What makes a recurve bow different from other type of bows is that the recurve's tips are curved away from the archer,while the bow is unstrung. Also, unlike the other bows, the string of a recurve bow touches some parts of its limbs, whenthe bow is strung. With its construct, a recurve bow stores more energy, compared to straight-limbed bows, therefore, it also gives much force on the arrow once it is released.
During the recurve bow's humble beginnings, it was traced to primarily spread in Egypt, Asia, and the Middle East, as early as the second millennium BC. Recurve bows are also found out to be used as weapons by the Roman Imperial archers, as well as in the British Isles. It was also spread in selected parts of Europe and the North America, primarily used as their firearms.
Nowadays, a typical modern recurve bow is the one that is used by the modern archers in the Olympics, and other competitive affairs. Much advancement had been introduced and utilized with the modern recurve bows that are available today, in order to give the customer the best performance with these top of line kinds of recurve bows.
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Here are the recurve bows available in our store:
Vintage Howard Hill Long Bow Archery Wesley Special
$350.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 2h 45m
Samick Sage Bow Right Hand 45 Recurve Take Down
Time Remaining: 24d 14h 52m
Buy It Now for only: $139.95
Vintage Howard Hill Long Bow Archery Big Five
Time Remaining: 2h 47m
Black Hawk Scorpion Semi Recurve Bow 20 RH
Time Remaining: 6d 15h 24m
Buy It Now for only: $65.00
PSE SNAKE RECURVE BOW 60 LONG 22LB DRAW NEW
$46.00 (8 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3h 5m
Mongolian Archery Handmade Yellow Snakeskin Longbow Recurve Horsebow 60 lbs
$102.50 (34 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3h 39m
Traditional Archery STRUNG RECURVE BOW CASE Black Cordura Gray Fleece 66
Time Remaining: 21d 12h 13m
Buy It Now for only: $69.00
Hoyt Easton Gold Medalist Carbonplus Limbs 44 68
$93.00 (7 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3h 43m
Hoyt Buffalo Recurve Quiver
$51.00 (6 Bids)
Time Remaining: 4h 30m
There are different types of recurve bows that are available in the market, and that they usually vary in length, colors,quality, and prices.
The most basic recurve bow has a riser made from machined aluminum. It may also be constructed from wood ormagnesium alloy. These are highly important to consider because the characteristics of these materials allow the bow togive high performance by maintaining accurate geometry. These risers also usually have pockets for a clicker and 2 pressure button locations. While its limbs are more often made from fiberglass, carbon and wood. These are laminated with syntactic foam core and carbon fiber laminations in order to give strength, as well as lightness, and stability to it, especially with different weather conditions. There are also recurve bows that can be dismantled, so that it’s easier to pack and carry especially in long trips.