Where Can You Find a Diagram of a Bow and Arrow?


Quick Answer

The LearnArchery website provides a detailed diagram of a traditional bow and arrow, with the constituent pieces of the bow and arrow labeled in detail. The BowHunting Webpage has a section devoted to a diagram of the anatomy of a compound bow, a more complex bow used for wildlife hunting.

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Parts of an arrow include the point, shaft, crest, fletching and nock. The bow is slightly more complicated, but a recurve bow is traditionally less complex than a compound bow. Although both bows have upper and lower limbs, notch points and arrow shelves, the compound bow features a double-stringed pulley system facilitated by an idler wheel and a cam.

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