Archery is a sport that enhances a person’s patience, strength and focus. Many people who tried to take up archery lessons get hooked on it and become enthusiasts. Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows in history, archery was used to hunt and for combat. Today, it is practiced as a competitive sport as well as a form of recreational activity. A person who practices archery is called a bowman or an archer and those who are already experts in archery are called a toxophile.
One of the most popular types of bows being used today is the compound bow which uses a levering system made with pulleys and cables which bends the arrow’s limbs. This system gives the use a mechanical advantage and because of this, a compound bow’s limbs are much stiffer compared to other types. This stiffness makes the compound bow more efficient because of the extra energy because less energy is used in limb movement. Because of the technology used in making compound bows, this bow is said to have better accuracy. Many stores sell different compound bows but you have to know which ones are the best ones to get the most value for your money. Here are some of the top manufacturers of the best compound bows being sold today.
Bear Archery Products
Bear archery released the new Agenda series with the Agenda 6 and 7 which shoots are 350 to 340 fps. It is also easily maneuvered at 32 inches from axle to axle. These new bows offer Bear’s hinge guard cable system that minimizes bow torque. It also features Bear’s hybrid cam system features a cam system that has a rotating module that permits an easy draw length adjustment even without bow press. Bear’s single cam bows feature a 7 inch base height coupled with a speed of 330 fps. They also have a women’s bow called the Finesse which offers an easy spinning single cam system, flared quad limbs and silent release.
Bowtech unveiled their flagship carbon bow product called the Carbon Overdrive. It is the lightest hunting bow today at 3.3 pounds. It has a 6 inch brace height and an Overdrive cam system for a better draw cycle and tunability. This model also has an FLX-Guard on its carbon riser for lower torque. It will also make sure that the user won’t have cold hands while using the bow in places with low temperatures. People who like power on their bows will find that this bow packs more energy in the front for better transition and letoff. This bow is regarded as the fastest bow that Bowtech has ever produced. It has an aluminum riser and a better design which makes the back part thinner than its front for lower torque to reach a speed of 360 fps.
Energy 32 and 35 was released by Elite Archery which is both short and compact. The Energy 32 is shorter than the 35 by 3 inches to shoot better in tight places. The Energy 35 is an all around bow that offers tournament caliber accuracy without the length that tournament bows have.