I don't shoot traditional gear I shoot recurves.
I have for over 30 years. Some are made of wood by one man some are made of aluminum etc. and made in a shop with multiple employees
I could care less what is considered trad
This is like a bamboo fly rod fisherman saying to the graphite fly rod fisherman he is not a traditional fly fisherman. Kinda silly
Bear was making metal riser recurves along time ago