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Re: [SCA-Archery] Digest Number 1962

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  • Lord Godwin FitzGilbert de Strigoil
    ... supplier, The Footed Shaft, or the classifieds through stickbow.com may be sources for used bows. ... For my first bow, I paid 180.00 new for a PSE
    Message 1 of 1 , May 18, 2005
      >Subject: Re: Where would you look for a bow?
      >
      >You can try from several traditional archery suppliers. The traditional archery
      supplier, The Footed Shaft, or the classifieds through "stickbow.com" may be
      sources for used bows.
      >
      >>Hi.
      >>
      >> I have been watching this list for a couple of months. A couple of
      >>months ago I bought what appeared to be a bow that would work for me.
      >>It was marked with a 40 pound pull, it was a longbow made of hickory
      >>and cherry woods.
      >>
      >> The problem is it was mismarked. Its more like 80 pounds for a
      >>pull. I am new to this kind of archery and that is just too much
      >>weight for me.
      >>
      >> So...
      >>
      >> Can any of you recommend a site to look for a used or affordable
      >>bows? Something other than Ebay too. All the bows there seem to go
      >>for new prices.
      >>
      >> I would prefer a recurve at about 40 pounds. I do not care about
      >>woods or color or brand name. Just a functional bow that will work
      >>for SCA stuff.
      >>
      >> Thanks for you help.
      >>
      >> This is a great list for info.
      >>
      >> Mike E. of Stormvale, Pentamere, Middle Kingdom.

      For my first bow, I paid 180.00 new for a PSE Impala 40# recurve. Still have it,
      and it shoots great.

      Godwin
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