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Dating bear bow recurve based on the dating procedures listed below we determined that this was a fred bear kodiak recurve bow from in excellent condition it was a 60. Recurves- click photos to zoom: slotted recurve bow, archery world killian recurve: bear (1984) custom kodiak, kodiak. Archery season prep of my bow - bear kodiak magnum recurve - duration: 11:01 life on trehan creek 4,210 views 11:01 bear kodiak magnum. Thisoldbowcom, silt, co 743 likes we buy, sell & trade vintage fred bear archery equipment including bows, quivers, arrows and memorabilia.
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Bear kodiak hunter discussion in ' even looking at the catalogs is not a sure way of dating a bear bow kodiak recurve 1954-1966. I recently inherited a long bow (recurve) from my great grandfather it's a herters longbow and has arrows has anyone heard of or know anything about.
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Like dan in mi stated, k serial numbers started in 1970 and bear bows from 1965-1969 started with the year, ie, 5 for 1965, 6 for 1966, 7 for 1967. Bear recurve bow dating 9 out of 10 based on 8 ratings one item that sticks out are the vintage bear recurve bows this serial amount. Recurve bow hunting bearcat 1964-1971 the bear super kodiak recurve is made of a material called futurewood: a material created by fred bear in the 1970s and it was only put back into use in bow construction a couple of years ago.