Going from compound to recurve bow there may or may not be a change in draw length. Depended upon whether you use a release or not will make a difference as most use them with compounds but not recurves. Recurves of equal weight usually take a stiffer arrow.
"Anyone taking up handloading necessarily plays with unknown factors and takes chances. But so does anyone who drives a car,goes to a cocktail party,eats in a restaurant,or gets married."
Jack O'Connor 1963