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    Post by phuphuphnik Wed Jan 07, 2015 4:18 pm

    The shorter daughter wanted a bow too. Little claplock and oak with the 80# 'mini-crossbow' prod.
    She did most of the work, including the morticing!
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    Post by edstuff Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:53 am

    That was super cool. Where do you guys shoot? Also, older daughter's a leftie eh?
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    Post by Hermit Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:37 pm

    Oooooooooooooooh dear!,Raze a village?any Viking in your ancestry Phu?I notice your daughter's a blond.you'll need to be a bit carefull with her,otherwise,she might get into rape and pillage when she's a teenager!..................Seriously tho,nice to see a dad encouraging and participating with his kids,not enough of that around these days,and people wonder why some kids grow up bent...................
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    Post by phuphuphnik Sat Jan 10, 2015 5:44 am

    Funny thing, I'm the leftie, but she shoots left Both daughters are rightie, actually. Svensk  on her mom's side Norske on mine. We play in an Irish band, I joke that while my ancestors don't have any Irish blood, the Irish have some of my ancestor's. Odd thing about the band, only two are Irish at all, 2 Norwegians, a Svenske, Brazilian, and Puerto Rican round out the mix.

    We shoot at Nock and Feather in Aurora, you should join us some time. They open at 430 for the after work crowd. $5 you can shoot all day.
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    Post by Hermit Sat Jan 10, 2015 8:08 am

    Thanks for the invite Phu,I'll get right onto repairing the pucture on my bike,and see you in a couple of months.................
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    Post by edstuff Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:14 am

    Oh cool. Are all crossbows welcome there?  I've got a couple cheapie recurves and a not so cheapy Barnett Penetrator
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    Post by phuphuphnik Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:47 am

    Ed-- they sell the mid range PSE crossbows, so I think they welcome all. Seeing as they allow compound bows I would imagine they take whatever you bring. I wish they would replace the backstop, it is getting pretty worn out. It is made of MDF. I might offer to do it in trade for a year's shooting.

    Hermit- I'll meet you in Edmonton. It is only 26 hours from here.
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    Post by edstuff Sat Jan 10, 2015 11:49 am

    Cool. Living in a townhome I don't have a back yard and have been aching to get my Penetrator out to shoot it.
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