June 22nd, 2005, 06:27 PM
an odd bow: The PAR-X Bow
I recently got a hold of a recurve bow that is a bit of an oddity. It is entirely metal, I think it is aluminum. It is also rather old.
All the bow says on it is:
THE PAR-X BOW
Park Tool & Die Co.
If anyone knows anything about this type of bow I would love to know. Possibly a rough age of the bow, value of the bow, fatal flaws of the bow?
Thank you for any kind of information.
June 22nd, 2005, 07:04 PM
Dont know anything about it,except for my uncle had one in the late 50s or early 60s.I am from Mich.so it was probably sold localy and thats how he got it.
June 22nd, 2005, 07:20 PM
was on e bay worth about $10.00 alum bows all broke that why metal bows are on e Bay
Had severe Hand Jar shock... I had one
Good collectors Item
June 22nd, 2005, 07:38 PM
I dont know much about them other than I like to collect them. The metal bows were quite popular in the 40s-50s. A simular bow, the Grimes (green one below) had a bad breakage problem, (as all metal bows did) which resulted in an archers injury and lawsult.
Heres some of my metal bows
June 22nd, 2005, 08:01 PM
Nice collection That is one of those things I have always wanted to start collecting.
Tru ball releases
Carbon Express Blue Doinker DD12
Spot Hogg Infinity Rest, QAD
Axcel Armortech Pro 5 pin
February 12th, 2007, 03:13 PM
I love my old Grimes. Three times as old as I am, and kicks like a gun.
February 12th, 2007, 03:15 PM
seems like a good test for limbsavers!
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