Collapsible/Travel Bow

topic posted Tue, May 23, 2006 - 1:09 PM by  Jon
I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of a bow that is collapsible so that it would fit into a backpack and reassemble easily. I don't have a car and just ride my bike everywhere. It would be convenient if I could fit a bow into my backpack and reassemble it in the park.
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offline Jon
  • like a take-down bow where you stick the limbs into the riser?

    There are quite a few competitive target archery recurve bows that are like that.

    Most I've seen have a machined aluminum or magnesium riser but I do remember seeing one that was all wood.


  • I have a Hoyt white colored take-down bow. It came in a zippered foam padded case. You could probably create your own padding for carrying one in a backpack. (Perhaps carefully roll it up in a towel? Then tie a string around it? )

    (I was on my Jr. College's intercollegiate team, and used it in competition. But It also works just fine for basic fun target shooting. ;) )

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