Monthly Archives: May 2014

Samick Sage Saga Part II: The Lancaster Whine

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The Samick Sage takedown recurve bow. Huh … Looks like a moustache.

If I could go back in time I would order the bow online, probably from my beloved 3Rivers Archery, probably with 45-pound limbs.

As it was, I drove an hour and a half to Lancaster, PA. It was raining and freeway-boring most of the way. And then of course there was the drive back, in heavier rain. On the bright side….

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Samick Sage Saga

Sage sigI began building bows because I didn’t want to spend $400 or $500 on a bow until I was sure archery would hold my interest.

So I built one. And got hooked. Especially on the building. I like shooting them, too. A lot. But building, making something wonderful, natural, and dangerous, and that functions properly: that thrill just gets better.

I plan to build more. But…

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World Archery TV on Youtube


Don’t worry, this woman’s neck is not being broken by her coach.

A brief scan of World Archery TV failed to uncover any love for traditional bows, archers, or wood arrows. But, if you enjoy watching serious-looking people take turns squinting through peep sites, fingering releases, and popping shafts into yon tiny bullseye, WAT could be what you’ve been waiting for.

Me personally, I need to be in the mood. But ….

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