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Questions tagged [long-bows]

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Is it possible to repair this flat bow?

Is there hope for a repair on this bow? Samick Outlander American flat bow.
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What is a longbow?

In movies and other resource there are often "long bows" mentioned. It has become pretty "legendary" imho. Although I know how it's shaped etc. I wanted to know what exactly makes a bow a longbow?
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What is a bow shelf?

I'm new to archery and bought a book. However, the author is often using the term "bow shelf" and I can't really imagine what this might be. So, what is a "bow shelf"?
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Is a recurve bow more accurate than a long bow?

I realize that recurve bows are the "next generation" after the long bow, delivering more power for length, is there an inherent accuracy improvement with the recurve or is it just power to length?