8338Re: [SCA-Archery] Recurve Shopping
- Mar 1, 2002Ok my 2 cents
For the past 20 years I've been using bows made by Mike Fedora There very pretty &
the fastest thing I've ever used
Ragnar Two Ax
> Ok.. I am sure this will seem an odd and perhaps
> too open a question... but here goes:
> Suppose you had sold off your lower three bows,
> had roughly $1000 to buy a one-piece recurve bow
> and only one bow, wanted it in the 50# range,
> were concerned about "everything" (flatshooting,
> handshock, drift, style/elegance, resale (maybe
> someday anyway), etc so as not to leave out some
> item of importance)...
> What should I buy? I am NOT interested in buying
> the bow used, not going to buy the bow from
> anyone on this list or their friends, not
> interested in anything but true, honest answers
> about what I should get for traditional one-piece
> recurve archery. I know lots of people are
> attached to their own bow due to
> "history/memories" but I am more looking for the
> real experts on this list to give me their wisdom
> and their scholarly advice...
> I find myself often drawn to the Black Widows and
> then am drawn away by a single but reputable
> archer who says "handshock" in the new ones... I
> have heard other issues with some of the other
> top brand names...
> So again.. money-saving not being the issue
> within the under $1000 range... what do the
> wisest of the archery sages recommend?
> Tobyn Kembold, Master Bowman
> "Do not meddle in the affairs of Dragons for they are subtle and quick to anger."
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