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What was your first bow?

Old 12-21-2003, 07:42 PM
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Recurve, longbow or compound? Just curious. Not counting a kid's fiberglass bow when I was a young whippersnapper, mine was a used Browning recurve bow. Compounds were relatively new at the time. In fact Allen, Jennings, Browning and PSE were the only ones when I started I believe, and were called 4 wheelers! What the heck was a cable guard?
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Old 12-21-2003, 08:56 PM
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1st bows were Osage long bows & Howard Hill , Fred Bear & Ben Pearson were young men when I started.
My 1st laminated recurve was a Eddings Cadet that I still have purchased in 1956-$45 & 45 lb. pull. took my 1st Deer with it in 1958 with a wood arrow I made myself. When compounds started to take hold I had 2 Archery Shops & lanes with over 200 Recurves-now that was a rough time to get through as a Archery Pro Shop. how we have changed.
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Old 12-21-2003, 09:11 PM
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My 1st bow was a Ben Pearson recurve but for the life of me-I can't remember what model it was.
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Old 12-21-2003, 09:29 PM
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It was a Bear Flare........
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Old 12-21-2003, 09:39 PM
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My first was a pse nova round wheel, that was 2 yrs ago.
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Old 12-21-2003, 09:43 PM
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My first bow was a Ben Pearson Recurve over 20 years ago. I still have the bow and fling a couple arrows with it on occation .
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Old 12-21-2003, 10:42 PM
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My first bow was a pse. I think it was called the fireflight but not sure. It was a compound.
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Old 12-21-2003, 10:47 PM
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Mine was a Walmart special Bear whitetail II. The whole package cost me about $120. Sure wish I had bought mine at a pro shop and done it right.
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Old 12-21-2003, 10:50 PM
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Mine was a recurve that was 30 years ago sure did terrorize an awful lot of squirrels with that thing weren’t many deer around back then
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Old 12-21-2003, 10:59 PM
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Hey Bigbulls, my first bow was a Bear Whitetail II from Walmart's also....8 years ago. That's why I chose my call name "Walmart"...to give recognition to them....if it wasn't for them...I wouldn't be in archery right now.
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