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Interesting Trad Bow Fact of the Day

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For the first interesting traditional bow fact of the day:

A #50 modern reflex style longbow(no carbon or foam in limbs) is roughly 10fps faster than a Native American #50 reflex sinew backed longbow shooting the same arrow weight. Meaning in 1000years typical traditional design has only gained 10fps in traditional style bows. Like I said though not including carbon and foam cores. The Native American bows normally do however have more hand shock but that's because the bows averaged 44"-56" in length so they had to bend through the handle. Some were down to 40".
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