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Archery Sets & Kits

We have compiled a range of archery kits to help make buying a bow easier. Some are pre-packed kits as supplied to us from the manufacturer. Others are kits that we build from a variety of different components.

But remember; these kits are just a small selection of what is possible. We offer an infinite amount of possible combinations!

From old fashioned wooden bows with feathered arrows, to gadget powered compound bows with release aids.

If there is a style of bow you really fancy, but are feeling a bit anxious about making a mistake, give us a call and we would be happy to put something together for you.

Go on…  You know you want to.  Everyone has to start somewhere.  It might as well be here!

Compound Bows

Fondly referred to as ‘the dark side’.  Usually by those that have not yet ‘seen the light’. Compound bows are designed for maximum accuracy and are the latest development in archery equipment.

The main difference between a compound bow and a recurve bow is the eccentric cam attached to each limb.  As the bow is drawn, the cam rotates and compresses the limbs.  But  when the cam approaches the fully drawn position, the holding  weight decreases sharply. The initial draw of say, 50#, lets off to  20# for the duration of the aim allowing the archer to aim more steadily.

Compound is the most accurate bow style.  Release aids and scopes add to the accuracy. Arrow speed is faster giving a flatter trajectory.  The compound bow division is hugely popular and depends more on skill than physical strength.

But don't be fooled into thinking this makes winning easier. Your competitors will have these same advantages too!

Recurve Bows

If you want to be Olympic champion, you’ve got to look at recurve bows. 

Still the most popular style of archery in the UK, recurve archery is accessible by people of all abilities and is usually the first bow an archer will learn on.

And what’s even better, is there are bows to match all budgets, sizes and strengths!

Traditional Bows

Traditional archery is archery in its original form.  Beautiful bows emphasising natures raw materials. No gadgets. No aids. Just your skill with a bow and arrow. 

Crossbows

With a history dating back over 2000 years, crossbows continue to evolve and thrive today. All our crossbows are age restricted products (18 years or older).