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Old 03-20-2017, 12:48 PM
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Wednesday is the day! I'm going to meet Pip Bickerstaffe and get my new bow! It's going to be so much fun!
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhh.....!
I feel like running around the table yapping my head off, like those little pesky dogs.

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Yes, I was emailing with Pip today.

On his way to Germany, I believe..
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Yes he is. Stops at Gert's and we get to meet him. Get some coaching. Drink beer.

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Obviously we will need pics!
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An archer that drinks beer. I could do that!!!

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You'll get them. Haha
I'm so looking forward to this. I do fear he's a bit of a harsh teacher... but who cares!

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I don't know who Pip is but congrats. I'm with Bow, beer is good!
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Beer???? Did someone say BEER????!!!

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I don't know who Pip is but congrats. I'm with Bow, beer is good!

Pip Bickerstaffe..

Renown English longbow bowyer..

Not only a bowyer but writes books on the subject of shooting the English Long bow

http://www.bickerstaffebows.co.uk/


A bow, made for my grandson..

From a stave of yew, from Monmouth, the ancestral birthplace of King Henry V.

Brought ito the shop of Pip Bickerstaffe, where it was made into a beautiful English self longbow.
Attached are some photos.










A photo of the ruins of the castle, at Monmouth, where Henry V was born..
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An archer that drinks beer. I could do that!!!

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That's the whole reason I'm going too. Don't care about the bow

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Had some family from there.
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Yes he is. Stops at Gert's and we get to meet him. Get some coaching. Drink beer.

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I'm really happy!
It was a lot of fun and learned quite a bit. Now it just needs some time to sink in.

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Lean a little more foreword, left knee bent a little. LOL
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Lean a little more foreword, left knee bent a little. LOL
I know, I tend lock my knees haha. I'm working at everything at the same time right now. Need some time to make it sink in.

The bow shoots great, but I only shot a whopping 9 arrows yesterday. I'll get back to you tomorrow.

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