Rudder Bows Archery Handmade Hickory Longbow

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Rudder Bows Archery Handmade Hickory Longbow is a hunter's favorite. BIG BUCKS OFF!

Swift. Silent. Reliable! Historically, the D-shaped Longbow is preferred by traditional archers like Robin Hood and his side-kick Little John. Longbows have been the Bow of choice for hundreds, even thousands of years for hunting and warfare. As seen in action by ancient Nubians, Kurds, Arabs and Native American tribes. Today's wooden Longbows (like this Rudder Bows unit) are handmade from tough-as-nails solid sapwood hickory... the better choice to withstand compression and tension.

Zing! A Longbow has practical advantages compared to a modern recurve or compound bow...it is usually lighter, quicker to prepare for shooting and zips arrows more quietly. No wonder it's a favorite among hunters. Great target Bow, too. And now our special buy shoots BIG BUCKS OFF!

Details:

  • Solid hickory hardwood construction
  • 100% handmade in the USA
  • Cut with an arrow rest
  • Bow string and stringer included
  • Draw length: approx. AMO 70". 72"l., 1 1/2 lbs.

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Rudder Bows Archery Handmade Hickory Longbow is rated 4.5862 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've been shooting recurves for years and this is my 1st. longbow. I am very satisfied with the qualty and the price. I shoot like a dream.
Date published: 2015-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun shooting Just took out to familiarize myself with the bow. Added the inserts and bought field points for target shooting. Quite impress with accuracy of bow. After several misses, was able to hit 18"x18" target at 25 yard range consistently. Lots of fun to use.
Date published: 2014-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptional price and service! I received my order earlier than I expected. Love the bow! It is sturdy, strong, and well made. I have enjoyed shooting every day off since it arrived. Thank you, also for the Bible Quote! It means a lot to me.
Date published: 2014-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nice bow, 45- 50lbs, shoots the wooden arrows perfect. (popular 45-50lbs) This is my favorite bow to shoot. very impressed.
Date published: 2014-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the bow! It was way more than I expected. It arrived in great shape, took it right out of the box, strung it and shot it. I would buy another no problem and have no problem recommending the Rudder Bow.
Date published: 2014-08-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I have not shot the bow yet, so I can't give an excellent at this time. However, it looks good.
Date published: 2014-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bow was a gift, the recipient seemed well pleased, haven't received any negative remarks about the bow.
Date published: 2014-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Rudder Hickory Long Bow is a fine product. I highly recommend the bow. The day I received the bow I launched 100 arrows at 25 yards to target. Unbelievable accuracy, can't wait for bow season here in Texas. Good job Sportsman's Guide. Thanks Jim in Texas
Date published: 2014-08-15
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<!--begin-bvseo-questions--> <!--begin-questions--> <div id="bvseo-questionsSection"> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1525061"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> What size arrows should I get for the 40-45# bow? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Nathan</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1793673"> This will depend on your draw length. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-06-18</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1463594"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> What would you consider a proper draw weight for a beginner with the long bow? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: chris</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1726091"> It will depend on the size and strength of the archer. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-04-05</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1446758"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> i just got my long bow it has two notches on one end is it ok to but it in the lower one  </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: hensley0011</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1704941"> This item can be used in either notch. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-03-07</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1440282"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> if you rest the arrow on the right side as your holding it, is that a right or left bow </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Chuck</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1700036"> Whichever hand you pull the string back with, is the handed bow you will want. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-02-25</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1434864"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> what is the length of the arrows for this long bow? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: stewman1962</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1695348"> The length of arrows needed will depend on your draw length. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-02-19</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1421963"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> is this bow able for left handed </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: old16greg</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1680575"> Yes, this item can be left handed. After you have selected the Size you would like, the color drop down menu will have you specify left or right handed. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-02-03</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1413116"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> I am supposed to condition my bow, twice a year, with ...what? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Okaflint</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1675806"> You do not have to condition the bow because it already has a finish on it. The manufacturer recommends that you wax your bow a few times a year. With Johnson&apos;s paste wax. This way the bow does not dry out. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-01-28</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1362580"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Hi, I am interested in buying the Rudder Bows Archery Handmade Hickory Longbow Item # WX2-293642. What size (pull in pound) do you recommend for a 13 year old boy. He has taken lessons using a Longbow. I plan to use the bow with him. 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