Compound vs Recurve Crossbows

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  1. 1. THEARCHERYBOWCOMPANYTHEARCHERYBOWCOMPANY www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co RCHERYRCHERY OWOW OMPANYOMPANY Copyright 2015 All Rights Reserved www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
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  3. 3. CompoundvsRecurveCrossbowsCompoundvsRecurveCrossbows Manyarcherslookingforabowalsoshootverticalbows,Manyarcherslookingforabowalsoshootverticalbows, mostofthosearecompound.mostofthosearecompound. So,whenlookingforabow,theymaynotSo,whenlookingforabow,theymaynot considerarecurvebow.considerarecurvebow. However,bothstylesofferadvantages,anditmakessensetoHowever,bothstylesofferadvantages,anditmakessenseto consideryourneedsandmechanicalissueswhendeciding.consideryourneedsandmechanicalissueswhendeciding. www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
  4. 4. Whenitcomestousingthebows,perhapsthebiggestdifferenceWhenitcomestousingthebows,perhapsthebiggestdifference involvesdrawingthestring.Withacompoundbow,theletoffoccursinvolvesdrawingthestring.Withacompoundbow,theletoffoccurs atabout50%pull,asthecamsandcablesdotheirwork.Thereisnoatabout50%pull,asthecamsandcablesdotheirwork.Thereisno letoffwitharecurve,sothearchermustpullallthewaytothetriggerletoffwitharecurve,sothearchermustpullallthewaytothetrigger lock.Ifyouareusingabowduetophysicallimitations,thismaybelock.Ifyouareusingabowduetophysicallimitations,thismaybe thedecidingfactor.Butdokeepinmindthatifyoupreferarecurvethedecidingfactor.Butdokeepinmindthatifyoupreferarecurve forotherreasons,footstirrupsmayprovidethehelpyouneedinforotherreasons,footstirrupsmayprovidethehelpyouneedin cockingthebow.cockingthebow. www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
  5. 5. Ineaseofuse,recurvetriggersaretypicallyabout3lbpulls,whileIneaseofuse,recurvetriggersaretypicallyabout3lbpulls,while somecompoundmodelshavepullsinexcessof6lbs.Ifhandsomecompoundmodelshavepullsinexcessof6lbs.Ifhand conditionsareafactor,takealookatthatspecwhenconsideringyourconditionsareafactor,takealookatthatspecwhenconsideringyour selection.Ineaseofuse,compoundbowsofferaselection.Ineaseofuse,compoundbowsoffera slightoveralladvantage.slightoveralladvantage. Oneadditionalnote:CompoundbowsarealsoslightlymorenarrowOneadditionalnote:Compoundbowsarealsoslightlymorenarrow thanrecurvebows,providingamorecompact,thanrecurvebows,providingamorecompact, althoughslightlyheavier,package.althoughslightlyheavier,package. www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
  6. 6. Whenitcomestoreliability,recurvebowssteptotheforefront.TheWhenitcomestoreliability,recurvebowssteptotheforefront.The keyfactoristhattheirsimpledesignemploysfewermechanicalkeyfactoristhattheirsimpledesignemploysfewermechanical components,andtherefore,suffersfewermechanicalbreaksandcomponents,andtherefore,suffersfewermechanicalbreaksand malfunctions.Oncompounds,wheels/camsmaycomelooseatmalfunctions.Oncompounds,wheels/camsmaycomelooseat inconvenienttimes,oracablemaybreak,endingyourarcheryday,orinconvenienttimes,oracablemaybreak,endingyourarcheryday,or possiblyevencausinginjury.Thesearerareoccurrences,tobesure,possiblyevencausinginjury.Thesearerareoccurrences,tobesure, buttheyneverhappenwitharecurve,andforthatreason,theirbuttheyneverhappenwitharecurve,andforthatreason,their simpledesigngivesthemtheadvantageintermsofmechanicalsimpledesigngivesthemtheadvantageintermsofmechanical reliability.Italsohelpsthatstringchangesareeasierwithrecurves.reliability.Italsohelpsthatstringchangesareeasierwithrecurves. Oneadditionalnote:withfewermechanicalparts,recurvebowsareOneadditionalnote:withfewermechanicalparts,recurvebowsare slightlyquieterondrawandrelease.slightlyquieterondrawandrelease. www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
  7. 7. Beyondthesefactors,modernrecurvebowmanufacturersBeyondthesefactors,modernrecurvebowmanufacturers offermodelsthatarejustaspowerful,fast,andaccurateasoffermodelsthatarejustaspowerful,fast,andaccurateas mostcompoundbows,withvelocitiesofmostcompoundbows,withvelocitiesof 265fpsto300fpsverycommon.265fpsto300fpsverycommon. Thebottomlineisthatbothstylesmakeforfantasticarchery.Thebottomlineisthatbothstylesmakeforfantasticarchery. Youcannotgowrong,eitherway.Youcannotgowrong,eitherway. www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
  8. 8. Thetoprecurvebowmanufacturersare:Thetoprecurvebowmanufacturersare: BearArchery,Diamond,Hoyt,MartinArcheryandPSEBearArchery,Diamond,Hoyt,MartinArcheryandPSE Thetopcompoundbowmanufacturersare:Thetopcompoundbowmanufacturersare: BearArchery,Diamond,MartinArcheryandPSEBearArchery,Diamond,MartinArcheryandPSE www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
  9. 9. RECURVEBOWSRECURVEBOWS www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co
  10. 10. HoytBuffaloTakedownRecurveBow4.8HoytBuffaloTakedownRecurveBow4.8 www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co ThisstylishanddependablebowoffersThisstylishanddependablebowoffers targetaccuracyinatakedowndesign.targetaccuracyinatakedowndesign. TheBuffalohasallthefeaturesthatrabidTheBuffalohasallthefeaturesthatrabid traditionalarchersarelookingfor,traditionalarchersarelookingfor, includingfull,dualradiusshelf,19"includingfull,dualradiusshelf,19" aluminumriser,Hoyt'sexclusiveParaleveraluminumriser,Hoyt'sexclusiveParalever LimbSystem,weightandtilleradjustmentLimbSystem,weightandtilleradjustment andasilksmoothdraw.andasilksmoothdraw. TheBuffalorecurvescomestandardwithaTheBuffalorecurvescomestandardwitha handmadeFlemishbowstring,paddedhandmadeFlemishbowstring,padded carrycase,bowstringer,rugrestandacalfcarrycase,bowstringer,rugrestandacalf hairsideplate.hairsideplate.
