Crossbow

How to build an arrow pt 3: Bonding

Adrian Tippins lists the factors you need to consider when it comes to getting the best vane-to-shaft bond possible

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How to build an arrow part 3: Wraps

The third instalment in his series on building the perfect set of arrows, Adrian Tippins looks at wraps, and explains how to get the right type, size and application

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Review: Mybo Edge

Duncan Busby has been testing the latest compound from British bow-makers Mybo

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Know your bow: Recurve, compound and longbow

The big little differences: What is the difference between longbows, recurve bows, and compound bows? Not as much as you might think, says James Park…

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7 Bow & Arrow Prep Essentials

To help you while shooting outdoors and make it as enjoyable as possible, we’ve rounded up a helpful list of products to prep and preserve your bow

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How to prepare your shaft

Adrian Tippins of Custom Made Arrows starts a series of features on how to build a perfect set of matched arrows. Step one is shaft preparation In the first part of this “how to” series, we will be looking at

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Trigger Tech

Chris Aston explains trigger upgrades from a  specialist company Trigger Tech is a  Canadian company that specialises in producing trigger upgrades for crossbows. The first offerings from Trigger Tech were designed to fit the popular range of Excalibur crossbows, while

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The Rules of the Game

Most archery organisations in the UK include crossbows in their rules of shooting – but there’s some variation regarding draw weights, arrow lengths and the type of sighting equipment that can be used at clubs and in competitions. So if

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Crossbow Safety

At the end of May I took part in the 3D Field Archery Nationals at Osmaston Park in Derbyshire, and a very enjoyable event it was too. In contrast to last year’s appallingly wet conditions, this time around we enjoyed

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Back to the draw board

James Park explains how he uses a draw board to look at the path the nocking point takes during the draw, which can be critical to sustained accuracy

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