The PSE Snake is a recurve bow manufactured by PSE Archery. It is one of the most popular recurve bows on the market as of 2014 due to its simplicity and suitability for a variety of archers.Continue Reading
Founded in 1970 by a former Magnavox engineer, PSE is one of the largest manufacturers of archery equipment in the United States. The Snake bow is a youth model from PSE's Heritage Recurve line of bows. This type of bow was used by ancient people because of its increased power and accuracy as compared to a standard bow, and it is the only type of bow allowed in Olympic competition.
As with all recurve bows, the PSE Snake is a composite bow. Traditionally, various parts of the composite bow are made from horn, sinew and wood to increase the potential energy of the bow as compared to an all-wood construction. However, composite bows like the Snake contain parts made from fiberglass, carbon fiber, wood or aluminum.
The PSE Snake's design allows for right- or left-handed archers. The bow has a relatively light 22-pound draw weight, which is the amount of force needed to draw the bow. This makes the PSE Snake best for younger archers and those just starting out in archery.Learn more about Outdoor Adventure