recurve bows

Recurve VS Compound Bow

Recurve or Compound – Which Bow is More Powerful?

Recurve or Compound Bow? Discover which bow packs the most punch and which is right for you. Read our expert comparison now!

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How to Clean a Recurve Bow (Plus what not to do)

I own 2 older recurve bows and I wanted to clean them up and bring out their original beauty.  I figured this was a great opportunity to learn all I could about cleaning a recurve bow and share my findings. To clean a recurve bow ...

Recurve Bow Rest

Do Recurve Bows Need an Arrow Rest? (A Simple Guide)

As I was looking at my recurve bow I started thinking about how I use a rest and realized a lot of people might not know if they need a rest for their bow or not.  So I thought I’d put together a simple guide ...

Recurve Bow String with Target in background

When to Replace Your Recurve Bow String (And Why)

I own two recurve bows and recently decided they both need their strings replaced.  I’m going to share with you what I’ve learned about when and why to replace recurve bow strings. A Recurve bowstring should be replaced every 2-3 years under normal use. The ...

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Why and When to Unstring a Recurve Bow

This is a topic that almost always comes up for new traditional bow owners. Maybe they’ve seen somebody string and unstring a bow or they were told by somebody that it needs to be done. Either way, knowing why and when is an integral part ...

How Long Do Recurve Bows Last? (Plus Tips on Care)

So you’ve spent some of your hard earned cash on a nice recurve bow, or perhaps you’re planning to in the near future. But is it worth the investment? Let me give you some insight on what to expect and how to make your bow ...