Buffalo Hunting Bow Review – Handmade Longbow

Do you want to back to the basic? Horsebow or reflex bow is an original recurve bows which are widely used by Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia and part of African countries before the age of gunpowder. By nature, Buffalo hunting bow resembles the Mongolian bows that used for hunting at mountain areas or shooting during riding on the horse because of their short length and exceptionally recurve features. Buffalo Hunting Bow Handmade Horsebow Longbow will bring the exact feelings of traditional horsebow if you touch it once.

During unstrung this old-style Buffalo Hunting Bow, it will be curved away from the archer and forming C shape, at the same time because of flexibility the limb tips almost touch forming an O shape. The short profile of this fantastic handmade bow and arrow made them highly successful as hunting bows.

Buffalo Hunting Bow

Sososhoot Buffalo archery designed its bow for adult and introduced a range of poundage to enjoying the hunting game. You can practice or shoot using this bow all the day without or slight discomfort. It is very fast and accurate that match the aesthetics. For the price, it is merely one of the best recurve bow in the market that provides you enough fun during shooting.

Specifications at a glance

Details

Specifications 

Draw Weight

30 – 65 lbs.

Bow Length

53 inch   

Bow Weight 

2 lbs.

Hands

Left and Right handed

Draw Length 

 29.5inch - 31.5inch

Riser

Wooden

Features of Buffalo Hunting Bow

Riser and Limbs

Buffalo hunting bow is an Asiatic-style horsebow consists a handle and siyahs connected with lightweight, thin but sturdy limbs. The handle and siyahs made of wood and the arms made with modern fiberglass which makes it flexible and dependable against year and year of harsh uses. The fiberglass limbs also help you to keep tension free during the wet season.

Buffalo Archery combines multiple colors in its horsebow which makes it’s a great showcase piece during the tournament. The limbs are wrap-up with the red cobra snakeskin edging by cream and white color. Hence, the dark black handle in the center part brings a decent look.

The 53’’ bow is entirely handmade under the strict supervision of 30 years old master. Though it made by hand, Buffalo archery try their best to avoid chromatism between each product. However, there is still a bit dissimilarity which is negligible.

Ambidextrous

Buffalo handmade bow and arrow set is operational both for right-handed and left-handed horse bow shooters. It is an excellent bow for target practice and hunting; this weapon boasts a great balance and durability. The handmade configuration of this bow makes your favorite choice for outdoor hunting and shooting adventures.

Arrows

Like other branded recurve bows you no need to go for searching arrows separately as the buffalo has its experience craftsman both for bow and arrow. They are master for manufacturing a different kind of hunting arrows like Shiraki, Carbon Steel or bamboo and so on. They also impeccably maintain a balance between the weight of bow and arrow spine.

Comfort and Accuracy

The unique style of handmade hunting bows advocates its grip which ready to provide maximum support with high accuracy. Because of the degree of comfort and, accurateness, it’s become a suitable weapon for hunting and target practice by women, teens and experienced archers.

Other features

You have already known that this is a Mongolian Style bow, because of that Buffalo makes it 53inch long and the string length 50inch. However, it comes with a full draw weight 30 to 65 pounds with 29.5 to 31.5-inch draw lengths which are perfect for any hunting game by a beginner or professional archers. The most important features of a bow required for smooth hunting is its loudness, buffalo hunting bow is incredibly silent and almost handshake free

The package comes up with an arrow rest and a target to get you started. Usually, it has no hole for set the arrow rest, but you can set it yourself. However, it is recommended not to use the arrow rest if it is not extremely necessary to keep the bow strong.    

Pros

  • Lighter and smoother
  • Unique design with original red cobra skin
  • Comfortable grip useful for any style archery arrows
  • Suitable for hunting and target practice for a long time without soreness
  • Very smooth draw and release
  • Very little hand-shock and silent
  • Flexible and sturdy handmade bow

Cons with Solution

You have to change the string after some shots as it is not up to the mark. However, the beech tips will help you to use a good quality string in this bow.

It would help if you bought an arrow from the market as the Buffalo Archery doesn’t come up with any arrows with it. There is a chance to miss lead by the news that the hunting bow includes arrow rest and target. So carefully read the words arrow and rest, do not confuse with an arrow. Ha ha ha!

Some customer feedback that the paper target which supplied by the manufacturer is not a useful thing at all. 

Frequently Asked Question(FAQ)

Q: Is this bow suitable for hunting small animals like rabbit or squirrel?

Ans: It is a perfect bow for all hunting game small or big no matter.

Q: What type of arrow is best for use with this bow?

Ans: Arrows made by bamboo is the best for use it as this bow resembles of Mongolian bow. However, you can also use Shiraki or Carbon Steel arrows.

Q: Is it possible to increase the draw weight up to 110 pounds in this bow?

Ans: The maximum permissible poundage is 65 to 70 pound. If you extend it further, it may break down

Comparison With Other Bows

Longbowmaker Pigskin Traditional Longbow

If you are looking for a longbow which poundage is higher than the Buffalo, then you can check Longbowmaker traditional Mongolian bow as it offers 20 to 110 pounds. It made of wood, pigskin, cow leather, glass steel and beech which gives it durability and beautiful looks. However, except the draw weight, other features are almost similar to the Buffalo Handmade hunting bow.

According to the performance, Longbowmaker is also hand shock free faster and accurate like Buffalo traditional bow. Regarding price, both are in the same range. Considering all if you like traditional handmade horse bow than you can go for Buffalo. 

Final Verdict

The Buffalo Hunting Bow Handmade Recurve Horsebow Longbow is undoubtedly one of the best possible bows you could ever use. If you are eagerly sourcing for a handmade traditional recurve bow instead of modernized one, then you’re in right track because this bow is made by an old master who’s been making bows and arrows more than 30 years, so it guaranteed that this one is among the best. You can purchase it if you love target practice and hunting game with speed and accuracy.

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