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new hobby

Discussion in 'Archery' started by bangers, May 30, 2016.

  1. bangers

    bangers Busy Member

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    We have a new 50m range at wnsc
    and several members have now taken up the sport. I'm now looking myself at having a go. I have a dodgy back so been looking at a 25lb recurve and been looking on fleabay at kits bow,arrows etc around £50 but are they worth it or any good? Never had a bow so a bit in the dark
     
  2. Jack's Da

    Jack's Da Donator

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    Our range allows archery and I'm thinking along the same lines as the op, any replies and advice would be most welcome
     
  3. Peter Norris

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    Only speaking from knowledge of a friend who has recently taken up archery in Suffolk. He had 6 lessons at a local club for a very reasonable price using club equipment, then went and bought his own gear.
    IMO its best to get some advice first before laying out cash.
    Good luck with your new hobby.
    Peter
     
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    Ive just read today was an initiative by to encourage newcomers to the sport and most clubs had an open day :mad: Ive missed out there.
    Seems a bit more complicated than it looks, our lass really isn't going to be happy if I start accumulating bows aswell as riflres :D
     

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