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  1. How to Match Limbs and Risers for Your Takedown Recurve Bow

    How to Match Limbs and Risers for Your Takedown Recurve Bow

    Takedown recurve bows are favorites among hunters, target archers and backyard archers alike. They break down and pack easily. You can often get different weight limbs for different applications. They’re the Swiss Army knives of recurve bows. But not all takedown recurve bows are built the same. That is, you need to know what kind you have if you want...
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  2. 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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  3. Amateur Corner: Tom Stanwood

    Amateur Corner: Tom Stanwood

    Tom Stanwood is a busy man these days. But he still finds time to reach for his dream. He’s a new dad, with his wife, Valerie, giving birth to twin boys – Graham and Niall – in 2018. He’s an attorney, working as a civil litigator on long-term commercial leases. And he’s training as hard as he ever has with...
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  4. What's the difference between a target bow and a hunting bow?

    What's the difference between a target bow and a hunting bow?

    What’s the difference between a hunting bow and a target bow? Maybe you’ve wondered this on a recent trip to your local archery pro shop when you eyed up the selection of hunting recurve and compound bows in one area and those labeled for target archery in another. Except for the muted colors or camo that dominates the hunting selection...
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  5. String alignment for consistent archery shots

    String alignment for consistent archery shots

    Aligning the bowstring in your sight picture is critical to consistent shooting. How archers do that varies – especially among the different archery disciplines. Let’s get compound archers out of the way first, because their alignment process is the simplest. Almost all compound archers use a peep sight. A compound archer takes aim through a peep sight. This is a...
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  6. Tom Hall: Easton X10 vs. Carbon Express Nano Pro X-Treme

    Tom Hall: Easton X10 vs. Carbon Express Nano Pro X-Treme

    Tom Hall is an Olympic recurve archer and blogger from Great Britian. A longtime believer in the Easton X10 as the preferred arrow for competitive recurve archery, Hall recently pitted his X10s against the Carbon Express Nano Pro X-Tremes. Hall started his experiment by comparing the physical properties of each arrow, and then he shot them over several months in...
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  7. 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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  8. PODCAST: Brady Ellison, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist

    PODCAST: Brady Ellison, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist

    When it comes to Olympic recurve archery in the United States, Brady Ellison is the man everyone else has been chasing for the past decade. Across the globe, he's been one of the most consistent archers over that same period, competing in the last three Olympics and winning an unprecedented four World Cup Final titles. What makes Ellison unique among...
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  9. The 2018 Lancaster Archery Classic Registration is open

    The 2018 Lancaster Archery Classic Registration is open

    Registration is now open for the 2018 Lancaster Archery Classic, scheduled for Jan. 26-28 at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, Pa. And while it might not seem possible for the East Coast’s largest indoor archery tournament to get even bigger, the 2018 event promises just that. The 2017 Classic was the first at the massive Spooky Nook complex...
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  10. Family Tradition Continues at Lancaster Archery Supply

    Family Tradition Continues at Lancaster Archery Supply

    A new generation of archers has grown up at Lancaster Archery Supply, where two teenage siblings are carrying on a family tradition of world-class archery. Conner and Casey Kaufhold, who live next door to the Lancaster Archery Supply Pro Shop, have been raised in the literal shadow of their family’s business. Siblings Casey and Conner Kaufhold Fifteen-year-old Conner is now a regular face...
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