How To Determine The Draw Length Of A Recurve Bow

What is my recurve draw length?

To measure your draw length, stand with your back to a wall stretching your arms out against the wall. Measure the distance from the end of your middle finger to the end of your other middle finger, basically the length of both arms, hands and chest. This measurement, minus 15 then divided by 2, is your draw length.

What is draw length on a 60 inch recurve bow?

For example, a bow that’s 60 inches long will have peak performance at a draw length of 24 inches.

Does draw length matter with a recurve bow?

Unlike a compound, recurves and longbows don’t have set draw lengths. However, the bow-tech must still find your draw length because the bow’s length must match your draw length. If you have a long draw length, you’ll need a longer bow to better accommodate your draw length and feel comfortable.

What is the draw length of a 62 recurve bow?

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What is my recurve draw length?

To measure your draw length, stand with your back to a wall stretching your arms out against the wall. Measure the distance from the end of your middle finger to the end of your other middle finger, basically the length of both arms, hands and chest. This measurement, minus 15 then divided by 2, is your draw length.

What happens if your draw length is too short?

If the draw length is too short, you will feel “bunched up” or uncomfortable because you are too compressed. In addition, the elbow will have a fairly big bend in it in order for you to get the string to your face.

How do I know my recurve bow draw weight?

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What draw length do I need?

DRAW LENGTH

First, spread your arms outward from your side to form a “T” with your palms facing forward. Next, have a friend measure your wingspan from the tips of your middle fingers. Divide this number by 2.5 and you should be relatively close to your actual draw length.

Is arrow length the same as draw length?

It’s quite common for archers to assume that draw length equals arrow length when shooting a compound bow. But it’s actually best to think of the two measurements as being related to each other but not married. Your draw length obviously will influence the length of your arrows.

Is draw length same for compound and recurve?

For a compound shot fingers it will be the same or possibly longer with a recurve as most compounds have a lower grip (riser) than most recurves. So Jim If you are using a similar anchor, not moving your hear the alignment and therefore draw length should be the same.

Can you hunt with a 35 lb recurve bow?

A 35lb recurve will blow right through a whitetail good enough for a kill.It might not be a complete pass through but the arrow will poke out the other side. A deer isn’t that hard to penetrate.

Can you adjust draw length on a recurve bow?

Compound bows come in many lengths and adjust mechanically to fine tune your draw length. All you have to do is find a bow that can be adjusted to your draw length. Recurve bows come in different lengths that are generally specific to defined ranges.

Is draw length same for compound and recurve?

For a compound shot fingers it will be the same or possibly longer with a recurve as most compounds have a lower grip (riser) than most recurves. So Jim If you are using a similar anchor, not moving your hear the alignment and therefore draw length should be the same.

What should my draw length be?

DRAW LENGTH

First, spread your arms outward from your side to form a “T” with your palms facing forward. Next, have a friend measure your wingspan from the tips of your middle fingers. Divide this number by 2.5 and you should be relatively close to your actual draw length.

What is the draw length for a 6 foot man?

6′ , 28 or 28.5 depending on bow.

What length arrow do I need for 27 inch draw?

Archers with a 27-inch draw length might shoot arrows anywhere from 26 to 29 inches long, depending on where your arrow rest is mounted, and how much arrow extends in front of the riser when you’re at full draw. Use the arrow length you intend to shoot when consulting the spine charts.