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  1. Guide to Traditional Archery Arrow Rests

    Guide to Traditional Archery Arrow Rests

    Traditional archers are known for their simplicity. Everything about their gear is uncomplicated. The rests they choose for their bows are no different. They’re simple, but functional. Before you start to pick a rest, take a look at your bow’s riser. If it’s bare above the shelf, with no holes in it, your rest choices are more limited than if...
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  2. Selway Archery quivers and a youth movement in traditional archery

    Traditional archery is enjoying an infusion of young blood, according to Drew Kohlhofer of Selway Archery. "I'm seeing an influx of guys coming in that are in that 20-40 age bracket," he said. Kohlhofer shares his observations on the youth movement, and talks about the unique quivers his company makes for traditional archers, with LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly at the...
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  3. 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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  4. Living Traditional: Exploring Archery's Roots

    Living Traditional: Exploring Archery’s Roots is a Lancaster Archery Supply short that explores the world of traditional archery. Shot during the 2016 Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous – the largest gathering of traditional archers in the U.S. – the film focuses on three perspectives on traditional archery – the newcomers, the rendezvous organizer and the life-long traditional archer. Through their words...
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  5. How to wax a bowstring and perform other basic string maintenance

    How to wax a bowstring and perform other basic string maintenance

    Think of your bowstring as the engine that drives your bow, whether it’s a compound, a recurve or a longbow. To get energy out of the bow to propel an arrow, you must put energy into it. And to do that, you have to draw the string. Photo by Jeff Sanchez – BowDoc Archery Your car engine needs regular maintenance...
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  6. Fans going wild for Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 bows

    Fans going wild for Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 bows

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 opens this weekend in theaters across the country. And already, people are talking about the Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 bows shot by Katniss Everdeen and other archers in the film. This is the fourth film in the Hunger Games series. In each one, Katniss – played by actress Jennifer Lawrence –...
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  7. 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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