S & S GRAHAM ARCHERY, INC
S & S Graham Archery, Inc. on Highway 29, 1700 N. Main Street, China
Grove, NC 28023 telephone: 704-855-1300 is owned and operated
by Sonya and Sie Graham and have been following in their Dad's foot steps
Buddy Graham. Buddy died in 1981 and was an early Easton Distributor
and manufactured the E Z Climb climbing tree steps and was a good friend to
the archery community. I never had the opportunity to meet Mr. Graham
but those that shot NFAA tournaments back in the early 1970's with him
before the compound bow became of age; Merrill Kinlaw, Frankie
Cranford, Mike Howell, Joe Young, Wilber Wooten and a host of others all
commented on how he loved the sport of archery and was a friend to anyone
and was a generous and loving person. His two daughters Sonya and Sie
continue the tradition and are following in their Dad's footsteps which are
large ones to fill and follow indeed and doing an excellent job.
Our City Lake Archery Club of Wadesboro, NC shot many tournaments around the
Salisbury area and all over the State of North Carolina back in the middle
1980's and that was when I first met Sonya and Sie Graham and it has been many,
many years since visiting their shop since I stopped shooting tournaments around
1990. The last new cam bow I purchased was in 1993 and visited their shop
this week after ordering a Mathews Drenalin Solo Cam bow via telephone from
them. I am going to insert some pixs of Sonya and their shop and Sie was
not in the shop the day of the visit since she was up late at night doing her
Taxidermy work and sleeping late of which I will insert several pixs of some of
her recent work.
John Gaddy and myself both ordered a Mathews Drenalin from Sonya and we were
greeted by an unlikely odd couple at the right front entrance of the
business; a potbelly pig and duck Note: The potbelly pig's
name is Lulu and was coming in "heat" and doing some serious rubbing on John's
Toyota truck wheel rim: Lulu was friendly and would wag her curly tail
when you talked to her, rubbed and scratched her head and would smell your boots
but had to quickly abscond once she started biting into the toe of my
boot....grin if you must!
Mr. Duck was also on the scene with his curious demeanor.
A pix of Sonya behind the counter where some serious money will leave your
hands quickly into the cash register when the big boy toys gets tallied
up especially when you go top of the line...another grin is in order!
You will get a super deal and service on anything you purchase
from S & S Graham Archery, Inc. and they stand behind the products they service
and sale. Sonya and Sie have been to the manufacturer's
warranty repair schools and clinics and they have the knowledge and experience
to do any warranty repair necessary. S & S Graham Archery, Inc. is a full
line Pro Shop and their "service after the sale" is paramount!
They have a good inventory of the top archery manufacturer's products and
accessories and if not in stock can get what you need in short order.
UPDATE: Sonya Graham died in an explosion
and fire at their business Friday night June 29, 2012. A tragic loss to
the archery community, family and friends!
Pix of Rick below who does about any type of bow set-up you need and the shop
has plenty of equipment to get the job done right the first time. A
multitude of different bow presses around for the shortest to longest axle to
axle bows, past and present.
Sie Graham was not present on the day we picked up our archery equipment and
accessories but I did take some pixs of some of her latest mounted deer heads.
She does an outstanding job! I will insert a pix of a large 28 point buck
that was taken out Midwest. I will get the details at a later date.
This ole boy has some battle scars and wonder what the other buck looked
Click on the below thumbnails for a larger view: One thing you will
notice right off when entering S & S Graham Archery, Inc. is the warm,
welcome and relaxed atmosphere present and no questions will go unanswered of
which you will receive expert advise on all aspects of archery, hunting and
Mathews parallel limb design in action on the Drenalin bow!
Rick did a great job setting my bow up and this was the first time anyone has
ever set a bow up for me since I normally do it myself and was totally surprised
when the bow was ready to go. After a few minor adjustments to the rest, sight
and peep sight location, the Drenalin was quickly dialed in and ready for
some 3D shooting before going into the woods.
Give S & S Graham Archery, Inc. a visit or call 704-855-1300 for any of your archery
needs. They are currently in a temporary location and have a website up
and running at: www.sandsgraham.com
Bill aka Mickey Porter 11-01-08