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 BEN PEARSON 304 TAKEDOWN RECURVE BOW RH LH FIBERGLASS 65 ARCHERY BOX
$102.50 (27 Bids)
Time Remaining: 42m
2015 Fleetwood Archery Monarch Takedown Recurve Bow 62 Right Hand 50
Time Remaining: 27d 16h 23m
Buy It Now for only: $109.99
BEAR KODIAK MAGNUM 60 RECURVE HUNTING BOW WITH FLUSH PEWTER BUTTON
$56.00 (13 Bids)
Time Remaining: 44m
BEAR GRIZZLY 50 56 RECURVE BOW
Time Remaining: 29d 19h 30m
Buy It Now for only: $79.99
VINTAGE YORK IMPERIAL SWR 2 61 RECURVE BOW
$149.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h
KODIAK MAGNUM Bear Archery Bow 52 inch 54
$158.35 (20 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 19m
2015 PSE Snake 60 Recurve Bow Silver
Time Remaining: 8d 1h 6m
Buy It Now for only: $39.99
VINTAGE BEAR POLAR RECURVE BOW
$62.00 (7 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 22m
Browning Spartan 62 Inch 45 Beautiful Original
$99.95 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 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.