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:
2015 Fleetwood Archery Monarch Takedown Recurve Bow 62 Right Hand 50
Time Remaining: 23d 8h 33m
Buy It Now for only: $109.99
New Bear Archery Grizzly 55 RH Recurve Bow Package w Glove Armguard Stringer
Time Remaining: 17d 8h
Buy It Now for only: $339.99
70lbs Mongolia recurve bow traditional handmade archery longbow yellow snakeskin
Time Remaining: 26d 20h 5m
Buy It Now for only: $100.00
2015 Martin Archery Jaguar Takedown 60 RH 40
Time Remaining: 4d 22h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $159.95
2015 PSE Snake 60 Recurve Bow Silver
Time Remaining: 2d 6h 33m
Buy It Now for only: $39.99
2015 PSE Optima Recurve Bow Right Hand 66 Blue 30
Time Remaining: 26d 17h 55m
Buy It Now for only: $189.00
New Bear Archery Bullseye X Take Down RH 62 29 Recurve Bow A5BEX6229R
Time Remaining: 19d 10h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $93.97
PSE 2015 Razorback Take Down 62 Right Hand 35 Recurve Bow
Time Remaining: 21d 7h 9m
Buy It Now for only: $104.49
Easton Youth Beginner Recurve Bow Kit 10 20lbs Right Hand Left Hand Pink
Time Remaining: 24d 4h 26m
Buy It Now for only: $77.99
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.