Bow Reviews

From American flat bow to Hungarian horse bows we have owned or shot them all. Doing a lot of archery means we have shot pretty much everything out there, initially on the English long bow and target scene and then later shooting field courses. Here we review the bows everybody is talking about, but we haven't just shot these things once or twice, most of them we have owned and shot reguarly so can give you a better understanding of what these high performance bows are like to live with.

Recurve

Anneewakee Addiction 56" 48#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Feb 22, 2016

Bearpaw Scythian Style Horsebow

Reviewed by Steve
Jun 01, 2016

Black Widow PCH 3 47#@28"

Reviewed by steve
Aug 10, 2018

Black Widow PTF II 62" 52#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jun 01, 2016

Black Widow SA III 38# @ 28"

Reviewed by Steve
Aug 14, 2018

Border Black Douglas 1 Pc 42#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Aug 14, 2018

Border Black Douglas 64# 40@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Aug 14, 2018

Border Black Douglas Hex 6 and Hex 6.5

Reviewed by Steve
Feb 22, 2016

Das Dalaa Recurve 50#@28" 62"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

Hoyt 2014 62" Tiburon 40# @ 28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

Hoyt Gamemaster 2 45#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

Istvan Toth Mongolian Horse Bow 53" 35#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

Mandarin Duck Black Hunter 60" 40@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Dec 11, 2018

Martin Hunter 45#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

Martin X200

Reviewed by Stevee
Jan 14, 2019

Morrison Cheyenne 48#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

Predator Classic 53#@28" by Hunters Niche

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

RER bows Arroyo 57# @ 26"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

Shakespeare Super Necedah 50#@28" X 30

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

Steve Ralphs Scythian Horse Bows

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

Super Shrew Scout 58" 56#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

Win and Win RCX17 40#@28" 62"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

Longbows

A&H ACS 12" Short Riser 62" 47#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

A&H ACS CX 1pc 56" 47#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

A&H ACS CX 3 Pc 38#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

A&H ACS CX 3pc 40#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 14, 2019

A&H ACS CX 64" 45#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

Black Swan Hybrid 66" 45#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 14, 2019

Black Ven by Broome Bows 60" 42@28#

Reviewed by Andy
Aug 15, 2016

Bob Lee Signature Elite 62" 55#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Centaur 2pc 62" 45@26"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Decabow Klassic 72" 48#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Dick Boss TD 60" 45#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Falco Legend Flatbow 50#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Firefly TX Td 62" 55#@29"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Great Northern Critter Getter 56" 58#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Herb Meland Butler Flipper Stick 61#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

O L Adcock 2pc 46#@29"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

O L Adcock ACS 64" 43#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

O.L Adcock ACS 1pc 59# @ 28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Pronghorn 47#@27"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Qarbon Nano Grizzly Stik 51#@28"

Reviewed by Steve & Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Rex Oakes Sagittarius Flatbow 62" 36@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jun 30, 2019

Samick SLB II 69" 35#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Tomahawk SS Diamond 64" 45#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

White Wolf Red Moon Longhunter S4 50#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

English Longbows

Re Enactment Longbow

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Aidrian Hayes Longbow

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Bickerstaff Re Enactment Longbow

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Chris Boyton High Performance Longbow

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Chris Boyton Traditional English Longbow 45#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Heritage Longbow Group Test

Reviewed by Steve & Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Heritage Longbows 56#@28" Target Bow

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Heritage Longbows 80#@32" Warbow

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Neil Harrington Longbow 72" 50#@28"

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Nick Toy Classic Longbow 64#@30"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Ron Palmer English Longbow 90#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Ron Palmer Traditional English Longbow 35#@28"

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Bow Limbs

Border HEX-5 43# Medium Limbs

Reviewed by Andy
Jan 15, 2019

Bowyer Tools

Beiter Workstation 100

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Heritage English Longbow Workshop

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Ryoba Japanese Saw

Reviewed by Steve
Jan 15, 2019

Steve and Andy

Steve Nicholson and Andy Gilfrin, are real archers interested in the best archery suppliers have to offer. In our search for the very best bow, arrows and equipment we have shot, used and worn pretty much everything on offer.

We value feedback from users and suppliers and are keen to hear from you if you wish to contact us about anything on the website.

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