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Fantastic book on traditional composite bows. Detailed and thorough.

Beginning to finish on how to make a Turkish style horn bow while being led by the. There are three layers in the composite bows: sinew on the back the side the make and origin of a bow: in Turkish, Chinese, Mongolian or Persian bows the. Klopsteg, P.

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Second Ed. The arms of the Persian, Indian, and Chinese composite bows have a width of.

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Zihgir is the Turkish word for the thumb ring used to draw the bow in the Ottoman Empire. Turkish thumb rings were made of wood, metal, ivory, bone, horn or leather. These rings signified that the person wearing them was a warrior. In time they became a symbol of prestige in Ottoman society, and some later examples have so much ornamentation on the surface from which the bowstring slides that they could not be used to shoot with. Surviving examples are often made of precious metals and richly decorated. Some are carved from precious stones.

The siper and majra are devices used to draw arrows past the bow's front limb where the arrow would normally rest. The siper is a type of shelf strapped to the archer's bow hand, which allows the archer to use arrows several inches shorter and therefore lighter in order to get the maximum amount of force behind the arrow.

They are most commonly used for Flight Archery, to achieve the greatest distance. The Majra is a thin piece of wood with a channel cut in it and small loop for the archer's draw hand. The device allows the archer to pull back arrows that are much shorter than were intended for the bow. There is some debate among historians if this device was designed to shoot arrows that were too short for the enemy to pick up and shoot back, or if it was a way to reuse bolts fired by Chinese crossbowmen.

In modern times they are primarily used in Flight Archery to shoot shorter arrows to cut down on weight. Like many other Eastern archery styles, Turkish archery uses a " thumb draw ," employing a type of grip called "mandal. The draw itself is relatively short, usually under the chin or by the cheek, compared to archery styles in China or Japan where the nock is pulled past the head.

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When the arrow is released, the draw arm is kept relatively steady rather than allowing the arm to swing backwards. Turkish archers developed several unique techniques to aid in combat. This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. View all copies of this ISBN edition:. About AbeBooks.

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