A 150lb Italian yew bow with a very hard arrowhead shooting at a steel breastplate at twenty yards. Will it penetrate?
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Shot in Visby, 2016. Many thanks to my guide Johan Käll, the armourer Albert Collins, and to Stian Green for providing the reverse-angle footage and the still of the arrowhead. The bow is shot by an Englishman, Nigel Packwood.
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