. The bow has a Serial number of B-2481. White tips in Good Shape. The bow will need an arrow rest. However, problems with the inch-and-a-half main blade caused poor arrow flight which kept these heads from ever going into production and today only 2 are known to exist in collections across the world.
What's the proper brace height? There are no user installed holes in this bow. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. It's a little rough but looks good displayed on the wall. The Bear Archery Super Kodiak comes with the Dynaflight 97 Flemish string. Slight gouge below the handle photos included if you need more info email us.
It is for the true collector to add to your collection. You can also check out the. And certainly there was no way to mass-market such a head to the public. The Bear Archery Super Kodiak is great for target practice, but hunting trips is where it truly shines. The limbs have a serial number of 28-4435.
This is not a shootable bow. I took this bow to Full Draw Archery here in Omaha and was told it is in very good condition and can be used. It was 1986, I believe, at the Shot Show in New Orleans. Will ship with a declared value in full of purchase price. At 65 I just don't think I have time to become hunting proficient with a bow. I'm not an expert on vintage bows.
The Super Kodiak shines in this department, since it can be purchased in draw weights ranging from 30 to 60 pounds. Officially called the Bowhunters Kit, there were 25 units made and given to friends by Bear in those years before they were first found in the catalog. Traditional Archery Supply For The Traditional Archer! Something happened at the printer that year which destroyed the catalogs before many had been delivered to Bear. Three new product lines have been added to the company since 2014 including accessories, compounds, and takedowns. These are not additional shipping charges. Most of these will have white serial numbers in place of gold, and also will have black plastic bear logos on the sockets instead of brown. Then in this mid 1960s time frame, the logo was dropped in favor of the Bear script lettering which remained until the item was discontinued in 1978.
In 1949 and 1950 Bear was using a bi-directional glass on their bows which looks somewhat like a basket weave pattern. The opposite side of bow is very contrasting as well. From: Date: 13-Mar-12 Don't know how rare it is, but I have a 52 Cub that challenges me to play with it. Tough letting this one go! See my other sporting items up for auction. In fact, in one year alone 1975 , Bear Archery made over 360,000 bows. A characteristic of Grumley bows is the trapezoidal limb cross section. If only the auto manufacturers had some coin medallions! In 1959 Brazilian rosewood started along with the African hardwoods of Shedua, Bubinga, Tigerwood, Pau-Ferro and Zebrawood.
The photo on the right is another 1959, the 1960, the 1964. Marks on the side of the limbs in last picture is what appears to be old tape residue. Design An investment in the Bear Super Kodiak Recurve bow is considerable but well worth every penny if you are an archer who demands nothing but the very best. What is the Best Recurve Bow for Beginners? Prior to 1965, the serial numbers for all Bear bows were started over every month, manufacture these bows approximately impossible to date by serial amount alone. Offered is the pictured Bear Super Kodiak recurve bow. This particular model is a 45 lbs draw weight. I still continue research of the Kodiak model, both right and left hand serial numbers.
The original leather grip is still attached. It is constructed of are hard maple wood with black fiberglass above and below the handles. I don't Ebay fulltime and don't check email daily. It has the silver aluminum metal laminated into the wood. Samwick has it rated as a beginner to intermediate level of difficulty.