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 BEAR KODIAK 11 COMPASS RE CURVE CB 204 58 64 Both Right
Time Remaining: 2h 3m
2014 Fleetwood Archery Monarch Takedown Recurve Bow 62 Right Hand 50
Time Remaining: 23d 17h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $99.95
Hoyt Scout Bow 8R 566 64 24 28 2 1 8 Holes drilled in bow
Time Remaining: 2h 51m
Samick Sage 50lb Take Down Recurve Archery Bow 62 RH SCRATCH DENTS
Time Remaining: 27d 16h 58m
Buy It Now for only: $109.99
BEAR SUPER MAGNUM 48 48 48 RECURVE BOW RH
$255.00 (12 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3h 16m
VINTAGE OLD ANTIQUE BEAR TAKE DOWN BOW HANDLE GRIP
$23.30 (9 Bids)
Time Remaining: 3h 45m
VINTAGE WING RED WING HUNTER RECURVE BOW WING QUIVER WING ARROWS BEAR RAZORHEADS
Time Remaining: 29d 8h 10m
Buy It Now for only: $349.99
Bear Kodiak Magnum Bow Recurve in Great Condition 45 draw
$112.49 (14 Bids)
Time Remaining: 5h 22m
Martin Hatfield Takedown Bow Right Hand 55
$308.69 (5 Bids)
Time Remaining: 6h 31m
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.