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#2627659 - Sun Mar 25 2012 03:48 PM Re: Deflex/Reflex Bow [Re: Toxopholite]
jkhunter Offline
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Thanks for the link, I roughed in some nocks today and did some tillering I like the way its bending. I need to get the mid section and tips bending more. I will post some pics later.

Here are a couple of the roughed in nocks, I will clean them up after.




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#2628403 - Mon Mar 26 2012 10:32 AM Re: Deflex/Reflex Bow [Re: jkhunter]
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I like the way you cut the nocks, I hadnít seen them done like that before, pretty cool.

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#2628421 - Mon Mar 26 2012 10:58 AM Re: Deflex/Reflex Bow [Re: loridr]
jkhunter Offline
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Thanks, I got the idea form Paul Comstock's "The Bent Stick"

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#2635596 - Mon Apr 02 2012 11:21 AM Re: Deflex/Reflex Bow [Re: jkhunter]
jkhunter Offline
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ran in to a little problem, There must of been a hairline crack in the backing that I did not see until I started bending the bow. I think I should be ok. I put some glue on it and I am going to wrap the area with sinew. I need to get more bend on the right side and mid limb on both sides.

Any thoughts on repairing the crack or general tillering please let me know



Thanks

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#2641316 - Sun Apr 08 2012 08:14 AM Re: Deflex/Reflex Bow [Re: jkhunter]
loridr Offline
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JK, I'd been watching for a post from ya, good to see you're working at it. Too bad about the crack but sounds like a good plan to deal with it. Take it real easy and watch it closely.

Lo

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#2642177 - Mon Apr 09 2012 07:46 AM Re: Deflex/Reflex Bow [Re: loridr]
jkhunter Offline
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Thanks loridr,

I wrapped some sinew around the crack and it seems to be holding fine. Once I get near the end of tillering I will permanently fix the sinew with glue. Haven't had enough time to work on it as much as would like but it's coming along. I want to try and make a flemish string this week.

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