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    tight pattern

    It was really windy out and that made it all the more challenging but really fun and I was on.

    from 30 yards

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    You know, there're YouTube videos of archers taking down prey with heart and headshots. Seeing your grouping helps me see how that can be done.

    Hunter
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    and this is with winds of 20 mph with gusts to 26 from 30 yards out
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    Excellent.

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    switched up targets. This one is harder to see and has a smaller Bullseye

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    When I was still shooting a bow we just shot at beer cans in the back yard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    When I was still shooting a bow we just shot at beer cans in the back yard.
    I would have quickly tired of trying to find the arrows buried in the grass!

    Years ago, I used straw bales but as time went on full penetration, even with tight bales, became common and I had to buy a commercial target.

    I never shot that many arrows at once into a target----it would do far too much damage to the arrows when they would inevitably hit each other. Those buggers are expensive and I'm cheap
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    this is where I am shooting from

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    quiver full of hits
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    just like anything else you get better with practice. I have been shooting 2-3 flights a day for the past week. It's been really windy out so I have had to really work on holding my bow correctly and steady. I can't believe I just shot this grouping in swirling gusty winds. On a calm day I have never done it, but today every arrow hit the center bullseye from 30 yards out.

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    Just remember - when you Robin Hood, you are out TWO arrows.

    I don't know about you, but when I'm on, all I see is that center of the target. It is like nothing else exists and I can't hear anything or feel anything or think about anything and that target is RIGHT THERE, huge and in front of me. It doesn't happen often but when it does, I can't miss. I love the few times that has happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin View Post
    It doesn't happen often but when it does, I can't miss.
    A perfect analogy for successful shooting, Kevin. Believing in oneself and one's abilities is crucial to our performance.

    Hunter
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