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Location: michigan
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Big smile Hey, check out these cool traditional leather handmade quivers ..
here is my web address so you can look at all the other stuff I make..
http://leathertraditions.net/

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Location: Arizona
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Ever make hip quivers for broadheads?
Nice looking stuff, thanks.

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Welcome to BGH huntbunny6, thats some good looking stuff you make there.

Unit5A,
I would seriously not advise anyone to attach Broad-heads to their body. A trip and/or stumble and you end up as a hunting accident statistic.

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JT-
I've been using a hip quiver for 25 years, but thanks for your concern. I imagine anything is possible for either type you use.
I just prefer them for hunting for several reasons. I like a "clean balanced bow", it's lighter to carry, and if there is any wind at all bow attached quivers catch it like a sail on a boat making it harder to keep a pin on target. Hip quivers for hunting (not the field tip practice type) are contructed like bow-quivers with the broadheads in a tough protected foam pocket, and arrows snap into rubber C clamps etc.; just attached to your hip/belt and thigh instead of the bow is all and quite common. I don't think them any more dangerous to use really, and in fact you're the first person to even mention that to me. I think walking with a nocked arrow, or one in hand is something to think about though. I've done both before when thinking I'm on to something, but prefer to not make it a habit for the reasons you state.
The main drawback to me, is if you are squatting down and pivot on your foot, the arrows can clang on a bush or rock if you aren't clear behind. Also if your release is hanging from your wrist use care when drawing an arrow to not bang it against the shafts making noise. Many bowhunters don't like them because they say they snag on brush when trying to walk through it, but if moving slowly and paying attention, I think it minimal.
I'll never go back to a bow-mounted quiver myself.
Take care.

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Cool then as long as you are aware and comfortable using the Hip Quiver.
I made one from an old spare bow mount and a webb belt that I had so I could just attach the quiver off of my bow while walking thru the woods just for the reasons you mentioned. After several dozen snags on the arrows and having them pulled from the quiver I decided that was mabe not a good Idea.
I did try and fashion a pin and notch system for my broadheads so that I could just push the broadhead into the shaft so that I could walk without a broadhead attached to the shaft and it would be a simple snap on the broadhead when I needed to shoot, but I could get no consistent accuracy and I really didn't have the correct tools to be engineering such a thing.

Anyway back on topic....from what I see on huntbunny6's site they should be able to make you a nice one. Good luck

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Location: Umatilla Rez, Oregon
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living back in the days when Natives used quivers like the ones to go on your back. Thought about making one, but I make it in a different way. I work for a museum here on the reservation, we have some bows, arrows, quivers etc, but this ndn does own a high tech Martin compound bow Big smile I also do Atlatl just for fun, but use the tradish darts made of wood. Nices pics though, and would agree these ones would snag going thru the woods but what doesnt--it all depends on your peronal preference.

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