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  1. Hoyt 2020 Recurve Overview with Olympian MacKenzie Brown

    U.S. Olympic archer MacKenzie Brown and Lancaster Archery Supply recurve archery specialist John Wert run through the new recurve offerings from Hoyt for 2020. The latest lineup from Hoyt includes the Xceed Grand Prix riser, which is a great choice for Olympic archers, but includes special features aimed directly at competitive barebow archers. The Xceed features a new limb alignment...
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  2. Yes, you can adjust the draw weight on certain recurve bows

    Yes, you can adjust the draw weight on certain recurve bows

    Compound bows are well known for their ability to have the draw weight adjusted. Most have a 10-pound adjustment range, but there are some that can be adjusted from 5-70 pounds. Did you know it’s possible to adjust the weight of some recurve bows? In an episode of “Behind the Riser,” filmed by Shrewd Archery, which follows U.S. Olympian Brady...
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  3. Podcast: TradTech director John Wert

    Podcast: TradTech director John Wert

    John Wert is a nearly-lifelong traditional archer and the director of TradTech Archery. He'd rather hunt and target shoot with a stick and string than any other weapon, and is well-known around the country as an expert in setting up traditional bows. To help mark the 10th anniversary of TradTech - a division of Lancaster Archery Supply - Wert sat...
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  4. Traditional Archery Bows Explained

    In traditional archery, the bows often are compared to works of art, rather than simple, arrow-delivering tools. Traditional archers carry their bows with pride, and they’ll gladly rattle off the specs – draw weight, construction material, string type, manufacturer, etc. In the compound-bow world, the differences between bows boils down to the manufacturers. But in the end, however, all are...
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  5. What's the right size recurve bow for me?

    Recurve bows come in a variety of sizes, but not all will perform well for every archer. There are some parameters that will help guide you in determining which bow is the right size for you. Lancaster Archery TechXpert John Wert explains in this video how to choose the right size recurve bow. And it should be noted that there...
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  6. Lancaster Archery Classic Barebow Division Explained

    After the 2015 tournament, the annual Lancaster Archery Classic now features a Barebow Division for recurve archers who prefer to compete with more traditional equipment. In this video, Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert John Wert explains the equipment allowed for barebow archers in the Classic tournament, which is scheduled for Jan. 21-24, 2016. (For a complete list of tournament rules, and...
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  7. Lancaster Archery Supply Buck Beard

    In celebration of hunting season, Lancaster Archery Supply is proud to offer the Buck Beard. TechXPert, and rut-season Buck Beard wearer, John Wert runs through the different sizes of the Buck Beard, explaining when each is suitable during hunting season. There's a Buck Beard for the warm days in the early season, the pre-rut, the rut and the late season...
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  8. Sebastian Flute Inferno Recurve Bow

    Lancaster Archery TechXPert John Wert talks about the Sebastian Flute Inferno recurve bow in this product review. Made of maple, with oak accents and limbs laminated with fiberglass, the Inferno is a good entry-level takedown recurve bow. It comes in three sizes - 54,62 and 66 inches - and the limbs are offered in a variety of draw weights. With...
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  9. Samick Journey Takedown Bow

    John Wert, Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert, describes in detail the Samick Journey takedown recurve bow. This is a 64-inch bow, made for right- and left-handed archers, which Wert explains is ideal for archers 6 feet tall and taller. It can be used for hunting, or for recreational or 3-D target shooting. The Journey's limbs, which come in 5-pound, draw-weight increments...
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  10. Eagle's Flight Navajo Jumbo Quiver

    Lancaster Archery Supply TechXPert John Wert describes the function and features of the Eagle's Flight Navajo Jumbo Quiver. This attractive, leather quiver holds four arrows, and is designed for traditional recurve bows and longbows. As Wert explains, there are three versions of this quiver. One features an elongated lower bar to set the arrows back toward the string, which makes...
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