ANTUR Artus Merlin - 65 in. - 22-55 lbs - Take Down Recurve bow
Merlin the Wizard - Experience truly magical adventures with the Take Down Recurve Artus Merlin. The arrow-fast Take Down Recurve Artus Merlin is made of robust Black Ebony and Actionwood in light/dark brown. Its strong riser ensures optimal shooting smoothness as well as perfect alignment of the bow. Thanks to the 3-point fixation, it is absolutely twist-proof.
Artus is ideally suited for a very long draw and fulfils all requirements to be approved as a tournament bow in accordance with the rules. Due to the most precise manufacturing technology, the Artus risers and limbs fit together perfectly and can be combined with each other in any way. The oiled surface creates a velvety feel. It is simply fun to run your hand over it and shoot it.
The ANTUR brand stands for the best quality. With bows that are 100 % European made and designed for highest performance. The bows convince optically and haptically with oiled surfaces and a silky shine.
Available as right or left hand model.
Bow length: 65 in.
Draw strength: 22-55 lbs in 3 lbs increments
Weight: approx. 1150g
max. draw length: 31 inches
Grip: Black Ebony & Actionwood light brown/dark brown
Limb core: CNC taped solid bamboo laminate for increased accuracy
Limb laminate: Black glass
Antur Speed Tips: for less hand shock (harder & lighter than Micarta)
Recommended bearing weight: 8.5 gn/lbs (draw weight of the bow)
Recommended brace height: 7.5 to 8 inches
String: FastFlight compatible
Scope of delivery:
FastFlight string (suitable for the draw weight of the bow)
Antur fleece cover
Antur string holder
Tip guard clear
Nock point limiter
Determination of the draw hand
The draw hand is the hand that pulls the string. This means that a right-handed bow is held in the left hand and drawn with the right hand.
Determining your personal draw hand has far less to do with whether you are left-handed or right-handed than you might initially assume. It is much more about determining the dominant eye. The dominant eye is used for aiming. This then automatically results in the draw hand.
The term dominant eye refers to the eye whose visual information is superimposed on everything. If a shooter tried to aim with the other eye, he would have to close the dominant eye.
There are two ways of determining the dominant eye: On the one hand, it is the eye that is generally favoured, for example when looking through the viewfinder of a camera, through the peephole or similar situations. On the other hand, there is a small exercise that can be used to determine the dominant eye beyond doubt:
- The arms are stretched out and a triangle is formed with the thumbs and index fingers of both hands.
- A small target is aimed at through the triangle, for example a socket or a cupboard knob. Focus on this object.
- The hands are now slowly brought towards the face without taking the target object out of focus.
- The triangle of thumb and index fingers will involuntarily tend towards one side of the face and this is where the dominant eye is located.
If the dominance of the eye and hand do not match, the bow should still be selected according to eye dominance. The arms can be easily retrained for the new draw hand, but not the eye.
More information on choosing the right type of bow, the right draw weight and the right arrows can be found here: A brief introduction to archery