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Ragim Whitetail longbow review

Alex Tyler puts an Italian thoroughbred through its paces Italian manufacturer Ragim make a wide range of wooden archery bows, including recurve takedowns and beginners gear, but their speciality is high-quality wooden trad bows. The Whitetail is a product from

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The essential guide to vanes

Adrian Tippins provides an essential guide to vanes Introduction Whether we’re shopping online or in store we are affronted by hundreds of vanes of all sizes and shapes. This can often lead to option paralysis. The confusion leads a lot

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Getting started in barebow field archery

An overview by Victoria Williams There is always a lot more to barebow archery than meets the eye. To score well at field archery with a barebow it’s not, as some might say, a matter of pointing in the right

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Compound barebow explained in the latest Ask the Experts

Our expert panel answers your latest questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: Can you explain more about the discipline of Compound Barebow? I prefer the simplicity of shooting a compound bow with a finger tab, no peep and no magnifying

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Intermediate compound: stepping up

Duncan Busby rates the current intermediate compound bows on the market. All sports have different spending options, depending on the brand name and quality of the item you’re buying, but for us archers it’s rarely as simple as picking up

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Bow reviews MK Korea: Recurve kit

Bow looks at the new intermediate range from the boutique Korean manufacturer Stabilisers  MK Korea Archery, as a brand, were originally known for higher-end gear, some seriously starry elite users and a commitment to the Hoyt Formula geometry – several

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KTA: An introduction

Kristina Dolgilevica took a second trip to Korea to learn traditional archery, and gave us a taste. Korean traditional archery (KTA), much like Japanese kyudo, descends from both martial and ceremonial practices. Thanks to various Imperial campaigns to preserve archery

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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: Home Ranges

Q: Would you recommend getting a target to practise with at home? I have a safe backstop in my back garden, but it won’t fit a full-length range! Is it still worth getting one? A: Definitely YES! Once you have

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