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#5980628 - 10/16/15 01:11 PM I've got this old bow
Bruiser89 Offline
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Registered: 02/27/14
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It is a Browning recurve from the 60's. No model on the bow itself. It has been in a closet without a string for 30 years. There is a note attached that it takes a 51" string. Any body know anything about old Browning recurves?
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#5980652 - 10/16/15 01:29 PM Re: I've got this old bow [Re: Bruiser89]
Kenny Powers Offline
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I would love to see a pic. Take the string off and set it on its limbs to see if they are warped.
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#5980707 - 10/16/15 01:59 PM Re: I've got this old bow [Re: Bruiser89]
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The only problem I've had with old bows sitting around is delaminating, you can fix a warped limb. Just string it up using a stringer and let it sit a day or two before drawing it back. Besides, I'm sure that string isn't very trust worthy, strings have come a long way in the last 30 years.
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#5984602 - 10/19/15 07:42 PM Re: I've got this old bow [Re: Bruiser89]
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Love to see a pic of it. Might be able to I.D. it for you.

Seen many an old bow 'De-Lam' though...so I wouldn't recommend stringing it.
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