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What Makes the Best Recurve Bow Cases?

Finding the best recurve bow cases

A bow case to protect your recurve bow should be high on your list of archery gear must-haves, as let’s face it, recurve bows are valuable, both in cost, and the sentimental value that grows over time. A bow case for your recurve will help keep your bow safe. Plus, for many states it is […]

January is National Thank You Month

National Thank You Month video When we learned that January is “National Thank You Month” we knew we had to send a special greeting to our friends and customers. Here’s a video we put together with a special message from the 3Rivers Archery staff. THANK YOU! Bloopers Reel Here at 3Rivers Archery we pride ourselves […]

Become a Better Archer with the Shot Trainer

What is the Astra Shot Trainer, and What Will it do for me? For those of us serious about shooting their bows, the shot trainer is for you. The Shot Trainer helps with building ‘shot muscle’ in order to improve your accuracy down range or chasing big game. The Shot Trainer delivers excellent warm-up before […]

Dave Echterling Promoted to Customer Relations and Sales Manager

Dave Echterling Promoted to Customer Relations and Sales Manager

3Rivers Archery is proud to announce the promotion of Dave Echterling, longtime 3Rivers Archery Technical Expert, to his new position on our management team as our Customer Relations and Sales Manager. “I’m very excited to fill this role,” Dave says. “We have a really good team in place.” Background in Archery Dave has been shooting […]

Learn Two Ways of How to Serve a String

How to Serve a Bow String

By Stephen P Anderson Learning to serve your own bow string is a simple and valuable skill to learn. Really, it’s as easy as learning how to start the serving, how to tie the serving off at the end, and acquiring a feel for maintaining good tension in between. Of course, we need to select […]

How Many Color Combos of B-50 String Material?

Brownell b-50 string material

Archery FACT of the Day: B-50 String Material Of the Brownell B-50 string material colors we sell, you can make 286 combinations of 3-color bow strings OR 78 combos of 2-color bow strings. See all the colors we offer here: http://www.3riversarchery.com/brownell-b-50-bow-string-material.html

How to Build a Flemish Twist Bow String

Tools for building a Flemish Twist Bow String

By Stephen P. Anderson Flemish twist bow strings have been made from hemp, flax, or linen likely for centuries, and were widely used until the recurve production boom in the 1960s and 70s when machine-made endless loop bow strings became popular for production bows. Modern bow string materials came along after the second Word War, […]

How to Choose Arrows

Finding new arrows can feel like an overwhelming challenge with so many different options available to traditional archers. Depending upon your needs there are a few ways to narrow down your arrow options. The basic steps for choosing an arrow are: Choose your arrow material. Arrow material includes Wood, Carbon, Aluminum, or Fiberglass. Each has […]

Arrow Tips by Gold Tip: Broadhead Tuning

Arrow Assembly Broadhead Tuning Paper Tuning Bare Shaft Tuning Broadhead Tuning – Things to Consider: The more blade surface a broadhead has, the more steering ability it will have. For this reason fixed blade broadheads with large cutting diameters tend to be slightly more difficult to tune. Although mechanical broadheads tend to have fewer tuning […]

Arrow Tips by Gold Tip: Paper Tuning

Arrow Assembly Broadhead Tuning Paper Tuning Bare Shaft Tuning Paper Tuning Shoot arrows through a suspended sheet of paper at a distance of 4 to 6 feet and observe the resulting tear. See adjustment illustration below to achieve a perfect tune. Make vertical adjustments prior to horizontal adjustments to avoid getting a false reading due […]