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Mybo’s 2021 Revolution compound bow put to the test

Duncan Busby tests out an innovative compound bow. Merlin Archery has a unique place in our sport’s history. For nearly 50 years, it has been championing, developing and manufacturing compound bows, taking the discipline from relative obscurity to one of

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Ask the Experts: best exercises for a return to archery

Our expert panel answers your questions. QUESTION: I went and shot (compound) for the first time in a year or so. I currently shoot 40lb, and my shoulders are struggling. What are the best exercises for returning to form? ANSWER:

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Stringwalking for beginners

Want to switch from recurve to barebow? Kristina Dolgilevica walks you through it. Barebow archers use the tip of the arrow as the aiming device and employ the following three methods of aiming: gap shooting; stringwalking; and facewalking. Face and

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I Made This: Accubow

A series on independent archery businesses. This month, we’re speaking to Matt Pell of AccuBow. I’m the founder and CEO of AccuBow, the world’s first virtual archery and bowhunting system. The AccuBow was spurred from a need among the archery

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The history of archery attire

What to wear on the shooting line? Something fashionable, of course. By Jan H Sachers.  La Belle Assemblée was an early British women’s magazine published from 1806 until 1837, when it was merged with the Lady’s Magazine and Museum. and

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send them in! Question: Is there a point where the Easton arrow spine chart just doesn’t work anymore? I shoot 38lb but I’m quite small and have 24in arrows, and I simply can’t find

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Advertorial: Bohning Archery

Looking for the best fletching for your olympic recurve arrows? Look no further than Bohning’s new Griffin Vane. You’ve probably heard about Bohning’s new Griffin Vane for Olympic recurve archery. Perhaps you wonder what benefits this strange-looking vane could provide.

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Bow International at 150

The magazine founded in 1995 has hit yet another major milestone. Who made it happen?  Bow is 150! A magazine is formed by the publisher and the ad team, and the views of contributors and writers – but it is

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Archery photography tutorial

We’re here to give you a tutorial on archery-specific photography, and why it’s important. This feature is not going to cover the basics of photography such as lenses, or the relationships between shutter and aperture and ISO. For the basics,

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Can compound help with recurve archery?

Can compound help your recurve shooting? Crystal Gauvin says absolutely. It’s common in the sport of archery for people to pick a bow type and stick with it for the duration of their career. Those who don’t start on the

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