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Parts of a Recurve Bow

Getting started in archery is tough. There are dozens of terms and tools, and it can be difficult to piece everything together. Even a simple bow, like a recurve, can be a bit puzzling. So, to help you get started, here’s a quick rundown of the most important parts of a recurve bow, how they each […]

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The Best Recurve Bow: Our Picks (Updated: July 2020)

Humans have been practicing archery for more than 20,000 years, and the invention of the recurve bow dates back to around 1000 BC. For such an old tool, recurve bows are surprisingly complex, and they’re not a “one-size-fits-all” device—they’re all unique, and you’ll need to find one that fits your needs. Below, we’ll take a deep […]

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Martin Saber Recurve Review

In the post below, we’ll take a look at the Martin Saber Elite. Martin has a long and fascinating history making bows, and like many long-lasting bow companies, they started as a family affair and grew and grew and grew until “Martin” became a really well-known name. They’ve got some really gorgeous one-piece bows, and they’ve […]

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Martin Jaguar Review

The Jaguar is an interesting bow, and it was fun to write this review—it’s something of a hybrid, and it captures all the fun and discipline of a traditional recurve bow, while also being able to incorporate aim-enhancing gear, like a bow sight, bow stabilizer, and so on. We think it’s a great option for […]

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Southwest Archery Spyder Review

We’re going to be honest right up front: we really, really, really like the Southwest Archery Spyder, just about as much as we like its brother, the Samick Sage. Both of them are easy to set up, easy to shoot, and a lot of fun to use. And not only do we like them a […]

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