Hungarian-Magyar bow yew lam. 35 lbs

Product code: FDMAY SK


145,00€ tax incl.

This is one of the nicest forms of bows from our workshop. It’s been very popular since we started to produce it 2003.  Materials:   wood, fibre glass, horn, epoxy, genuine leather, bandage thread

Yew: Taxus baccata L. It is evergreen, dioecious tree or branchy shrub. Protected. It grows very slowly, the radius of its trunk grows 1 inch every 65 years that is why the annual rings are so dense. (about 0,5 mm) All the parts of this tree are toxic, except the core coat. Its crop is a red berry.

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  • Length strung 55 1/2"
  • String length 53 1/2 (5)"
  • Draw weight (lbs) 35 lbs
  • Draw length up to 32"
  • Bracing height 18 cm
  • Bow length 57 1/2"


Composite bows are different from the Western European simple bows (so called longbows) in a way that in all cases several pieces of horn and wood were stuck together in layers, with bone stiffening. The form and structure of these were extremely diverse, but it is typical of all of them that in un-drawn condition they become bent strongly backwards, and this negative bending also remains in drawn condition in a length of 1-2 hand span at both ends of the bow. Turkish-Tartar composite bows, which represent the best of reflex bows, ensured a relatively high initial speed. 

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