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:
Fred Bear Super Kodiak Vintage Recurve Bow Red Stripe 45s Right Hand
Time Remaining: 42m
Samick Sage Bow 50lb 62 takedown recurve bow makes archery fun Right Hand
Time Remaining: 19d 21h 27m
Buy It Now for only: $139.99
Rocky Mountain recurve 54 53 custom 3 piece takedown traditional bow
$233.50 (16 Bids)
Time Remaining: 49m
Buy It Now for only: $450.00
2013 Greatree Archery Mohegan Recurve Bow Right Hand 62 36
Time Remaining: 8d 21h 6m
Buy It Now for only: $119.99
Vintage American Archery Cheetah Special Hunter Recurve Bow 58 AMO 52
$88.00 (25 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 46m
Bear Montana Longbow
$261.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 2h 27m
VINTAGE 1970 71 FRED BEAR KODIAK HUNTER 50 60 RH RECURVE BOW
Time Remaining: 29d 2h 20m
Buy It Now for only: $174.99
Morrison mini 13 Recurve bow ilf archery
$290.50 (12 Bids)
Time Remaining: 2h 52m
Archery recurve bow Royal Scot Rampart Kiltie rare collectable 47 x 54 rh
$61.00 (31 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3h 19m
Buy It Now for only: $249.95
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.