Checkered Hophornbeam 64″ recurve Selfbow

Checkered Hophornbeam 64″ recurve Selfbow

  • Bow name – Checkered 64″ HopHornBeam 
  • 48# @ 28″
  • 64″ tip to tip
  • Bone Overlays
  • The bow is also died with Fiebing’s Leather Dye
  • Belly was heat treated into a slight recurve
  • Final weight, 17.6 oz

 

 

     

Bare shafted tested with  54# @ 28 1/2″ long, 190gr point

 

Checkered Hophornbeam 64 recurve

Checkered Hophornbeam 64 recurve
The dimensions in the follow start at #1 is bow center and 2" each mark from there.
T=Thickness
W=Width
Ctr12468101214161820222426283032
T1.51.351.85.57.59.53.53.49.54.45.41.38.39.37.35.35.35
W.891.081.361.391.361.311.211.161.131.091.03.99.92.80.68.50.37

 

 

 

 

Chronograph Results

Name: Checkered HHB
Notes: 531 gr arrow
Shots: 5
Average: 148 ft/s
SD: 3 ft/s
Min: 145 ft/s
Max: 153 ft/s
Spread: 8 ft/s
Barometric Pressure: 30 in Hg
Temperature: 26 F

 

Name: Checkered HHB
Notes: 640 gr arrows
Shots: 5
Average: 138 ft/s
SD: 2 ft/s
Min: 136 ft/s
Max: 143 ft/s
Spread: 7 ft/s
Barometric Pressure: 30 in Hg
Temperature: 27 F

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