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AFrame - August 24, 2019

What state are you in? Looks like Arizona.

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its me - August 28, 2019

Best advice I can give that I was given when beginning was not to over-bow yourself! It's not a weightlifting contest

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Rodney Hirsch - August 28, 2019

Different bows use different cams. My matthews bows is a speed bow and hurts my shoulder when it rolls over. I have a hoyt that cost half as much and doesn't because of the way the cam is. Not as fast but irrelevant now that I'm over 60. I can pull a 70 to 80 lb. Bow but it's not fun. Been lifting weights for 44 years. That in itself causes problems. Prefer to set bow at 60 to 65 lbs and be able to shoot 100 arrows. Go and try each and pick one you like not what someone else likes. I prefer my hoyt powermax just because it's easier on me and I actually shoot more accurately because of that.

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Donnie Kennard - September 2, 2019

That was an excellent video!!! I’ve been shooting for 20+ years and i wish I had that info when I started

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gr3yfox84 - September 5, 2019

@Cr0cket20 So what style of bow did you start with? Re-curve or Compound? I am looking to get into this with my sons (13 & 14) and see what we can do. My father (USMC DI) was pretty accurate from what I remember and I would like to take up the hobby. He has recently passed and I wish my father had taught me more. Thank you in advance Sir!

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Alcott Cuntworthy - September 5, 2019

Thank you bruh

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William Shelton - September 9, 2019

I decided to get into it because the county I live in is an archery hunt only, I’ve never bow hunted before only rifle hunted so I figured I would give it a shot. Bought my first bow about 8 months ago, fiddled with it at the house started talking to some folks they told me to try 3D first and bam can’t put it down. I really didn’t know what I was getting into, even though I’m one of those guys that research everything by watching videos and reading books before I commit. Let me tell you there was times I was going to throw that thing in the trash, first bow at first 3D tournament at the practice / warm up area at full draw all four limbs delaminates and top limb pocket snapped. However thank god that the folks he put in my life upon taking this route are the best folks you will ever meet, if it wasn’t for them I wouldn’t have one Texas State then 6th in Oklahoma State and ended up coming in 6th at worlds all in 8 months of shooting a bow. Hopefully I will be able to collect my first deer this season with a bow. Not knocking the firearms world, I’ve been shooting firearms my whole life including hunting, long range competitions and so-on and never had this type of brotherhood. Thanks for the video

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John Frey - September 9, 2019

Just bought my first bow yesterday. Haven’t even shot it yet. Awesome video

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John Williams - September 10, 2019

Do yourselves a favor and get expert advice…look up nockon

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Shane Flowers - September 12, 2019

On a shorter axle to axle bow, the string likely won't touch your nose unless your draw length is too long due to the acute string angle. Your draw length appears to be a tad long…everything else was spot on!

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D.J. Crigger - September 20, 2019

Awesome video!

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jblaze114 - September 21, 2019

John Dudley has a ton of training videos here on yt, best thing ever for archers

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328am - September 22, 2019

Could you do a few more of videos with the same topic?

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MARTY MAR - September 30, 2019

WHATS THE BEST BOW TO BUY FOR BEGINNERS, TO HUNT FOR ELK, HOGS, DEER?

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mancini lucero - September 30, 2019

Thanks for the pointers. Im starting to get into archery hunting and all this is new too me. Thanks again. How do you determine your draw weight?

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Iron Mothership - October 5, 2019

Joe Rogan is always talking about archery so I think im buying a bow pretty soon, thanks for the tips man!

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Jason Teague - October 5, 2019

Bow therapy is the best therapy!!

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smokedout - October 8, 2019

It’s late for me this season to start bow hunting. Never shot a bow in my life, killed my fair share with a gun. Wife gave me the ok to buy a bow after the holidays( I would of anyways just easier). Can’t wait to start learning a new skill. Plus my son wants to learn.

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Tony - October 10, 2019

Good point on the arrows (pun intended). They are probably the most meticulous part of archery equipment I've encountered with getting started. Another thing to consider is that the stiffness of the arrow shaft will change if it's cut down for draw length.

Arrow tuning seems tedious, but the reward is an arrow that will fly pretty true even when the fletchings get messed up.

Buy the bow first, deal with arrows after the bow, draw weight, and draw length are figured out.

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mattgotsskill - October 10, 2019

im new aswell, im on day 5 iv been going to the archery shop everyday using the range, my groups are getting tighter and tighter, and im learning something new everyday from the pros at the shop, The learning really is a fun process with archery, will be very rewarding when i can start to nail bullseyes, And im someone who shoots alot of guns, this is WAY funner to me. I feel like iv been missing this all my life and have finally filled that void!

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Wayward Son - October 12, 2019

Shit. I'm going with a recurve.

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Rick C - October 14, 2019

Different arrow company’s have different spine categories. A 340 spine in one brand may be a stiff arrow and the same 340 spine in a different brand may be weaker. Need to check the spine chart for each manufacturer unfortunately they are not universal numbers

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Jeff Doty - October 22, 2019

Your draw length is to long left arm way to straight. Bet he slaps his arm alot

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Ronin - October 26, 2019

I trained Kyokushin for 33 years and make these comparisons quite often. Osu

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Carl Robinson - November 11, 2019

Thank you for the tons of information absolutely love this video. Thank you once again 😊👍💯🇺🇸

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Dave Monem - November 12, 2019

Thank you so much, being left handed was just pure luck that I found a left handed bow pretty cheap. Being new at this, it's all about being consistent with how you aim. My only problem is that i just have not found that right spot on my face. I fly fish and so I understand about being consistent when aiming but like fly fishing there is a ton of knowledge investment you have to put in for archery hunting. Shooting a standing target and hitting a bulls eye is one thing but going out in the woods and finding where a deer or an elk might be requires stealth, knowing the land, when to sit patiently and hit a real moving target without making a sound or smell, and knowing what type of arrow and broad head to use. I thought learning fly fishing was tough!

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ApeXx Outdoors - November 14, 2019

Easton FMJ? The victory V1 are better rated with spine, striaghtness, and consistancy

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ApeXx Outdoors - November 14, 2019

Theres the T method for measuring length or ur fist to wall and measure from knuckle to corner or of ur mouth

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ImR0nBrgndy - November 22, 2019

I’m so about to get into archery. Been thinking about it for a couple months now and it seems like a decent hobby to get outside and get that fresh air and maybe learn to hunt as I progress.

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Dean Treloar - December 14, 2019

Thank you sir, I appreciate you taking the time to do this video. I've been watching a lot from Cam Hanes and John Dudley and have decided to get into archery for both hunting and for something my son and I can do together.

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Joe Cardon - December 22, 2019

I'm thinking about getting into Archery so thanks man. This is helpful!

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Thomas Smith - December 23, 2019

As I get myself and kids into archery I see it's likely that I have to have a budget and then triple it. Thanks for posting.

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Logan Fadnek - December 30, 2019

I’ve been shooting archery my entire life and I did not know a single thing in this video. My dad has done everything for me. Great video!!

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Luis Angel Flores - January 4, 2020

We just started! Thanks!

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Simon Chen - January 11, 2020

Thank you this was really interesting

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The Amazing Goldfish - January 15, 2020

I'm a newbie. Using mossy oak's 350 carbons cut down from 31" to 27" and with 120 grain crossbow fieldpoints. Went from veins to feathers to FOBs, and now back to veins. Kept the drop away rest though. Painted my bow and added my own string stop, and using a slide sight as my third sight……yeah I've learned the hard way but having fun.

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