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''String slap'' is an archery term that refers to the event when a bow string strikes the inside of the forearm when a bowstring is released.
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'''String slap''' is an [[archery]] term that refers to the event when a [[bowstring]] strikes the inside of the forearm when a bowstring is released.
   
They degree of string slap dependent on a number of factors including the distance the string is from the bow itself and the position of the arm holding the bow.
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The degree of string slap is dependent on a number of factors including the distance the string is from the [[bow]] itself and the position of the arm holding the bow.
   
A device called a [[bracer]] can be worn to protect against the impact. Medieval bracers were of [[horn]] or [[leather]] construction. There does appear to be a level of 'tough than thou' with smaller bracers being preferred.
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A device called a [[bracer]] can be worn to protect against the impact. [[Medieval]] bracers were of [[horn]] or [[leather]] construction. There does appear to be a level of 'tough than thou' with smaller bracers being preferred.
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Latest revision as of 09:58, 26 January 2011

String slap is an archery term that refers to the event when a bowstring strikes the inside of the forearm when a bowstring is released.

The degree of string slap is dependent on a number of factors including the distance the string is from the bow itself and the position of the arm holding the bow.

A device called a bracer can be worn to protect against the impact. Medieval bracers were of horn or leather construction. There does appear to be a level of 'tough than thou' with smaller bracers being preferred.