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Types of Bows

Compound Bow
Compound Bow

The compound bow – what you need to know You can identify the compound bow by the multiple strings and the system of pulleys at either end of the bow. This bow is known for its widespread use in both field and 3D archery as well as bowhunting.

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Crossbows
Crossbows

Cam mechanisms make compound crossbows noisier making them unfavorable for expert hunters who want their bows to be as silent as possible. Cocking Aids These are used to correctly cock the crossbow, which is important for its accuracy.

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Longbow
Longbow

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Recurve Bow
Recurve Bow

You can identify the recurve bow by the curved tips at either end of the bow, which increases the speed of the bow and the smoothness of the release. This bow is known for its widespread use in target archery and the Olympics, where it is the only style of bow allowed in competition.

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