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Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve

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Item Number: 20201X
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Price: $529.99
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Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve
 
4.8

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate (30)
  • Good power output (29)
  • Easy to handle (27)
  • Easy to draw (25)
  • Durable (21)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hunting (29)
    • Practice (27)
    • All weather (16)
    • Good weather (9)
    • Competition (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (18), Competitive archer (7), Expert archer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (19)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Now my favorite bow...

    Purchase my first recurve in 2007. It was a used "(1978) Fred Bear Grizzly 45#@28. I was very amazed that a 30yrs old bow was shooting so nicely. January...Read complete review

    Purchase my first recurve in 2007. It was a used "(1978) Fred Bear Grizzly 45#@28. I was very amazed that a 30yrs old bow was shooting so nicely. January 2010, I purchase a Fred Bear Super Kodiak #55@28. OMG, What a step up. With the fast flight string and the extra draw weight, this bow send arrows like rockets. There is no noticable drop within 20 Metres. I was invited for a black bear hunt by a hunting TV show (Québec/Canada) and smoked a bear at 15 Metres. It was a shoulder shot and managed to get a good 12" of penetration with the Stinger 4 blades broadheads. Very satisfied.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    will never buy another Bear bow..

    contacted Bear regarding raised check lines which rose up on outer limb in cool weather,turning color....sent it in..Bear returned it,saying no problem. When hunting season opened the next...Read complete review

    contacted Bear regarding raised check lines which rose up on outer limb in cool weather,turning color....sent it in..Bear returned it,saying no problem. When hunting season opened the next yr...same story...called them, again the same answer, don't worry about it. Two days later, while slowly drawing down on a buck..the limb exploded in my hands at (yes) the very lines I complained about in the lamination. Called and told them. In short...no satisfaction,since the warranty went out prior to the open of season. Ill deal with anyone except Bear bows from now on. It may have been 1 in 1000, but it was my one,and I didnt appreciate the runaround,especially after tellilng them a dozen bowyers had told me not to shoot it.

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    4.0

    Bear SK GG

    By Swamp Gypsy

    from SE louisiana

    About Me Competitive Archer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Easy To Draw
    • Easy To Handle
    • Good So Far
    • Powerful
    • Pretty Good So Far

    Cons

    • Residual Vibration

    Best Uses

    • Good Weather
    • Hunting
    • Practice

    Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

    After careful tuning of BH . Adding puffs n buttons the trying different arrow combos I have found the following . My 60" SKGG prefers a heavy arrow ( 600 grain stix) to really quiet down . There is still residual vibration . I can live with it , but owning 11 custom bows with no aftershock has spoiled Me . I'm happy otherwise , this bow ( bubinga / grayling green is a beauty !!! The bows cast is good , it stacks in the last 3" of my 27" draw ( 60" model ). Overall a pretty good bow so far . swamp gypsy

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    • No

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    5.0

    Super Kodiak - Super Powerful

    By Diesel

    from Red River country Ky

    About Me Competitive Archer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Durable
    • Easy To Handle
    • Powerful

    Cons

    • Included String-horrible

    Best Uses

    • All Weather
    • Hunting
    • Practice

    Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

    At one time I was a competitive archer and seen many different bows on the lines. I had shot many of the vintage SK's when folks offered them up. I always liked the look and feel, but my custom bows always out performed. With the new fast flight SK I can no longer say that. This bow shoots harder at #50 then most do at #60. I really can't say enogh about it, fast accurate and smooth. I am drawing a #55 @ 28" to 30.5" and it feels fine. Also lots of accessories available for an old platform like this. Great recurve for a great price.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Good Bow would purchase a second one

    By Mike

    from Hockessin, DE

    About Me Expert Archer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Durable
    • Easy To Adjust
    • Easy To Draw
    • Easy To Handle
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Weather
      • Competition
      • Good Weather
      • Practice

      Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

      I have had another Super Kodiak for years. That I am very happy with. The workmanship and stability match or exceed my older bow.