  11. 11. HoytDorado60"TakedownRecurveBow5.0HoytDorado60"TakedownRecurveBow5.0 www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co TheHoytArcheryDoradoRecurveisaTheHoytArcheryDoradoRecurveisa smooth,sweetshootingrecurveinasmooth,sweetshootingrecurveina compact,lightweightdesign.Thisstylishcompact,lightweightdesign.Thisstylish anddependablebowfeaturescustomanddependablebowfeaturescustom qualitylimbsandahandmadeFlemishbowqualitylimbsandahandmadeFlemishbow string.string. TheDoradocomesinatastaggering2.5lbTheDoradocomesinatastaggering2.5lb massweightandfeaturesanincrediblymassweightandfeaturesanincredibly strong19"machinedaluminumriser.Thestrong19"machinedaluminumriser.The centerstabilizermountgivesyoutheoptioncenterstabilizermountgivesyoutheoption toputonastabilizerofyourchoiceandthetoputonastabilizerofyourchoiceandthe Hoytoptional2piece,4arrowquiver(notHoytoptional2piece,4arrowquiver(not included)mountstotheriserwithease.included)mountstotheriserwithease.
  12. 12. HoytGameMasterII62"TakedownRecurveBowHoytGameMasterII62"TakedownRecurveBow www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co TheHoytArcheryGameMasterIIisperfectTheHoytArcheryGameMasterIIisperfect forthenewertraditionalshooterwhoisusedforthenewertraditionalshooterwhoisused tosomemodernconveniences.Thisstylishtosomemodernconveniences.Thisstylish anddependablebowfeaturescustomqualityanddependablebowfeaturescustomquality limbsandahandmadeFlemishbowstring.limbsandahandmadeFlemishbowstring. TheGameMasterIIfeaturesthesleekTECTheGameMasterIIfeaturesthesleekTEC riserandallowsformountingofasight.Thisriserandallowsformountingofasight.This customgraderecurvefeaturesa21"customgraderecurvefeaturesa21" machinedaluminumriserandonlytipsthemachinedaluminumriserandonlytipsthe scalesatalightweight,2.9lbs.Thecenterscalesatalightweight,2.9lbs.Thecenter stabilizermountgivesyoutheoptiontoputstabilizermountgivesyoutheoptiontoput onastabilizerofyourchoiceandtheHoytonastabilizerofyourchoiceandtheHoyt optional2piece,4arrowquiver(notoptional2piece,4arrowquiver(not included)mountstotheriserwithease.included)mountstotheriserwithease.
  13. 13. BearArcheryMontana64"LongbowBearArcheryMontana64"Longbow www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co TheBearArcheryMontanaLongbowisTheBearArcheryMontanaLongbowis verypopularforitscleanandclassicverypopularforitscleanandclassic form.form. ThisbowwasdesignedbyGrantNeilThisbowwasdesignedbyGrantNeil ByceII,oneofFredBear'slongtimeByceII,oneofFredBear'slongtime bowyers.bowyers. TheMontanaaccomplisheshighTheMontanaaccomplisheshigh performanceandvaluebyincorporatingperformanceandvaluebyincorporating aslightlyreflexeddesign,taperedlimbaslightlyreflexeddesign,taperedlimb lamination,leathergrip,andslimtiplamination,leathergrip,andslimtips.s.
  14. 14. BearArcheryKodiakMagnum52"RecurveBowBearArcheryKodiakMagnum52"RecurveBow www.archerybow.cowww.archerybow.co TheKodiakMagnumfromBearArcheryisaTheKodiakMagnumfromBearArcheryisa bowhuntersdreamduetoitsshortlengthbowhuntersdreamduetoitsshortlength andeaseofandeaseofmanoeuvrability.manoeuvrability. Featuringa1piecerisermadefromexoticFeaturinga1piecerisermadefromexotic AfricanBabingaandcappedwithblackandAfricanBabingaandcappedwithblackand whiteglass,andlimbsoverlaidwithclearwhiteglass,andlimbsoverlaidwithclear