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So I have a limited amount of space. I was looking for a junior archery set so I could shoot in my back yard and my inlaws got me one for Christmas.

http://www.hayneedle.com/product/barnettteamrealtreelilbansheejrarcheryset.cfm

If you have limited space but still want to practice, or have a kid looking to get started it has enough power to make it fun, but not enough to seriously damage anything (unless you shoot someone in the eye).

Just a heads up. I think it's a good product and if you're like me and like to shoot but don't have the space it's a good solution.
 

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That looks like a nice set Austin...

I own a recurve, a compound, and a crossbow...and I can safely practice in my backyard,

which really keeps me in good form.
 

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I have tried to get some back-yard practice in but the next door neighbor calls the police. It seams the firing any kind of weapon within the city limits is illegal.:eek: Not even BB guns.:eek:
They have a fit when I bore sight my AKs & ARs in the back yard, but there is nothing they can say about it.
So I found a set that you put on the end of your arrows that uses chalk & is shot against a screen type target to get practice in my basement or garage.
It is not for accuracy but just for the exercise most of the time I don't put the chalk on the arrows, I do it just to keep my ability sharp in the off season.
 

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Nice little box. My S in law bought one something like that for her son when they still lived here. He left it with the F in lsw when they moved. My son had it for a while. My nephew came and got it for his son to use now.

I tried my hand at it back when I could see well. I used to get a few old compounds in swaps at the sunshows, even a crossbow once. Have plenty of room to shoot them. After my eyesight problems developed, I sold or traded several off, but kept a couple. They always turn up at the shows anyway.

Gave the last 2 old PsEs I had to m son and got him some more arrows for Xmas. He and his buddies do a good job of messing up and losing arrows.:D
 

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Had to buy a couple of books on archery for my son. He likes to read. He thught he could just put up a haybale in frront of a shed and that would stop the arrows. Well, it did. Most went through and hit the wall of the shed. He and his buddy bent and deformed most of what I had.

Showed him how to make a better backstop with old carpet folded double over a wood frame. With a styrofoam target in front of that, he doesn't ruin all the arrows now.
 

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Had to buy a couple of books on archery for my son. He likes to read. He thught he could just put up a haybale in frront of a shed and that would stop the arrows. Well, it did. Most went through and hit the wall of the shed. He and his buddy bent and deformed most of what I had.

Showed him how to make a better backstop with old carpet folded double over a wood frame. With a styrofoam target in front of that, he doesn't ruin all the arrows now.
I constructed a series of boxes within boxes. I does stop them, but it took a lot of boxes.
 

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I've been going nuts with this thing.

If you don't have one but like archery go out and get one. I've been using it daily as a de-stresser. The dogs run around and my daughter is starting to play with my old bow, so hopefully we have a new archer soon.
 
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