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Wind Direction Detector

To make a wind detector, take an empty nasal spray bottle and remove the spray tip and any tubes. You might have to enlarge the hole in the [...]

Reflective Trail Markers

I hunt using a climber stand, and I might use several trees on a property during the hunting season. Marking tacks will reflect the light of a flashlight [...]

Tying Up Loose Ends

When I mount a strap-on type bow quiver onto my bow, sometimes there is excess strap hanging out when I’m through. Personally, I won't cut it off, as [...]

Laminated Wood Arrow Self Nocks

To start, this is not my idea. It may have been around forever. Too, there may be a better way to make a laminated arrow self nock; but [...]

Snow Camo

For an inexpensive and quick snow camo, I like to use a Tyvek painter's suit. This is a white coverall-type suit that you can purchase at your local [...]

Hydrogen Peroxide for Blood Trailing

Hydrogen peroxide (3% solution) is a very powerful tool for blood trailing. Any little spec of blood, no matter how old or dried, will turn white and frothy as [...]

Best Dressed Deer

There are a lot of deer processors who examine deer that come into their shops BEFORE agreeing to process them for “unlucky” hunters. I say unlucky because most [...]

Arizona EZ Fletch Tips

I have tried several other fletching jigs, but for me, the Arizona EZ Fletch (AZ) is king. I'd like to share a few tips that make it even [...]

Smooth Leading Edge

If you shoot a selfbow without an arrow shelf, you may have experienced feathers cutting your finger. Worse, you may have run a quill a ways into your [...]

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