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Archery Terms to Know

Archery is a sport with a long, rich history. Today it is primarily practiced for recreation and sport. Many different types of equipment and supplies can be used for archery. Familiarity with common terms can assist in selecting the right type of equipment for a particular archer's needs.

  • Longbow - A traditional type of bow which is nearly as tall as the person using it. The limbs of the bow may be completely round, or rounded on one side. The height allows the archer to draw the string and arrow back particularly far.
  • Flatbow - A style of bow is similar to a longbow in height, but the limbs of the bow are flatter and wider. This difference makes a flatbow more resilient to stress.
  • Compound Bow - A type of bow which does not rely exclusively on the archer's strength to pull back the string. Instead, it uses pulleys and other types of mechanical advantages to supply the arrow with greater force. These may be especially well suited to new students who are still developing upper body strength.
  • Crossbow - A type of bow which is drawn mechanically, rather than manually, and supplies archers with much greater power. They are commonly used for hunting. A quiver can be mounted onto a crossbow for added convenience in reloading.
  • Fletching - The plastic fins or feathers at the end of an arrow. They supply the arrow with greater stability. Keeping arrows stored in a quiver can help keep fletching from becoming damaged.
  • Bracer - Also called an arm guard. This type of protective equipment keeps the string from hitting the inside of the archer's arm.
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    Skip's Archery Shop
    7608 Circle Dr, Indian Trail, NC 28079
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    (704) 882-1844
    User Review: "Skips archery is a great place to go for pretty much every archery need you have. Going there is a fun experience because..."
    Strong Arms LLC
    504 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150
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    (803) 774-6920
    User Review: "Great place with great prices and they are willing to answer questions and know what they are talking about."
    Bare Foot Archery
    4410 Old Pineville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217
    (704) 527-1110
    Boss Paintball
    4501 Raceway Dr Sw, Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 784-4365
    Sportsman Inc
    247 Hands Mill Hwy, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (803) 366-3466
    Southern Draw Archery
    3870 Homestead Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (803) 328-1414
    Nichols Store
    1980 Mount Holly Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730
    (803) 328-9792
    Hummingbird Bows
    9631 Vineyard Rd, Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
    (704) 436-2509
    Marshville Gun and Archery
    124 E Main St, Marshville, NC 28103
    (704) 624-6836
    H G & H Sports
    4819 N Nc 16 Hwy, Conover, NC 28613
    (828) 459-1405
    Norris Merchandise
    2011 S Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28152
    (704) 482-8464
    Lyndon Riverview Sports
    6741 Nc Highway 16 S, Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 632-7889
    Droptine Archery
    100 Webb Way, Advance, NC 27006
    (336) 940-3250
    Totem Pole Inc
    315 Belvue Dr, Union, SC 29379
    (864) 427-9543
    Bob's Sporting Goods
    1353 Us Highway 220 Alt S, Biscoe, NC 27209
    (910) 428-2006

    Archery equipment and supplies are distributed all around the world, since this is one sport or outdoor recreational activity that is enjoyed by millions of people. It has been around for numerous centuries, and the equipment keeps developing as times moves on. Some people use a bow and arrow to hunt, while others simply enjoy target practice at an archery range. It really just depends on the individual. Regardless, there are countless distributors of archery equipment in the United States alone. There are several kinds of bows and accessories for archery. When it comes to equipment and supplies, some individuals prefer a compound bow, while others prefer a recurve or traditional long bow. Compound bows often have a sight, regardless of whether they are for sport or hunting. Some of the gear and accessories used in this target sport includes gloves, fletching supplies, arm guards, and tab camouflage supplies. Regardless of whether you use a bow in the field for hunting or on an archery range, certain equipment and supplies are necessary. Some of these are arrows, replacement fletching products, a tab or glove, and an arm guard. By getting in touch with your local sporting goods store, you can learn a great deal more about archery supplies, crossbows, and traditional long bows. Just be sure to make inquiries that are related to your individual interests. This way you if you prefer to get information on compound bow sights, replacement aluminum arrows, fletching supplies, or recurve accessories, you can do so with ease.
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