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Old 11-10-2009, 09:22 AM
Brithunter Brithunter is offline
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Hmmm having recently gotten back into archery my take on traditional is that it depends on the region/country your in/from. In England it was the Longbow although recurves eventually sneaked in but places like the Steeps of Hungary they used a shorter recurve Horse Bow. In central Asia it seems to ahve been recurves as well yet Japan had a verly long limber bow that was drawn from only 1/3 down the bow really weird looking.

I brought a used outfit, a modern target recurve with alloy riser foam carbon limbs (36lbs) and a long rod stabiliser. There is NO bow hunting in the UK so it targets only and this set up will out last me. After a break of over 30 years it's taking a lot of learning again.
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