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WTB Recurve Bow
« on: February 03, 2018, 02:08:01 PM »
I'm looking for a recurve bow.  I have zero experience with a recurve so not really sure what I'm getting myself into  :chuckle:. If you have something that would be a great bow for me to learn with let me know.  Or if you have any suggestions let me know. Thanks everyone.

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 05:14:45 PM »
I'm not sure where you are located, but I own a Samic Sage. It is hard to get better bang for the buck. At riverside archery I was out the door faith everything I needed including a half dozen arrows for $230. This was 5 years ago bit I would bet the cost hasn't increased much. $250 maybe.

I was shooting it today playing archery battleship at Silver Arrow Bowmen. In Mount Vernon

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2018, 08:22:01 PM »
Hey Bowman. Traditional Bowhunters of Wa. will be having a very big 3D shoot in Moses lake on April 20,21 and 22. The shoot is called the rock shoot. There should be in excess of 250 shooters with lots of vendors and bowmakers as well as private parties selling recurve and longbows. Would be worth your time to see and shoot many bows for sale and maybe join TBW.

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2018, 08:30:16 PM »
I second both of those things. Rock shoot and sammick SAGE. No other sammick, only the sage. Also Martin jaguar ELITEs were really great, I had one of the first ones. ILF compatible, not a lot of shock, no finger pinch, the grip got torn off and taped over quick but I won a few tournaments with it.
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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2018, 07:01:14 AM »
Don't get me wrong, there are lot better bows than the sage... It just seems to hit the sweet spot for beginner price point.

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2018, 07:24:29 AM »
Ehh...make life interesting and find the coolest looking and cheapest bow you can find off Ebay. Be original.

50 lb, 58 inch, thats what I would get

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2018, 06:03:52 PM »
I think some of the recurves are very aesthetically pleasing to the eye and I want one to hang on the wall. I like the one piece recurves.

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2018, 06:10:28 PM »
I have an early 60's Fred Bear recurve in almost new condition I'd sell. With 8 original arrows also. "Kodiac Magnum"
If you have nay interest I'll get it out and picture it or??
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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2018, 06:55:51 PM »
Bofire,
I'd like to see a couple photos.

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2018, 08:13:59 PM »
Bowman, welcome to the stick and string side!  You might want to check out the Leatherwall forum at: http://leatherwall.bowsite.com/tf/lw/threadsx2.cfm
Lots of traditional shooters on there.  They have a classified section with lots of listings for recurves and longbows, plus plenty forum topics for learning and asking questions.



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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2018, 08:22:46 PM »
  http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Bofire/media/Fred%20Bear%20Bow%20Recurve%20001.jpg.html             


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hope these work,   52 inch, 47 lb.  #5m2824  Bear Kodiak Magnum, new string, stringer, arrows are matching fred bear arrows with unopened matching broad heads and some target points
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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2018, 04:57:12 PM »
Have shot recurves for over 20 years. For a beginner with no experience, I would stick to a longer bow and light draw..like 40lbs. 60-62 inch and light draw. Stable and is way more forgiving. The shorter the bow and heavier the draw takes more skill. Just my 2 cents.  They take time to master.

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2018, 10:48:37 AM »
Have shot recurves for over 20 years. For a beginner with no experience, I would stick to a longer bow and light draw..like 40lbs. 60-62 inch and light draw. Stable and is way more forgiving. The shorter the bow and heavier the draw takes more skill. Just my 2 cents.  They take time to master.

 :yeah: Honestly, for a true beginner, I'd grab a 25-30 pound bow to play with. Get your 50-55 at the same time, but to learn the fundamentals, it's easier with lighter poundage and longer length.

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Re: WTB Recurve Bow
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2018, 07:42:31 AM »