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    • Bruce Smithhammer
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      I’ve been ogling this bow for a while now, and one recently appeared that fits the bill on the “Trad Out” website. They offer a 10-day “try out,” after which you can decide to keep it or send it back, which I couldn’t resist, even after telling myself over and over that, “I don’t need another bow….”

      It’s on the way. And who am I kidding? I already know I won’t be sending this bow back…:D

      #50 @ 28″

      64″ AMO

      Bocote and rosewood

    • Troy Breeding
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      And I thought I was the only knothead that didn’t need another bow.

      Yea right,,,, couldn’t help myself when I started a new bow early last week. I’d have it just about finished, but the better half thought we needed a lamp stand to go between the recliners. After looking at some of the prices at the furniture store and the crap they were built out of I made the worst mistake ever by saying “I can build something much better and classier myself”.

      Well, that put a halt to my bow building.

      Atleast I know I’ll be back on the bow early next week.

      Troy

    • Leo Carrisalez
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      that is one sexy looking bow. let us know how it shoots.

    • coastalbendbows
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      I know the feeling about new bows. I just finished up a couple and started three more. Man the problem is I fall in love with all of them.

      Dick and Yote build some very nice bows. Pull the trigger and try it out

      Shawn

    • Wexbow
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      I want one… 😳

    • lyagooshka
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      So you fell for the “take the puppy home to your kids, you can always bring it back…” routine. Good for you. I have fallen for it MANY times 😳 . But if you have to fall for it, at least you picked one heck of a beautiful “puppy” to bring home. That is one sweet looking bow. I have admired the Robertson line-up for quite some time. One day, but first I have to work my Java Men (that’s right, MEN) into the ground. Won’t be soon, but one day. Use it well. And just think of all the money you are saving on return shipping 😉 . Be well.

      Alex

      😀

    • Bruce Smithhammer
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      lyagooshka wrote: So you fell for the “take the puppy home to your kids, you can always bring it back…” routine…

      Ha. Yeah…hook, line and sinker. Again. 🙄

      The most painful part is that it arrived at the PO on Sat morning, but we were on our way to Montana for a few days. So I raced over there as soon as they opened, brought it home, unpacked it, drooled over it, and then had to leave it behind without even shooting it once. I tried really hard not to think about it for the last 4 days…

      Finally got back home tonight and threw about 50 arrows with it. The grip fits my hand beautifully. It’s the longest bow I own – I usually opt for at least several inches shorter, and a little more poundage. But that extra length and moderate weight make for a very sweet-drawing bow that I can shoot all day without thinking about it. And the name is not a misnomer – it’s a snappy shooter for sure. Tomorrow I’ll take it for a hike and put it more thoroughly through its paces, but all first impressions are that it’s a solid “11” out of 10.

    • wahoo
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      very nice Smith – your a lucky man

    • Bruce Smithhammer
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      wahoo wrote: very nice Smith – your a lucky man

      Thanks, compadre. But I think we’re all lucky to live in this era with so many fantastic bowyers to choose from!

    • Bruce Smithhammer
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      Finally had good enough weather (and time) to get outside and shoot this bow at longer distances. Whenever I’ve been shooting recurves for a while and switch to a longbow, it forces me to really focus on every part of my form and technique, which is a good thing. When I did my part, the Quick Styk performed beautifully and I shot some of the tightest groups I’ve shot in a while – in a crosswind, no less. I’m sold.

      Here are a couple more pics:

    • wildschwein
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      That is an absolutely gorgeous bow Smithhammer!

      How was the finish and workmanship on the bow? I have long thought about a Robertson but haven’t seen one this far North.

    • Alexandre Bugnon
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      Beautiful bow!! beautiful background scenery!!!

    • Bruce Smithhammer
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      wildschwein wrote: That is an absolutely gorgeous bow Smithhammer!

      How was the finish and workmanship on the bow? I have long thought about a Robertson but haven’t seen one this far North.

      Thanks! F&F are perfect. Not a flaw to be found. I would say that even if you can’t find one in the flesh to look at first, you can order with confidence (but of course, it’s always nice to shoot one first – so check out their “try out” program if you’re curious).

      AlexBugnon wrote: Beautiful bow!! beautiful background scenery!!!

      Foothills of the Tetons!

    • grumpygrumpy
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      Fly rods, and bows are like lady’s shoes…You can never have too many.

    • Bruce Smithhammer
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      grumpy wrote: Fly rods, and bows are like lady’s shoes…You can never have too many.

      Agreed, but now I’m curious – how many ladies’ shoes do you have?

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