A compound bow is based on a pulley and lever system; as the string is drawn back, the pulleys rotate until the pulley radius is doubled at full draw. Today's compound bows are more efficient and return a higher level of... More »

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The Martin Tiger, Mathews Genesis Mini, Fuse Freestyle and Diamond Nuclear Ice are excellent compound bows for youth, according to CompoundBowChoice.com. Other bows appropriate for youth include the Darton Ranger III, Be... More »

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Stringing a compound bow is a delicate process. You'll need a bow press and replacement strings. Once you have inserted the bow into the press correctly, remove the old string safely while inserting the new one, testing ... More »

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According to Jibbaroo, to make a compound pulley system, you need two wheels from a K'nex set, seven paper clips, tape, string and a 1- to 3-pound hand weight or an unopened can of food. Jibbaroo provides the steps neede... More »

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To choose a bow string, select a string material and choose the right number of strands. Some things to consider include creep and durability. More »

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A compound pulley, sometimes referred to as a block-and-tackle system, is a mechanical arrangement of pulleys that permits a trade-off of applied force for distance, according to HowStuffWorks. By slinging rope over and ... More »

Lists of Hoyt compound bow prices are available on CompoundBowChoice.com, a website that aggregates the current prices of a wide range of bows available online. Also find lists of Hoyt compound bow prices on the company'... More »

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