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New Year, New Gear

Out with the old and in with the new. January: when archery gets serious – again If you’re not gearing up specifically for a big indoor tournament, in which case it might be better to put it off for a

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2019 in archery

How was it for you? Bow wraps up 2019 with a look back at what went on… January As usual, first thing in January the whole of the archery world involved in trade decamped to Louisville, Kentucky, for the ATA,

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Aurora Techno Recurve Backpack and Techno Lite Quiver

Rebekah Tipping looks at some thoroughly modern new kit from Italy.  Aurora Techno recurve backpack This well organised backpack from the Bignami stable is great addition for any recurve archer. I’ve been using a smaller Aurora backpack for seven years

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USA Archery: Ultimate Guides

Bow reviews USA Archery’s tuning videos from some of their biggest names. By Amy Skogen and Duncan Busby Have you ever wanted to know how the world’s best pros set-up and tune their equipment? Well now, thanks to USA Archery,

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions, so if you have one send it to Bow’s Editor john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I note you can achieve the UK classifications (such as Master Bowman) shooting either metric or imperial distances. Both are available to

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Arrows are not bullets

Real world arrow deflection tests provide insight into range safety and the safe design of field archery ranges. By Simon Allen. Since Archery GB produced their 2017 ‘A guide to field archery courses’ there has been much debate over the

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Roll out the barrel

Hugh Soar looks back over the history of the barrelled arrow Of the five arrow profiles recovered from the Tudor warship Mary Rose, two are of particular note; those that taper from a thicker centre to both head and string

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Making and tuning wooden arrows

Jaap Bolt takes us through his process It always astonishes me when I hear phrases from regular archers like: “I don’t put much effort in my wooden arrows because they will never be as good as carbon anyway.” And even:

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions, so send them in to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: Can you explain a bit about what types of back tension release aids are available? And should I use one with a click? Duncan Busby says: Using

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Uukha XPro2

Andrew Smith goes long with the latest Uukha riser… The Uukha Xpro2 riser, new for 2019, is available in 25″ and 27″ versions. With a 30.5″ draw I was looking to upgrade my ageing Uukha Xprolite, and was all set

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