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  1. Traditional Archery
    weight measured here: Smooth Pull 130lb Manchu Imperial Strength Alibow - YouTube
  2. General Archery Discussion
  3. History Talk
    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 +...
  4. Traditional Gear For Sale or Trade
    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.
  5. General Archery Discussion
    a month ago i was struggling a lot but i feel more confident with it now:
  6. Traditional Archery
    According to the Joseon military service exam, to pass the strength test the candidate needs to shoot a 240 gram arrow at 96 meters.
  7. General Archery Discussion
    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 Here is [email protected]" Verification video:
  8. Traditional Archery
    1500 grain
  9. Traditional Archery
    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...
  10. Hunting Bows
    [email protected]" Sarmat Hankyu -sold [email protected]" Sarmat Hankyu -selling Only sections I see is target, hunting, compound, and youth/woman bows. so this is the most appropriate section
  11. General Archery Discussion
    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
  12. Frankenbow Archery Discussion
    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...
  13. Traditional Archery
    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...
  14. Traditional Archery
    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.
  15. Traditional Gear For Sale or Trade
    Looking for: Yew English Longbow (55#-80#) OR Eastern Recurve "Horsebows" (55#-65#) i.e. Turkish, Hungarian, Hun, etc.... Makers Grozer or Kassai
  16. Traditional Gear For Sale or Trade
    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...
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