Re: Asymmetric Bows
> This thread has made several references to asymmetrical bows being developedI wonder if there once a very short person trying to use a really bow, so he
> in order to shoot from horseback. This may have been the case for the Hun
> bow, but this, as far as my research has been able to find, is not the case
> for the Japanese bows. The asymmetrical long bow of Japan has been in
> existence for over 1500 years. This is more that 500 years before horses
> were introduced into Japan. The actual reasons for the asymmetry is not
> really known, but from what I have read and by what I have learned by
> shooting a japanese bow for the last several years is this.
figured he would leave the bottom part shorter than the top so he or she could
use the same length bow as everyone else.
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