Historical Recreation in the Kingdom of Calontir


Options: Use Forum View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Matt Karr <[log in to unmask]>
Reply To:
Historical Recreation in the Kingdom of Calontir <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 13 Jan 2010 20:28:32 -0600
text/plain (41 lines)
I'll second the Rudderbows suggestion.  I have two longbows from them
that have worked well for the last few years.


On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 18:11 -0800, christopher roehr wrote:
> I would sugest checking out Three Rivers Archery [no relation to B3R], Elk Ridge Archery, or Rudderbows Archery. 
> Elk Ridge is the merchant who sets up across from the archery field at Lillies. If you want to go traditional I would look toward Elk Ridge. Three Rivers has a good selection for modern recurves and longbows but I'm not impressed with thier traditional(primitave) selection. They are a good source for supplies.
> I discovered Rudderbows Archery a few months back in my search for inexpensive, well made traditional equipment. They have a nice selection of longbows from the simple bows of hickory or ash to English Yew(expensive). 
>  I'm currently using one of thier English warbow look-a-alikes to test them out and so far I'm happy with the bow. It can take a couple months to get a bow from them though since thier bows are made to order. The only stock they carry are from cancled orders.
> Cuilen
> --- On Wed, 1/13/10, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > From: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: [CALONTIR] Archery/bows and arrows
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 7:21 PM
> > We are looking at buying one or more
> > bows and arrows for archery. My daughter prefers a more
> > traditional bow. Where would we find good quality ones
> > and/or what "brands" are we looking for?
> > Thanks
> > Annette 
> >