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Obsession Bows Review

Obsession Bows started life a few years ago, with the goal of producing bows that fired at high IPO speeds (FPS). The ability to shoot arrows at targets (paper or live ones) at a high rate of speed is highly sought after by the archery community who mainly look at compound bows to satisfy this requirement. The …


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How to Measure a Crossbow String

When it comes to crossbows, many things need to be considered to ensure an accurate shot. One of the most important factors is the length of the crossbow string. How do you measure the string, and how to ensure that you order the correct size? Read on to find out. How to Measure Crossbow String …


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A Beginners Guide to Judging Yardage for Archery

Whether you are just starting out in 3D archery or have been shooting for a while, it is helpful to know how to judge the distance to your target. This skill will help you hit your mark more often and make shooting at different distances feel easier. In this blog post, we will teach you …


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Best Recurve Bow Sight in 2023

There is something about the use of a recurve bow that is undeniably nostalgic. With a recurve bow in hand, if only for a minute, we feel a connection to the primitive archers that came before us. While a number of archers shoot in a purely instinctive manner, others prefer the use of a sight. …


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Best Youth Compound Bows and Archery Sets in 2023

It’s never easy picking out the right gear for your child, but luckily we’ve got you covered. Introducing: Youth Compound Bows! Our youth compound bows come in different sizes and colors – how do they compare? Let’s look at each type to find what fits their skill level, budget restrictions, and other preferences, such as …


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The Best Recurve Bows in 2023

Traditional archery brings with it a natural appeal, offering those that participate in the sport the opportunity to connect in the most primitive of ways with the game they pursue. This instinctive draw toward traditional archery has led many on a quest to seek out the best takedown bow available, to get started in their …


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Best Recurve Bow Strings REVIEW 2023

What is the best recurve bowstring? That’s a great question. Strings vary in size, material, and style. The first thing to consider is if you want a custom or stock bowstring. Stock strings are pre-made and can be quickly installed with no modifications necessary, while custom strings require more time to make from scratch. In …


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Which Way Does the Odd Coloured Arrow Fletch Face?

There are so many different aspects to arrows. The most obvious, of course, is what material they have been made from, with the most popular choices being wood, aluminum, and carbon. We all know that an arrow has different colored fletching – known as the cock fletching – to help us distinguish it from the …


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Best Ground Blind Hunting Chairs in 2023

If you prefer to hunt from a ground blind during the majority of your outings afield, you are likely well aware that comfort is key when making the most out of each hunt. This comfort begins and ends with the quality and functionality of your ground blind chair. Because of this, many hunters every year …


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Best Compound Bow For Target Shooting 2023

Are you interested in target shooting but don’t know what bow to buy? Do not worry, William Tell – we compiled a list of four bows that are not only affordable but also more than adequate for your first target shooting adventures! How To Pick a Target Shooting Bow? That´s a good question. My answer …


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KESHES Archery Recurve Bow 62″ Review 2023

Korean bowmaker Samick is known for its superb quality. The KESHES recurve bow is connected with exactly those manufacturers and build with utmost comparable quality. This bow has a takedown feature – limb replacement is an absolute no-brainer. And not only is the KESHES lightweighted but beautiful and extremely comfortable to hold. KESHES TAKEDOWN ARCHERY …


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Best Bow Hunting Day Packs in 2023

It is fair to say that a hunting backpack is not the same as a travel backpack. The reason for this is the unique design elements to safely stow a bow, crossbow or other equipment while still making them quickly accessible. In our opinion, the best bow hunting pack is the ALPS OutdoorZ Matrix Hunting …


Best Broadhead Sharpener in 2023

Sharp blades are essential to any bowhunter’s success. A sharp blade will give you the best possible chance of making a clean kill shot and ensure that your blades last for as long as possible. But how do you keep them sharp? This article is going to explore some of the best broadhead sharpeners on …


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Best Hunting Tree Saddles in 2023

If you are looking to join the growing ranks of whitetail hunters who have ditched their treestands in favor of a more mobile (and stealthier) tree saddle approach, you are likely weighing your options when it comes to gear selection. This level of reservation is undoubtedly wise, as no one wants to be uncomfortable as …


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New List of Top Recurve Bow Manufacturers in 2023

Today’s recurve bow market is filled with many quality offerings, by a number of notable companies. Each one of these companies has their own unique story to tell and areas of specialty within the industry. Bear Archery Bear Archery was initially founded in 1933, and at the time was based in Detroit, Michigan. The company …


