Lars Andersen Turning Arrows

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+4 1. ChuckMaurice commented 5 years ago

Well, that was pretty impressive !
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+2 2. thefox commented 5 years ago

#1. Yes it was. But it's a pity Lars doesn't want to show us how he does it.
It must be a secret. :|
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+2 3. ringmaster commented 5 years ago

I hope he shows Legolas...
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0 4. ChuckMaurice commented 5 years ago

It seems that Andersen is considered the best archer in the world but doesn't achieve unanimity as an historian :
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+2 5. MindTrick commented 5 years ago

#2 according to his own comments on the YT video, he "shows" it at 0:43 but it doesn't really show imo. He seems a bit evasive with his answers, not sure whether he is being so on purpose or just is being awkward or something. But i personally can't really get a good grasp on it, something is lacking for me to understand it. I totally understand that it might be possible, but then there has to be something with the arrow that makes it "lean" towards the side you aim. As in example if you have feathers that are angled like the aileron on an airplane, like you do with paper planes as well.
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+1 6. Kenuty commented 5 years ago


I'll reveal the secret
Lar Anderson graduated from Hogswart

He's a godamn wizard and he doesn't want to reveal the secret to us muggles
hes using his powers for his own purpose.
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0 7. huldu commented 5 years ago

#5 Doesn't seem to have been much practical use for it as you can see how much power the arrow lost in the process. It can barely penetrate a piece of foam. I was thinking more of back in the day when bows were actually used in war and not to show off neat tricks.
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+1 8. BasmanT commented 5 years ago

Reminds me of the movie "wanted" (2008) ;)

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0 9. Judge-Jake commented 5 years ago

Arrows our Lars, Arrows! ;)
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0 10. MindTrick commented 5 years ago

#7 You kinda lost me a bit with tagging my comment there, but i agree on what you said tho.

#6 That explains it... He is prob the team leader of Appleby Arrows! :D
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+1 11. Klemm commented 5 years ago

#5 but he does. one usually places the arrow in the middle, 90 degrees with the bow/string. he places it at an angle and offset from the center point. this causes the arrow to fly at an angle also. after a while the feathers will start to correct the path and normal flight resumes. i'll give it a try with my bow next time i go shooting :)
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+1 12. MindTrick commented 5 years ago

#11 yea, but its bad angles, it lasts for 3 seconds, and doesn't say anything about the arrow itself, so its not a good explanation. Its just a short pic of him angling the arrow in a weird way, and a picture with an arrow towards the feathers, but no comment if they are modified. It just doesnt come off clearly
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0 13. thundersnow commented 5 years ago

Trick shooting maybe