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Ultimate: Archery Gear

If money were no object – or if you only accept the very best – then Bow has once again lovingly compiled a list of the finest gear available. We’ve got lists dedicated to recurve and compound, this one is

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Ultimate gear: compound

Being the newest and most advanced of disciplines, compound archery has become synonymous with cutting-edge design and technically advanced equipment; every year you’ll find bigger and better kit that promises to increase your scores. So if you’re a compound archer

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Ultimate Gear: Recurve

The very best of everything, available right now. If money were no object – or if you only accept the very best – then Bow has once again lovingly compiled a list of the finest gear available, for recurve, compound, and

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All-carbon arrows: a big problem

A ‘state of the nation’ plea from arrow builder Adrian Tippins At the end of 2020, Easton announced the sad news that it was stopping making the popular ACC and ACG hybrid shaft models. More disconcerting than that was the

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The Dawn of Archery: Mesolithic Bows from Denmark and Northern Europe

The finds that changed history. By Jan H Sachers, MA Even today’s archaeology, with its sophisticated modern technology, cannot answer the question: when was the bow first invented? It is, however, an established fact that the arrow pre-dated the bow

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Keeping it alive: traditional bowmaking in the UK

Rob Jones finds out who is still carving a path There are thousands of archers in the UK, shooting at local clubs or competitions the length and breadth of the country. Many will be shooting the latest bows from Hoyt,

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KTA: Reloaded

Kristina Dolgilevica, one of the foremost Western practitioners of Korean traditional archery, returned to Korea at the end of 2021 – to teach and be taught. It has been two years since my last trip to South Korea, and two

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The tell-tale heart

What the pulse tells us about endurance and emotion in archery. By Martin Dietrichs At the Tokyo Olympics, for the first time in a major international competition in addition to the arrow results the pulse of the athletes was shown in

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Bow strings: Getting it right

How much do you really know about your strings? By Andrew Smith There is a huge number of strings on the market, all claiming to improve your scores with unique selling points, to grab your attention. With so many choices

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Modelling arrows – how to select the best arrow for any situation

By Dr James Park In my recent article “Tips on optimising your field archery gear” in Bow 156, I noted that while I use X10s with my recurve bow on the target range, I use ACEs on the field course.

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