Bear 64" Montana Longbow - Grey GlassItem Number: 20935X
The experienced bowyers at Bear Archery are never satisfied. They're always tweaking, redesigning, and adding new features to old favorites. Their latest upgrade is the Fred Bear Montana 64" Longbow with grey glass. This longbow gives you the perfect blend of beauty, performance, and price.
Like the original, this updated Montana longbow features a slightly reflexed design with tapered limbs and slim tips for a smooth, stable, and fast shooting bow. Classic lines, maple lams, and grey fiberglass are brought together for a beautiful combination of performance and tradition.
The lower cost makes the Fred Bear Montana an ideal bow for those just getting into shooting the longbow.
Riser: Radiused, cut-on center shelf. Solid Black maple. Leather grip and arrow rest included. Inlaid Bear medallion.
Limbs: White Maple core surrounded by grey fiberglass. Reinforced bow tips can handle high performance string materials.
String: D97 Flemish twist bow string. Manufacturer recommended brace height: 7½" - 8½". Replacement string length of 61" recommended.
Choose right hand in 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, or 60# @ 28". Left hand in 45, 50, or 55# @ 28". Please specify.
Please Note: A different tint of color, different grain in the wood, and even "birthmarks" are common in this bow. You may receive a bow that looks different from the one pictured. Please be aware of this when ordering. If you would like a particular look, include a note on your order to contact you, or call us at 260-587-9501 to describe the particular look you would prefer.
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Choose from a left or right handed bow (choose based on what hand you Draw the bow string with), and bow weight at a 28" draw length. Remember that with a traditional bow the weight will change depending upon what your draw length is. Bow weight will change approximately ±2½ pounds for every inch from a bows rated draw length. So a bow rated 45# @ 28" bow is roughly a 42½# @ 27" or 47½# @ 29". Draw weight is marked at the nearest 5# increment to actual weight, (2#'s under and 3#'s over). This is an industry wide standard.
Minimum Arrow Weight - Do not shoot an arrow weighing less than eight grains for every pound of peak draw weight. For example: If your bow's peak weight is 40 pounds at your 30" draw length, do not shoot an arrow weighing less than 320 grains total arrow weight (40# x 8 gpp = 320 grains). Shooting an arrow below eight grains per pound (gpp) can cause damage to your bow similar to dry firing and possible injury to the shooter or others nearby. Damage caused by shooting an arrow that is too light will damage the bow and will not be covered under warranty by 3Rivers Archery or bow manufacturer.