I want to talk briefly about the history of the longbow in Belgium, during the hundred years war.
Of course, Belgium was not a country at this time, but divided among various factions and the territory did change depending on the time period, divided with the holy roman empire, the french +...
I just received this bow a month ago. It was handmade in Hungary. I need to concentrate on compound 3D.
It's a beautiful bow. 58" comes with bow sock and black string. 220 shipped. It's brand new and never shot, just pulled back half way. It's a true Warbow.
Hi everyone this is a niche category of archery called warbows or bow pulling. people practice to pull heavier bows, similar to weightlifting sports. the ultimate goal is to control a heavy bow, not hitting a specific target afar
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The Manchus, a nomadic culture East of Mongolia, were the last culture to use bows and arrows as a military weapon en masse. They were still used in the 19th century.
Getting shot by a historical manchu arrow has more stopping power than most bullets at the time, since the arrows were much...
No, I do not plan to hunt or target practice with it.
This kind of stuff is in the "collectable" category
I cannot find one that is heavier today
(probably ancient ones were heavier)
crossbows don't count
i did shoot it by the way:
Shoot Heaviest Longbow 240lb - YouTube
So, my brilliant idea was to make a vintage finger shooter using parts from some of my favorite old bows. Specifically check out this mix:
Riser: Pearson Spoiler
Limbs: Jennings Buckmaster
Cams: Hoyt Command Cams
I stripped and then drilled out the recesses in the riser, then had it powder...
I wanted to share my experience of buying a custom made yew longbow from Natural Archer, in case someone else is considering purchasing from them. Below is the bullet points version, then the more detailed prose version.
- I ordered a bow that was 30# at 32”. . . . I got a bow that’s 37# at...
I am currently looking into a YEW English Longbow of about 70# @ 32"
Which bowyer would you recommend?
Ravenbeak Natureworks of Canada (Pacific Yew) OR Celestino Poletti of Italy (Italian Yew)?
At the moment, both bows are about the same price after exchange rate.
Selling my Rudderbows English Warbow / Longbow because I just got ahold of a gorgeous osage John Strunk longbow/warbow to replace this one. This bow measures 76" unstrung. Laminated construction- hickory back, Ipe core, yew belly. Vinyl wrap grip, felt right hand arrow shelf, I also installed...