There are certain questions that a new archer must have answered whether they know it or not, before progressing in the hobby of archery. One of those questions is, can you leave a recurve bow strung? When we say “strung” what we mean is to leave the string on the bow, under tension. So let’s […]
How Far Can a Recurve Bow Shoot?
There are a few different reasons why you’d need to know how far your arrows will shoot from a recurve bow. The most important reason is if you’re a hunter and need to know what’s the maximum distance it’s safe for you to take your animal to give it a humane kill. The last thing […]
What Recurve Bow Accessories Do I Need (Archery)
Whether you are new to archery, or are getting back into the sport after taking some time off, you might be in need of a refresher in figuring out which equipment you need, and what items can wait until later. There are plenty of bells and whistles you can add to your kit, but much […]
What Size Recurve Bow Do I Need?
One question I’m asked often is, “What size bow do I need?” My answer is usually something along the lines of, “well, what do you want to do with your new recurve bow?” The truth of the matter is that your proper recurve bow length will depend on a few different things. For example, are […]
PSE Razorback Review
A good youth recurve bow should be easy to handle and forgiving of beginner mistakes. It should be light-weight for convenience, and available in low draw weights (preferably 30 lbs. and below) to help your youth archer build confidence and strength before moving on to a higher draw weight. Ideally it will have detachable limbs […]
What is a Recurve Bow?
Not much has changed in bow technology over the last few centuries. Sure, new materials have come out and the takedown recurve is a relative newcomer, but for the most part, the bow hasn’t changed that much. If you’re just getting started in archery for any reason, to include hunting or target practice, you may […]
What is a Recurve Bow Stringer?
There are a few necessary tools and accessories associated with archery. These are items that are requirements to actually being able to take part in our sport. Obviously you need a bow and some arrows, but you also need something called a recurve bow stringer. What is a bow stringer? A bow stringer is a […]
How Do I Know My Recurve Bow Draw Length?
The first thing you need to do before you begin archery is determine your draw length. This number is necessary to help you choose the right bow, selecting the right arrows, and even learning the correct techniques. Figuring out how far you’re going to draw a recurve isn’t rocket science, but getting it right is […]
What Is a Takedown Recurve Bow, And Should I Buy One?
The takedown recurve bow has been growing in popularity in recent times and it’s easy to see why. The main reason, is because they’re more easily transported than their cousins are, instantly giving them a leg up against bows that aren’t so easily transported. But, this begs the question, then — What is a takedown […]
Samick Sage Review (Ideal Takedown Recurve Bow?)
The Samick Sage bow is by far our favorite pick for anyone on a budget. Whenever a beginner archer asks us for a recommendation that won’t cost much more than a meal at a fine restaurant, we immediately point towards the Sage. Read on to learn what you’ll get for this cheap price. The Samick Sage is […]