The Big Stick

Hill style bows:

lifeandlongbows

For the past month I’ve been exploring the mysteries of the heavy longbow. I’ve avoided owning anything over 56# since accidentally overbowing myself my rookie year. I’d also seen too many archers with ruined shoulders and didn’t want to end up in the same situation a decade down the road. An old wrestling injury with years of competitive football added on had already weakened the joint anyway. Making it worse seemed foolish.

Besides, I knew a thing or two about 50# longbows – they’d kill anything on the continent with the right arrow and a sharp broadhead. At least, that is what everyone kept telling me. They’d certainly done a number on the deer I’d killed and that was all the proof my ego needed. That being said, I’d like to issue the following disclaimer:

THIS POST IS NOT ABOUT ARROW PENETRATION, THE RESEARCH CONDUCTED BY DR. ASHBY, FOC, EFOC…

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