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Fastest Compound Bows in 2023

In this article, we talk about five compound bows that are fast and affordable. So…If you want a fast bow that doesn’t break the bank, read on! Some people say that a fast bow has its advantages and disadvantages in certain situations. We weighed the pros and cons of each model based on our experience …


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Best Recurve Bow Brands for the Money in 2023

A recurve bow is a traditional one that is perhaps the most recognizable from history books and movies covering medieval times when rows of archers defended the land. This type of bow has limbs that bend out from the archer. The draw weight is fixed with the model, rather than being adjustable like is the …


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How to Travel with Archery Equipment on a Plane: Tips and Tricks

How to fly with a bow and arrow? Traveling with archery equipment can be a challenge, but it is definitely doable with a bit of preparation. In this article, we will discuss some tips and tricks that will help make your travel experience a bit easier. We will cover everything from packing your gear to …


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Why Invest in a Good Archery Bow Scale?

When you are looking to purchase a good archery bow scale, there are a few factors that you need to take into consideration. The most important of these is undoubtedly the quality of the scale itself. A cheap, low-quality scale will do nothing but frustrate you and could even damage your equipment in case of …


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Archery Bow Holder Belt: How To Carry Your Bow Hands Free

It’s happened to all of us when we hunt in the backcountry: you keep carrying your bow, and your grip starts to wear out. Eventually, you switch your bow between hands to relieve your grip. As you scan the countryside, you must put your bow down on the ground to free your hands.  What’s a …


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Archery Bow Hangers: How to Store Your Bow

When you’re not using your archery bow, you need to find a safe and secure place to store it. You don’t want to leave it lying around in your house. That’s why archery bow hangers are such a great invention. In this article, we will discuss the different types of bow hangers available on the …


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Archery Bow Exerciser

An archery bow exerciser can help improve your strength, which in turn will help improve your archery skills. The exerciser is designed to simulate the action of drawing and releasing an arrow from a bow, providing resistance that helps build strength in the arm, chest, and back muscles. What is an Archery Bow Exerciser And …


What Makes A Bow Forgiving?

What Makes A Bow Forgiving?

If you’ve ever spent time discussing archery with a group of enthusiasts, you may have heard someone describe a bow as ‘forgiving’ before. In fact, even certain aspects and qualities of a bow can be described as forgiving. Essentially, a bow is said to be ‘forgiving’ when it minimizes the effects of human error. A …


What Skills Do You Need For Archery

What Skills Do You Need For Archery?

Loads of people like the idea of becoming an archer. In fact, many people dream of taking up this hobby. It is a great sport that is fun and looks super cool.  After all, who doesn’t want to be the next Legolas? Despite its popularity, there are very few people who actually take up archery. …


What Factors Affect Arrow Speed?

How Do Archers Make Money?

Archers compete in tournaments all over the world to win money. They also shoot for sponsors, who often pay them a fee to wear their logo. Some archers also have endorsement deals with companies that make archery equipment or other products. So, you want to be a professional archer? It’s not an easy life. You’ll …


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Should You Consider A Whisker Biscuit Arrow Rest?

This article will provide some information about whisker biscuits and why you may want to consider using one for your compound bow. A whisker biscuit is a containment arrow rest that holds an arrow securely in place. It can be used by both right- and left-handed archers, which makes it very practical for the hunter …


Recurvebow Reviews

How To Properly Paper Tune A Recurve Bow

In archery, accuracy stems from proper tuning every bit as much, if not more, than quality marksmanship. Even the best archer in the world cannot shoot to his or her full potential if their bow is not properly tuned. Knowing this, if you are a fan of traditional archery, you have probably often wondered how …


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How To: Archery Bow Grip

Archery is a sport that has been around for centuries. It requires skill, practice, and accuracy to shoot an arrow and hit the target. The bow grip is one of the most important aspects of shooting an arrow. It is the point where you connect with the bow and it is crucial that you have …


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How To Properly Draw a Compound Bow

Making a successful shot with your bow is a multi-step process. Failure to execute any one of these steps in their entirety can lead to poor form and shot execution. Of these steps, one of the most vital is that of efficiently drawing your bow. If you are unable to successfully draw your bow in …


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How Far Can A 70 Pound Compound Bow Shoot?

The distance a compound bow can shoot an arrow depends on several variables. These variables include weather conditions, the archer’s ability, and the bow’s design. Bearing this in mind, it can be challenging to calculate how far a compound bow can shoot. For example, when weather conditions are perfect, it’s much easier to shoot an arrow …