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#3176994 - 02/26/13 02:53 PM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: Hoss]
JDC11
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 Originally Posted By: Hoss
No shops in Nashville.
There is a shop in Franklin called Archers Den.
There is Poindexters in Gallatin.
There is Steves in Columbia.
Murfreesboro Outdoors.
Sportsman Store in Dickson.
There is a couple of shops in Clarksville.
There is shop in Sparta.
There is a shop in Herndon Kentucky (about an hour and a half up I-24)
There may be more around Middle Tennessee, but that is all I know of.


thanks for all the info! I'll start looking into some of these places, and hopefully I'll find what I'm looking for
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#3177001 - 02/26/13 03:00 PM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: JDC11]
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Saw this on The Archery Dens facebook page. Might be worth checking out.

Next Intro To Archery class will be this coming Saturday March 2 from 11:00 to 2:00. Cost is $20 per attendee, and we provide everything you will need. Ages 8 and up. If you are interested in attending, call the shop and we'll get you added to the list. 615-567-6243


Edited by Rickym (02/26/13 03:01 PM)

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#3177004 - 02/26/13 03:01 PM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: Rickym]
JDC11
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Awesome! I'll look into that! I definitley want to get the hang of shooting as fast as possible.
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#3177489 - 02/26/13 09:31 PM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: JDC11]
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you have a pm
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#3177567 - 02/27/13 12:24 AM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: TNDeerGuy]
Hoss
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Do you know which eye is dominant? Right eye dominant or Left eye dominant?
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#3177702 - 02/27/13 07:57 AM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: Hoss]
JDC11
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 Originally Posted By: Hoss
Do you know which eye is dominant? Right eye dominant or Left eye dominant?


I believe I'm left eye dominant and right handed
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#3177719 - 02/27/13 08:09 AM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: JDC11]
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 Originally Posted By: JDC11
 Originally Posted By: Hoss
Do you know which eye is dominant? Right eye dominant or Left eye dominant?


I believe I'm left eye dominant and right handed


You need to find out because it can have an effect on target acquisition and shooting if you can't switch focus with each eye—only some can do this. Hold both hands out at arms length and put one over the other, now make a small hole between each thumb and index finger and focus on an object through that small hole. As your focusing, close one eye at a time. Which eye was the object still visible and which eye was the object covered up by your hand when you had the other eye closed? The eye that you could still see the object with is your dominate eye—for a right-handed shooter pray that you're right-eyed dominate....most are.
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#3177723 - 02/27/13 08:12 AM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: JDC11]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: JDC11
 Originally Posted By: Hoss
Do you know which eye is dominant? Right eye dominant or Left eye dominant?


I believe I'm left eye dominant and right handed


both of my boys are right handed/left eyed. they shoot left handed.
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#3177820 - 02/27/13 09:16 AM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: stik]
JDC11
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I Just did a dominant eye test and I can actually switch to either side with no change.
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#3178116 - 02/27/13 01:30 PM Re: First time bow hunter [Re: JDC11]
Hoss
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Then close your hands up more. ie, make the hole between your hands smaller (Don't you guys say it!!!) Unless you are severely crosseyed then a smaller opening will align with one eye while the other eye will only see the back of your hand.
Focus on something small across the room or down a hallway. Start with the hands spread far apart. Then slowly bring your hands together while focusing on the object (like a doorknob, or something that size or smaller). Keep closing your hands until the only thing you can see between your thumbs and fore fingers is the object. Then close one eye then the other, but don't move your hands or your head. You will only be able to see the object with one eye. Repeat the test 3 or 4 times. Come back some time later and do it again. You will see a trend. Left or right will be dominant (unless you have some type of vision problem, like crosseyed).


Edited by Hoss (02/27/13 01:31 PM)
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