respectable 208 IKCAC score.  He could have probably managed a higher
> had he not been in peril of drowning in a helm full of sweat!  I've seen
> shoot better, but I've never seen him try harder, and that's where it's
> really at as far as I'm concerned.
>   As for myself, I'm really getting a taste for this period division
> When I shoot period, I really shoot period.  As in, wooden longbow of
> non-laminated hickory, with a hand made grip that's nothing more than a
> simple leather wrap.  The string is a hand twisted Flemish with no
> and the arrows have hand carved self nocks.  And of course, the target
> used simply must be a period one (really makes scoring more goof-proof). I
> even shoot all my period scores barefoot just for grins (and some
> superstitious nonsense regarding luck).
>     Sadly, I'll be leaving you in the fall and moving to Trimaris.  Still
> time for me to shoot some scores for them, if that's even legal.  Legal or
> not, I wouldn't do it anyway, it would be contrary to loyalty and honor to
> shoot scores for two different kingdoms in the same season.  Besides, we
> know Trimaris doesn't stand a bloody snowball's chance in hell against the
> mighty archers of Ansteorra!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>     Cheers All,
> Robert of Yorkshire
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