Bad luck!

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  1. jeff

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    I leave in 8 days for my bowhunt with Dries Visser Safaris and today I cut my middle finger to bone on the inside pad at the last joint.. I won't be able to shoot my recurve for a month so it's now only hunting with my compound and a release!
     
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  2. reedy0312

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    That stinks! But at least you will be able to hunt with a release. Hope you heal quick, that sounds like it hurts!
     

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    By the way, best of luck on the hunt!
     
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    Sorry to hear! I know how much time you plan for your hunts!
     
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    Ouch

    Good luck with the bow swap
    Hope you mend quickly
     
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    sorry to hear the bad luck. Hope it all goes and you have a great trip.
     
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    Ouch! Doesn't sound like any fun. Good luck with the bow swap and best of luck on the hunt. Bruce
     
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    GOOD LUCK AND PLAY SAFE ! OUCH !
    Glen
     
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    Sorry--have a great trip. Roll with the punches (or cuts)!!!
     
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    I injured the same finger but strained the flexor tendon. I can still shoot but not as much. About a month until departure. I have a compound as a back up also.
     
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    Sorry to hear that Jeff. Have a great trip regardless.
     
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    Jeff, that sucks big time.
    Just a thought , have you ever tried shooting your recurve with a release ? I have done it, but it is sure different than fingers. Forrest
     
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    Lucky you have a backup plan. Gee, I guess you'll have to go back next year with your recurve! Sounds like a good reason to return to Africa to me.
    Best of luck with the compound!
     
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    Knock em dead, go back next year with the recurve! All the best @jeff
     
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    Thanks for all the encouragement guys!! Yes I have shot a few shots with a release with the stick bow but I feel it's to close now to switch gears and get proficient.
     

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    Thats really bad luck, at least you can still hunt with the compound!
     
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    Damn that's bad luck indeed! Anything you can do to overcome this injury?
     

  18. jeff

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    Just time to heal, hope it's good by the 1st of sept. for deer and elk here!
     
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    I sure hope you heal faster than you think it will.
     
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