Recurve vs. Compound Crossbow
- Crossbows with recurve limbs must have longer limbs and a longer barrel to provide a longer power stroke as compared to a compound crossbow.
- Many hunters choose the recurve crossbow because of its simplicity.
- It is easier to replace the string on a recurve crossbow than on a compound crossbow.
- Recurve crossbows are easier to work on, allowing the shooter to do more maintenance.