Archerymayseemtameinaneradominatedbyfirearms, but it isstillfavoredbymanyoutdoorsmen and isanimportantpracticein variouscultures. Thisbowdesignisoneofmanyexamplesthathaverevitalized the art,bothasaninternationalsportandasaviableweaponagainsttheundead.
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Available in hobby, outdoor, and sporting goods stores.
The modern compound bow utilizes a series of pulleys and cables in its limbs, allowing it to store more energy than traditional bows and impart larger force onto the arrow. While modern firearms are still superior in terms of raw firepower, the bow may nonetheless be useful in situations where ammunition is scarce or stealth needs to be maintained.
Found in select sporting goods stores or the households of archery enthusiasts.
A modern bow in real life - this design is called the "recurve bow"