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Bow I have ever owned

      By Hammer

      from Dagsboro, Delaware

      About Me Recreational Archer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Durable
      • Easy To Adjust
      • Easy To Handle
      • Powerful
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • All Weather
      • Hunting
      • Practice

      Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

      Since my Bear Super Kodiak and matched Beman ICS Bowhunter carbon arrows arrived from 3Rivers, I have been shooting this bow every day the weather permits. At first I was very sore from shooting such a powerful bow so much, not anymore,and my groupings are the best they have ever been, this bow is best bow I have ever owned -- outstanding. Hunting season opens soon, I'm really looking forward to it.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Excellent service and fast on time delivery.

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Smooth and powerful

      By Haz the Donut

      from Australia

      About Me Competitive Archer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Durable
      • Easy To Draw
      • Easy To Handle
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • All Weather
      • Competition
      • Hunting
      • Practice

      Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

      Beautiful construction and a beautiful bow all together. Highly recommend it to anyone interested in barebow recurve archery

      Service and delivery comments:

      delivery was prompt and all packaged well.

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      5.0

      Fred's favorite

      By Doc

      from Pittsburg Kansas

      About Me Recreational Archer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Easy To Draw
      • Easy To Handle
      • Very Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hunting
        • Practice

        Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

        I've been shooting a recurve for about 12 years. The first time I shot this Bear my groups were noticable smaller. It's well crafted and I love it!

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        • No

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        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        One of Papa Bear's finest

        By They call me Mister Tibbs

        from Tampa, Fl.

        About Me Recreational Archer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Durable
        • Easy To Adjust
        • Easy To Draw
        • Easy To Handle
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

            What a great bow! I picked up a 55# from here at 3R and this thing is awesome. Beautiful finish, shoots like a dream. Several other recurves seemed to leave my left shoulder sore, yet after a few sessions with the SK, I'm feeling no pain whatsoever. Sure hope this bad boy holds out, cuz I hear Bear Archery's customer service is terrible.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Service and delivery were excellent. Shipping was fast and my bow arrived with all the extras I ordered. Only con is UPS seemed to have busted open the box. Think 3R needs to get on UPS's case about that. Still, I'll definitely order from here again...and again, and agian.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great bow and great service from 3 River

            By Flash

            from Alabama

            About Me Recreational Archer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Easy To Draw
            • Easy To Handle
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hunting
              • Practice

              Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

              First let me say something about 3 Rivers. The first SK I received had some issues. After set up, I shot 3 times and blisters formed on the right side of the limbs. Looked like a bad glue line. I called 3 Rivers and got a no hassle and fast exchange of the bow. They Rock! The replacment bow has performed flawlessly.I got the r/h 65# model. It draws smooth, seems to hit with plenty of power, and its accurate.Love it so far.

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              • No

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great bow

              By K

              from New York

              About Me Recreational Archer

              Pros

              • Accurate
              • Easy To Draw
              • Easy To Handle
              • Fast
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hunting
                • Practice

                Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

                I originally shot traditional as a child/teen, then moved to modern gear when I started hunting. I wanted to go back to traditional because I simply couldn't deal with looking at hunting bows with levels and the continued nonsense growing from them. So I read every review and shot every trad bow I could get my hands on and decided on this. It was a great choice. VERY smooth draw out to 29 inches on a 65lb bow and very fast and quiet. I have always shot heavy bows but was still concerned the higher weight would be a problem/finger pinch, but the bow performs smoothly and honestly, feels no different than a 55lb bow. Needless to say, I am thrilled with the bow and would reccomend it to anyone, especially those who want to get back to traditional. Shipping and handling was awesome. Great product, great service.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                As good as my old custom made bow

                By Stick

                from Thomasville, Alabama

                About Me Recreational Archer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Draw
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hunting

                  Comments about Bear 60" Super Kodiak Recurve:

                  I've used a custom made recurve for 25 years until it broke in December, mid season here. The Kodiak arrived two days later and was immediately comfortable to shoot and plenty powerful. I dropped from 66# to 55# due to my age but the Kodiak is plenty of bow at any normal hunting range. Thanks

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