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 Shakespeare Recurve Bow Wonderbow Manitou With Accessories 58
Time Remaining: 5h 32m
2014 Fleetwood Archery Monarch Takedown Recurve Bow 62 Right Hand 50
Time Remaining: 27d 18h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $99.95
Bear Super Grizzly Left Handed Recurve W Bear 4 Arrow Quiver
$175.00 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 6h 21m
Vintage Bear Tamerlane Recurve Bow 45 66 LH
Time Remaining: 29d 18h 29m
Buy It Now for only: $175.00
Bear Kodiak Recurved Fiberglass Bow 60 51
$64.00 (26 Bids)
Time Remaining: 7h 22m
Martin Jaguar Recurve Riser Next Camo EUC
Time Remaining: 10h 51m
Buy It Now for only: $120.00
PSE 10 Snake Recurve Bow 60 22 RH LH Black 41850 41850
Time Remaining: 26d 13h 15m
Buy It Now for only: $39.99
Handmade Longbow 70 Long 1 3 8 Wide Pine Wood w Hand Drawn Art One Arrow
$10.49 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 10h 53m
Vintage Bear Grizzly Recurve Bow
$132.50 (34 Bids)
Time Remaining: 12h 42m
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.