The Finsbury Marks

Once, a huge swathe of London was an archery range. By Hugh Soar Archery practice in the 1500s was governed by statute and, with certain exceptions, all males were required to take part, with – it has to be said

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I Made This: Baker Archery Products

Part 6 of a series on independent archery businesses. This month: Butch Baker of BAP We make bowstring jigs and various string building aids of my own design. We make an airless manual string stretcher built for the busy shop

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How to be an Olympic archer

Could it be easier than you think? For many recurve archers, the pinnacle of a career is representing your country at a summer Olympic Games. This is an extremely difficult goal to achieve, and getting selected and then qualifying is

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Review: Epic Fusion EX stabilisers

Rebekah Tipping looks at some high-quality, low-cost rods from the former Cartel stable In recent years, the well-known Korean manufacturer Cartel has rebranded itself as Epic Archery. They produce a variety of products, and their catalogue boasts some very impressive

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IHAA World Grand Prix

With the horseback world champs cancelled, it was time for something different. By the competition organiser Claire Sawyer Early 2020 brought a gradual realisation that everything would be different this year. As the International Horseback Archery Alliance (IHAA) cancelled our

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The Bow 2020 Christmas gift guide

Everything you and your favourite archer needs for the seasons ahead! Under £20 Fivics scorebook and pen Fivics have made this specially designed scorebook that comes with an arrow themed pen. Each page has space to score and plot 18

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Don’t miss our Black Friday 50% off sale!

Get your HALF PRICE print subscription now with our Black Friday 2020 sale! This offer ends at 10:00 GMT December 1st Sounds good? Follow the link below to get yours! http://www.magazinesdirect.com/BOW/AFW2?utm_medium=Banner&utm_source=BRAND+WEBSITE&utm_campaign=BOW+BFWX20+Banner

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Best method for recurve tuning

Ashe Morgan shows you how to get it right – every single time. Learning how to tune your bow can feel like navigating through a minefield of settings which all affect each other. There are endless parameters you could change,

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Nock fit: getting it right

Nock fit is not always top of the checklist – but it should be. By Rebekah Tipping. An often forgotten aspect of tuning a bow is correctly fitting the nock to the string. Most brands of nocks will only come

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Compound: Micro Tuning

Duncan Busby on how to get the extra edge. We all know the merits of shooting a well tuned set up, but how much do you really know about the finer points of compound tuning? Micro-tuning is often overlooked but

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