I'm just assembling the materials and tools for my second build - a modified medieval style using a fibre glass prod. Got a nice piece of oak, some 36mm delrin (matching forstner bit), 10mm square for the tickler is on the way. The fiber glass prod I have is marked 150lbs wit hthe trade name "Armex" and is about 27" long. I've braced it with a tillering string to about 3.25" (from the belly) and this looks about right to my longbowyer's eye. I have, however, no indication of the draw length or power stroke - any suggestions?
My bow scales only go up to 90lbs and as far as I can tell the bow is reaching 100lbs at about 10" draw (from belly), or a power stroke of 6.75". A weight of about 125lbs will be enough for my purposes. I was thinking of going back to 12" draw and a power stroke of 8.75". Does that sound about right? Obviously once I drill the nut hole I am committed so thought it best to get some advice first!
Thanks so much for your help to a beginner.