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What are the best steps carry a bow on your back?

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The procedure below to carry the bow is detailed below:

  1. You have to use a cotton towel or something similar. You have to wrap it around the bowstring. Doing so ensures that it will not cause an injury with the bowstring coming in contact with your body. It will not be that sharp either.
  2. Once you cover the bowstring with the towel, you have to wear it like a sling. So that it will not fall away from your body. The best way to cover the bowstring is to use a large enough towel. You can wrap it around twice as well.
  3. When making a sling out of the cotton towel, you have to ensure that you tighten it to get a snug fit. In that case, it will not slip away. Consequently, it will remain in place.
  4. When using this technique to carry a bow on your back, it is essential to practice before going in the wilderness. Only when you can move briskly and without noise using the scanning mechanism should you go ahead with it.
  5. To remove the bow, you have to hold it at the bottom. After that, you have to slip it over your head as well as arm. Doing so ensures that you can remove it quickly. When trying to focus on a prey, you need to remove the bow quickly. The technique for removal that we have highlighted above can certainly help you do so.

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Well no wonder I've been getting all those injuries from my sharp bowstring, I've been carrying my bow wrong all this time!

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I didn't know the forum was doing events again. I think I'll be skipping this one.

 

 


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Huh and here I thought just carrying it by the grip ready to shoot was a pretty fast way. Who would have thunk it. 

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That's why crossbows were invented . To prevent cuts / lacerations from bow strings . :rolleyes:

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